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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

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

New York – Sol LeWitt at the Paula Cooper Gallery through October 12, 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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