Tag Archives: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


Morning Links: Scootering Around Art Basel Edition

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Peggy Fogelman.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Names Peggy Fogelman Director

Peggy Fogelman, the director of collections at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, will be heading up to Boston to serve as the director of that city’s primo collection-turned-institution, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.Fogelman will take over from … Read More


Morning Links: Napkin Art Edition

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Crime News
A screenshot of the newly-released surveillance footage. FBI/VIA YOUTUBE

FBI Releases Intriguing Isabella Stewart Gardner Security Footage From the Night Before the Big Art Heist

The Isabella Stewart Garnder Museum art heist remains one of history’s most mysterious art thefts. Clues about how paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, and Manet vanished remain sparse. In the past year, though, the FBI has begun investigating new leads, … Read More


Morning Links: Contemporary Art Daily Edition

Forrest Nash on founding Contemporary Art Daily and his website’s new directions. [Art F City]People are sending emails and comments to the Smithsonian in protest of “Conversations,” an exhibition with loans and support from the Cosbys. [U.S. News]A mobster from … Read More

Kenya's 2013 Venice Biennale Pavilion.


Morning Links: Kenya and Costa Rica Edition

The country of Japan will be donating $1 million to the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Museums of Asian Art. [Artforum]Kenya and Costa Rica have pulled their national pavilions out of the Venice … Read More


Renzo Piano as Light and Space Artist

With his new building for the Whitney Museum opening May 1, the architect’s 2013 expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum offers insights into his approach Read More

Suspects in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. 


Morning Links: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist Edition

Ads for menswear designer Patrik Ervell’s S/S 2015 collection will show previously unseen photographs by the late photographer Peter Hujar instead of clothing. [T Magazine]The 90-piece art collection of the late former chairman of Goldman Sachs, John Whitehead, will be the main feature at Christie’s … Read More

News The Talent

Anne Hawley, Director of Boston’s Gardner Museum, Will Step Down

Anne Hawley is stepping down as director of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Hawley has been at the helm of the museum for 25 years, and she will leave at the end of the year.More from The New York Times:“Ms. … Read More

The Harvard Art Museums, during renovation and expansion, November 21, 2013LESVANTS.COM

Veritas! After Six Years, Harvard Art Museums’ Renzo Piano Home Is Nearly Ready: A Peek Inside

Curators at the Harvard Art Museums are spending the summer installing works in the new Renzo Piano-designed building, which has significantly boosted the university’s ability to display its wide-ranging collections. They’re working toward November 16, the date when Harvard’s Fogg … Read More

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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

To get to the top, you have to wear the right clothes Read More


Sophie Calle: Remembrance of Gardner Paintings Lost

An evocative project about the presence of absence at a museum whose beloved Old Masters disappeared in a notorious heist Read More

Books Reviews
Rembrandt's 1630 self-portrait, stolen from the National Museum of Stockholm in 2000 and recovered five years later.  ©NATIONALMUSEUM, STOCKHOLM/BRIDGEMAN ART LIBRARY

How Rembrandts Were Stolen 81 Times

Art meets crime in a new book on Rembrandt heists. Read More

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How to Catch an Art Thief

A former FBI agent takes readers along on the hunt for stolen masterpieces. Read More