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Go See – Washington, DC: Alexis Rockman – A Fable for Tomorrow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum until May 8th, 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Hirshhorn Board Chair Comments on Shutdown

Friday, January 4th, 2019

National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Brazil’s National Museum Embraces New Research Partnerships

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Prepares to Wind Down with Major Donations to American Museums

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Corcoran Gallery to Give Away Works to U.S. Institutions

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

British Museum Considers Move to London’s Olympic Park

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Freer Gallery of Art in New York to Undergo Renovations

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

Monday, February 9th, 2015

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Stockholm – Brad Kahlhamer: “The Four Hairs” at Andréhn-Schiptjenko Through March 29th, 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Paris – Camille Henrot: “Grosse Fatigue” at Kamel Mennour Through March 8th, 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Washington Museums Feel the Effects of Government Shutdown

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

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

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum Takes a Step Back After Bubble Project Collapses

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum’s Board of Trustees Chairman Resigns

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Hirschorn Director to Resign Over “Bubble” Delays

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

AO Interview With Artist Liliana Porter, Pinta New York’s Invited Artist for 2012, November 15th – 18th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, November 5th, 2012

New York City – Galleries, Artists and Museums Clean Up and Recover from Hurricane Sandy as Power is Restored: Ways to Help

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Washington, D.C. – “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn Museum, October 7th, 2012 – February 24th, 2013

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

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

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

New York: HIDE/SEEK at Brooklyn Museum through February 12, 2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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