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UK Museum Attendance Slips

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Victoria & Albert Museum Pledges Open Dialogue on Return of Looted Ethiopian Artifacts

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

UK Museums See Sharp Drop of 2 Million Visitors in 2016 Attendance Figures

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Art Not Oil Issues Statement on BP Sponsorship of British Institutions

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

British MPs Propose Return of Elgin Marbles Post-Brexit Vote

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Amsterdam – Anish Kapoor & Rembrandt van Rijn at Rijksmuseum Through March 6th, 2016

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Rembrandt May Stay in UK as Buyer Considers Museum Donation

Monday, October 26th, 2015

UK Museums Threatened by Mounting Budget Cuts

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Visitor Counts Up 7% at UK Museums

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Tate Britain Protestors Rain Fake Pounds on Museum

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Britain’s Museums Face Harsher Penalties for Selling Off Collections

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Victoria and Albert Museum Launches “Rapid-Response Collecting” Technique

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

London – “New Order II: British Art Now” at Saatchi Gallery Through March 23rd, 2014

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

British Sculptor Sir Anthony Caro Passes Away at 89 Years of Age

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

New Children’s Art Initiative Sends Masterworks to British Schools

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

New York – David Hockney: “The Jugglers, June 24th, 2012″ at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through Sept 1, 2013

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: Jeremy Deller’s English Magic, The British Pavilion at The 2013 Venice Biennale

Monday, June 10th, 2013

57 Works Donated to British Nation On Condition of Free Access

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Former curator for the Victoria and Albert Museum Sir Roy Strong Criticizes Galleries for Safe Choices

Monday, January 21st, 2013

AO On Site – London: ‘Picasso and Modern British Art’ at Tate Britain through July 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Beijing: Tony Cragg ‘Sculptures and Drawings’ at Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum through April 15, 2012

Friday, April 13th, 2012

AO Breaking – Deutsche Bank and the Guggenheim Museum end Berlin collaboration

Monday, February 6th, 2012
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Munich’s Haus der Kunst May Lay Off Large Pewrcentage of Part-Time Staff

July 15th, 2019

After several years of struggles, Munich’s Haus der Kunst may lay off two-thirds of its part-time or replace jobs with outsourced labor.  The museum has suffered from financial troubles in the past months.  Sources say the layoffs come “because we are aiming for a partial closure rather than a complete closure during the due renovation.” 
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Biennale Paris Committe Chairs Resign Over Investigations

July 15th, 2019

Two chairmen of the Biennale Paris’s vetting committee have resigned over the inclusion of exhibitors targeted by criminal investigations in the fair.  The fair has seen controversies mount since a 2016 investigation over the inclusion of forged works.
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Artist Hilary Harkness Heads to P.P.O.W. Gallery

July 15th, 2019

P.P.O.W. Gallery in Manhattan has added painter Hilary Harkness, who joins from the now shuttered Mary Boone.  “She has a very individual voice,” cofounder Wendy Olsoff says. “Her point of view and technique and idiosyncratic style are very much her own… I think a lot of younger women and men don’t know her work and seeing it at our gallery will be eye-opening and exciting.”
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