Tag: Museums

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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....

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art review: Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

But questions of what came first arise here too, centered on a marble sculpture called the “Young Archer.”...

Left-right: Hugh Bonneville, Paddington, Hugh Grant
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The Costume Institute Takes on Catholicism

But after the designer Rei Kawakubo announced that she was ready for her retrospective last year, he postponed...

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum Acquires 800 Photographs

Photo “Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C.,” by Diane Arbus, was recently added to...

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Disputed Sale of Rockwells by Museum Can Go Forward, Judge Says

The museum, in Pittsfield, announced over the summer that it was planning to sell 40 pieces from its...