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British Museum Explores Partnership that Could Return Elgin Marbles to Greece

August 1st, 2022

The British Museum is testing the waters on a “Parthenon partnership” that could send the Elgin Marbles back to Greece, Bloomberg reports. “What we are calling for is an active ‘Parthenon partnership’ with our friends and colleagues in Greece,” says deputy director Jonathan Williams, noting that the move seeks to “change the temperature of the debate” around the disputed works.
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Harold Ancart Joins Gagosian

July 11th, 2022

Harold Ancart has joined the roster at Gagosian after leaving David Zwirner, the gallery announced this week.
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Tuesday – Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm
$7 Adults
$4 Students and Seniors
Free for K-12 teachers and children under 18
Free on Tuesday

Featuring work by emerging and mid-career contemporary artists, The Aldrich is a non-collecting art museum. Founded in 1964 by Larry Aldrich in a suburban Connecticut town, the museum underwent extensive renovations and expansion in 2003. It reopened in 2004 with doubled exhibition space, sporting a the name The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. With 12 galleries total, the building houses a screening room, a sound gallery, a 22-foot-high project space, a 100-seat performance area and an two-acre outdoor sculpture garden.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Marti Cormand: 2007 Emerging Artist Award Exhibition
September 9, 2007 to February 24, 2008
Voice & Void: 2006 Hall Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition
September 16 to February 24, 2008
Radius: Emerging Artists from Connecticut and Southeastern New York
October 28 to November 18, 2007