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Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery Investigated After Smuggling Incident

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

State Tretyakov Effectively Bans Discussion Over Artworks at Museum

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Moscow Gallery Faces Backlash Over Works Loaned from Annexed Territory

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Head of Moscow State Tretyakoff Gallery Dismissed

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Profiled in The Guardian

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Fondation Louis Vuitton to Show Morozov Collection in 2020

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

New York Times Reports on X-Ray of Malevich’s “Black Square”

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

London – “Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art” at The Tate Modern Through October 24th, 2014

Friday, August 1st, 2014

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Bonham’s and MacDougall’s Russian Art Sales, London June 7- 10, 2010

Saturday, June 12th, 2010
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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