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British Museum Terminates Deal for Abu Dhabi Loan Project

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

British Museum Posts Best Year of Attendance on Record

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Protesters Gate-Crash Show at British Museum

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

British Museum Considers Move to London’s Olympic Park

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

British Museum the UK’s Top Attraction for 9th Year Running

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Hartwig Fischer Appointed Head of British Museum

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Protestors Occupy British Museum This Weekend Over BP Funding

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Major Collection of Jim Dine Prints Donated to British Museum

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014

£135 Million British Museum Expansion Running On Time, On Budget, Says Curators

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

London: Grayson Perry 'The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman' at the British Museum extended through February 26, 2012

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Go See: 'Statuephilia' at The British Museum today through January 25th

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

Golden Kate Moss joins other goddesses at the British Museum’s ‘Statuephilia’ exhibition

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

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

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

UK Museums See Sharp Drop of 2 Million Visitors in 2016 Attendance Figures

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Art Not Oil Issues Statement on BP Sponsorship of British Institutions

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

British MPs Propose Return of Elgin Marbles Post-Brexit Vote

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Amsterdam – Anish Kapoor & Rembrandt van Rijn at Rijksmuseum Through March 6th, 2016

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Rembrandt May Stay in UK as Buyer Considers Museum Donation

Monday, October 26th, 2015

UK Museums Threatened by Mounting Budget Cuts

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Visitor Counts Up 7% at UK Museums

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Tate Britain Protestors Rain Fake Pounds on Museum

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

April 24th, 2018

Modigliani, via Art NewsSotheby’s will set a new world auction record with Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) at this month’s Impressionist and Modern Sale in New York, with an estimate of more than $150 million. The figure is the highest estimate ever placed on a work of art, and has already been confirmed as a record breaker. “This painting reimagines the nude for the modern era,” says Simon Shaw, the co-head worldwide of Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art department.
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NYT Spotlights Museums’ Efforts to Highlight Latinx Artists

April 24th, 2018

Clarissa Tossin, via NYTA piece in the New York Times this week notes the increased focus by museums towards Latinx artists.  “We’re at a really important point in history where plural curatorial voices can show not just a survey,” says Marcela Guerrero, who was recently hired as the Whitney’s first curator specializing in Latinx artists. “We can now go deeper and start unpacking what Latino art really is.”
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Anicka Yi Interviewed in Frieze

April 24th, 2018

Anicka Yi, via FriezeAnicka Yi is interviewed in Frieze this week, discussing her practice and what she sees as the next steps for women in the arts. “In general, I learned fairly early on that cisgender, straight-identifying females tend to not help other women,” she says of her early experience in the arts. “It’s not even a conscious malicious act, in most instances. It’s a deep conditioning that somehow distancing yourself from the perceived ‘weaker pack’, with all its attendant baggage, might advance your uniqueness as an individual, making you less prone to be judged as a ‘vulnerable woman’.”
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