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Former Tate Britain Director Penelope Curtis Leaves Her Mark on Portugal’s Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The Guardian Publishes Open Letter Bidding Farewell to Tate’s Penelope Curtis

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Penelope Curtis Leaving Tate Britain

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Tate Britain to Embark on Rehang of Collection

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Duncan Campbell Wins the 2014 Turner Prize

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced with Heavy Focus on Film and Installation

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Tate Britain Director Comes Under Fire

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Tate Modern to Open Show on Iconoclasm

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Go See – Gateshead, UK: Turner Prize at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art 2011 through January 8, 2012

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Newslinks for Monday, November 16th, 2009

Monday, November 16th, 2009
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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