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Uffizi Gallery Closed in the Face of Intense Heatwave

Monday, August 7th, 2017

German Historian Appointed Head of Uffizi Gallery as Italy Launches Shakeup of National Museums

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Uffizi Museum Reopens in Florence

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Italy Looks Internationally for Museum Directors

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Go See – Rome: Caravaggio at the Scuderie del Quirinale through June 13th, 2010

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Go See – London: Uwe Wittwer: Raised Hide at Haunch of Venison until October 3, 2009

Friday, September 18th, 2009
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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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