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State Hermitage Museum Sees Plans for Barcelona Outpost Rejected

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

State Hermitage Museum Exploring Outpost in Saudi ARabia

Friday, May 31st, 2019

State Hermitage Museum Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

St. Petersburg – Manifesta 10 at The State Hermitage Museum Through October 31st, 2014

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

St. Petersburg: Jake and Dinos Chapman: “The End of Fun” at the State Hermitage Museum Through January 13th, 2013

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Head of State Hermitage Wants to Rebuild Palmyra Using Museum Artifacts

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Moscow Plans Massive Museum Hub

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

MoMA and Hermitage Museum Take First Steps in Easing Museum Relations Between Russia and US

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

U.S.-Russian Museum Loans Could Reopen in Coming Years, Art Newspaper Speculates

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Rubens Work Held in Storage for Over 80 Years Goes Back on View at State Hermitage

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Hermitage Museum Announces Plans for Contemporary Outpost in Moscow

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Russian Government Declines to Reunite Collection of Former Museum

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Russian Museums Dispute Famed Art Collection

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

The State Hermitage Selected to Host Manifesta 10

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Go See – St. Petersburg: Antony Gormley’s ‘Still Standing: A Contemporary Intervention in the Classical Collection’ at The Hermitage through January 15, 2012

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Go See: St. Petersburg, Russia – Newspeak. British Art Now. The State Hermitage and Saatchi Gallery through January 17, 2010

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Go See – Amsterdam: The Russian Hermitage Museum’s new Permanent Site in Amsterdam – Inaugural Exhibition ‘At The Russian Court’ through January 31, 2010

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Lithuania Approves New Zaha Hadid Designed Guggenheim Museum

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Guggenheim Hermitage in Las Vegas will close next month

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Chuck Close at the Hermitage, St.Petersburg, February 29 – April 13

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

REM KOOLHAAS CHOSEN TO MODERNIZE HERMITAGE MUSEUM’S ART DISPLAYS

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Hirst’s Diamond Skull to show at Hermitage Museum

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Fondation Louis Vuitton to Show Morozov Collection in 2020

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Paris – Tony Cragg: “Sculptures” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin through June 30th, 2016

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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