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Dealer and Collector Virginia Dwan Donates 250 works of Early Conceptualism, Minimalism and Land Art to National Gallery

Monday, September 30th, 2013

National Gallery Announces $30 Million Renovation Plan

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

MOCA In Talks to Partner with National Gallery

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Titian Portrait Rediscovered in Basement of National Gallery

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Portrait Long Held by National Gallery of Canada Confirmed to be by Titian

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

London – Metamorphosis 2012: Titian with Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross, Mark Wallinger at The National Gallery through September 23rd

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

AO Breaking News: Poussin paintings in National Gallery London vandalized with red paint

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Go See – London: “Corot to Monet: A Fresh Look at Landscape from the Collection” at The National Gallery through 20 September, 2009

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Go See – London: Titian's "Triumph of Love" at The National Gallery, Through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Go See: Cardiff, Wales – Diane Arbus at the Cardiff National Gallery, through August 31, 2009

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Go See: Gerhard Richter Retrospective at the National Gallery of Scotland, through January 4, 2009

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

The National Gallery

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Go See: Tracey Emin ’20 Years’ at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until November 9, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

The Fourth Plinth Contest at the National Gallery in London

Friday, January 25th, 2008

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Tracey Emin’s ‘Death Mask’

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

British National Portrait Gallery Raises £1.3 Million to Buy Thomas Lawrence Canvas

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Lucian Freud’s Work at National Portrait Gallery Analyzed by New York Review of Books

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Museu Picasso and National Portrait Gallery Announced Joint Show of Picasso Portraits

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

German Historian Appointed Head of Uffizi Gallery as Italy Launches Shakeup of National Museums

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

National Portrait Gallery Buys Miniature Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Friday, May 10th, 2013

London: Lucian Freud ‘Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery through May 27, 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: Dan Colen and Nate Lowman ‘Love Roses’ at The National Exemplar Gallery through October 21, 2011

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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