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New York – Carmen Herrera: “Lines of Sight” at the Whitney Museum Through January 2nd, 2016

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Brazil Looks Abroad to Sustain Market Strength

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Los Angeles – Made in L.A. 2016: “a, the, though, only” at the Hammer Museum, Through August 28th, 2016

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum Launching Year of Events Celebrating Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

New York — “The Keeper” at New Museum Through September 25, 2016

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Senate Finance Committee Submits Private Museum Findings to IRS

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

New York – Fischli/Weiss: “How to Work Better” at The Guggenheim Museum Through April 27th, 2016

Monday, April 18th, 2016

New York: “Photo-Poetics: An Anthology” at The Guggenheim Museum Through March 23rd, 2016

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Miami – Nari Ward and the “Global Positioning Systems” Group Show at the Perez Art Museum, On View Now

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Bloomberg Looks at Eli Broad’s Mission to Make L.A. an Art Capital

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

New York – Sarah Charlesworth: “Doubleworld” at The New Museum Through September 20th, 2015

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

New York – “Storylines” at the Guggenheim Museum Through September 9th, 2015

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

One Third of Collectors in Art News Top 20 Have Founded Museums, Art Newspaper Notes

Friday, July 10th, 2015

New York Times Profiles Broad Foundation’s Joanne Heyler

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Philadelphia – Allora & Calzadilla: “Intervals” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April 5th 2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

More Wealthy Collectors Founding Their Own Museums

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

St. Petersburg – Manifesta 10 at The State Hermitage Museum Through October 31st, 2014

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Paris – Lucio Fontana: Retrospective at Museum D’Art Moderne Through August 24th, 2014

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

New Museum Announces Three New Scholarship Initiatives, Funded In Part By $500,000 Donation from the Mellon Foundation

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

New York – Pawel Althamer: “The Neighbors” at The New Museum Through April 13th, 20014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Go See – New York: Ileana Sonnabend: “Ambassador for the New” at Museum of Modern Art Through April 24th, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

SFMoMA Given Grant to Investigate New Tech, Roles for Contemporary Museum

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Collector Budi Tek’s Yuz Museum Plans Soft Opening

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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