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Jail for Spanish Forger Who Attempted Sale of 15 Fake Works

February 21st, 2023

A Spanish court has sentenced an art collector to prison for selling a set of fake works, including a series of forged works attributed to Edvard Munch and Roy Lichtenstein.
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The Guardian Interviews Former Subjects of Painter Alice Neel

February 21st, 2023

The Guardian has a piece this week on what it was like to be painted by Alice Neel. “One day Alice said she wanted to paint me and to bring some things I could wear, so I packed a little suitcase and had various costumes,” says artist and sex activist Annie Sprinkle. “I’d just had my labia pierced and I was showing it off, and she really wanted to see that. She picked a leather outfit and I put a feather in my hair.”
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Alice Walton’s Art Bridges Foundation Behind $4.5 Million Robert Colescott Buy

February 21st, 2023

Alice Walton’s Art Bridges Foundation is apparently behind the $4.5 million purchase of a Robert Colescott at Bonhams this month. “This work in particular presents a hopeful and powerful message, and we are pleased that it resonated so strongly with individuals and institutions alike,” says Ralph Taylor, Bonhams’s global head for postwar and contemporary art.
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Tate Modern

Tate Modern is located in London, England and belongs to the grouping of Tate galleries. It’s collection includes international works of modern art and a distinctive survey of contemporary art since the 1980’s. Artists featured include Roy Lichtenstein, Andreas Gursky and Candida Hofer.
London SE1 9TG
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Open Sunday – Thursday 10am–6pm

Open Friday and Saturday 10am–10pm

Last admission into exhibitions 5:15pm (Friday and Saturday 9:15pm)

Entry is free except for major exhibitions.

*Admission closed 45 minutes before closing times

Closed December 24-26
Open January 1

Admission free, donations welcome.

Fees may vary for specific exhibits.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:

Rodchenko & Popova: Defining Constructivism
12 February – 17 May 2009

12 June – 20 September 2009

Per Kirkeby
17 June – 13 September 2009

John Baldessari: Pure Beauty
13 October 2009 – 10 January 2010