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

Fri, 2017-11-10 07:11
The art world’s weekly journey from fair to fair can become ho-hum. But the industrial city in the north of Italy has found some novel ways to keep it fresh.
Categories: Museum News

Art and Museums in NYC This Week

Thu, 2017-11-09 13:46
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

Thu, 2017-11-09 10:45
The Metropolitan Museum’s show of 133 drawings by the Renaissance artist, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo as deity and brand.
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum Acquires 800 Photographs

Tue, 2017-11-07 23:00
The museum, in Kansas City, Mo., has been adding the photos using a $10 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation, it announced Wednesday.
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Disputed Sale of Rockwells by Museum Can Go Forward, Judge Says

Tue, 2017-11-07 16:47
The works are among those that the financially strapped Berkshire Museum plans to sell at an auction Monday at Sotheby’s in New York.
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Museum Leader Who Resigned Calls Controversy a ‘Misunderstanding’

Tue, 2017-11-07 01:22
In an exclusive interview, Beatrix Ruf said she stepped down from Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam not because she had done anything wrong, but to protect the institution’s reputation.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

Thu, 2017-11-02 15:48
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Categories: Museum News

Coming Face to Face With Jimmie Durham

Thu, 2017-11-02 10:49
The sculptor’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum is a “brilliant, half-century-long act of politically driven self-invention,” our critic writes.
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What You Wear to MoMA Could Soon Become a Part of It

Thu, 2017-11-02 09:33
In a new project, Emily Spivack is taking stock of what visitors wear to the museum.
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