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Paris Art Thief Claims Museum of Modern Art Theft “Easiest of my Career”

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Humlbæk, Denmark – Olafur Eliasson: “Riverbed” at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Through January 4th, 2015

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Museum of Modern Art Examines Gaugin’s Polynesian Odyssies

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Go See – New York: Ileana Sonnabend: “Ambassador for the New” at Museum of Modern Art Through April 24th, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Three Weekends of Dance at the Museum of Modern Art, NY

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

New York – Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art through August 5th, 2013.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Tokyo – Francis Bacon: “BACON” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Through May 26th 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Moscow – “Joseph Beuys: Appeal for an Alternative” at The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Through November 15th

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

New York: The populist voice of Diego Rivera’s ‘Murals for The Museum of Modern Art’ at The MoMA through May 14, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Humlebæk, Denmark: Andreas Gursky at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art through May 13, 2012

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Don’t Miss – San Francisco: Tobias Wong at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, through July 24, 2011

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Go See – San Francisco: “The Steins Collect” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through September 6th, 2011

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Go See – New York: Francis Alÿs, ‘A Story of Deception’ at the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 through August 1st, 2011

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

AO On Site – Doha, Qatar: Inauguration of Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

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

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Go See – Denmark: Sophie Calle at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, through October 24th, 2010

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

AO News RoundUp: Five Modern Masterpieces, valued at up to $613 million, stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Go See – New York: Pablo Picasso ‘Picasso: Themes and Variations,’ Museum of Modern Art through August 30th, 2010

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Go See-New York: William Kentridge’s Five Themes at the Museum of Modern Art Through May 17th 2010

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Go See – New York: Gabriel Orozco at The Museum of Modern Art through March 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Go See – Tokyo: Paul Gauguin at MOMAT, The Japan National Museum of Modern Art, through September 23, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Go See: 'Focus: Jasper Johns' at the Museum of Modern Art in New York through February 16th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Go See: Artist’s Choice: Vik Muniz’s ‘Rebus’ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York Through February 23, 2009

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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