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New York – Marc Camille Chaimowicz: “Your Place or Mine…” at The Jewish Museum Through August 5th, 2018

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Jens Hoffman Suspended From Jewish Museum Post Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

New York – “Take Me I’m Yours” at The Jewish Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Jewish Museum Launches Kickstarter for New Exhibition

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Jens Hoffman Clarifies that He Will Not be Leaving Jewish Museum

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Russ & Daughters to Open Cafe in Jewish Museum

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

New York – Marc Chagall: “Love, War, and Exile” at The Jewish Museum Through February 2nd, 2014

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Kehinde Wiley ‘The World Stage: Israel’ at The Jewish Museum through July 29, 2012

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Go See: “Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976” at Jewish Museum in New York City through September 21, 2008

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Warhol’s Jewish Portraits to Re-Open at the Jewish Museum March 16

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Egon Schiele Works from Leopold Museum Returned to Descendents of Jewish Collector

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Mayor Thomas Geisel of Düsseldorf Reverses Plans to Cancel Show on Jewish Art Dealer

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Amsterdam – Anish Kapoor & Rembrandt van Rijn at Rijksmuseum Through March 6th, 2016

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Russian and U.S. Museums See Eroding Cultural Relations After Lawsuits and Embargoes

Friday, October 16th, 2015

London – Miroslaw Balka: “DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 75,32m AMSL” at The Freud Museum Through May 25th, 2014 and “DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 25,31m AMSL” at White Cube Through May 31st, 2014

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Go See – New York: Ileana Sonnabend: “Ambassador for the New” at Museum of Modern Art Through April 24th, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Nazi Law Complicates Return of Looted Works to Museums

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Alex Katz ‘Landscapes’ at Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich through May 12th, 2013

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Jewish Family Seeks Return of Matisse Seized by Nazis

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

France Returns Art Plundered by Nazis to Jewish Owners

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Go See – Tel Aviv: Anselm Kiefer ‘Shevirat Ha-Kelim (the breaking of the vessels)’ at Tel Aviv Museum of Art through April 30, 2012

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Go See – New York: Eva Hesse “Spectres 1960″ at Brooklyn Museum through January 8, 2012

Monday, October 31st, 2011

AO OnSite – Philadelphia Museum of Art: Paris through the Window: Marc Chagall and his Circle, through July 10, 2011

Thursday, March 17th, 2011
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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