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Latvian City Opens Mark Rothko Arts Center

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Riga to Launch its First Biennial in 2018

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Don’t Miss – Cologne: Vija Celmins “Desert, Sea and Stars” at Museum Ludwig through July 17th, 2011

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Go See- Los Angeles: Vija Celmin’s ‘Television and Disaster’ at LACMA through June 5th, 2011

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Go See – New York: Vija Celmins at McKee Gallery through June 25th, 2010

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Go See – Moscow: Mark Rothko – Into the Unknown World, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture on view until August 14, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Go See: Mark Rothko and JMW Turner at the BP British Art Displays at the Tate Britain through July 26th 2009

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Go See: Rothko Retrospective at Tate Modern, London, opening today through February 19

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Warhol’s “Car Crash” rakes in green

Saturday, May 12th, 2007
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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