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The Delaware Art Museum has sold Andrew Wyeth’s Arthur Cleveland and Winslow Homer’s Milking Time in an effort to replace funds lost to construction debt. [USA Today]MoMA has hired Yasmil Raymond, a Dia Art Foundation curator since 2009, to serve as associate … Read More


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David Sweat and Richard Matt are still at large.

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Volkswagen Group of America will be the lead sponsor of educational programming at MoMA for the next two years. During this time, it  will also support major exhibitions at both MoMA and MoMA PS1, including the latter’s forthcoming local artist … Read More


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Union protest in front of MoMA, photographed by MoMA fellow and curator Magda Moskalewicz.

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MoMA Employees Hand-Deliver Letter of Protest To Glenn Lowry’s Office Days Before Union Negotiation Deadline

Wednesday morning, approximately 100 staff members at the Museum of Modern Art belonging to the local 2110 union–who previously staged a protest at the institution’s “Party in the Garden” gala over cuts to its benefits during contract negotiations–went to the office of … Read More


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The Rainbow Flag waving in the wind at San Francisco’s Castro District. 

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MoMA Acquires The Rainbow Flag

MoMA announced today via blog post that the museum has acquired the Rainbow Flag, the symbol of gay pride, as part of its design collection, which already houses the @ symbol, the Creative Commons logo, and the recycling symbol.Along with … Read More


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An artwork by Paddy Compass Namatbara. 


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Morning Links: Aboriginal Art Edition

“MoMA’s union members are using Instagram to emphasize the human dimension of the often murky business of contract bargaining.” [Hyperallergic]An Aboriginal art collection sold for over $2 million in a historic Sotheby’s auction in London. [ABC News Australia]The British Museum has reopened the Waddesdon … Read More


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The painting Saul and David has been reattributed to Rembrandt. It was thought to be his work until 1969, when it was dismissed as the work of a follower. [The Art Newspaper]The Chrysler Museum of Art’s chief curator, Jeff Harrison, … Read More


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Tour Montparnasse, in Paris.

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Morning Links: World’s Most Hated Buildings Edition

The first show at the Pinacothèque de Paris’s new outpost in Singapore is called “The Myth of Cleopatra.” [The Art Newspaper]Dasha Zhukova’s Garage Museum opens in Gorky Park to invited guests on June 10, in a Soviet-era pavilion. [The Art … Read More


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Atena Farghadani.


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Morning Links: Atena Farghadani Edition

Iranian artist Atena Farghadani has been sentenced to 12 years of prison for “insulting the parliament” and “insulting the Supreme Leader” for portraying politicians as animals. Farghadani was protesting the introduction of two bills which would make voluntary sterilization illegal and … Read More


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Thompson's starting point, the New Museum.


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Morning Links: ‘Eventually they introduced me’ Edition

One Hyperallergic writer’s experience following Luke Willis Thompson out of the New Museum as part of his twice-daily performance piece Eventually they introduced me to the people I immediately recognised as those who would take me out anyway for the New … Read More


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Arne Svenson's Neighbors #11 (2012). 


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Morning Links: First Amendment Art Edition

Work to renovate Auckland Castle in County Durham, England—historically the residence (but since 2010 just the office) of the Bishop of Durham—has begun, which will cost £17 million. It’s one of the most ambitious heritage regeneration projects in England in recent … Read More


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Björk at the Ruisrock Festival in Finland in 1998.


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Morning Links: Björk Show Edition

Reykjavík’s mayor Dagur Bergþóruson Eggertsson saw MoMA’s Björk show and would now like to host the exhibition at Reykjavík Art Museum after it closes in New York on June 7. A MoMA spokesperson says that the museum has been “exploring opportunities to tour the Björk … Read More


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LACMA Broad & Resnick Pavilion.

LACMA and Hyundai Strike Lucrative Deal

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to announce later in the day an unprecedented ten-year partnership with Korean automaker Hyunadi, the Los Angeles Times reported today.The paper reports that the deal—which LACMA director Michael Govan says will … Read More


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David Wojnarowicz (1981), by Peter Hujar. 


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Morning Links: David Wojnarowicz Edition

The British Museum’s exhibition on ancient Greek sculpture includes a bronze copy of the lost Greek original Doryphoros (spear-bearer) by Polykleitos, made in 1920 by the German sculptor Georg Römer, and long believed to be destroyed in WWII. [The Art Newspaper]MoMA film … Read More


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Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their peers, … Read More