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In Antwerp, ‘Glitter and Glamour’

Wed, 2018-05-09 22:00
The diamond hub opens a new museum called Diva, part of its effort to polish its reputation in the industry and build tourism.
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A Soprano’s Social Conscience Will Be on Display at the Met Museum

Wed, 2018-05-09 06:30
Julia Bullock will bring Josephine Baker songs, Langston Hughes settings and more to the Met as an artist in residence next season.
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Letter of Recommendation: Tiny Museums

Wed, 2018-05-09 02:00
There ought to be 7.6 billion of them all over the world.
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Lacma and Arizona State Join Forces to Help Curators of Color

Mon, 2018-05-07 21:01
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Arizona State University will establish a three-year program combining academic training and work experience.
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'Barbering Is an Art’

Fri, 2018-05-04 02:00
Arthur Rubinoff is opening a museum dedicated to the craft, offering haircuts with golden scissors alongside displays of vintage chairs, striped poles and towel steamers.
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24 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

Thu, 2018-05-03 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Decolonizing the Art Museum: The Next Wave

Tue, 2018-05-01 11:55
Museums must stop seeing activists as antagonists. They must position themselves as learning communities, not impenetrable centers of self-validating authority.
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Everett Fahy, Authority on European Painting, Is Dead at 77

Tue, 2018-05-01 08:13
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mr. Fahy oversaw a reorganization that one critic said were “beyond anything the Metropolitan has managed before.”
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Excerpts From the Art Leaders Network Conference

Tue, 2018-05-01 02:00
Leaders in the art world talked with journalists from The New York Times at the conference in Berlin.
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At Art Leaders Network, Some Panelists Challenge Themselves

Tue, 2018-05-01 02:00
Speakers at the conference in Berlin shared ideas on how to address imbalances at fairs, keep up with technology and reach out to increasingly diverse audiences.
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French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Fake

Mon, 2018-04-30 14:29
The Terrus museum in the South of France collected what curators thought were the works of a local painter. But many of them are counterfeits.
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Stanley Kubrick: Before He Wrote Scripts, He Took Photos

Mon, 2018-04-30 13:46
Long before he became a famous auteur, Kubrick was a teenage photographer for Look magazine. An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York examines his work.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

Thu, 2018-04-26 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Museums Turn Their Focus to U.S. Artists of Latin Descent

Tue, 2018-04-24 02:00
Institutions are recognizing the importance of acknowledging the influence of Latinx art on the rest of American culture.
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As a Child He Found Refuge in Museums. Now He Runs One.

Tue, 2018-04-24 02:00
Julián Zugazagoitia, director of the Nelson-Atkins in Kansas City, Mo., invites people to come to discover art and “be in awe.”
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In Berlin, Looking at a Familiar Art Collection With New Eyes

Tue, 2018-04-24 02:00
The Hamburger Bahnhof museum in Berlin sets out to widen the perspective on art by expanding the concepts of time and place.
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That Shaggy Mutt? At Dog Museums, Our Drooling Companions Are the Stars

Sun, 2018-04-22 08:20
Dachshunds got their own museum this month in Passau, Germany. It’s only one of several art institutions around the world to honor our canine friends.
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Richard Oldenburg, Who Led MoMA’s Expansion and Drew Crowds, Dies at 84

Fri, 2018-04-20 17:07
A director brought blockbuster exhibitions of Picasso, Matisse and Cézanne — along with a steady hand — to a Museum of Modern Art that doubled its size.
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Museums Shake Things Up by Mixing Old and New

Fri, 2018-04-20 09:23
By placing old master paintings alongside contemporary art, curators hope to make us look at both differently.
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In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde

Thu, 2018-04-19 15:18
The Palestinian Museum US, the first museum in the Americas devoted to Palestinian art, opens in Woodbridge.
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