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Sprüth Magers to Represent Estate of Otto Piene

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Bruce Nauman to Open Series of Shows at Tate Modern

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

NYT Looks Inside San Quentin State Prison’s Art Program

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Tate Britain to Remain Open Until Midnight for Final Days of David Hockney Show

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Superflex to Take Over Tate Modern Turbine Hall this Fall

Monday, March 20th, 2017

London – Wolfgang Tillmans: “2017” at Tate Modern Through June 11th, 2017

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Spiral Jetty Named State Work of Art in Utah

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

NYT Reflects on Current State of Met Museum, Tenure of Thomas Campbell

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Pace Gallery to Represent Estate of Tony Smith

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Lincoln Center Groups Issue Joint Statement Calling for Preservation of N.E.A.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Collective to Levitate Concrete Block for Armory Show Installation

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Guardian Explores State of Public Art in UK

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Hauser & Wirth Representing Estate of August Sander

Friday, February 10th, 2017

London — Richard Serra: “NJ-2; Rounds: Equal Weight, Unequal Measure; Rotate” at Gagosian Britannia Street Through March 10th, 2017

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

New York Times Looks at Growing Emphasis on Artist Estate Representation

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Musee Picasso and Tate Modern to Host “Once-in-a-Lifetime” Exhibition on Artist’s Work

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Tate Modern to Exhibition Rare Full Series of Giacometti Plasters from 1956

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Maria Balshaw’s Tate Directorship Approved by Prime Minister

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Tate to Name Maria Balshaw as Next Director

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

UK Secretaries State Commitment to Creative Industries in Recent Briefing

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Central Saint Martins Students and Faculty Open Art School at Tate Modern

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Luhring Augstine Representing Estate of Jeremy Moon

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Arts Companies Push for Estate Consultation Services

Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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