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It's official: the Whitney Biennial is now brought to you by Tiffany & Co.

With a $5 million gift, the high-end jeweler will be the lead sponsors for the next three editions of the contemporary art survey, through 2021. News of the sponsorship comes on the eve of the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art's new Renzo Piano–designed building at the base of the High Line.

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Monday, 26 January 2015 11:56

Tate Britain Reveals BP Sponsorship Details

Tate received annual sponsorship of between £150,000 and £330,000 from BP over a 17-year period until 2006, newly released figures show. Tate was ordered to reveal the numbers by an information tribunal last December and was given 35 days to comply. That deadline ended on Monday and Tate released the figures to the campaigning group Platform, which has argued the figures were likely to be “embarrassingly small” and proof that Tate does not need to take money from an oil company accused of trying to “greenwash” its reputation.

The figures show BP provided £300,000 in 1990, going down to £150,000 in 1991. The sponsorship stayed at that level until 1999 before rising to £250,000 for two years and rising again to £330,000 between 2002-06. In total BP, Tate’s longest running sponsor, provided £3.8m over the 17-year period.

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Wednesday, 26 November 2014 10:34

The CONTEXT Art Fair will Expand to New York

The spring season of New York art fairs just got busier. Nick Korniloff and the ownership team behind Art Miami and other major fairs, announced a new fair for New York. The inaugural CONTEXT NY contemporary art fair will take place next spring (March 5–8). The fair's presenting sponsor and venue is Pier 36, located on the East River at 299 South Street.

Julian Navarro, director of CONTEXT Art Miami, will direct and lead the fair. According to a statement, CONTEXT NY will provide collectors with "a leading alternative fair to acquire important works of contemporary art concurrent with the traditonal ADAA's The Art Show and The Armory Show.

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For the second year in a row, Dior will sponsor the Guggenheim International Gala.

The annual benefit is a two-night event that is scheduled to take place on Nov. 5 and 6 in New York City. This year, the event, which is often referred to as GIG, will honor Carrie Mae Weems, whose retrospective was on view at the Guggenheim last spring, as well as Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker of the German artist group Zero and Beijing-based contemporary artist Wang Jianwei, WWD reported. Zero's work will be featured in "Zero: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s" from Oct. 10 to Jan. 7, and Jianwei will be the focus of the exhibition "Wang Jianwei: Time Temple," which will be on view from Oct. 31 to Feb. 16.

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