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

Monday, July 18th, 2011

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

National Portrait Gallery in London announces future Gerhard Richter portrait exhibition

Friday, December 19th, 2008

The Fourth Plinth Contest at the National Gallery in London

Friday, January 25th, 2008

London Institutions Feud Over Expansion Plans

Monday, August 7th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Tracey Emin’s ‘Death Mask’

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

British National Portrait Gallery Raises £1.3 Million to Buy Thomas Lawrence Canvas

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Gainsborough Painting Attacked in London Goes Back on View

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Uk National Gallery’s £30 Million Bid for Jacopo Pontormo Painting Rejected After Drop in Pound

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Documenta Work Faces Challenges by Far-Right Over Pro-Refugee Sculpture

August 22nd, 2017

Olu Oguibe, via DWDocumenta 14 is at the center of more political conflict this week, after a far-right German politician attacked a pro-refugee sculpture by Nigerian-born, US-based artist Olu Oguibe. Kassel city council member Thomas Materner, a member of Germany’s far-right AfD party, called the work “ideologically polarizing, disfigured art,” over its message. Curator Adam Szymczyk was reportedly “appalled” by the comments.
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Maxxi Museum Partners with Bulgari for New Arts Prize

August 22nd, 2017

Maxxi, via ArchdailyBulgari is aligning itself with Rome’s Maxxi museum to present a new prize for Italian contemporary arts, WWD reports. “The Premio Maxxi sees Italy at the center of the work of the artists involved,” says Jean Christophe Babin, Bulgari’s chief executive officer. “Supporting a prize that valorizes Italy but with significant international scope is in perfect harmony with the identity and values of a company such as Bulgari,” said Babin. “I am sure that this partnership will give new impetus to the prize.”
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London’s National Gallery Buys Bellotto Landscape for £11 Million

August 22nd, 2017

Bellotto, The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58), via Art NewspaperLondon’s National Gallery has bought Bernardo Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58) for £11,670,000 following the deferment of an export bar on the work, the Art Newspaper reports. The piece “shows Bellotto as one of the greatest view painters of his time,” according to director Gabriele Finaldi.
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