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Theaster Gates to Curate New Performance Series at Hirshhorn

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Hirshhorn Planning Massive Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Robert Irwin Installing Major Commission at Hirshhorn

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Tehran Museum Invites Bloomberg to Tour Rarely Seen Collection of Western Works

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Making Huge Fundraising Gains at Hirshhorn

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Hirshhorn Commissions Mark Bradford for 360-Degree Fresco

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

R.I.P. Melva Bucksbaum, Vice Chair of Whitney Museum

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

NYT Profiles Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Jeremy Deller: “English Magic” at The Hirshhorn Through August 31st, 2014

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

New York – Ai Weiwei: “According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 10th, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Buffalo – Robert Therrien at the Albright-Knox Museum Through October 27th, 2013

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Tokyo – Francis Bacon: “BACON” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Through May 26th 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Washington, DC: Barbara Kruger: “Belief + Doubt” at The Hirshorn Museum Through August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Washington D.C.: Doug Aitken ‘Song 1′ at The Hirschhorn Museum through May 13, 2012

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Lee Ufan Profiled in WSJ

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Art Newspaper Charts Cost of Government Shutdown

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Georg Baselitz Profiled by CBS

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Yayoi Kusama Profiled in WSJ

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Tehran Reportedly Looking for $3 Million Fee on Contemporary Collection Loan

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

New York – Mark Bradford: “Be Strong Boquan” at Hauser & Wirth Through December 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

WSJ Documents Challenges of Unpaid Workforce

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Shirin Neshat Profiled in FT

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

New York – “A Machinery For Living” Curated by Walead Beshty at Petzel Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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