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Kunstmuseum Bern Takes Control of First Works From Gurlitt Horde

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Bern’s Kunstmuseum Inherits Gurlitt Art Trove

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Menil Collection Director Josef Helfenstein Leaving for Kunstmuseum Basel

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern Still Waiting on Gurlitt Art Trove Due to Legal Dispute

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Staechelin Family Trust Removes Works From Kunstmuseum Basel

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern Accepts Gurlitt Art Trove, Releases Full List of Works from Collection

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Kunstmuseum Bern Set to Announce Decision on Cornelius Gurlitt Trove of Artworks Donated Earlier This Year

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

WSJ Looks Inside the Dealings Surrounding Cornelius Gurlitt’s Donation of Nazi-Looted Works to Bern’s Kunstmuseum

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Vaduz, Liechtenstein – “Kiki Smith. Seton Smith. Tony Smith.” at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Through April 28th 2013

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Thun, Switzerland: Los Carpinteros ‘Silence Your Eyes’ at Kunstmuseum Thun through July 8, 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Go See-Basel: “Andy Warhol – The Early Sixties: Paintings and Drawings 1961-1964″ at Kunstmuseum Basel through January 23, 2011

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Go See – Switzerland: Rosemarie Trockel at Kunstmuseum Basel through September 5th, 2010

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Go See- Germany: James Turrell’s “The Wolfsburg Project,” at Kunstmuseum-Wolfsburg through April 5th, 2010

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Go See – Basel: Vincent van Gogh ‘BETWEEN EARTH and HEAVEN: The Landscapes’ at Kunstmuseum Basel through September 27, 2009

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Go See – Wolfsburg, Germany: 15 Years of Collecting – Against the Grain at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, through September 13, 2009

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Go See: Basel – ‘Holbein to Tillmans,’ Prominent Guests from The Kunstmuseum, at Schaulager through October 4th, 2009

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Video: Tobias brothers at Kunstmuseum

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Gurlitt Art Trove Set to Go on view in Bonn, Germany and Bern, Switzerland

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Tino Seghal Wins 2016 Hans Molfenter Prize

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

German and Swiss Museums Announced Joint Exhibition of Gurlitt Trove

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Swiss Government Invests $2 Million in Provenance Research Assistance for Looted Works

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Germany Opens Center for Persecuted Art

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Cousin of Cornelius Gurlitt Seeks Appeal in Case Over Right to Works

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

New York – Giuseppe Penone at Marian Goodman Through April 25th, 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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