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Queens Museum Head Laura Raicovich Out After Investigation

February 17th, 2018

Laura Raicovich, via NYTFormer Queens Musuem head Laura Raicovich has left the museum following a dispute over a privately hosted event at the museum, sponsored by the State of Israel.  Raicovich’s opposition to the event led to fierce protest, and an investigation that ultimately saw her resign, as did her inclusion in a book supporting the B.D.S. (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement. 
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Gustav Klimt Work Found in Secretary’s Home

February 16th, 2018

Gustav Klimt, via NYTA lost Gustav Klimt drawing of two reclining women has been found in a former secretary’s home in the Austrian city of Linz, after details in the woman’s will gave hints at the work’s location.  “We were very surprised at this discovery,” said Julius Stieber, the director of culture and education for the City of Linz. “We’d received a letter, but no one expected the drawing to be returned.”
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Sculpture Center Names Sohrab Mohebbi as New Curator

February 16th, 2018

Sohrab Mohebbi, via Art NewsSculptureCenter has named Sohrab Mohebbi, the associate curator of REDCAT in Los Angeles, as its new curator. “I also really like the idea of having a mandate, looking at art through the lens of sculpture,” he says. “We’re experiencing this moment of complete dematerialization. Everything is going to the cloud. So it’s interesting to have an encounter with an object.”
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Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth Zürich
Limmatstrasse 270
CH-8005 Zürich
Tel: +41 44 446 80 50
Fax: +41 44 446 80 55
zurich@hauserwirth.com
Hauser & Wirth London
196a Piccadilly
London W1J 9DY
Tel: +44 207 287 23 00
Fax: +44 207 287 66 00
Hauser & Wirth London
15 Old Bond Street
London W1S 4AX
Tel: +44 207 399 97 70
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Hauser & Wirth was founded in 1992 in Zurich by its principals Ursula Hauser, Manuela Wirth and Iwan Wirth.The first London gallery (Piccadilly) was opened in 2003 and is located in a historic building across the road from the Royal Academy of Art, showing contemporary art in a beautifully old fashioned edifice. They later expanded their representation in the UK, adding two other gallery spaces in London, the Coppermill and the Colnaghi. The former industrial building that is now the East End Coppermill boasts 25,000 square ft of floor space, providing a grand stage to house enormous and architectural installations. The Colnaghi space hosts established masters of contemporary art during its two shows each year.

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