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Smithsonian Writer Challenges Emphasis on Digital Reproduction and Conservation Techniques

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Whitney Museum Uncovers the Challenges of Digital Restoration

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Kassel in Talks with Documenta Artist Over Plans to Keep Obelisk Work

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Tate Modern’s Superflex Turbine Hall Installation Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Cornell Tech Campus to Open with Major Art Installations Spread Throughout Building

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Italy Relaxes Art Export Laws

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Crystal Bridges Museum Announces Plans for Satellite Space

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Crystal Bridges Museum Looks Forward as it Turns Five Years Old

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

New York – “The Horizontal” at Cheim & Read Through August 31st, 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Italian Museum Reform Pays Off as Visitor Counts Rise

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Donates $50 Million to MoMA Capital Campaign

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

New York Times Notes Issues in Installation of Jeff Koons’s Paris Bouquet

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Modigliani Catalogue Raisonné Expansion Planned

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Los Angeles – Jason Rhoades: “Installations, 1994 – 2006″ at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Through May 21st, 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Alanna Heiss and Massimiliano Gioni Sit Down for Talk in Art News

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Mat Collishaw to Create VR Installation of World’s First Photography Exhibition

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Berlin-“Fat City” by Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Arts through April 22nd, 2017

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Dry Run of Documenta Installation Earns Calls to Kassel Fire Department

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Annual Art Newspaper Attendance Survey Sees Christo Installation as World’s Most Visited Artwork for 2016

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

LA Times Spotlights N.E.A. Indemnity Program Vital to Modern Museums

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Ai Weiwei to Install Massive Fence Sculptures for New Public Art Fund Commission this Fall in NYC

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Ai Weiwei Unveiling Massive New Installation in Prague

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Adrián Villar Rojas Tapped for Met Rooftop Installation

Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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