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Ten masterpieces of French painting are currently on view at China’s National Museum in Beijing. The exhibition, which was organized by the National Museum and the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais in Paris, is part of an ongoing…
Posted on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 14:26
The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, announced that it will use a series of gifts totaling approximately $4 million to expand its photography initiatives. The museum, which is home to the most comprehensive photography program in the American…
Posted on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 13:06
To commemorate its 20th anniversary, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has reinstalled its permanent collection. This is the first time the institution has reimagined its holdings since it opened to the public in 1994. The Warhol’s collection, which…
Posted on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:26
As construction advances on The Broad, the contemporary art museum that will showcase Eli and Edythe Broad’s comprehensive collection, the Broad Art Foundation and the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Collection continue to acquire major works of art. The works…
Posted on Monday, 21 April 2014 13:05
In 1964, Pop artist Andy Warhol was commissioned to create a mural for the World’s Fair in New York. The work, which depicted the New York Police Department’s thirteen most-wanted criminals, was deemed inappropriate for the family-friendly event. It was…
Posted on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:13
The Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, reopened its Pavilion galleries, unveiling the reinstallation of its collection of modern and contemporary art. The three reinstalled galleries are located in the museum’s Norman Foster-designed Walter & Suzanne Scott Pavilion, which boasts…
Posted on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:10
Since 2012, the New York Public Library has received considerable criticism stemming from its plan to renovate its landmark building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. On Wednesday, April 16, the backlash continued when a group of scholars filed a lawsuit…
Posted on Friday, 18 April 2014 13:20
To commemorate the upcoming holiday, the National Gallery in London has selected paintings from its collection that when viewed together, tell the story of Easter. Works by Rembrandt, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, Caravaggio, Diego Velázquez, and others recount the events leading…
Posted on Friday, 18 April 2014 10:57
On April 16, Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale in New York fetched a total of $60.6 million. The top lot was a pair of round, D-color internally flawless diamonds, weighing 22.60 and 22.31 carats, which brought $8.6 million. The two-session sale…
Posted on Friday, 18 April 2014 10:44
The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington is trying to track down a group of visitors who recently vandalized a number of the institution’s works with stickers. The stickers, which feature some religious script and imagery, were placed on a number…
Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:15
ARTnews, the world’s oldest art magazine, has been sold by Milton Esterow to Skate Capital Corp., a private art and media industry investment vehicle belonging to Sergey Skaterschikov, a Russian art market analyst and investment banker. Esterow became publisher and…
Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:54
The Morgan Library & Museum in New York has organized an exhibition that explores the importance of sky studies in landscape art. During the second half of the 18th century, landscape artists often worked outside, using oil paint on paper…
Posted on Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:33
On May 13, Christie’s will offer a rare painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat during its Evening Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York. The work, which has resided in the same private collection since it was acquired from Annina…
Posted on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:45
On Monday, April 14, workers began placing scaffolding and protective netting around the former home of the American Folk Art Museum on West 53rd Street in New York City. Last week, the Museum of Modern Art, which acquired the Tod…
Posted on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:51
The Louvre announced that it will reopen its 18th-century decorative arts galleries on June 6 following an eight-year restoration and reinstallation. The Parisian museum’s sweeping collection of more than 2,000 decorative objects will be dispersed among 35 newly-renovated galleries in…
Posted on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:39
The Musée Picasso in Paris has postponed its reopening after announcing in February that it would open to the public in June. The museum has been closed for nearly five years for a renovation and expansion. Since the museum is…
Posted on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 13:15
On Thursday, April 17, “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” will open at the Tate Modern in London. Late in Henri Matisse's career, when poor health prevented him from painting, he developed his cut-out technique, which involved cutting organic shapes out of…
Posted on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:51
The Milwaukee Art Museum has announced its Plan for the Future, a comprehensive public campaign to restore its War Memorial Center and Kahler building and reinstall the galleries. The Milwaukee Art Museum is comprised of three buildings designed by three…
Posted on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:02
Television journalist George Stephanopoulos has donated his extensive photography collection to the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, New York. The gift includes 128 works by important American and international artists such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Fink, Karl Struss, and Garry…
Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014 07:26
Sotheby’s will offer a rare series by Andy Warhol titled “Six Self Portraits” during its Evening Auction of Contemporary Art on May 14 in New York. Created in 1986, the self-portraits are among the last works created by the pioneering…
Posted on Monday, 14 April 2014 07:17
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