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Unexpected Delays Run Pergamon Museum Renovation Well Over Budget and Behind Schedule

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

March on Trafalgar Square Protests Cuts to Museum, Gallery and Library Services

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Derrick Adams Wins Studio Museum Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Portland Art Museum Announces Major Expansion and Loan from Rothko Famly

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

New York Times Notes Increase in Museum Shows Centered Around Non-White and Female Artists

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Never Exhibited Together Before, Rembrandt Series Goes on View at Ashmolean Museum

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum to Expand into Scotland

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

New York Times Profiles Soon to Open Museum of African American History and Culture on D.C. Mall

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Garage Museum Expands to St. Petersburg and Announces First Exhibition on New Holland Island

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Whitney Teaming Up for Major Jasper Johns Retrospective

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Wins UK’s 2016 “Museum of the Year” Award

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

de Rothschild Rembrandts on View at Rijksmuseum

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Plans Show of Iranian Art

Monday, June 13th, 2016

As Museums Expand, New Yorker Notes Less Room for Objects

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum Incorporates Recent Protest Art and Posters into Current Show

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Venice Biennale Partners with V & A Museum for Exhibition on Artifact Preservation and Protection

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

German and Swiss Museums Announced Joint Exhibition of Gurlitt Trove

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas Expanding to Former Kraft Cheese Factory

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

M+ Museum Invites Critique of Mainland with First Major Exhibition

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Amsterdam – Anish Kapoor & Rembrandt van Rijn at Rijksmuseum Through March 6th, 2016

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Milwaukee Museum of Art Opens Major Expansion and Renovation

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

NYT Reports on Delays and Disputes Over M+ Museum

Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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