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John Akomfrah Wins 2017 Artes Mundi Prize

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Nicholas Serota Calls for Protections to Arts in Brexit Plan

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

WSJ Notes Increased Focus by Artists on Politics of Immigration, Identity in Contemporary Work

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Menil Collection Postpones Major Expansion

July 28th, 2017

Menil Collection Construction, via Houston ChronicleThe Menil Collection in Houston has postponed a major expansion project that included a new Drawing Institute building, after Director Rebecca Rabinow shuffled construction schedules this week. “We’re in it for the long haul and have very exacting standards,” she says. “Better to take time and get it perfect than open too early.”
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Thomas Campbell Awarded Getty Rothschild Research Fellowship

July 27th, 2017

Thomas P Campbell, via Art NewsFormer Met Director Thomas Campbell has been awarded the Getty Rothschild Fellowship, which will see him embarking on eight months of research at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and at Windsor Manor in Buckinghamshire, England. Campbell’s research will investigate  “the related question of how we can use art and culture as a gateway to promote understanding in an ever-more connected but ever-more divided world,” according to a statement.
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Philippe de Montebello To Serve as Director at Acquavella Galleries

July 27th, 2017

Philippe de Montebello, via NYTFormer Met Museum director Philippe de Montebello will become the new director at Acquavella Galleries, Art News reports. “I think it’s one of the great art galleries,” de Montebello said. “We have been talking over the last few years since I left the Met about how I could use some of my academic and other experience with the gallery.”
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