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Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn May Go Up for Sale

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn Under Threat in Cumbria

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Last Zaha Hadid Design Goes on View in Zürich for Kurt Schwitters Exhibition

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Theaster Gates Wins Germany’s Kurt Schwitters Prize

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Kurt Schwitters Installation Moved to Museum in Norway

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Guardian Reflects on Kurt Schwitters’ Merz Barn and its Relocation to Newcastle

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pierre Huyghe Wins 2015 Kurt Schwitters Award

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Zürich – “Schwitters Miró Arp” at Hauser and Wirth Through September 18th, 2016

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York: New York Auction Week, May 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Germany Opens Center for Persecuted Art

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

London – Joseph Cornell: “Wanderlust” at The Royal Academy of Art Through September 27th, 2015

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, June 23-24th, 2014

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

London – Hannah Höch at Whitechapel Gallery, through March 23rd 2014

Friday, March 14th, 2014

New York – Tacita Dean: “Fatigues” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through March 9, 2013

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

AO Interview – New York: Dustin Yellin on 'Investigations of a Dog' at Half Gallery, through April 22, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

AO News Summary – London: Tacita Dean awarded Unilever Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Go See – New York: New Photography 2009 at MoMA through January 11, 2010

Monday, October 19th, 2009

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

January 22nd, 2019

Juliana Huxtable, There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed (2015), via Rae Wang for Art ObservedChicago nonprofit United States Artists has released its list of 2019 fellows, each receiving an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, including filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo (who was featured in ARTnews’s “Africa Now” issue), Juliana Huxtable, Wu Tsang and Simone Leigh
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Met Reviewing Gift Acceptance Policies After Sackler Lawsuit

January 22nd, 2019

Sackler Wing of The Met, via Art NewspaperFollowing the ongoing controversy involving the Sackler family’s gifts to many American institutions and their ties to the drug OxyContinn, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is re-assessing its gift acceptance policy, the Art Newspaper reports. “The Sackler family has been connected with The Met for more than a half century,” says museum president Daniel Weiss. “The Met is currently engaging in a further review of our detailed gift acceptance policies, and we will have more to report in due course.”
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Haus der Kunst Appoints Commission of Experts to Oversee Museum

January 22nd, 2019

Haus der Kunnst, via Art NewspaperMunich’s Haus der Kunst has appointed an expert commission to oversee programming and strategy following turbulent months after the departure of Okwui Enwezor. The commission will “support the curatorial team and play an advisory and monitoring role concerning both content and feasibility of planned projects,” according to a statement. 
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