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In a Netherlands Museum Director, the Nazis Found an Ally

Sun, 2018-11-11 11:30
As Dutch museums scour their holdings for Nazi-looted art, historians are revisiting a wartime arts administrator associated with tainted works.
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New Director Expands MOCA’s Board With Four Global Members

Sun, 2018-11-11 05:59
Klaus Biesenbach chooses new members based in art capitals outside California and three have ties to MoMA PS1.
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How Does a Museum Buy an Artwork That Doesn’t Physically Exist?

Thu, 2018-11-08 14:30
The Hirshhorn Museum’s purchase of a piece by Tino Sehgal reveals a different kind of acquisition process.
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22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 2018-11-08 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Meet Warhol, Again, in This Brilliant Whitney Show

Thu, 2018-11-08 11:23
A sweeping retrospective shows a personal side of the Pop master — his hopes, fears, faith — and reasserts his power for a new generation.
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50 Years Later, Chicago Artists Are Getting Their Due

Thu, 2018-11-08 03:00
“The Time Is Now!” at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago examines a watershed cultural moment and the African-American artists figures who defined it.
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Wes Anderson, Curator? The Filmmaker Gives It a Try

Wed, 2018-11-07 11:01
Mr. Anderson and his partner, Juman Malouf, were given free rein in Austria’s largest museum. But you can’t make an exhibition as you would a movie, our critic writes.
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Cannupa Hanska Luger Wins New $50,000 Arts Prize

Tue, 2018-11-06 18:15
The artist is the inaugural winner of the Museum of Arts and Design’s Burke Prize for contemporary craft.
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Sex, Surrealism and de Sade: The Forgotten Female Artist Leonor Fini

Tue, 2018-11-06 12:56
She rejected art's traditional roles for women, and spent her life blurring the lines of gender and sexuality. So why is she so little-known?
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Hollywood Directors Step in Front of the Camera

Tue, 2018-11-06 12:27
The Art & Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art honored Guillermo del Toro and Catherine Opie.
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Queens Museum Looks to Liverpool for New Director

Sun, 2018-11-04 16:00
Sally Tallant, a British arts professional, will start next spring as the replacement for Laura Raicovich, who resigned after clashing with the museum’s board.
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Is Agnes Gund the Last Good Rich Person?

Sat, 2018-11-03 02:27
Ms. Gund is a wealthy white woman who spent a lifetime fighting for racial justice. At 80, she’s the homecoming queen of the philanthropy world. She’s also running out of cash.
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20 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

Thu, 2018-11-01 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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One Museum’s 19th Century Photo Sale Seems to be the Met’s Gain

Thu, 2018-11-01 11:01
The Hispanic Society of America, which sold an important collection of photos by Carleton Watkins, says they are headed to the Metropolitan Museum.
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Thomas Campbell, Ex-Director of the Met, Is Hired to Lead San Francisco Museums

Tue, 2018-10-30 19:21
Mr. Campbell resigned under pressure from the Metropolitan Museum last year, and is now essentially swapping jobs Max Hollein, who was recently named its head.
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Table for None: Why Do Certain Foods Turn You Off?

Tue, 2018-10-30 09:19
“I want people to question what they find disgusting,” said the lead curator and chief financier of the Disgusting Food Museum, a touring pop-up exhibition in Malmo, Sweden.
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