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The Brooklyn Museum’s suggested general admission fees for adults will increase to $16 from $12, and entry for visitors 19 and under will be free starting Sept. 3, the museum announced on Wednesday. “This younger audience segment represents the future…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:20
A cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, according to local reports Wednesday. The ceramic wine cup, smashed in 12 pieces, was found during building construction…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:56
A forgotten son of Lucian Freud has been denied a share of his father’s vast fortune and will never know what was in the artist’s will after a High Court judge ruled its contents should remain a secret. Paul McAdam…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:47
Deborah Solomon has been desperately trying to outrun the truth ever since American Mirror, her biography of my grandfather, Norman Rockwell, came out last November. But the truth is catching up with her. Solomon's biography is one of the biggest…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:39
Vandals ironically daubed graffiti on a £650,000 Banksy mural - just hours before a wealthy philanthropist paid to stop the iconic artwork being removed. The elusive artist, whose identity is a jealously-guarded secret, painted three 1950s-style spies on the side…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:33
A very valuable painting signed “Rembrandt” was recovered together with other stolen works, which disappeared on the night of December 13, 1979 from Castello Cini Monselice. At the time, the monumental building was owned by the Giorgio Cini Foundation (founded…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:23
Paris’s Musée du Louvre has announced an anticipated thirty percent increase in its annual attendance over the next 11 years. By 2025, reports the Art Newspaper, the world’s most visited museum (see artnet News report) expects to welcome 12 million…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:17
The problematic Musée Picasso in Paris, which has been going through political upheaval has received some good news. Pablo Picasso’s eldest daughter, Maya Widmaier-Picasso, has donated two works by her father to the institution. Last June, Anne Baldassari, president since…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:12
The Board of Trustees of the Cincinnati Art Museum today unanimously voted to name Cameron Kitchin as the museum’s director. Kitchin, a nationally recognized innovator and leader in the museum field, comes to Cincinnati from the Memphis Brooks Museum of…
Posted on Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:02
Next month, billboards and signs in select cities across the country will get major makeovers as part of the Art Everywhere U.S. campaign. The project, which is being organized by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, the Art Institute of…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:14
Tucked beneath the trees in the center of MetroTech Commons in Brooklyn is L.A.-based artist Sam Falls’s “Untitled (Maze),” a sprawling architectural plan of a sculpture that invites spectators to step inside its walls. It’s part of his “Light Over…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:56
The internationally regarded Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) opens tomorrow with an exciting month-long calendar of more than 40 exhibitions, special events, performances and tours across 30 of the city’s museums, galleries and institutions, as well as artist-run, temporary and pop-up…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:05
For years the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, with its magnificent collection of 19th century art (among other goodies) has felt like a bastion against the world outside its gates, a step back in time to the glories of…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:47
Emily Rafferty, who has been the president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for more than a decade, announced Thursday that she will be retiring in the spring of 2015. "With the ebb and flow of projects, this feels like…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:40
When Aimé Maeght, a French art dealer, lost his young son to leukemia in the 1950s, a trio of formidable modern painters—Georges Braque, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger—persuaded him to turn the family’s summer retreat above the hills of Nice…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:29
One cloudy afternoon this month, the line to enter the Louvre stretched around the entrance pyramid, across one long courtyard and into the next. Inside the museum, a crowd more than a dozen deep faced the Mona Lisa, most taking…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:21
Madrid’s Museo Nacional del Prado may be missing a boat load of art, but it’s also found quite the pile of cash. According to a report in Germany’s FAZ, the institution has discovered a previously unknown Swiss bank account containing over…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:13
The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles is awarding a grant of €300,000 (roughly $416,000 US) to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (KHM) for the conservation of two great masterpieces by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Peter Paul Rubens. The KHM…
Posted on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:01
NeueHouse, a members-only workspace collective in New York’s Flatiron district, announced that it will open a Los Angeles outpost in early 2015. The flagship West Coast location will be located in the historic Columbia Square CBS Radio Building and Studio…
Posted on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 13:43
The Department of Justice is giving up its fight to reclaim for Egypt a 3,200-year-old mummy mask that disappeared from that country decades ago and later found its way into the collection of the St. Louis Art Museum. “The Department…
Posted on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:01
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