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Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

I.M. Pei Designed Museum of Islamic Art to Open in Qatar, November

Friday, August 8th, 2008

In separate events, Qatar’s ruling family buys $72.8M Rothko, $52.7M Bacon, $19M Hirst

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

French architect Jean Nouvel wins the Pritzker Prize

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Newslinks for 10.10.07

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Jerry Saltz says the Guggenheim should “Dump Thomas Krens”

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007
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Camille Henrot’s Ventures Into Fashion Profiled in Vogue

March 15th, 2018

Camille Henrot, via VogueVogue profiles artist Camille Henrot’s recent ventures into fashion with a series of clothes and scarves she designed for the Swiss Institute booth at Independent NY last week.  “What was so special and fascinating about working on scarves was that I was thinking of the drawings as seen from multiple dimensions on the body—wrapping around a person but also folding onto itself—and how the wearer would make the drawing evolve,” she says.
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Julian Schnabel Interviewed in NYT

March 15th, 2018

Julian Schnabel at Legion of Honor, via NYTJulian Schnabel is interviewed in the New York Times this week, as he prepares a show at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor, and reflects on his shared view of painting and surfing. “It’s like paddling out in big surf. There’s a wall there, and you are a certain size and the sea is a certain size and these paintings are a certain size,” he says. “It happens so quickly you just want to relive that and be in that sensation again. Painting for me is like that. The joy of just doing it and being lost in the experience of that is compelling to me.”
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Münster Raising Money to Purchase Beloved Nicole Eisenman Sculpture

March 15th, 2018

Nicole Eisenman, Sketch for a Fountain (2017). Photo: Henning RoggeA group of Münster residents are working to raise €1.2 million to buy artist Nicole Eisenman’s Sketch for a Fountain, which was installed this summer for the city’s Sculpture Projects Münster. “The work is a very political statement and we want to make a stand for tolerance and respect,” artist Sylvia Silbernagel says of the work. “We are trying to win over local businesses as ambassadors.”
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