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Frieze Los Angeles Announces Gallery List

September 12th, 2018

Frieze LA, via FriezeFrieze Los Angeles, which will run February 14 through 17 at Paramount Pictures Studio in Hollywood, has announced its initial gallery list, with a heavy focus on blue-chip galleries that speaks to the impact it is looking to make on the West Coast. 
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Venice Canadian Pavilion Reopened

September 12th, 2018

Canada Pavilion in Venice, via Globe and MailThe Canadian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale has been reopened, with a restored interior that The National Gallery of Canada is hoping will improve the working conditions for its chosen artists. “I give always very much importance to the conservation, as much as possible, of the original design,” says designer Alberico Belgiojoso “Nature changes, while architecture stays at it is.”
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New York Court Rejects Family Claim to Matisse Work

September 12th, 2018

Matisse greta Moll, via Art NewspaperA federal appeals court in New York has rejected a claim to a 1908 Matisse painting owned by the National Gallery in London by the grandchildren of the woman in the work. “The alleged taking of the painting was committed by a private actor” not “a sovereign”, the panel of judges said. “The National Gallery’s refusal to compensate appellants for that taking after the fact does not provide a basis for jurisdiction over a foreign sovereign and its instrumentality.” 
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The Museum of Modern Art’s extensive collection goes beyond painting and sculpture to include Architecture and Design, Drawings, Film, Media, Photography, Prints and Illustrated Books. Highlights include Post-Impressionist through Contemporary works by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Paul Gaughin, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Ellsworth Kelly, Edward Ruscha, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close and Matthew Barney.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
What is Painting? Contemporary Art from the Collection
July 7 – September 17, 2007
Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years
June 3 – September 10, 2007