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Nancy Spector Interviewed in New York Magazine

August 31st, 2016

Nancy SpectorNancy Spector, the Brooklyn Museum’s Chief Curator, is profiled in New York Magazine this week, as she outlines her weekly routine, her attempts to gallery-hop each week, and the challenges of non-profit work.  “There’s all the essential work that we do to create our central product, and there’s all of the scholarship and thinking and educational components that are really critical to what we do, and then there’s the fact that you have to raise money for everything — absolutely everything. So that is just a parallel track that’s always there.”
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Tate Paid £350,000 a Year for BP Sponorship

August 31st, 2016

Protests outside the Tate, via GuardianThe Tate was reportedly paid only of £350,000 a year for its partnership with British Petroleum, early figures released by the museum show.  “The company tried to buy public support by quadrupling the amount of money they gave the Tate,” says Emma Hughes of activist group Platform.  “As BP fought over compensation for Gulf of Mexico communities in the US courts they were throwing money at the Tate in an attempt to de-toxify their brand.”
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NADA Returns to Deauville This Year

August 31st, 2016

Deauville, via Art NewsNADA Miami Beach will return to the Deauville this December, after one year at the Fontainebleau further south on Collins Ave.  The move puts considerable distance between the main Art Basel event and NADA’s event.  The organization did not comment on the move.
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