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Greta Moll’s Descendants Sue Over Matisse Portrait

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Arrest Made in Matisse Trailer Theft

Friday, July 1st, 2016

National Gallery Threatened Over Ownership of Matisse Painting

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

MoMA To Keep Matisse ‘Swimming Pool’ on Permanent View

Monday, February 16th, 2015

MoMA to Stay Open All Weekend for Last Run of Matisse Cut-Outs Show

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

New York – Henri Matisse: “The Cut-Outs” at MoMA Through February 10th, 2015

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Tate Modern Announces Matisse Cut-Outs Show as Most Attended in Museum History

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

London – Henri Matisse: “The Cut-Outs” at The Tate Modern Through September 7th, 2014

Monday, August 18th, 2014

A Matisse Returns to Venezuela Ten Years After Theft

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Gurlitt’s Henri Matisse Determined to be Nazi Loot

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Tate Modern Announces Show of Matisse’s Final Works

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Jewish Family Seeks Return of Matisse Seized by Nazis

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

New York – “Matisse: In Search of True Painting” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, through March 17th, 2013

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Stolen Matisse Painting Recovered in Essex, England

Monday, January 7th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale in New York Brings in $231.4M; Sets Records for Matisse & Gris (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

GO SEE – New York: ‘Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917′ at the Museum of Modern Art through October 11, 2010

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

$27 million worth of Miro, Rembrandt, Matisse and Pollock stolen in Monterey, California

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Go See – Madrid: Henri Matisse at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Through September 20, 2009

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Spectacular Yves Saint Laurent auction raises record breaking $264 million, sets records for Mondrian, Matisse

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Henri Matisse

Friday, March 7th, 2008

New York – Jasper Johns: “Monotypes” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through June 25th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

London: Tom Wesselmann “Collages 1959-1964″ at David Zwirner Through March 24th, 2016

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Sergei Shchukin of Modernist Masterpieces to be Reunited in Paris

Monday, February 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Sadiq Khan Pushing for More Affordable Studios in London

October 27th, 2016

artist-charles-jeffrey-in-his-studio-via-art-newspaperLondon mayor Sadiq Khan is pushing for more affordable studio space for artists in the city’s increasingly expensive real estate market, and establishing the “Creative Land Trust” to provide loans to artists looking to secure space.  “Culture is in the DNA of the capital but we cannot be complacent,” Khan says. “As property prices rise and new areas of the city grow, artists are finding themselves unable to put down roots here. I am committed to improving access to dedicated, affordable workspace so that the next generation of creatives are given the extra support they require to flourish.”
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Frans Haals Forgery Profiled in NYT

October 27th, 2016

portrait-of-a-man-via-nytThe New York Times takes a deeper exploration of the Frans Haals forgery that had convinced experts at the Louvre and the Rijksmuseum, and which was recently discovered as a falsely attributed canvas.  “The ones who have researched it until now are good researchers, but they’re not familiar with the handwriting of Frans Hals, so to speak, so that’s an extra reason to be careful,” says Martin Bijl, a Dutch Masters restoration professional.
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Townley Venus Returns from Restoration After Thumb was Knocked Off by Caterers Last Year

October 27th, 2016

townley-venus-via-art-newspaperThe Art Newspaper reports on the damage done last year to the British Museum’s Townley Venus, one of its most treasured holdings.  The statue had its thumb knocked off by caterers last December, but was subject to an extensive restoration before going back on view.  “We have taken steps to ensure it does not happen again. Any staff who are involved in managing or invigilating events have gone through retraining on the protection of objects before and during events,” the museum said in a statement.
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