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Thomas Dane Gallery Now Represents Dana Schutz

April 26th, 2018

Dana Schutz, via Art NewsThomas Dane Gallery now represents Dana Schutz, Art News reports. Schutz will have her first show with the gallery in October 2019 in London. 
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Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

April 26th, 2018

Frans Hals and Anton Henning, via NYTThe New York Times explores the recent trend in museum curating towards “transhistorical” exhibitions, pairing contemporary works with pieces from deeper into the art historical canon. “What it is trying to do is to say that history lives,” says Sheena Wagstaff, chairwoman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary art department.
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Creative Time to Host Arts Workshops and Music Projects at Firehouse Downtown

April 26th, 2018

Firehouse, Engine 31 via Art NewsFirehouse, Engine Company 31, a historic fire station in Lower Manhattan will host “Bring Down the Walls,” a new project by Creative Time that will mix workshops and exhibitions each day with live performances and DJ nights each night. 
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David Roberts

* David Roberts is a property tycoon from Greenock, near Glasgow, who has about 2,000 pieces by 400 artists, and is opening a large space in Camden, soon. Currently operating out of 111 Great Tichfield Street, Roberts supported artist Doug Foster to make a three-dimensional video piece called “Breather” and then agreed to buy two sister pieces for it before production, covering the costs. He recently bought painter Greg Rook’s entire show, and a room installation by Tracey Snelling.

* Via the Financial Times