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Hurricane Sandy flooding reports, list of event cancellations and closures in New York

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

AO Interview: Nir Hod on ‘Mother’ at Paul Kasmin Gallery through April 28, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Nir Hod “Genius” opening at Paul Kasmin Gallery; with an interview with the artist

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Go See: Jenny Holzer's 'For the Guggenheim' Fridays sunset through 11 PM through New Year's Eve

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Newslinks for Friday September 12, 2008

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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