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Met Issues Statement on US Withdrawal from Unesco

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

United States Withdrawing from Unesco

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Guardian Profiles Tate St. Ives’s Local Balancing Act

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Tate Modern’s Superflex Turbine Hall Installation Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Sotheby’s to Sell Works from Estate of Painter Howard Hodgkin

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Chris Ofili to Fly ‘Union Black’ Flag Outside The Tate Britain

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Judge Rules for Family of Franz West in Court Battle Over Artist’s Estate

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Tate Modern to Launch Largest Ever UK Modigliani Retrospective

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Nicholas Serota’s Impact on Tate Profiled in The Guardian

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Mitchell-Innes & Nash to Represent Estate of General Idea

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Thaddaeus Ropac to Represent James Rosenquist Estate Worldwide

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Tate Britain to Embark on Rehang of Collection

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Maria Balshaw Begins Work at the Tate

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

David Hockney’s Tate Britain Retrospective Becomes Museum’s Most Popular Show

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Guardian Traces Nicholas Serota’s Impact on Tate Over the Course of His Career

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Tate Announces Exhibition Schedule for 2018

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Telegraph Notes Trends Towards Art as a Real Estate Tool in New Developments

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Tate Modern Names Expansion After Len Blavatnick

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Tate Under Fire for Asking Staff to Chip in Towards Boat for Nicholas Serota

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Hauser & Wirth to Represent Estate of Geta Brătescu

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Late Artist Marisol Leaves Entire Estate to Albright-Knox Museum

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Sprüth Magers to Represent Estate of Otto Piene

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Bruce Nauman to Open Series of Shows at Tate Modern

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

NYT Looks Inside San Quentin State Prison’s Art Program

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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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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