Museum News

Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright: A Broader View of Art in Chicago

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-08 02:00
With millions of dollars from a foundation, museums in the Chicago area are mounting 29 exhibitions of the works of unsung artists.
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From 12th Century B.C. to 2017, Art in Startling Variety

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-07 07:12
A startling variety of art ranging cross three millenniums will be on exhibit at museums around the country this spring.
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A Woman Who Is a Rare Find Among Museum Leaders

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-03-06 21:01
Laurence des Cars, who runs two French museums, muses about the reasons so few women are at the top of art institutions.
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After a Promise to Return African Artifacts, France Moves Toward a Plan

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-03-06 09:31
President Emmanuel Macron of France pledged to return looted artifacts to Africa. This week, he asked two experts to help work out how.
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Paris’s Fashion Museum Gets a New Director

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-03-05 07:12
Miren Arzalluz on history, creating a permanent exhibition at the Palais Galliera and the enduring question: “Is fashion art?”
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Mondrian’s Heirs Stake Claim to Four Paintings in a German Museum

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-03-04 07:00
The museum says four paintings were likely to have been gifts from Mondrian, but the heirs say they were just loans.
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With New Museum and Fair, Marrakesh Joins the Art World Map

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-03-02 09:20
The Moroccan city is now home to a private museum and an outpost of an international art fair, which both focus on contemporary African works.
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When Should Cultural Institutions Say No to Tainted Funding?

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-03-02 03:00
The critic Jerry Saltz takes to performance art to protest the Metropolitan Museum’s acquiescence to disagreeable money
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