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Plans for Victoria and Albert Museum’s Collection Move Underway

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Tristram Hunt Leaves Labour Seat for Directorship at Victoria and Albert Museum

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum to Expand into Scotland

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Wins UK’s 2016 “Museum of the Year” Award

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Plans Show of Iranian Art

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Prepare to Unveil Restored Cast of Michelangelo’s ‘David’

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Frank Auerbach Tours the Victoria and Albert Museum’s John Constable Show

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Victoria and Albert Museum Launches “Rapid-Response Collecting” Technique

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

London – Elmgreen and Dragset: “Tomorrow” at The Victoria and Albert Museum Through January 2nd, 2014

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Elmgreen and Dragset Open Elusive New Installation at Victoria and Albert Museum

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Bowie Exhibit is Fastest Selling Event for Victoria and Albert Museum Ever

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Former curator for the Victoria and Albert Museum Sir Roy Strong Criticizes Galleries for Safe Choices

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Elmgreen and Dragset Prepare Installation for Victoria and Albert Museum

Friday, January 18th, 2013

New York – Sinead O’Dwyer: “In Myself” at Waves and Archives Through April 3rd, 2020

Monday, March 9th, 2020

New Entrance Drives Attendance at V&A Museum

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Victoria & Albert Museum Pledges Open Dialogue on Return of Looted Ethiopian Artifacts

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Sackler Family Donations Raise Ethical Questions Over Museum Endowments

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Victoria & Albert Museum Planning Photography Center Expansion

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Smithsonian to Open Joint Institution in London with V&A Museum

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

London – “David Bowie is” at the Victoria & Albert Museum through August 11, 2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Go See: “Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book,” Victoria & Albert Museum, London through June 29

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Education Resources for Artists During COVID-19 Quarantine

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Smithsonian Pulls Back from Permanent London Space

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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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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