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Rubens Work Held in Storage for Over 80 Years Goes Back on View at State Hermitage

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Head of State Hermitage Wants to Rebuild Palmyra Using Museum Artifacts

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Hermitage Museum Announces Plans for Contemporary Outpost in Moscow

Monday, July 20th, 2015

St. Petersburg – Manifesta 10 at The State Hermitage Museum Through October 31st, 2014

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Lausanne – “Miró: Poetry and Light” at Fondation de l’Hermitage, through October 27th 2013

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The State Hermitage Selected to Host Manifesta 10

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

St. Petersburg: Jake and Dinos Chapman: “The End of Fun” at the State Hermitage Museum Through January 13th, 2013

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Jake and Dinos Chapman May Have Violated Russian Laws With Current Exhibition at The Hermitage

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Go See – St. Petersburg: Antony Gormley’s ‘Still Standing: A Contemporary Intervention in the Classical Collection’ at The Hermitage through January 15, 2012

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Go See: St. Petersburg, Russia – Newspeak. British Art Now. The State Hermitage and Saatchi Gallery through January 17, 2010

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Go See – Lausanne, Switzerland: Cézanne to Rothko at Fondation l’Hermitage, Featuring Braque, Warhol, Ernst, Twombly, Giacometti, Bacon, Renoir, Monet, and more, through October 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Go See – Amsterdam: The Russian Hermitage Museum’s new Permanent Site in Amsterdam – Inaugural Exhibition ‘At The Russian Court’ through January 31, 2010

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Guggenheim Hermitage in Las Vegas will close next month

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Chuck Close at the Hermitage, St.Petersburg, February 29 – April 13

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

REM KOOLHAAS CHOSEN TO MODERNIZE HERMITAGE MUSEUM’S ART DISPLAYS

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Hirst’s Diamond Skull to show at Hermitage Museum

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Fondation Louis Vuitton to Show Morozov Collection in 2020

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

U.S.-Russian Museum Loans Could Reopen in Coming Years, Art Newspaper Speculates

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Shchukin Collection Set to Leave Russia for First Time in 100 Years

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Paris – Tony Cragg: “Sculptures” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin through June 30th, 2016

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Sergei Shchukin of Modernist Masterpieces to be Reunited in Paris

Monday, February 8th, 2016

New York – Rineke Dijkstra: “The Gymschool, St. Petersburg” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through December 19th, 2015

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

London – Thomas Hirschhorn: “In-Between” at South London Gallery Through September 13th, 2015

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Angolan Millionaire Makes Reported Bid for Portugal’s Miró Artworks

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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