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Douglas Druick Stepping Down as President and Director at The Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

AO Breaking News: James Cuno resigns as director of the Art Institute of Chicago to lead the J. Paul Getty Trust

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Elissa Tenny Appointed Head of School of Art Institute of Chicago

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Art Institute of Chicago Receives $35 Million Bequest

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Critic Alleges Degas Sculptures at Chicago Art Institute are Forgeries

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Art Institute of Chicago Receives Landmark $400 Million Gift

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Rauschenberg’s Duchamp “Bottle Rack” Goes to Chicago

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Stephanie D’Alessandro Takes Over as Modern Art Curator at Met

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

London – Kara Elizabeth Walker: “Negress” at Camden Arts Centre Through January 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

New York – Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art through August 5th, 2013.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Don’t Miss – New York: Uta Barth at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery through December 22, 2011

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Ile de Vassiviere, France: Thomas Houseago at Centre International d’art et du Paysage through October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale and Art of the Surreal Sale at Christie’s London on Wednesday February 9, 2011 Bring in £84.9 million ($136.3 million); Record-Breaking Bonnard is Top Lot

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

GO SEE – New York: ‘Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917′ at the Museum of Modern Art through October 11, 2010

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Go See – Buenos Aires: Gerhard Richter 'Synopsis' at National Museum of Decorative Arts until July 25th, 2010

Friday, July 16th, 2010

AO Onsite Miami Beach – New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair opens at The Deauville Beach Resort in Miami alongside and will run through December 6 – many galleries sell out within one hour of opening

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Basel – Peter Doig at Fondation Beyeler Through March 22nd, 2015

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

New York – Christopher Williams: “For Example: Dix-Huit Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle (Revision 19)” at David Zwirner Through December 20th, 2014

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

London – Steve McQueen: “Ashes” at Thomas Dane Gallery Through November 15th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Los Angeles – Walead Beshty: “Selected Bodies of Work” at Regen Projects Through April 5th, 2014

Friday, April 4th, 2014

New York – Thomas Struth at Marian Goodman Through February 22nd, 2014

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Grand Palais Unveils Plans for Massive Three-Year Renovation

February 19th, 2018

Grand Palais, via Art NewspaperPlans have been unveiled for the Grand Palais’s €466m, three-year renovation, Art Newspaper reports.  “At the end of 2020, just over a century after its creation, the Grand Palais will turn a page in its history and begin a transformation that will allow it to finally enter the 21st century,” culture secretary Françoise Nyssen says.
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Marina Abramovic Profiled in The Guardian

February 19th, 2018

Marina Abramovic, via The GuardianMarina Abramovic is interviewed in The Guardian this month, as she prepares to exhibit a series of photos documenting her early performances. “I lived in cars and trucks, I’m amazed the negatives survived,” Abramović says. “To appreciate the present, we should really look to the past.”
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Rauschenberg’s Duchamp “Bottle Rack” Goes to Chicago

February 19th, 2018

Marcel Duchamp, via Art NewsThe Art Institute of Chicago has unveiled its recent acquisition, a rare Duchamp Bottle Rack from the collection of Robert Rauschenberg.  The artist’s foundation sold the piece to the museum in order to fund an endowment. “We always are making these kind of transformative acquisitions a priority,” says Art Institute president and director James Rondeau. “There are documents going back to the late ’80s and early ’90s expressing a desire for an object like this.”
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