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Book Club

What has the art world been reading during the coronavirus lockdown? Part two

Curators, directors and art historians tell us about the books they have been reading and revisiting

Analysis

Museums too: what should institutions do when artists are accused of abuse?

As the #MeToo movement grows, US museums find themselves embroiled in ethical dilemmas

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Leaders

Sydney’s flagship museum is entirely focused on building a costly extension. Why?

Unless the Art Gallery of New South Wales begins to focus more on exhibitions, there is every reason to believe that Sydney Modern will be a gigantic and costly flop

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Interviews

Interview: Why Mike Leigh turned to art

The British director on his acclaimed big-screen portrait of Turner—and the artist’s “box of tricks”

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Knoedler

Strife within management at Knoedler over selection of new director after Lawrence Rubin's departure

Fights at the top cast doubt on the venerable gallery's future

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel director Marc Spiegler confirms the fair will stay in Miami

In a meeting with the South Beach ACE, it was concluded that Miami Beach Convention Center's rebuild would not impede the progress of the annual fair

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Tate Britain

Tate Britain Director defends curatorial changes

Constable and Turner experts may go

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 makes the art its sole priority

The public programme includes a sculpture park and videos screened on Frank Gehry’s New World Center

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Design Miami

The future of Design Miami/Basel: Interview with Marianne Goebl

The new director on her Vitra past and her plans for the fair’s future

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Jeffrey Deitch

Deitch archive will remain on site in Soho

The archive is expected to be available to the public by spring 2011

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Turner Contemporary

Victoria Pomery: An expert eye on Frieze

The director of Turner Contemporary chooses her favourite works from the fair—and reveals a very British preoccupation with the weather

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Museums

Italian to run Warsaw’s Centre for Contemporary Art

Poland appoints first foreign museum director

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Knoedler

New director and location for New York's Knoedler engenders personnel overhaul

Building, staff and some artists on the way out

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach undergoes yet another redesign

Fair director insists that there are still shortcomings to be addressed after discussions with dealers

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Opinion

Saving the ephemeral art gallery: The director of Tate Liverpool on preserving institutional history

'History is unpredictable, and we cannot know which obscure artist or minor exhibition may once be regarded as a groundbreaking historical event'

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Interviews

Manuel Borja-Villel: "Reina Sofía can be a 21st-century leader”

Director Borja-Villel is instituting radical changes to Madrid museum

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Art Basel

Interview with Art Basel’s new co-directors Marc Spiegler and Annette Schönholzer on keeping it business as usual

The pair plan to expand the Miami edition, but not much else will change

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Interviews

Interview with Sam Keller: “Art Basel is not a shopping mall”

Fair director Sam Keller believes his greatest achievement has been to combine culture with commerce

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Art Basel

New Art Basel director announced today

Although Sam Keller's replacement is soon to be revealed, possible contenders for the role remain the subject of speculation

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Art Basel

Art Basel director replaced by triumvirate

The three candidates sharing the responsibility are revealed to be Marc Spiegler, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz and Annette Schönholzer

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Museums

MoMA completes merger with PS1

“It is like another department at the museum,” says MoMA director Glenn Lowry

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Art Basel

"It was the world's most important fair before I came, it is now, and it will continue to be after I've left": Interview with Art Basel director Sam Keller

After his intention to step down from Basel goes public, Sam Keller discusses the fair's evolution, his legacy, and pastures new at the Beyeler Foundation

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Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian to open gallery in Rome

New director comes from Guggenheim

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Museums

The Art Newspaper exclusive on the memoir MoMA declined to publish

Shortly before his death in January, William Rubin handed us his manuscript

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Alexander Calder

Calder Foundation's new space for exhibitions and encouraging scholarship

Dealers not welcome says director of Calder Foundation

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Museums

San Francisco MoMA has new director

Mr Benezra comes to the city's Museum of Modern Art from The Art Institute of Chicago

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Art Basel

Interview with fair director Samuel Keller: Art Basel, the commercial complement to Venice

The director of the world’s top modern and contemporary art fair prides himself on the new talent it has discovered

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Serpentine Galleries

Julia Peyton-Jones steps up as new director for the Serpentine Gallery

She intends to look to global contemporary art while maintaining the importance of home-grown artists