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Scott Rothkopf Taking Over as Chief Curator of Whitney

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

New York — “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of Art Through October 19th, 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Jeff Koons Profiled in New York Times

Friday, June 13th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: The Whitney Museum of American Art Annual Gala and Studio Party, Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

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AO On Site – SculptureCenter’s Lucky Draw 2010, April 13th, 2010, Long Island City, New York

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Sotheby’s Makes Bids for Christie’s Execs

February 12th, 2016

Pablo Picasso's La Carafe (Bouteille et verre) sells at Christie's, via Rae Wang for Art ObservedThe New York Times reports that Sotheby’s is quite eager to hire top talent from Christie’s, noting that the auction house has offered waive standing noncompete obligations for former employees in order to hire former executives from Christie’s.  The proposal centered around former Christie’s America head Marc Porter, whom Sotheby’s had recruited as chairman of its new Fine Arts Division.
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Katie Hollander Named New Director of Creative Time

February 12th, 2016

Katie Hollander, via NYTCreative Time has appointed Katie Hollander, longtime deputy head of the organization, to take over for Anne Pasternak as its director.  “The thing I’m most committed to,” Hollander syas, “is thinking about new platforms to help amplify artists’ voices.”
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New Yorker Looks Inside Hermann Göring’s Nazi Art Log

February 12th, 2016

Hitler and Göring, via New YorkerThe New Yorker looks inside the personal art log of Hermann Göring, which catalogs many of the actions in seizing Nazi war loot, and the collectors they were taken from.  “For many people, wartime looting is a rather abstract concept,” says archivist Isabelle Richefort. “Here we can see how it happened, day by day.”
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