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Prado Museum Exhibits Treasures from New York’s Hispanic Society of America

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Prado Director Miguel Falomir Profiled in Economist

Friday, March 24th, 2017

American Art Historian Donates Velázquez to Prado

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Museo del Prado Cancels Loans Following Hieronymous Bosch Deattribution

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Ownesrhip Dispute Over Bosch Settled Between Prado and Patrimonio Nacional

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Prado Museum Deputy Director to Take Over at National Gallery

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

AO News Summary – Madrid: Breugel’s 41st painting, one of his largest, discovered at Prado Museum

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Go see: 'Goya in times of war' Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid until July 13

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

European Museums React to Growing Crowds

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Dorset Version of Velázquez’s Las Meninas May in Fact be Original

Monday, October 7th, 2013

New York – James Turrell at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 25th, 2013

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Paris – James Turrell at Almine Reich Gallery Through July 27th, 2013

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

New York – Los Carpinteros: “Irreversible” at Sean Kelly Through June 22nd, 2013

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Portrait Long Held by National Gallery of Canada Confirmed to be by Titian

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Go See – Paris: “Manet, the Man Who Invented Modernity” at Musée d’Orsay, through July 3, 2011

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Cristina Iglesias at Marian Goodman Gallery, March 22nd through April 27th, 2011

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Go See – Brussels: James Turrell at Almine Rech Gallery through October 21, 2010

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Don’t Miss – Athens: Pablo Picasso “Experiments in Linogravure” at Gagosian Gallery, Athens through April 10, 2010

Thursday, April 8th, 2010
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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