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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

New York – Jorge Galindo: “Verbena” at Vito Schnabel Through October 22nd, 2022

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

New York – William Kentridge: “Let Us Try for Once” at Marian Goodman Through April 20th, 2019

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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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British Museum to Digitize Collection

October 18th, 2023

Following a string of controversial thefts, the British Museum has announced ambitious plans to digitize its collection. “Following the discovery that objects have been stolen from the collection, we have taken steps to improve security and are now confident that a theft of this kind can never happen again,” says interim director Mark Jones. “It is my belief that the single most important response to the thefts is to increase access, because the better a collection is known – and the more it is used – the sooner any absences are noticed.”
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Ann Philbin, Hammer Museum Head, To Retire

October 18th, 2023

Ann Philbin, director of UCLA’s Hammer Museum, has announced plans to retire. She will step down from the post in fall of 2024.
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Arthur Brand Recovers Series of Works Stolen from Dutch Town of Medemblik

October 18th, 2023

Art sleuth Arthur Brand has recovered a bundle of six paintings, stolen from the Dutch town of Medemblik this month. The works were delivered to Brand’s home after a statement that the thieves would have a hard time selling the pieces. “I’m very thankful that they decided to do the right thing. Stealing is wrong, but if you return it, at least you do something right,” he said. 
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