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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

London – Elmgreen and Dragset: “Tomorrow” at The Victoria and Albert Museum Through January 2nd, 2014

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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