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AO Breaking – News Summary – London: Susan Philipsz Wins the 2010 Turner Prizer for Sound Installation

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

String of Major Commissions to Open New Public Space in Connecticut

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

New York – “Soundings: A Contemporary Score” at MoMA Through November 3rd, 2013

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Sound Art Steps into the Spotlight

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Go See – London: Turner Prize 2010 Finalist Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 3, 2010

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

AO Onsite: FIAC Has Begun in Paris and will run through October 25th

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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