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Man Who Punched Picasso at Tate to Face 18 Months in Prison

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Tate to Make Half of Commercial Workforce Redundant

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Tate Blasted Over Cuts Alleged to Disproportionately Affect Minority Staff

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Artist Foundations Team Up for Aid Grants to Tri-State Arts Workers

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Frieze Profiles Togo’s Palais de Lomé, The Only Fully State-Funded Arts Institution in Africa

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Anicka Yi Tapped for Tate Modern Turbine Hall Commission

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Coronavirus Sees Berlin Shuttering State-Owned Venues

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Warhol Fright Wigs to Show in Tate Modern Retrospective

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Art News Explores Tate’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Sotheby’s Sale of from Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz Estate Achieves $17.2 M. Total

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Mark Rothko from Marron Estate Sells for $70 Million

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

State Hermitage Museum Sees Plans for Barcelona Outpost Rejected

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Armory Show Releases Statement on Coronavirus Threat

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Steve Wynn Buys Two Picassos from Marron Estate

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Luxury Tower Residents Lose Appeal Case Against Tate Over Viewing Platform Proximity to Homes

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

British Museum Workers Issue Statement of Support for BP or Not BP Protests

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Collector’s Holdings in Dutch and British Art Go to New York State Museum and the Van Wagenen House

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Hong Kong Gallerists Issue Statement in Face of Coronavirus Fears

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Controversy in London Over Tate’s “Head of Coffee” Job Posting

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

London – Fischli/Weiss: “Should I paint a pirate ship on my car with an armed figure on it holding a decapitated head by the hair?” at Sprüth Magers Through March 14th, 2020

Monday, January 27th, 2020

United States Artists Announces Round of Grant Awards for 2020

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Fugitive Real Estate Tycoon Joseph Lau the Seller of Hockney ‘Splash’ Painting

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Washington Post Looks at Challenges to Estate of Purvis Young

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Man Arrested for Ripping £20 Million Picasso at Tate Modern

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Guggenheim Lays Off Additional 24 Employees

September 17th, 2020

As the museum plans to reopen, the Guggenheim Museum has laid off 24 employees, with an additional 8 taking separation agreements. “The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Guggenheim has been devastating to our finances,” said museum’s director, Richard Armstrong in a letter to employees. “I am deeply saddened to say that the museum will not have the ability to support our previous number of staff members.”
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Brooklyn Museum Deaccession’s 12 Works from Collection

September 17th, 2020

In the midst of COVID-19-related financial pressure, the Brooklyn Museum will sell off 12 works from its collection to fund maintaining the rest of its holdings. “We expect this consignment to generate considerable interest from collectors who will not only respond to the paintings’ great quality, but will also be reassured by their distinguished provenance,” says Joshua Glazer, Specialist of Old Master Paintings at Christie’s New York.
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Banksy Loses Court Case, Placing Copyright at Risk

September 17th, 2020

Banksy has lost a court case against a greeting card company this month, with the court putting the artist’s copyright at risk over his anonymity. “Banksy has chosen to remain anonymous and, for the most part, to paint graffiti on other people’s property without their permission, rather than to paint it on canvases or his own property,” the panel said.
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