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Picasso Painting Reveals New Layers After X-Ray Analysis

February 21st, 2018

Picasso, via NYTThe New York Times profiles recent work in art research and conservation using X-Rays, citing the discovery of an underlying painting in a Picasso Blue Period piece. “It was clear there was something else going on underneath,” researcher Sandra Webster-Cook said.
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Grand Palais Unveils Plans for Massive Three-Year Renovation

February 19th, 2018

Grand Palais, via Art NewspaperPlans have been unveiled for the Grand Palais’s €466m, three-year renovation, Art Newspaper reports.  “At the end of 2020, just over a century after its creation, the Grand Palais will turn a page in its history and begin a transformation that will allow it to finally enter the 21st century,” culture secretary Françoise Nyssen says.
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Marina Abramovic Profiled in The Guardian

February 19th, 2018

Marina Abramovic, via The GuardianMarina Abramovic is interviewed in The Guardian this month, as she prepares to exhibit a series of photos documenting her early performances. “I lived in cars and trucks, I’m amazed the negatives survived,” Abramović says. “To appreciate the present, we should really look to the past.”
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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