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Thief Walks Out of Moscow’s New Tretyakov Gallery with Stolen Painting in Hand

Monday, January 28th, 2019

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

Massive Contemporary Art Exhibition to Open in Moscow Next Year

Monday, November 25th, 2019

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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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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