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Parmigianino’s “Virgin and Child” Goes to Los Angeles After UK Export Bar Lifted

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Getty Museum Acquires Major Collection of Drawings

Friday, July 21st, 2017

UK Bars Parmigiano Painting from Export

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Sotheby’s Sues Collector Over Allegedly Forged Painting

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

New York – Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner Through June 13th, 2015

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

AO Summary: What’s the significance of that one painting at the Frick?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
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Yayoi Kusama Opening Her Own Museum in Tokyo

August 16th, 2017

Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room, via Art NewsArtist Yayoi Kusama is opening her own museum in Tokyo, the New York Times reports.  The five-story structure has been under construction for some time, but its purpose was just recently confirmed by David Zwirner Gallery. The museum will be directed by Tensei Tatebata, and will feature exhibitions centered around Kusama’s work.
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MoMA Extends Friday and Saturday Hours Until 9PM

August 16th, 2017

Louise Lawler. Pollyanna (adjusted to fit), distorted for the times. 2007/2008/2012. As adjusted for the MoMA exhibition WHY PICTURES NOW, 2017. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures. © 2017 Louise LawlerThe Museum of Modern Art will stay open until 9PM on Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of the year, effectively extending its hours of free Friday admission as well. The museum’s late hours will offer extended opportunities for visitors to browse the collection through December 30th.
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Alberto Giacometti Drawings Discovered in Holdings of Late Antiques Dealer

August 16th, 2017

Giacometti Drawings, via The GuardianA set of drawings found in a London antique shop are believed to be lost works by Alberto Giacometti, The Guardian reports. The works were found while archiving the holdings of antiques dealer Eila Grahame, whose estate records showed some indication that the works might exist, but gave little detail of their contents. “At the time we didn’t know if it was two pieces of paper, two large sketches, whether they were done on the back of a cigarette packet or whether they were done on large canvases,” says Martin Millard, a director at Cheffins auction house, which is in charge of sorting through Grahame’s estate. “We didn’t know what we were looking for.”
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