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Whitney Launches Site Dedicated to Past Versions of Biennial

The Whitney Museum in New York has set up a digital platform for the Whitney Biennial as documentation for some of the prior exhibitions dating back nearly 90 years.  Read more at The Whitney  
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MoMA to Stage Dorothea Lange Show in 2020

MoMA will stage a show on Dorothea Lange in 2020, featuring 100 works culled from the museum’s collection, including pictures that were originally published in Life magazine and others produced for An American Exodus, a book on the Dust Bowl and its impact on the American South. The show is organized by curator Sarah Meister alongside River Bullock, a curatorial […]
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Hilma Af Klimt Show Becomes Guggenheim’s Most Visited Show in Its History

The Guggenheim’s Hilma Af Klint: Paintings for the Future has officially become the most-visited exhibition in the museum’s 60-year history, the museum has reported. The show has topped the impressive figure of 600,000 visitors.  Read more at Art News  
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Blockchain Based Art Registry Raises $7.3 Million in Funding

The blockchain based digital art registry Artory has raised $7.3 million through a Series A funding round, Art News reports. “By exceeding our initial goal with our Series A funding round, we’ve proven that the [Artory] Registry is a viable commercial product that will change the way collectors and buyers—established and new—engage with the marketplace for fine art […]
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Arts Benefactor Jayne Wrightsman Dies at 99

The New York Times profiles the life of Jayne Wrightsman today, a benefactor of the arts and grande dame of New York society whose celebrated collections of decorative and fine arts became a major part of the Met collection, and who passed away this week at 99. “Jayne Wrightsman’s incredible impact on the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]
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Artist’s Controversial Statue Goes Back on View in Kassel

Artist Olu Oguibe’s 50-foot-tall obelisk sculpture Das Fremdlinge und Flüchtlinge Monument (Monument for strangers and refugees), which caused protests and challenges by far-right protestors, has gone back on view in Kassel. “It means a lot to me that this important Documenta 14 art work is now permanently back in Kassel’s center,” says Sabine Schormann, the director general […]
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New York – Alicja Kwade: “ParaParticular” at 303 Gallery Through May 18th, 2019

Alicja Kwade, MatterMotion (2019), via 303 Gallery Working with concepts of nature, science, philosophy and perception, artist Alicja Kwade’s work draws on complex fusions of phenomena, space and architecture, using these formats to question and explore the natural world alongside humanity’s participation in it. Drawing on reflective elements, spatial inversions and peculiar material juxtapositions, the […]
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Swiss Farmer Wins Contest to Show Picasso on His Barn

A Swiss farmer, Hanspeter Benz has won a competition by the Fondation Beyeler to hang a Picasso in his barn for 24 hours. The work was shown in Benz’s barn on April 16th. Read more at Art Newspape
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Chicago Artists Coalition Releases List of Micro-Grant Recipients

The Chicago Artists Coalition has unveiled its list of 15 Chicago-based artists who will receive its first-ever round of micro-grants, which come with unrestricted purses of $2,000 each.  “We have truly visionary artists living and working in every neighborhood across the city. We hope that this new line of support will help bring some of their visions to […]
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Anne Pasternak Gives Tour of Her BK Museum Office

Brooklyn Museum head Anne Pasternak gives NY Magazine a tour of her office, showcasing her art collection, which includes work by Kiki Smith and Kara Walker, and shares a story about a graffiti artist showing up to paint part of her wall.  “So one day he shows up in a clown outfit, complete clown outfit, doesn’t […]
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Phillips To Sell Mark Bradford’s Helter Skelter II in May Sales

Following Phillips’s $12m success with the sale of Mark Bradford’s Helter Skelter I in London last Winter, the auction house will sell the second part of the work this spring, carrying an $8m low estimate and a third party guarantee. “We are thrilled to offer Mark Bradford’s masterpiece, Helter Skelter II, in our May Evening Sale after realizing a world-record price for its […]
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New York – Lutz Bacher, Nayland Blake and Vincent Fecteau: “Magic Ben Big Boy” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 20th, 2019

Vincent Fecteau, Chorus #1 (1994), via Matthew Marks Currently on view at Matthew Marks’s spacious West 22nd Street location, a trio of artists, Lutz Bacher, Nayland Blake and Vincent Fecteau (who also takes on curator duties here) have collaborated on a striking and unique investigation of time and history. Meant to serve in part as […]
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Pollock-Krasner Foundation Announces Latest Round of Grants Totalling $3 Million

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation has announced 111 grants to artists and 13 to nonprofit organizations, with $3.17 million distributed in total. “At the core of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s mission is fostering the work and development of artists, and our 2018–19 grant and award recipients highlight the impact we can have due to Lee Krasner’s legacy,” says Ronald D. […]
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NYT Spotlights Artworks Removed from Notre Dame Days Before Fire

A piece in the NYT spotlights the works removed from Notre Dame just days before its massive fire.  “Reconstruction and renovation of Notre-Dame could take between 10 and 20 years, probably for a cost of several hundred million euros,” says Patrick Palem, a veteran restoration expert with SOCRA. Read more at NYT  
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Gagosian to Stage Fundraiser for Notre Dame

Gagosian Gallery will stage an exhibition this June in Paris, from which all proceeds from sales will go to initiatives to rebuild the cathedral after its massive fire this week. Full details for the show have yet to be announced. “Notre-Dame is one of the most widely recognized symbols of the city of Paris and the […]
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UK Arts Mark Higher Contributions to UK Economy Than Agriculture

Arts and culture now have a higher contribution to the UK economy than agriculture, The Guardian notes  “It tells you about their commitment and determination in spite of the cuts. It also tells you if they had a bit more money they would do something rather wonderful with it,” says Sir Nicholas Serota. Read more at The Guardian […]
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Prix International d’Art Contemporain Shortlist Announced

The Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco has announced the shortlist of works for the 47th edition of its Prix International d’Art Contemporain (PIAC), featuring work by Yto Barrada, Arthur Jafa, and Rayyane Tabet. “As an organization, we are determined to continuously broaden our perspective and are deeply committed to offer a platform to a plurality of […]
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Noguchi Museum to Allow Visitors Into Artist’s Studio

The Noguchi Museum will allow the public to visit the artist’s studio for the first time after restoration is complete.  “What I really admire about Noguchi was that he was one of the great 20th-century polymaths,” says director Brett Littman. “He worked across so many disciplines.” Read more at NYT  
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New York – Robert Motherwell: “Sheer Presence: Monumental Paintings” at Kasmin Gallery throug

Sheer Presence: Monumental Paintings By Robert Motherwell (Installation View), via Kasmin Gallery There are many moments during Sheer Presence: Monumental Paintings by Robert Motherwell, a show of large-scale works by the American master, where one feels inundated with color and line. The artist’s works, either towering over the viewer or stretch across the walls of Kasmin […]
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AO On-Site – Los Angeles: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen Contemporary, April 12th – 14th, 2019

LAABF, via Printed Matter This past weekend, Los Angeles residents and visitors from far afield flocked to the City of Angels for the annual opening of Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair (LAABF) the West Coast companion fair to the NY Art Book Fair.  Marking a unique and wide-ranging look at the current status of art publishing […]
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Van Gogh’s Time in London Profiled in NY Review of Books

The NY Review of Books has a piece on Vincent Van Gogh this week, charting the artist’s time in London and his fascination with the city, documented in many of his letters. “He was a writer before he was a painter,” says author Carol Jacobi.  Read more at NY Review of Books
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France Gives Broad Rights to New Nazi Loot Task Force

A new French task force for recovering Nazi look has received a broad mandate to search for and return artwork that had been looted or sold under duress, the NYT reports.  “We are not starting from nothing, but we are amplifying the work,” says David Zivie, a Culture Ministry official.  Read more at NYT  
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Paintings from Notre Dame Transferred to Louvre

A selection of paintings from inside Notre Dame have been transferred to the Louvre for restoration after suffering smoke damage yesterday during the Cathedral’s fire.  The paintings are largely still intact.   Read more at The Guardian  
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Arnault and Pinault Pledge $300 Million to Notre Dame Restoration

The French nation launched a major campaign to restore Notre Dame after its tragic blaze yesterday, with collectors Bernard Arnault and François Pinault both pledging $226 million and $113 respectively.  “The Arnault family and the LVMH Group, in solidarity with this national tragedy, are committed to assist with the reconstruction of this extraordinary cathedral, symbol of France, […]
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Oil Heiress’s Collection Heads to Christie’s

30 pieces from the collection of Texas oil heiress Cecil Amelia Blaffer will go to auction at Christie’s New York next month, with works by Picasso, Rothko and more expected to earn more than $40 million. “What we are seeing more and more is the interesting collections that were put together 40, 50 years ago,” says Adrien Meyer, […]
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Independent Curators International Gives Award to Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

New York’s Independent Curators International will give its Leo Award (named after Leo Castelli) to collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.  “Since the beginning, the passion and daily work of the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo has been to contribute to an opening up of contemporary art to a wider audience,” she says of her work . “Investing […]
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EU Commission Approves New Copyright Laws

The European Commission has approved new laws concerning an overhaul of copyright law, making online platforms liable for copyright infringement on their sites and forcing companies like Google and Facebook to pay publishers for the information they repost.  “It was a long road and we would like to thank everyone who contributed to the discussion,” says IMPALA executive chair Helen Smith. “As […]
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Paris – Jean-Michel Othoniel at Galerie Perrotin Through June 8th, 2019

Jean-Michel Othoniel, Oracles (Installation View), Photo: Claire Dorn © Jean-Michel Othoniel / ADAGP, Paris, 2019 Courtesy of the artist & Perrotin. Entering the Paris location of Galerie Perrotin, the viewer is greeted with a series of dazzling sculptures, jagged agglomerations of shining blocks that appear to glow with a colorful energy, spreading across the floor […]
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New York – Austin Lee: “Feels Good” at Jeffrey Deitch Through May 18th, 2019

Austin Lee, Feels Good (Installation View), via Art Observed Part of a young crop of digital natives exploring convergences between physical and digital art practices, artist Austin Lee’s work feels particularly vivid and important. While earlier generations of artists began their careers sketching on paper, Lee began by using Photoshop and other digital tools to […]
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Kamel Mennour to Show Controversially Attributed Carvaggio Alongside Daniel Buren Work

The painting of Judith beheading Holofernes, recently (and controversially) attributed to Caravaggio, will go on show at Galerie Kamel Mennour next week, alongside work by Daniel Buren’s site-specific work, Pyramidal, haut-relief – A5, travail (2017).  “I think giving audiences the opportunity to view these two works together [Buren and Caravaggio] is fantastic. It is about the parcours [journey] of 400 years […]
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