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UK’s National Gallery to Loan Works to Japan for Olympics

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

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

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

UK’s National Portrait Gallery raising funds to acquire Marc Quinn’s self-portrait made of blood

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Nan Goldin Threatens Boycott of National Portrait Gallery Over Sackler Family Support

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

UK Study Finds Strong Class Divide in Arts

Monday, November 19th, 2018

UK House of Lords Issues Stark Forecast for Arts Over Hard Brexit

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Arts Employment Up 20% in UK in Past Five Years

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

UK’s BP Portrait Award Finalists Announced

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

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

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Failure to Buy Pontormo Prompts Calls to Reform UK Art Export Rules

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Moscow Gallery Faces Backlash Over Works Loaned from Annexed Territory

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

One in Five UK Museums Anticipating Closures Due to Budget Shortages

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

National Gallery Threatened Over Ownership of Matisse Painting

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

New York – Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Rage of the Ballet Gods” at James Cohan Gallery Through June 20th, 2015

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Prado Museum Deputy Director to Take Over at National Gallery

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Visitor Counts Up 7% at UK Museums

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

London – Ai Weiwei at Lisson Gallery Through July 19th, 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

The Guardian Looks Inside the National Gallery’s “Gallery A”

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

London – Peter Doig: “Early Works” at Michael Werner Gallery Through May 31st, 2014

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

National Gallery’s Nicholas Penny Does Breakfast with The Financial Times

Monday, January 6th, 2014

New York – Philip-Lorca diCorcia: “Hustlers” at David Zwirner Gallery Through November 2, 2013

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

New York – “William Kentridge: Second-hand Reading” at Marian Goodman Gallery, through October 26th 2013

Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Trump Budget Pushes for Cuts to NEA

March 19th, 2019

For the third time, President Trump’s proposed annual budget has pushed to cut funding to the NEA. “The Administration believes audiences and aficionados are better than the Government at deciding what art is good or important,” the budget states.
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City of Venice to Launch Official Arts District During Biennale

March 19th, 2019

At this year’s Venice Biennale, the island of Giudecca will launch an official Art District, including 11 art galleries and three national pavilions— Estonia, Iceland, and Nigeria. “The island of Giudecca has an incredible legacy as a platform for nurturing contemporary art and we are thrilled to placing all of its current galleries and future projects under one umbrella of Giudecca Art District,” says director Pierpaolo Scelsi. “We want to give Venice back to Venetians and art lovers around the world by creating one united art quarter that is a go-to destination for anyone visiting the city.”
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Met Admission Fees Help Fund $2.8 Million for Local Arts Orgs

March 19th, 2019

Thanks in part to The Met’s new admissions fees, New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs has been able to earmark $2.8 million to 175 arts organizations throughout the city.  “This agreement has allowed the Met to thrive while giving us a unique opportunity to increase cultural investment in our underserved communities—allowing us to support the diversity that makes our city great at no additional cost to taxpayers,” Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
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