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Shark Swap: Cohen extends $8 million piece Hirst to Metropolitan Museum

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Accademia Carrara in Bergamo Discovers $30 Million Mantegna in Storage

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Max Hollein Gets NYT Profile

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

New Yorker Profiles New Met Director Max Hollein

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Met to Replace Skylights in European Paintings Galleries

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Nan Goldin Leads Protest Against Opiod Addiction at The Met

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Met Museum Admissions Policy Leads to Artists’ Response in NYT

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

New York – Sondra Perry at Bridget Donahue Through February 25th, 2018

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Pablo Picasso Painting Stays in Met Collection

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The Met Musuem to Charge Admission to Non-New Yorkers

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Met Refuses to Remove “Sexually Suggestive” Balthus Painting After Protest

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The Met Makes Strides Towards Stability

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Met Issues Statement on US Withdrawal from Unesco

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Broad Museum Adds Thomas P. Campbell to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

New York Times Speculates on Future of Met

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Met Museum Sees Impressive Gains to Traffic After Open Access Initiative

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Met Museum Turns Over Ancient Bull’s Head Thought to be Looted

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Philippe de Montebello To Serve as Director at Acquavella Galleries

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

NYT Runs Piece on Artists’ Vision for a Stronger Met Musuem

Monday, July 17th, 2017

London—Adrián Villar Rojas: Untitled from the series ‘The Theater of Disappearance’ at Marian Goodman Gallery through July 21st, 2017

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Met Notches New Attendance Record at 7 Million Visitors

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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