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New York Times Profiles Uffizi Gallery’s Move into Contemporary Art

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Entire Uffizi Gallery Loans Committee Quits in Protest Over Raphael Work

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Uffizi Gallery Director Decides Not to Leave Post for Job in Austria

Friday, October 4th, 2019

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 Director Charges Museums with Confronting “Toxic” Histories of Society

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

Uffizi Museum Reopens in Florence

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Germany to Return Nazi Looted Painting to Florence

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Italy Looks Internationally for Museum Directors

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Underpainting Discovered in Artemisia Gentileschi Canvas

Friday, April 12th, 2019

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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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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