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Musée D’Orsay Facing Accusations of Discrimination Over Student Tour Policy

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Nashville Collector Spencer Hays Has Passed Away, Leaving Collection to Musée D’Orsay

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Art Newspaper Profiles Potential Successors to Lead Musée d’Orsay

Friday, January 27th, 2017

American Donors Give Major Trove of French Paintings to Musée D’Orsay

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Musée D’Orsay Workers Launch Strike in Face of Plan to Keep Museum Open All Week

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Week Wrapup and Final Photoset, October 18th – 21st, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Go See – Paris: “Manet, the Man Who Invented Modernity” at Musée d’Orsay, through July 3, 2011

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
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Tate Under Fire for Asking Staff to Chip in Towards Boat for Nicholas Serota

April 30th, 2017

nicholas-serota-via-the-guardianThe Tate is facing criticism after the museum reportedly asked staff to chip in money towards buying a sailing boat as a going away present for Nicholas Serota.  “The staff at Tate are underpaid and overworked, and haven’t had appropriate pay rises, and this just demonstrates how divorced from reality the management at Tate are,” says Tracy Edwards, the PCS union representative for Tate staff. “It seems to me they’ve made a big error of judgment.”
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Hermann Nitsch Performance Set to Go Forward in Tasmania

April 30th, 2017

Hermann Nitsch, via Art NewspaperA Hermann Nitsch performance using a slaughtered bull is set to move forward in Tasmania, despite protests from animal rights activists.  “Art sometimes has the power to influence a community, and although it would be an indirect outcome of this performance, we would consider a reduction in the consumption of meat a positive result,” a statement from the Museum of Old and New Art, where the performance is set to take place, reads.  “If we cancel this event, not one bull will be saved…Yes, we could select a random animal to live peacefully in a paddock for the rest of its life. This would amount to no more than a futile attempt to reduce our guilt, and in the process further suppress the truth and reality that we are seeking to understand.”
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Bloomberg Breaks Down Current Focus on Art as Asset Class

April 30th, 2017

Gerhard Richter, via BloombergBloomberg takes a look at recent collecting trends in the global market, including advisers increased focus on art as part of a broader asset strategy.  There are opportunities to plan around art that don’t exist around other asset classes,” says Dan Desmond, executive director with the Blue Rider Group at Morgan Stanley.
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