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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 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

V&A East Announces Initial Plans

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Smithsonian Confirms London Expansion

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

V&A’s Martin Roth to Resign in Frustration Over Brexit Vote

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

V&A Unveils Design for New London Site

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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Sotheby’s to Sell Lee Krasner Work Expected to Smash Record

April 25th, 2019

Sotheby’s Evening Sale this May in NYC will potentially set a new auction record for Lee Krasner, as the artist’s work The Eye is the First Circle (1960) will hit the block with an estimate of $10 million to $15 million, double her current estimate. “This painting represents a critical turning point for Krasner—a rebirth in a sense—as it was executed following a period of great personal loss and tragedy,” says Saara Pritchard, senior vice president and senior specialist of Sotheby’s contemporary art department.
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale Faces Controversy Over Sale of Equipment

April 25th, 2019

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India is facing controversy over the sale of equipment and materials from the exhibition’s latest edition, which closed this March.  The injunction follows a claim the organization could not sell a series of air-conditioning units until it had paid for them in full. “Kochi Biennale Foundation has received an interim injunction from the district court pausing the auction of the ACs,” a spokesperson for the Biennale said in a statement. “The auction of all other materials will proceed as planned. The legal response to the injunction is being drafted.”
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Phillips Hires Elizabeth Goldberg as Deputy Chair for Americas

April 25th, 2019

Phillips has hired American art specialist Elizabeth Goldberg from Sotheby’s, appointing her senior international specialist in American art and deputy chairman for the Americas.“As with other auction house categories, the market for American art has changed rather dramatically over the past 15 years, becoming highly selective at the high end with quality being key, ” Goldberg says. “Given this trend, there are certain artists who have emerged as having the power to hang alongside other titans of the twentieth century.” 
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