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Broad Museum Adds Thomas P. Campbell to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Met Head Thomas P. Campbell Interviewed in LA Times

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art names former tapestry curator, Thomas P. Campbell, as new director

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Thomas Campbell Out at Met Under Internal Pressure

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

New York Times Speculates on Future of Met

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Met Puts Hold on Contemporary Wing Expansion

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Met Posts Record 6.7 Million in Attendance for 2015-2016

Monday, August 8th, 2016

The Met Faces Job Cuts and Restructuring After $10 Million Deficit

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Met Announces Plans for Former Whitney Building, Set to Open in May

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The Met Announces Major David Chipperfield-Led Redesign of Modern and Contemporary Wings

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The Met Places 400,000 Works Online for Free, Non-Commercial Access

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Met Plans Massive Overhaul of Modern Wing

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Leonard Lauder Donates Léger Masterpiece to Met

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Met Plans Conference of Museum Directors

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Met Announces Plans to Return Statues to Cambodia

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Met to Receive $1 Billion in Cubist Masterworks

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

AO Newslink

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011
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New York – Urs Fischer: “Sotatsu” at Gagosian Gallery Through June 23rd, 2018

May 26th, 2018

Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever
Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever

Throughout the career of Swiss artist Urs Fischer, space and form have long worked in lock step with acts of repetition and iteration, allowing his myriad approaches towards studio process to create ever-evolving forms and bodies of work that change as much from piece to piece as they do series to series.  For his most recent body of works on view now at Gagosian Gallery‘s uptown location, the artist takes this interest to a natural conclusion, creating a series of panel-based paintings that draw on a gradual evolution in the painter’s improvisations on single images.
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German Lost Art Plans New Guidelines for Project Funding

May 25th, 2018

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, by Gustav Klimt, via Market WatchThe German Lost Art Foundation will begin developing guidelines for funding projects in provenance research for museums, collections and basic research, the Washington Post reports. The funding continues the organization’s attempts to provide restitution support for lost and looted art pieces.
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The Guardian Spotlights New Performance Piece at CERN

May 25th, 2018

Haroon Mirza and Gaika, via The GuardianThe Guardian spotlights an ambitious and expansive body of performance works set to take place at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, organized by a group of artists including Jack Jelfs and Haroon Mirza. “It’s like the way people look at Stonehenge,” says the DJ Elijah, who is part of the project. “That could be like Cern 1,000 years in the future – maybe not even that far ahead. ‘Why were people smashing particles together to work out how the universe started?’ This is the biggest machine ever created, maybe nothing will ever be bigger. So it might be seen as a ritual site.”
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