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

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

London – Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery Through

Monday, July 29th, 2019

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’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

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

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Greta Moll’s Descendants Sue Over Matisse Portrait

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

National Gallery Threatened Over Ownership of Matisse Painting

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

BP Portrait Award Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

BP Portrait Award Shortlist Announced

Friday, April 18th, 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

Portrait of Damien Hirst to go on View at National Portrait Galleries This Fall

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

National Portrait Gallery Buys Miniature Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Lucian Freud Donates Corot Portrait, Degas Sculptures to Great Britain

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Titian Portrait Rediscovered in Basement of National Gallery

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London – “Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow” at Timothy Taylor Gallery, Through October 5th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

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

Monday, February 27th, 2012
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Work at TEFAF 2017 Revealed as Fake by André Heller

November 3rd, 2022

Musician and artist André Heller fabricated a falsely attributed Jean-Michel Basquiat for sale at TEFAF in 2017, Art News reports. “In retrospect, the whole thing is, firstly, a childish prank. Secondly, it is naturally showing off. And thirdly, it is a stupid mixture of fiction and truth,” he says. “Just a private fairy tale.”
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Monica Bonvicini “Pauses” Representation with König Galerie After Allegations Against Founder

November 3rd, 2022

Monica Bonvicini has “paused” her relationship with König Galerie after sexual harassment allegations broke against its founder, Johann König.
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Oscar yi Hou Profiled in NYT

October 25th, 2022

Artist Oscar yi Hou gets the profile treatment in the New York Times this week, as he opens a show at the Brooklyn Museum. “I think by creating symbolic densities, you’re able to invite the viewer to pay more attention to the works,” he says. “I try to honor the opacity of the subject.”
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