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AO Breaking News: Poussin paintings in National Gallery London vandalized with red paint

Monday, July 18th, 2011

London’s National Portrait Gallery to Close for Three Years

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Protestors from Extinction Rebellion Cover Themselves in Oil at National Portrait Gallery in London

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Rosalind Nashashibi Named National Gallery in London Resident

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

London’s National Gallery in Talks to Buy Gentileschi Masterpiece

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

London’s National Gallery Plans Immersive Installation on da Vinci Masterpiece

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

London – Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery Through

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Artists Call for End to BP Sponsorship of London’s National Portrait Gallery

Monday, June 10th, 2019

London National Portrait Gallery Attendance Drastically Underreported

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

London’s National Gallery Buys Bellotto Landscape for £11 Million

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Man Slashes Thomas Gainsborough Painting at London’s National Gallery

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Collector J Tomilson Hill Responds to Criticisms for Not Selling Pontormo Back to National Gallery in London

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

London’s National Gallery Contesting Claims Over Matisse Work as Nazi-Loot

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Full Strike Called for London’s National Gallery Staff this August

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Protests Continue in London Over National Gallery Privatization Plans

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

London’s National Gallery Staff Planning Five Day Strike

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Nicholas Penny to Step Down as Head of London’s National Gallery

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

London – Metamorphosis 2012: Titian with Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross, Mark Wallinger at The National Gallery through September 23rd

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

London: Lucian Freud ‘Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery through May 27, 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Go See – London: “Corot to Monet: A Fresh Look at Landscape from the Collection” at The National Gallery through 20 September, 2009

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Go See – London: Titian's "Triumph of Love" at The National Gallery, Through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Go See: Gerhard Richter's Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London through May 31st 2009

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Go See: ‘Portraits’ by Gerhard Richter, at National Portrait Gallery, London, through May 31st

Friday, March 20th, 2009
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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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