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Columbia Taps New Gallery Director: Betti-Sue Hertz on Her Plans for the Closely Watched Space

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:16

She previously worked as director of visual arts at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Read More

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On the ‘Noble Failure’ of the Pre-Raphaelites, a Group Long Held in ‘Generally Low Repute,’ in 1964: From the Archives

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:51

The Pre-Raphaelites have always had a tough time winning respect. Formed in England in 1848, the group has long been considered an art-historical outlier, thanks to its members’ then-unfashionable emphasis on faith and religion. And their earnest, romantic subjects can … Read More

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Monet Slammed Dealer’s Plan for Unauthorized Display of His Work in 1888 Letter: Read It Here

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:57

The writing is part of a collection of artists' letters to be published this fall. Read More

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In Paris, ‘Black Models’ Show Offers Essential Insights on Figures Excluded From Art History

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:09

Denise Murrell's work as a curator and academic has provided a richer, deeper understanding of paintings that long seemed familiar to many. Read More

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Artists Demand Removal of Work from Aichi Trienniale Following Censorship Controversy

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:48

Tania Bruguera, Regina José Galindo, Pia Camil, and Javier Téllez are among those to sign the letter. Read More

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Ronald Jones, Inspired Conceptual Artist and Devoted Academic, Is Dead at 67

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 17:51

His highly academic pieces blended recognizable cultural objects with abstracted shapes. Read More

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Puerto Rico’s Arts Community Reacts to Protests: ‘The Country We Are Making Together Has to Be Forged in Equity’

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 11:06

Artists, curators, and other art types played a vital role in forcing the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló. Read More

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Nancy Kienholz, Half of Artist Duo Known for Oddball, Sometimes Controversial Installations, Dead at 75

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 18:12

The artist, with her husband Ed, created some of the most unforgettable sculptural installations of the 20th century. Read More

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David Berman Memorialized at Met Breuer by Artists, Writers, and Musicians

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 13:50

Berman worked at what is now the Met Breuer back when it was the Whitney in the early 1990s. Read More

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Takis, Giant of Kinetic Art Movement Who Harnessed the Strange Power of Magnets, Dead at 93

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:39

In his bizarre and entrancing work, he made metals, liquids, and even people float. Read More

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