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Stephanie Stebich Named Director of Smithsonian American Art Museum

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Go See – Washington, DC: Alexis Rockman – A Fable for Tomorrow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum until May 8th, 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Smithsonian Names Lonnie Bunch, African American Museum Head to Direct Entire Institution

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Andy Warhol Foundation to Give $100,000 to Smithsonian, Ending Ban

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Prepares to Wind Down with Major Donations to American Museums

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Smithsonian Receives Major Challenge Gift from Walton Family for Digitization of Archives

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Smithsonian Receives Important David Smith Sculpture

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

Monday, February 9th, 2015

AO Interview With Artist Liliana Porter, Pinta New York’s Invited Artist for 2012, November 15th – 18th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Washington, DC: Barbara Kruger: “Belief + Doubt” at The Hirshorn Museum Through August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

New York: HIDE/SEEK at Brooklyn Museum through February 12, 2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Go See – Kleve, Germany: A forty-work retrospective of Alex Katz at Museum Kurhaus Kleve through Feb. 21, 2010

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Go See, Nantes, France- Ernesto Neto ‘CIVILIZED GUILT’ at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, through September 21, 2009

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

AO Newslink

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: Alexis Rockman “Thunderdome” at Salomon Contemporary through December 23, 2010

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

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

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Andrew Wyeth passes away at 91

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Corcoran Gallery to Give Away Works to U.S. Institutions

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Stockholm – Brad Kahlhamer: “The Four Hairs” at Andréhn-Schiptjenko Through March 29th, 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Go See – Frankfurt: Félix González-Torres, “Specific Objects without Specific Form” at MMK until April 25th, 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: David Wojnarowicz ‘Spirituality’ opening at P.P.O.W Gallery, show runs through April 9th, 2011

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: Jasper Johns “Drawing Over” at Leo Castelli Gallery through December 18th, 2010

Friday, December 17th, 2010
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Russian Artist And Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov Shuts Down Film Foundation Over Government Pressure

July 19th, 2019

Russian film director and current Venice Biennale Russian pavilion artist Alexander Sokurov (Faust, Russian Ark) will shut down his independent film foundation, Primer Inotnatsii after ongoing pressure by the Russian government.  The artist claims that “unfriendliness and aggressiveness” from the state’s culture ministry prevented him from continuing in his work with the foundation.
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Benin Builds New Home for Returning Looted Artifacts

July 19th, 2019

The nation of Benin is building a new space in the city of Abomey for 26 objects of art and cultural heritage looted by French troops in 1894 pledged by the Macron government back to the West African country. “They will allow us to build a new museum and make the royal palaces more economically sustainable,” Gabin Djimass, Abomey’s tourism chief, says of the artifacts.
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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