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MFAH Houston Museum Buys Eugène Delacroix Work Long Thought Lost

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Reopens

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Houston Museum Attributes Painting to Velázquez

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Announces $450 Million Expansion

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Houston – James Turrell: “The Light Inside” at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Through September 22nd, 2013

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

AO On Site – Yale University School of Art MFA Photography Thesis Show “Stranger Than Fiction” Friday, June 4th, 2010

Monday, June 7th, 2010

National Gallery Announces Major Philip Guston Retrospective

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

New York – Latin American Week Roundup: Auction Results and Pinta, November 15th – 20th, 2012

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Berlin – Mark Flood a.k.a. Mike Lood: “Ask Officer Pepperspray” at Peres Projects, through November 9th 2013

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

New York – James Turrell at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 25th, 2013

Friday, August 9th, 2013

James Turrell Interviewed on Charlie Rose

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

James Turrell Prepares to Open His Three Museum Retrospective

Monday, June 17th, 2013

James Turrell Prepares for Country-wide Retrospective

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

James Turrell Prepares for Nation-wide Retrospective

Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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