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Tate Museum Accused of Favoritism After Including Work by Trustee in Show

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Go See – Thessaloniki, Greece: ‘RODCHENKO & POPOVA: DEFINING CONSTRUCTIVISM’ at The State Museum of Contemporary Art, through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Damien Hirst Donates 4 Major Works to Tate Museums

Friday, December 14th, 2007

David Hockney’s Tate Britain Retrospective Becomes Museum’s Most Popular Show

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Late Artist Marisol Leaves Entire Estate to Albright-Knox Museum

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

NYT Reflects on Current State of Met Museum, Tenure of Thomas Campbell

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Museums Consultant David Gordon Pens Piece in Art Newspaper Examining Challenges for Tate

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Nicholas Serota Planning Tate Exhibition After Leaving Museum

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Bronx Museum Delays Show of Cuban Art Following Concerns Over State Seizure of Works

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Head of State Hermitage Wants to Rebuild Palmyra Using Museum Artifacts

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Fate of SC State University Museum Collection Caught in Middle of Financial Dispute

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Tate Britain Protestors Rain Fake Pounds on Museum

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Tate Modern Announces Matisse Cut-Outs Show as Most Attended in Museum History

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Detroit Institute of Arts Director Restates Sale of Museum Works Would Close Museum

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

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

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Michael Heizer ‘Levitated Mass’ Travels to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for Permanent Installation, March 10, 2012

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Go See – New York: George Condo ‘Mental States’ at New Museum through May 8, 2011; Eneas Capalbo ‘Fake Condos’ at Half Gallery through February 14, 2011

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Go See – Remagen, Germany: Jonathan Meese’s ‘Arch-State of Atlantisis’ at Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck through August 30, 2009

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Tate Britain and Russian Billionaire send 112 Turners to Pushkin Museum in Moscow

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Zaha Hadid Chosen to Design Michigan State's Art Museum

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Jens Hoffman Suspended From Jewish Museum Post Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

New Museum Reveals Artist List for 2018 Triennial

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Former Tate Britain Director Penelope Curtis Leaves Her Mark on Portugal’s Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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