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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez Introduces Bill Easing Student Loan for Arts Workers

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

$14 Million Velazquez for Sale at TEFAF

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Rediscovered Velazquez Portrait Sells At Bonhams London for $4.7M

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

American Art Historian Donates Velázquez to Prado

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

New York – Kehinde Wiley: “A New Republic” at The Brooklyn Museum Through May 24th, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

London- “In Homage” at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Alain de Botton Comments on the Meaning and Benefits of Fine Art

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Dorset Version of Velázquez’s Las Meninas May in Fact be Original

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Berlin – George Condo: “Paintings and Sculpture” Sprüth Magers through June 22nd, 2013

Monday, June 10th, 2013

AO On – Site Interview: Andrea Mary Marshall at the Opening of “Gia Condo” – Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at Allegra LaViola

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

London: ‘The Mystery of Appearance’ at Haunch of Venison through February 18, 2012

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Go See – Kleve, Germany: A forty-work retrospective of Alex Katz at Museum Kurhaus Kleve through Feb. 21, 2010

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Go See – Moscow: Damien Hirst’s “The Dead” at Triumph Gallery on view until January 17, 2010

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Go See – New York: ‘Velázquez Rediscovered’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 7, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday September 15th, 2009

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Francis Bacon to have a retrospective at Tate Britain: September 11 through January 4

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Francisco Goya

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Francis Bacon

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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