Tag: Museums

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A Struggling Historic Library Says It Needs to Sell Its Art

“We can no longer function as an art gallery,” he said, “and we could no longer provide proper...

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With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground

The Irving bequest, the largest financial gift to the Met in recent history, will establish an unrestricted art...

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An Artist Turns Her Lens on a New Art City: Miami

She excused herself, stepped outside, and vomited. Her body’s message was clear: Hollywood — even its indie precincts...

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Palmyra, Plato and Play Doh: Getty Plans New Shows for Renovated Villa

Advertisement LOS ANGELES — The only Getty Museum director ever hired with an expertise in antiquities, Timothy Potts...

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Olga Viso, Embattled Leader of Walker Art Center, Steps Down

Photo Olga Viso, the executive director of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, will leave her position at...

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Court Blocks Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art

The injunction will expire on Dec. 11, but the court added that the attorney general’s office may move...

Hezbollah supporters carry posters of Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah (R) and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the southern Lebanese city of Nabatieh on November 8, 2017
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Massachusetts Tries to Block Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Art

“This sale is unprecedented in terms of the number, value and prominence of the works being proposed, the...

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Karl Katz, Museum Director in New York and Israel, Dies at 88

Typically, he said, after such investments, the only legacy of those exhibitions was a catalog. “The most logical...

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Ancient Egypt Gives a New Twist to Turin’s Contemporary Art Week

“The problem these days is that wherever the exhibition is, whether it’s Beirut or Beijing, you see the...

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From Greenwich Village to the Nation, Leading the Push for Women’s Rights

In 1914, Marie Jenney Howe, a writer and feminist activist, wrote, “No one doubts that women are changing....