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Michael Govan, Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and architect Peter Zumthor revealed a model of the institution’s new wing during the first day of the Venice Architecture Biennale. Zumthor, who will helm the renovation, has…
Posted on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 10:45
Rick Friedman, founder of the art fair empire Hamptons Expo Group, has launched a new luxury living design fair. The inaugural Hamptons Contemporary Design + Decor Fair will take place in a magnificent, 40,000-square-foot pavilion at the Southampton Elks Fairgrounds.…
Posted on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:19
A new book by the journalist Arthur Lubow will explore the life and work of the seminal photographer Diane Arbus. Known for her unflinching images of people on the outskirts of society, Arbus is widely considered one of the most…
Posted on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:18
The Rijksmuseum—the most visited museum in the Netherlands—has named Taco Dibbits as its new Director. Dibbits, who has served as the institution’s Director of Collections since 2008, will replace Wim Pijbes. In addition to facilitating a number of notable acquisitions,…
Posted on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:16
Spanish authorities have arrested seven individuals in connection to the theft of five paintings by Francis Bacon. The works, estimated to be worth around $27.8 million, were stolen from a home in Madrid earlier this year. The paintings, which belonged…
Posted on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:15
The New Orleans Museum of Art is the latest institution to add works from its collection to the Google Cultural Institute—an online platform that allows visitors to browse masterpieces from an array of international museums. So far, the New Orleans…
Posted on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:10
The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is in the midst of a year-long centennial celebration. Founded in 1916 by Sherrill Whiton, a distinguished architect and author of the classic tome Elements of Interior Decoration, the institution has grown…
Posted on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:59
Kimberli Meyer will step down from her post as Director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture after fourteen years with the institution. The West Hollywood-based center for art and architecture is headquartered in architect Rudolph M. Schindler’s House…
Posted on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:58
The Pérez Art Museum’s collection is growing thanks to a number of recent purchases and donations. In addition to over 100 contemporary works that were donated by local developer Craig Robins, the Miami institution has acquired a large-scale sculpture by…
Posted on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:56
Florence’s Uffizi Gallery is partnering with Indiana University to digitize its collection of ancient sculptures. The goal is to have the museum’s collection of Greek and Roman statuary available online by 2020. Indiana University has enlisted students in its new…
Posted on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:55
Christie’s will bolster its presence in China via a new exhibition space in Beijing. The auction house has had an outpost in the city for many years, but the new venue, which is expected to open this fall, will provide…
Posted on Friday, 27 May 2016 10:54
Beginning on June 21, Los Angeles residents will have a rare chance to enjoy a stunning collection of Outsider Art. The exhibition, titled Broaden Your Vision: Outsider Art 101, which features works by an array of well-known Outsider artists, including…
Posted on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:58
The Bronx Museum of Art has launched a $25 million renovation campaign. The project will involve expanding the institution’s existing building to accommodate its growing number of visitors. The renovation will be helmed by Monica Ponce de Leon, Dean of…
Posted on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:58
Lucinda Barnes, who has served as Chief Curator at the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive since 2014, will retire on June 29. Barnes played a pivotal role in the institution's move to its new Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed building, which…
Posted on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:56
The Danforth Art Museum and Studio School has been told that it will have to vacate its Framingham, Massachusetts, building as soon as September 1 after the structure’s boiler failed to pass state inspection. The Danforth, which has occupied the…
Posted on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:55
A six-foot sketch by the English Romantic painter John Constable will lead Christie's 250th Anniversary sale on June 30 in London. The study for a painting in Constable’s Stour Valley series (the finished work hangs in the Huntington Library, Art…
Posted on Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:54
1. Executive Residence by John B. Murray Architect This stately residence masterfully combines the best of the past and the present. Grand architectural details, including ornate moldings, gracefully arched doorways, and soaring ceilings, are enhanced by a stunning collection of…
Posted on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:10
A new Francis Bacon catalogue raisonné by scholar Martin Harrison will be published on June 30. Featuring 584 paintings, many of which reside in private collections, the five-volume tome will provide an unprecedented look at the evolution of Bacon’s work…
Posted on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:08
Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has indicted former Morgan Stanley executive and well known energy investor, Morris Zukerman, for failing to pay over $4.5 million in taxes on a number of Old Master…
Posted on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:07
The Courtauld Institute of Art in London has received a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund—an organization that uses money raised by the country’s National Lottery players to help protect and preserve heritage sites. The $13 million boost will…
Posted on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:06
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