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New York Times Reviews the Louvre’s Ambitious Renovations

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

The Economist Looks at the Development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive 300 Works in Loan from France

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Louvre Director Sets Sights on Ambitious Renovation

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

European Museums React to Growing Crowds

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Abu Dhabi Displeased Over Unspent €25 Million Gift to Louvre

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The Louvre Shuttered by Strike Over Pickpockets

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Art Newspaper Issues Its Annual Museum Attendance Roundup

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Henri Loyrette, Director of Musée du Louvre, to Leave Post in 2013

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Doha, Qatar: Takashi Murakami at the Museum of Islamic Art through June 24, 2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Go See – Athens: Louise Bourgeois at the Museum of Cycladic Art through September 12, 2010

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

Go See – Paris: Cy Twombly’s permanent installation ‘The Ceiling’ at Musée du Louvre

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Go See – New York: “The Drawings of Bronzino” at the Metroplitan Museum of Art through April 18, 2010

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Go See: Leverkusen, Germany – Candida Höfer ‘PROJECTS: DONE’ at Museum Morsbroich through August 2, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

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

Friday, August 8th, 2008

The Louvre begins building $135 million Islamic art wing

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Top 10 Art Museums of 2007 by Attendance

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Largest Collection of 17th Century Dutch Paintings Set for World Tour

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Frans Haals Forgery Profiled in NYT

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Delacroix’s “Liberty Leading the People” Defaced in France

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Washington D.C. – Xavier Veilhan: “Intersections: Xavier Veilhan (In)Balance” at The Phillips Collection, through February 10th, 2013

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

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Monday, October 15th, 2012
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Whitney to Open January 20th on “Pay-What-You-Wish” Basis

January 17th, 2017

Outside the New Whitney Museum, via Art ObservedThe Whitney has announced today that it will open on January 20th on a “pay-what-you-wish” basis, turning the space into a site for dialogues on the current state of America and American politics through a speak-out organized by arts collective Occupy Museums, and open discussions.  
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Maria Balshaw’s Tate Directorship Approved by Prime Minister

January 17th, 2017

maria-balshaw-via-the-guardianMaria Balshaw’s appointment as Tate Director has been confirmed by the Prime Minister, putting her in a leadership position for the British art world.  “I am honored to be asked by the trustees of Tate to become the new director,” Balshaw said.  “Under Nicholas Serota’s leadership, Tate has changed forever how we all think about art and artists and has made visual art a central part of a vibrant cultural life in the UK. I am tremendously excited to be leading Tate in the next chapter of its life. I look forward to developing Tate’s reputation as the most artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive gallery in the world.”
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Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Flees Russian After Sexual Assault Allegations

January 17th, 2017

Pyotr Pavlensky, via Art NewspaperRussian protest artist Pyotr Pavlensky has fled Russia following accusations of sexual assault that the artist deemed a “denunciation,” pointing to his recent works, including setting the doors of the FSB security service headquarters on fire, as cause for the accusations.  “A system of informing and reporting on others is re-emerging in Russia, showing that totalitarianism is setting in again,” he said.
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