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Kansas City Art Institute Receives $25 Million Anonymous Donation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

RIP – Robert Morris, Pioneer of American Avant-Garde, Has Passed Away at 87

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

London – Robert Rauschenberg: “Jammers” at Gagosian Gallery, through March 28th 2013

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Nick Cave 'For Now' at Mary Boone through October 22, 2011

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Don't Miss – London: Tracey Emin 'The Vanishing Lake' at White Cube through November 12, 2011

Friday, November 11th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Go See: Evan Penny at Sperone Westwater, New York, through February 14th, 2009

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Don’t Miss the Opening: Taryn Simon’s ‘An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar’ at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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Controversial Nick Cave Installation Heads to Brooklyn Museum

January 15th, 2021

The Brooklyn Museum will install Nick Cave’s piece Truth Be Told outside the museum, which generated controversy last during its installation at the Jack Shainman space in Kinderhook, NY.  “Museums are being called on to tell the truth, from the painful to the celebratory,” says museum director Anne Pasternak. “We can invite a constructive conversation.”
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Guggenheim Names Naomi Beckwith as Deputy Director and Chief Curator

January 15th, 2021

The Guggenheim has appointed Naomi Beckwith, formerly senior curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago as deputy director and chief curator. “If you look out over the cultural landscape — particularly in the U.S. — she is quite obviously one of the outstanding leaders of today with a huge potential as well,” says museum director Richard Armstrong. “She’s very adept at issues of identity and, particularly, multidisciplinary art. We have to think about the Guggenheim’s growth over the next few years, so it needs to be a person with enormous capacity.”
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Bloomberg Charts Rush of Galleries Moving Works Out of UK Before Brexit

January 15th, 2021

A piece in Bloomberg charts the rush by galleries to move works out of the UK before Brexit goes into effect. “The higher up the market, the more global it is,” says Anthony Browne, chairman of the British Art Market Federation, regarding the challenges posed by shipping more works outside of the UK borders. “It’s the smaller galleries and dealers and mid-market ones that have buyers in the EU that will be mostly affected.”
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