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Sotheby’s Appoints Benjamin Dollar as Chairman, Americas

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Paddle8 Sees Significant Lay-offs, Departures After Auctionata Merger

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Pablo Picasso Work Embroiled in Court Case After Claims of Theft

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

New Information Pokes Holes in Claims by Picasso Heir Against Yves Bouvier

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Picasso Bust Lawsuit Sees New Filings

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Paris – “Picasso.Mania” at Grand Palais Through February 29th, 2016

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Lawsuit Filed Over Ownership of Major Picasso Bust

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Inside “La Fabrica del Arte Cubano” in Havana

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Atlantic Questions Status of “American Art” in Increasingly Globalized World

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Italian Government’s Stance on Museum Classification Heightens Union Tensions

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Picasso’s Double-Sided “La Gommeuse” to Go On Sale This November at Sotheby’s

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Douglas Druick Stepping Down as President and Director at The Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Dmitriy Rybolovlev to Return Picassos Claimed Stolen in New Chapter of Dispute with Yves Bouvier

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Weston-Super-Mare – Banksy: “Dismaland” at The Tropicana Through September 27th, 2015

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Catherine Hutin-Blay Investigation Over Allegedly Stolen Picasso’s Uncovers More Missing Works

Friday, May 29th, 2015

CNBC Claiming Buyer of $179 Million Picasso Still at Large

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Marina Picasso Selling her Grandfather’s Cannes Villa

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Art Institute of Chicago Receives Landmark $400 Million Gift

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Picasso Plate Worth $90,000 Stolen from Art Miami

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

ICA Miami Announces Land and Financing Plan for Permanent Museum

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Miami Collector Announces Plans for Latin American Art Museum

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Brooklyn – Creative Time Presents: “Funk, God, Jazz & Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn” in Crown Heights, Through October 12th, 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Mexican Art World Suffers in Wake of Anti-Drug Money Laundering Law

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Miranda July Launches Participatory, Interactive Art Application “Somebody”

Friday, August 29th, 2014
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New Entrance Drives Attendance at V&A Museum

July 19th, 2018

Victoria and Albert Museum, via Victoria and Albert MuseumA new entrance at the V&A Museum in London has led to a spike in attendance, moving against wider trends in the UK. “All the data we have shows that it is much more attractive to non-traditional museum-goers,” says museum director Tristram Hunt. “It is less, frankly, scary.”
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Creative Time Announces Lineup for Eleventh Annual Creative Time Summit

July 17th, 2018

Creative Time Gala Honoring Julian Schnabel At Domino Sugar Factory 52Creative Time has announced the lineup for the eleventh edition of the Creative Time Summit, which will set up shop in Miami this year from November 1-3.  “Fifty years after the upheavals of 1968, we continue to grapple with a host of pressing issues, from the ongoing legacies of colonialism to climate change and xenophobia,” says Creative Time executive director Justine Ludwig.  “There’s no better place for this conversation than Miami, a home to so many incredible artists, activists, and thinkers. We couldn’t be prouder to host the summit here, or of the participants and the invaluable insights they’ll be bringing to bear on some of the most critical issues of our time.”
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New York Museums to Grant Free Admission for Library Card Holders

July 17th, 2018

Guggenheim, via NYTA new initiative by New York’s library systems will grant free access to a range of NYC institutions with a library card, the New York Times reports. “Some people are intimidated by museums,” says Linda Johnson, president of the Brooklyn Public Library, said in a phone interview. “They shouldn’t be shut out of all the wonderful cultural offerings that are available to New York City dwellers.”
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