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Art Institute of Chicago Names Caitlin Haskell Curator of International Modern Art

Caitlin Haskell. PHOTO BY ANDRIA LO Caitlin Haskell will be the new curator of international modern art at the Art Institute of Chicago. She will start in her post in…
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‘This All Makes Me Sad’: Artists and Museum Professionals Vexed by Imbroglio at MOCA L.A.

Exterior of the Grand Avenue branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. ELON SCHOENHOLZ/COURTESY THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES As questions swirled last week around…
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Shenzhen Biennale Curator Fired Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Gary Xu COURTESY SHENZHEN BIENNALE’S WEIXIN The Shenzhen Biennale has removed Gary Xu from his role as one of three curators of its inaugural edition after allegations of harassment and…
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Art Dealer Sean Kelly on Giving His Prodigious James Joyce Holdings to Morgan Library

Sean Kelly in the library of his gallery. KATHERINE MCMAHON A fact not widely known about contemporary art dealer Sean Kelly is that over the past 25 years he has…
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Charline von Heyl Painting Survey to Travel from Germany to Washington, D.C.

Solo Dolo, 2010. ©CHARLINE VON HEYL/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETZEL, NEW YORK/KRAVIS COLLECTION A survey of paintings by Charline von Heyl will be mounted in Germany in June at the…
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Report: Helen Molesworth Fired as Chief Curator of MOCA Los Angeles

Molesworth. COURTESY MOCA Christopher Knight, the art critic of the Los Angeles Times, has reported that Philippe Vergne, the director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, fired…
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Nan Goldin, P.A.I.N. Group Stage Protest Against Sackler Family, Purdue Pharmaceuticals in Met’s Sackler Wing

ALL PHOTOS:ANDREW RUSSETH/ARTNEWS This afternoon, in the Sackler Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, a mother and daughter threw coins into its reflecting pool while a…
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Guggenheim Acquiring Controversial Xu Bing Work Pulled from Recent ‘China’ Show

A photo of one version of A Case Study of Xu Bing’s A Case Study of Transference, 1993. COURTESY THE ARTIST The Guggenheim Museum in New York is in the…
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Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Dies

Bergman. POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION Charles C. Bergman, a founding organizer and longtime champion of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, died late last month at the age of 84. He had helped guide the…
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In Marrakech, New Art Fair and Museum Make Case for an Intriguing Future

Exterior view of La Mamounia, the location of 1-54 Marrakech 2018. ADNANE ZEMMAMA/COURTESY 1-54 It may well be that settings for people-watching can get no better than an art fair…
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