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British Museum to Return Looted Antiquities to Iraq

Fri, 2018-08-10 09:41
The items, which include clay cones with cuneiform inscriptions, were seized by the British police in 2003 from a now-defunct London art dealer.
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32 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 2018-08-09 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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With New Urgency, Museums Aim to Cultivate Curators of Color

Wed, 2018-08-08 01:00
Eager to attract a broader cross-section of visitors at a time when the country’s demographics are changing, museums are seeking to diversify their staffs.
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A Museum Held a Show of Protest Art. Then the Artists Protested the Museum.

Fri, 2018-08-03 04:26
Dozens of works were removed from an exhibition at the Design Museum in London after their creators objected to the institution’s hosting an event for a defense firm.
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In His Films, Brancusi Takes Flight

Thu, 2018-08-02 14:17
Sculptures by the Romanian master artist are on display at a ‘focused presentation’ at the Museum of Modern Art, along with his little-known and amazing films.
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29 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 2018-08-02 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Debate Ignites in L.A. Over MOCA Hire

Thu, 2018-08-02 11:35
Klaus Biesenbach’s selection as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art drew fanfare from some, and also raised questions about a museum’s commitment to diversity.
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American Folk Art Museum Announces New Director

Wed, 2018-08-01 17:59
Jason T. Busch, who was most recently director of the Jason Jacques Gallery in Manhattan, will replace Anne-Imelda Radice.
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MOCA Turns to New York — Again — to Direct its Next Chapter

Tue, 2018-07-31 12:58
Klaus Biesenbach, who has led MoMA PS1 since 2009, will try to right the struggling Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
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Drawing Center Names New Executive Director

Tue, 2018-07-31 12:42
The 41-year-old Drawing Center names a MoMA curator, Laura Hoptman, as its fifth executive director
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New-York Historical Society Announces Harry Potter Events

Mon, 2018-07-30 11:28
A series of talks, workshops, classes and more will accompany an exhibition, “Harry Potter: A History of Magic.”
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Unicorns, a Chef-Designed Bikini, and More Things T Editors Are Into Right Now

Fri, 2018-07-27 10:23
A by-no-means exhaustive list of the things our editors (and a few contributors) find interesting on a given week.
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27 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 2018-07-26 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Unheralded Renaissance Painter to Have Major Exhibition at the Frick

Wed, 2018-07-25 09:54
The Frick Collection’s “Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture” will include 22 paintings by Giovanni Battista Moroni and 14 related objects.
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These ‘Rebel Women’ Sought Equality in 19th-Century New York

Wed, 2018-07-25 09:06
An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York highlights some of the women who rejected the social expectations of the Victorian era.
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Bands of Paint and Light Shimmer. But Do They Still Shock?

Wed, 2018-07-25 05:12
The art world and market are finally catching up to Mary Corse, a pioneer of the “soft” approach to light.
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Library Cards Rival Golden Tickets With Culture Pass Option

Fri, 2018-07-20 17:51
By Friday afternoon, over 9,500 passes to the Met, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney had been reserved.
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New York’s Arts for All

Fri, 2018-07-20 17:22
A library card opens the door to culture in New York.
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Britain Wants to Keep Trump. The Baby Version, That Is.

Fri, 2018-07-20 11:03
The British Museum and the Museum of London are in discussions to own the balloon, but the people behind it want it to tour worldwide.
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She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now.

Fri, 2018-07-20 07:00
The artist Susan Unterberg, acting anonymously, has distributed more than $5.5 million over 22 years to 220 underrecognized female artists over age 40.
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