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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

Theaster Gates Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, July 9th, 2018

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
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Jonas Wood Profiled in NYT

March 25th, 2019

Jonas Wood gives the New York Times a tour of his East Hollywood Studio, showing off a series of works from his own practice and his personal collection. “I’ve been all-in on painting since I was younger, and I realized that it was because of a lot of fear that it would all go away,” he says. “That’s not how I want to paint in the future. The pressure and psychology of that setup isn’t totally right. I would like to build bodies of work outside the calendar schedule of art fairs and shows for a little while. I love painting, and I think I can paint without having a giant carrot in front of me. I don’t think that I’m the best at painting, and I want to get better at it.”
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Serpentine Under Fire Over Pavilion Architect’s Controversial Use of Interns

March 25th, 2019

The Serpentine Gallery is facing criticism over reports that the architect for this year’s pavilion, Junya Ishigami + Associates, uses unpaid interns working 12-hour shifts. “I considered [the internship] for a second, but then later I just realized how ridiculous the terms are,” one student said of the internship. “I can’t afford to do that, considering that Tokyo is not at all a cheap place to live.”
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The Guardian Explores the Challenges and Risks of Shipping and Transporting Masterpieces

March 25th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on the logistics and challenges of shipping masterpiece artworks.  “At the end of the day, you have to make your peace with that,” one conservator says of the stressful and threatening conditions that works being shipped occasionally face. “You have to think what art is for.”
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