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Josef Albers's Manhattan mural could return to New York

World Trade Center Transit Hub among possible sites being considered (Manhattan in the Pan Am Building) Published online: 25 November 2014
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Study centre to celebrate the women of New York

The New-York Historical Society plans to opens a space dedicated to women’s achievements next year

Published online: 25 November 2014

‘Alfred Barr made us pull out all the old junk’

Rodchenko and Stepanova’s grandson gives an insider’s insight into the lives of the Russian avant-garde artists

Published online: 25 November 2014

Swiss museum accepts Gurlitt's problematic bequest

Kunstmuseum Bern could face years of litigation from heirs claiming looted works

Published online: 24 November 2014

Award leaves Matera facing funding battle

Italy’s 2019 European Capital of Culture is €20m short of target

Published online: 24 November 2014

Paul Chan, a prize-winning artist who wants to be an amoeba

Hugo Boss Prize winner explains his recent hiatus and his publishing company for “the strangest books”

Published online: 24 November 2014

Spanish Duchess of Alba dies at age 88

The Duchess was an ardent defender of Spanish culture and a collector of old masters

Published online: 21 November 2014

 

Grand Bargain nearly on the books

The Detroit Institute of Arts is close to its $100m goal to support city pensions and secure collection

Published online: 21 November 2014

Whitney announces opening date of its new home in Chelsea

Museum will launch "artist-centric" building next May

Published online: 20 November 2014

‘The Gurlitt collection should be sold to benefit Jewish organisations’

Alfred Weidinger, deputy director of the Belvedere in Vienna, is calling on the Kunstmuseum Bern to make the right choice

Published online: 20 November 2014

First World War letters fall foul of UK copyright law

Imperial War Museums among organisations to leave their display cases empty in protest

Published online: 20 November 2014

 
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No museum is an island—except for the Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj, Denmark. Next autumn, the institution will be based on an island designed by the architects Møller & Grønborg; three bridges will lead visitors over a lagoon from the mainland to the existing museum site. “The initial >>>

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Video: Tour the Amphipolis tomb

The media frenzy around the discovery of a massive and richly decorated tomb in Amphipolis, near Serres shows now signs of slowing down, especially since a skeleton was found at the site last week that is believe to be on of Alexander the Great’s generals. To appease the insatiable archaeology fans, this weekend, Skai TV and the newspaper Kathimerini released a 3D animated tour of the tomb, showing the treasures archaeologists have uncovered so far: two sphinxes, two caryatids and an intricate floor mosaic.

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Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010, from Monday, 5 May in Beacon

In 1958, the young Carl Andre put down his chisel. Dispensing with a studio and gathering industrial materials such as brick, copper tile or raw timber locally for each show, he proceeded to section or stack them in geometric patterns on the floor, thereby disrupting every convention of sculpture...

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