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London’s National Portrait Gallery to Close for Three Years

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Protestors from Extinction Rebellion Cover Themselves in Oil at National Portrait Gallery in London

Monday, October 21st, 2019

London – Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery Through

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Artists Call for End to BP Sponsorship of London’s National Portrait Gallery

Monday, June 10th, 2019

London National Portrait Gallery Attendance Drastically Underreported

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

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

Monday, February 27th, 2012

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

BP Skips Judging Britain’s Portrait Award for First Time Since 1997

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Rarely Seen Portrait of David Hockney’s Parents Goes on View at National Portrait Gallery

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Group of British Artists Urge National Portrait Gallery to Stop Accepting BP Funding

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 27th, 2019

Friday, June 28th, 2019

South London Gallery Returned Sackler Funding

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Sackler Trust Abandons $1.32 Million Donation to National Portrait Gallery

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Jamie Fobert Architects to Redesign National Portrait Gallery

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

London Institutions Feud Over Expansion Plans

Monday, August 7th, 2017

UK’s BP Portrait Award Finalists Announced

Wednesday, April 19th, 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 Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 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

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

Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Christo’s Arc de Triomphe Project to Launch this September

June 15th, 2021

After delays, Christo’s ambitious wrapping project for the Arc de Triomphe will launch in September. “More than a year after Christo’s death, Paris is continuing the work of this great artist,” says Says Paris’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo. “It is an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to him and to defend our attachment to contemporary creation.”
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Interpol Launches App to Identify Stolen Art

June 15th, 2021

Interpol has launched a new app to help identify stolen art.  “It’s a concrete tool for police and customs—and for museums and private individuals,” says Corrado Catesi, who heads Interpol’s Works of Art Unit. “It is not the panacea, but it can really help.”
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Dorothea Rockburne Sues Twitter Exec Neighbor Over Damaged Works

June 14th, 2021

Artist Dorothea Rockburne is suing her upstairs neighbor, former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo over irreparable damage to a series of her early works, after Costolo’s leaky plumbing flooded into the artist’s loft. “I watched helplessly as the water poured down over the cabinet and onto my early work,’’ she says.
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