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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Street Address:

MASS MoCA
87 Marshall Street
North Adams, MA 01247
T 413.662.2111
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Regular Hours
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. closed Tuesday
Galleries are closed Thanksgiving Day but are open Friday, November 28 – Sunday November 30 from 10 AM – 5 PM.
Galleries are closed Christmas Day but are open 11 AM – 5 PM December 26 – December 31 (including Tuesday, December 30).
Galleries are closed New Year’s Day, and open 11 AM – 5 PM January 2 – January 5.

Summer Hours (June 26, 2009 through September 9, 2009)
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. every day

Galleries ARE open July 4 and Labor Day 10 – 6.

Tours (free with gallery admission)

    Through June 27, 2009

  • Weekdays: 2:00 p.m.
  • Weekends: noon and 3:00 p.m.
    June 27 – September 8

  • Weekdays: 11 a.m., 1 , 2, and 4 p.m.
  • Weekends: 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.

Kidspace
Saturdays and Sundays: noon–4:00 p.m.

Admission
$15 adults
$10 students
$5 children 6–16
Free for children 5 and under
Free to members.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Simon Starling: The Nanjing Particles
Dec. 13, 2008-Oct. 31, 2009
These Days: Elegies for Modern Times
Apr. 4, 2009-Feb. 28, 2010
George Cochrane: Long Time Gone
Opens May 23, 2009