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News | Museums | Market | Conservation | Exhibitions | Jobs | Comment | In print

In this week’s edition

NEWS

Controversial human zoo to be recreated as art project in Oslo

Proposal for the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution has met with criticism, but artists say they want to “highlight a forgotten event”

Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival to present ‘parade’ of stars

The 2014 programme is a swansong for the outgoing director, François Hébel, whose successor was announced this week

Is it time the UK ratified the Hague Convention?

Labour’s shadow culture minister urges the new secretary to protect cultural heritage

Chicago art handlers to vote on unionising

Teamsters have filed complaints against Mana-Terry Dowd for intimidating workers

Video veteran Joan Jonas to represent US in Venice

The artist is expected to create a multimedia installation for next year’s Biennale

More in news in the print issue:

  • Found: Renaissance angels made for Cardinal Wolsey's tomb
  • What can Italy's culture expect of its new prime minister?



MUSEUMS

France regains painting lost during the First World War

Exhibition opens featuring work returned from Berlin as search continues for art missing since 1914-18

The importance of being a director-curator

As the Matisse show he co-organised opens, Tate director Nicholas Serota reveals why he still wants to curate exhibitions

Timeline set for demolition of folk art museum's former home

Scaffolding and protective netting went up on Monday as MoMA prepares to tear down the building for its expansion

More in museums in the print issue:

  • How to avoid digital boom and bust
  • Director's vision of a Pushkin Modern for Moscow

conservatION

The 18th century to get its lustre back at the Louvre

Closed since 2005, the museum’s period rooms will reopen in June after a €26m renovation

Herculaneum gains ground

Buffer zone to be created with the purchase of a 5,200 sq. m plot of land near the archaeological site

More in conservation in the print issue:

  • Cordoba's cathedral caught in political crossfire
  • Boston's Edo-period blockbuster goes back on show

EXHIBITIONS

Sprawling Sigmar Polke show opens at MoMA 

Kathy Halbreich knew from the outset that her retrospective of Sigmar Polke would be a very big show. When he died in 2010, the German artist left behind five decades of wildly diverse and formally innovative paintings, prints, sculptures, films, photographs and drawings, many of them large scale. Despite having to make some “hideous choices”, Halbreich—who is associate director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York—has whittled her selection down to around 265 works. When it opens on Saturday, “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010” (19 April-3 August) will be one of the largest exhibitions in the museum’s history… READ MORE

All exhibitions


READER OFFER

Communicating the museum comes 
to Australia

"Communicating the Museum", the world's leading arts communications conference, is moving to Australia in 2014, taking place in nine major museums around Sydney and Melbourne. Come to our next conference to meet industry leaders and find out how you can accelerate your own career in the arts sector and take advantage of this boom in the Asia Pacific market.

 

 


 

 

 

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In the April print edition:

  • Deposed Ukrainian president's London buying spree
  • Artists' legacies turn into a legal minefield
  • Special report: the most popular exhibitions in 2013

See all the headlines from this month’s print edition

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The Art Newspaper

Thursday 17 April 2014 | View in browser

News | Museums | Market | Conservation | Exhibitions | Jobs | Comment | In print

In this week’s edition

NEWS

Controversial human zoo to be recreated as art project in Oslo

Proposal for the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution has met with criticism, but artists say they want to “highlight a forgotten event”

Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival to present ‘parade’ of stars

The 2014 programme is a swansong for the outgoing director, François Hébel, whose successor was announced this week

Is it time the UK ratified the Hague Convention?

Labour’s shadow culture minister urges the new secretary to protect cultural heritage

Chicago art handlers to vote on unionising

Teamsters have filed complaints against Mana-Terry Dowd for intimidating workers

Video veteran Joan Jonas to represent US in Venice

The artist is expected to create a multimedia installation for next year’s Biennale

More in news in the print issue:

  • Found: Renaissance angels made for Cardinal Wolsey's tomb
  • What can Italy's culture expect of its new prime minister?



MUSEUMS

France regains painting lost during the First World War

Exhibition opens featuring work returned from Berlin as search continues for art missing since 1914-18

The importance of being a director-curator

As the Matisse show he co-organised opens, Tate director Nicholas Serota reveals why he still wants to curate exhibitions

Timeline set for demolition of folk art museum's former home

Scaffolding and protective netting went up on Monday as MoMA prepares to tear down the building for its expansion

More in museums in the print issue:

  • How to avoid digital boom and bust
  • Director's vision of a Pushkin Modern for Moscow

conservatION

The 18th century to get its lustre back at the Louvre

Closed since 2005, the museum’s period rooms will reopen in June after a €26m renovation

Herculaneum gains ground

Buffer zone to be created with the purchase of a 5,200 sq. m plot of land near the archaeological site

More in conservation in the print issue:

  • Cordoba's cathedral caught in political crossfire
  • Boston's Edo-period blockbuster goes back on show

EXHIBITIONS

Sprawling Sigmar Polke show opens at MoMA 

Kathy Halbreich knew from the outset that her retrospective of Sigmar Polke would be a very big show. When he died in 2010, the German artist left behind five decades of wildly diverse and formally innovative paintings, prints, sculptures, films, photographs and drawings, many of them large scale. Despite having to make some “hideous choices”, Halbreich—who is associate director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York—has whittled her selection down to around 265 works. When it opens on Saturday, “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010” (19 April-3 August) will be one of the largest exhibitions in the museum’s history… READ MORE

All exhibitions


READER OFFER

Communicating the museum comes 
to Australia

"Communicating the Museum", the world's leading arts communications conference, is moving to Australia in 2014, taking place in nine major museums around Sydney and Melbourne. Come to our next conference to meet industry leaders and find out how you can accelerate your own career in the arts sector and take advantage of this boom in the Asia Pacific market.

 

 


 

 

 

ON SALE NOW

In the April print edition:

  • Deposed Ukrainian president's London buying spree
  • Artists' legacies turn into a legal minefield
  • Special report: the most popular exhibitions in 2013

See all the headlines from this month’s print edition

Subscribe now to get more than 100 articles only in the print edition. 

 

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