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Musée D’Orsay Closes Early After Yellow Vest Protests

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Julian Schnabel Profiled in NYT

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Nahmad Family Buys Picasso, Sends to Paris for Show at Musée d’Orsay

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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