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AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 1st – 5th, 2019

Friday, April 26th, 2019

New York – “I Talk with the Spirits” at Marianne Boesky Through August 12th, 2016

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Paris – FIAC 39th International Contemporary Art Fair Week Preview: October 18th-21st, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Whitney 2008 Biennial Artists Announced

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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