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Parrish Art Museum Acquires 64 Works by Famed Cartoonist Saul Steinberg

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 08:30

Many of the works, including rarely exhibited wallpapers and fabrics by the artist, are currently on view at the Long Island museum. Read More

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Artemisia Gentileschi Painting Sells for $6.1 M., Setting New Auction Record

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:57

The artist's pictures of women rebelling against men in power have become timely. Read More

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Ashley James Makes History as First Black Curator Hired by Guggenheim Museum

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 15:52

She was the lead curator of the Brooklyn Museum's presentation of "Soul of a Nation." Read More

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Shanghai’s Profile Is Rising. How Long Before It Becomes the Go-To Art City in China?

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 15:19

"Energy had been building up," one dealer said during Shanghai Art Week. Read More

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New York Gallery Files Suit to Block Return of Ancient Artifact to Italy

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 13:56

The bust—dubbed Head of Alexander the Great—was seized last February from the New York gallery by the Manhattan district attorney. Read More

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Venetian Museums and Galleries Shutter As Unprecedented Flooding Leaves Most of City Underwater

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:10

A Biennale spokesperson said that the exhibitions on view had suffered "no major damage." Read More

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In Abandoned 14th-Century Building in Poland, a Painting Show Where the Art Aims to Disappear

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 09:30

An exhibition of artworks staged by the Caretaker and Ivan Seal recently accompanied a concert at Unsound Festival in Krakow. Read More

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Frieze Los Angeles Reveals Exhibitors, L.A.-Focused Section for 2020 Edition

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 09:00

Goodman Gallery, Skarstedt, and Gavin Brown's Enterprise are among the first-time exhibitors at the fair. Read More

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At Solid $325.3 M. Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale in New York, Ed Ruscha Is King

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:29

The auction` set four new artist records, including those for Alma Thomas and Charles White. Read More

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MoMA Director Glenn Lowry, Photographer Nan Goldin Top ArtReview’s Power 100 List

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 19:01

David Zwirner has moved down, and the activist group Decolonize This Place ranks highly. Read More

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Moscow Unveils Plan for Sprawling New Art Storage Center

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:00

Construction on the five-building campus is slated to begin in 2020. Read More

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Inspired by Landmark Report on Restitution, Foundation Puts $15 M. Toward Initiative Bringing Cultural Objects Back to Africa

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:49

The initiative is being formed one year after the Savoy/Sarr report encouraged French museums to give work back to Africa. Read More

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Museums Can Track Gender Breakdown in Collections with New Software

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:27

The service will also analyze how much money is spent on artworks by women compared to those of men. Read More

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Chinese President Voices Support for Greece’s Antiquity Repatriation Campaign

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:13

Xi Jinping noted that his country is also making efforts to recover "treasures" that are held outside its borders. Read More

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