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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

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’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

New York – Elmgreen & Dragset: “Past Tomorrow” at Galerie Perrotin Through May 23rd, 2015

Monday, May 18th, 2015

V&A Attempts to Conceal Ownership of Devotional Image of Muhammed

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Los Angeles – Walead Beshty: “Selected Bodies of Work” at Regen Projects Through April 5th, 2014

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Mayor Boris Johnson Pursues Guggenheim For London Gallery

Friday, February 28th, 2014

New York – Philip-Lorca diCorcia: “Hustlers” at David Zwirner Gallery Through November 2, 2013

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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Alex Katz Does Cover for New York Magazine

October 16th, 2017

Alex Katz, via NYMAlex Katz has provided the illustration for the 50th anniversary issue of New York Magazine, drawing a series of subway riders in a stripped down approach. “Alex Katz made drawings of people on the subway in the 1940s when he was a student on his way to Cooper Union,” says Magazine photography director Jody Quon. “We wanted to see if he would revisit the experience of doing the subway drawings.” 
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United States Withdrawing from Unesco

October 15th, 2017

UNESCO, via NYTCiting an “anti-Israel bias,” the United States will withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, the New York Times reports. “Universality is critical to Unesco’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity,” says Unesco director Irina Bokova.
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