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Corcoran Gallery to be Absorbed by National Gallery of Art and George Washington University

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The National Gallery Director Gabriele Finaldi Interviewed by Art Newspaper

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Venice – Cy Twombly: “Paradise” at Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art Through September 16th, 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Dealer and Collector Virginia Dwan Donates 250 works of Early Conceptualism, Minimalism and Land Art to National Gallery

Monday, September 30th, 2013

MOCA In Talks to Partner with National Gallery

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Go See: Tracey Emin ’20 Years’ at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until November 9, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Berlin-“Fat City” by Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Arts through April 22nd, 2017

Monday, April 17th, 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

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 23 – 25th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, March 23rd – 25th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 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

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

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

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

AO On-Site – Mexico City: Material Art Fair at Expo Reforma, February 9th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017

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

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

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

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Ulay Revisits His 1976 Art Heist Performance in Berlin

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20-23rd, 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20th-23rd, 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Guardian Spotlights Potential Forgery in National Gallery Collection

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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