Judith H. Dobrzynski

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Museums & Heritage

The Hirshhorn acquires a reconfiguration of Yayoi Kusama's first Infinity Mirror Room

The 1965 work, Phalli's Field, was a breakthrough in the artist's career

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How global art can provide a kick-start to local economies

Special exhibitions mean big money—not only for the museums that hold them but for local businesses as well

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Museums

Met receives donation of ten ‘exceptional’ colonial Latin American works out of the blue

The São Paulo collector James Kung Wei Li, whose father was a Chinese ambassador in South America, says the donation is his family’s repayment for American educational largesse

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Museums & Heritage

MacKenzie Art Gallery given 1,000 works by contemporary indigenous artists from Canada and the US

Collectors Thomas Druyan and Alice Ladner were drawn by the Saskatchewan museum’s dedication to indigenous and aboriginal art from around the globe

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Acquisitions

Why a six-ton scholar’s rock is making its way from China to Texas

A low-key request from the San Antonio Museum of Art director resulted in a big gift from Lake Taihu near Wuxi

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Conservation

Houston museum reattributes painting to Velázquez

After conservation effort, Museum of Fine Arts decides its hunch was correct

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Exhibitions

Rembrandt the master printmaker—and shrewd market manipulator

Denver Art Museum's exhibition of the Old Master's prints looks at how he “intentionally made rarities” for his collectors

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Museums

Dallas Museum of Art says thank you to a life-long patron

Institution recognises the “transformational” final gift of its late trustee Margaret McDermott with a special exhibition and new wall labels for more than 400 works she helped acquire

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Museums

Indigenous art comes first in Art Gallery of Ontario's new Canadian galleries

Museum has made more space for First Nations and Inuit artists and labels are now written in indigenous languages

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Exhibitions

How Winslow Homer's long-lost camera changed the way scholars see his paintings

After four years of research into the recently discovered camera, Maine's Bowdoin College Museum of Art reassesses the American artist’s creative practice

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Leonardo da Vinci

A new Leonardo? Scholarly show claims to reveal master’s hand

Worcester Art Museum argues for reattribution of altarpiece panels by Verrocchio’s workshop