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Paintings Allegedly Stolen from Picasso Heir Purchased by Dmitriy Rybolovlv

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Marina Picasso Selling her Grandfather’s Cannes Villa

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Picasso Step-Daughter Brings Charges Accusing Paris Dealer of Stealing Works

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Chinese Movie Executive the Buyer of Goldwyn Picasso

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Stolen Picasso Lost for Over a Decade Discovered in Newark

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Trial Ends for Former Picasso Electrician, Sentence Due Next Month

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Trial Begins for Picasso Electrician Accused of Stealing Artist’s Works

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Marina Picasso’s Private Sale of Her Collection has Some Fearing “Flooded” Market

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Marina Picasso to Sell $290 Million in Works from Private Collection

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Picasso Plate Worth $90,000 Stolen from Art Miami

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Former Electrician to Appear in Court Over Hoarded Picassos

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Paris’s Picasso Museum Reopens

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Never Before Seen Picasso Self-Portrait to Go On View in London

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Picasso Painting to Depart from Four Seasons After 55 Years

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Apple Looks to Picasso for Inspiration

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Researchers Discover Hidden Picasso Underneath “The Blue Room”

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Picasso Curtain Painting Moved to New York Historical Society

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Columbus, OH Billionaire Leslie Wexner Shifts Focus to Collecting Picassos In-Depth

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Picasso Tapestry at Center of Lawsuit Between Landmarks Conservancy and Four Seasons

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Antonio Banderas to Play Picasso in Upcoming Biopic

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Judge Blocks Removal of Picasso Tapestry

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Picasso Tapestry Faces Threat Over Necessary Removal

Friday, February 7th, 2014

$1.26 Million Picasso Raffle Won by Pennsylvania Resident for $137 Ticket

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Rural Picasso Estate Goes on the Market for 8 Times its Purchase Price

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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