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Denver Art Museum Announces Major Show of Female Abstract Expressionists

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will have a major exhibition about female Abstract Expressionists in summer 2016. Titled “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” the show will feature more than 50 works by 12 artists. Following its run … Read More


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Alina Szapocznikow, lluminowana (Illuminated Woman), 1966-67. ©THE ESTATE OF ALINA SZAPOCZNIKOW/COURTESY THE ESTATE OF ALINA SZAPOCZNIKOW; PIOTR STANLISAWSKI; ANDREA ROSEN GALLERY, NEW YORK; AND GALERIE LOEVENBRUCK, PARIS

Andrea Rosen Gallery Now Represents the Estate of Alina Szapocznikow

New York’s Andrea Rosen Gallery announced today that it now represents the estate of Alina Szapocznikow. On October 30, the Chelsea gallery will open its first solo show of the Polish-born artist, who died in 1973 at age 47. Szapocznikow’s estate … Read More


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Collector’s Corner: Francis Greenburger

The New York real-estate developer bought his first work when he was 14. Read More


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Noah Davis, Los Angeles Painter and Founder of the Underground Museum, Dies at 32

Noah Davis, the Los Angeles–based painter of surreal, post-racial images and the founder of the nonprofit space the Underground Museum, has died at 32. Davis’s cause of death has not been announced, but he was sick with a rare cancer, … Read More


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Glenn Ligon Names His Ten Favorite Books, Includes ‘Citizen’ Among Them

Aaron Hicklin has been asking people to name their favorite books in an ongoing T magazine feature, and the series’s most recent installment has the American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon revealing what’s on his bookshelf.Considering Ligon’s interest in race and politics, it’s not … Read More


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Met To Remain Open Until Midnight for Final Weekend of ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’

As “China: Through the Looking Glass” comes to the end of its run, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will stay open until midnight, the New York Times reports.The museum will be open three hours later than usual on September 4 and … Read More


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Nicole K. Allen White Named Director of Government and External Affairs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Nicole K. Allen White as director of government and external affairs, effective immediately. In her new position, Allen White will further the museum’s strong relationship with the city of Philadelphia and … Read More


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Sotheby’s Will Sell ABBA’s Piano in September

Sotheby’s will sell the piano ABBA used to make many of its hits in the 1970s, the auction house announced today. The Swedish pop group’s piano is one of the world’s finest, the announcement proudly (and not necessarily empirically) states, … Read More


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Crystal Bridges Will Open Frank Lloyd Wright House in November

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that its Frank Lloyd Wright house, which the Bentonville, Arkansas museum transplanted from New Jersey in 2014, will open to the public on November 11. Since its acquisition by the museum, … Read More


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Apocalypse Now: Shezad Dawood on His New Post-Brooklyn Film

Over the past decade, Shezad Dawood’s films have involved aliens, the occult, mysticism, and apocalypses. Even weirder than the London-based artist’s subject matter is that much of it is couched in truth. Piercing Brightness (2013) takes its sci-fi plot from … Read More


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The Breuer building, prior to the Met's planned renovations. ©EZRA STOLLER/ESTO

Met’s Breuer Annex Will Be Renovated Ahead of March Opening, Will Include a ‘Book Bar’

Today the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York detailed its plans for the Met Breuer, the museum’s annex for modern and contemporary art, which is set to open in March 2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s former, Marcel … Read More


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Tan Boon Hui Named Director of Asia Society Museum

Asia Society announced that Tan Boon Hui has been appointed as vice president of global arts and cultural programs and director of the Asia Society Museum in New York. Tan will succeed the museum’s previous director, Peggy Loar, and begin … Read More


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Sotheby’s to Auction Bob Dylan’s Manuscript for ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’

Sotheby’s announced today that it has plans to sell the original manuscript for Bob Dylan’s song “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.” The typed-up, hand-edited sheet of lyrics is expected to go for £150,000–200,000 (about $236,000–$315,000) when it hits the auction … Read More


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Former Banker Donates $2 M. to Nevada Museum of Art

The Nevada Museum of Art received a $2 million gift from retired investment banker John La Gatta, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported today. Located in Reno, the museum has received few donations larger than La Gatta’s. (Thank you to Artforum for … Read More