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Go See: Modigliani at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Spain

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Herzog & de Meuron’s CaxiaForum, Contemporary Art Museum, opens in Madrid

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

U.S. Court Revives Lawsuit Over Camille Pissarro Work

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

California Judge Declines Claim for Return of Nazi Looted Pissarro

Friday, June 12th, 2015

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Week Wrapup and Final Photoset, October 18th – 21st, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Newslinks for Monday, August 24th, 2009

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

AO On Site – New York: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, “The Murder of Crows” at The Park Avenue Armory, through September 9th

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Constable’s ‘The Lock’ breaks artist record at £22.4 million at Christie’s Auction in London

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Olafur Eliasson

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Francesca von Habsburg

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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Nicole Eisenman Sculpture Defaced in Münster

July 21st, 2017

Nicole Eisenman sculpture, via ArtforumA group of vandals attacked a sculpture in Nicole Eisenman’s site-specific installation, Sketch for a Fountain, at Skulptur Projekte Münster, Artforum reports. A large figure in the sculpture has been beheaded, and will remain without its head for the remainder of the show. 
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Getty Museum Acquires Major Collection of Drawings

July 21st, 2017

Jean-Antoine Watteau’s La Surprise, via NYTThe Getty Museum has made a major purchase of 16 drawings and one painting including works by Michelangelo, Parmigianino and Watteau, among others, one of the most expensive single acquisitions in the museum’s history. “This acquisition is absolutely transformative in terms of the quality of our drawings collection,” says director Timothy Potts. “There hasn’t been an opportunity like this in 30 years of the Getty’s existence and there won’t be again.”
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Bill Funding NEA Passes House Appropriations Committee

July 21st, 2017

u-s-congress-via-art-newspaperDespite attempts by Donald Trump to defund the NEA, a bill guaranteeing future funding for the organization has won approval this week from the House appropriations committee, the New York Times reports. “It is a very solid rejection of the administration’s proposals to terminate the two agencies,” says Narric Rome, who heads up government affairs at advocacy group Americans for the Arts. “We consider the House number to be a very good starting point for the appropriations process.”
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