Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Big Review: Jasper Johns at the Whitney Museum of American Art

The New York incarnation of this two-venue retrospective of the veteran American artist has sublime moments, but needs a much more thorough edit

Jasper Johns: a radical look at a colossus of post-war American art

Plus, Venice's tourism problem and Finnish artist Outi Heiskanen

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Seeing double: huge Jasper Johns retrospective opens in two cities, 100 miles apart

Simultaneous shows in New York and Philadelphia cover the artist's seven-decade career and include more than 550 works in total

Timothy Rub to step down as director of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Leader oversaw an ambitious series of construction projects but has also contended with reports of midlevel management abuses and equity issues

John Singleton Copley double portrait lovingly restored, pock marks and all

So-called imperfections laid bare at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

After disputed sale at Sotheby’s, Thomas Cole’s The Arch of Nero will go on view at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Institution says the work is being lent by the foundation that swooped in to rescue it when it was deaccessioned by the Newark Museum of Art

The first ‘wall to wall’ museum union in the US turns one year old

Staff labour organisers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art reflect on their accomplishments

'Intelligent design': Frank Gehry's surprisingly subtle $233m makeover of Philadelphia Museum of Art revealed

Architect's Core Project expansion creates 90,000 sq. ft of new galleries and reimagined public spaces at heart of 1928 landmark

The biggest and best art exhibitions opening around the world in 2021

The new year's must-see shows include Vermeer and Botticelli blockbusters; major Jasper Johns and Yayoi Kusama retrospectives; and sweeping surveys on Iran, slavery and queer art

Five Philadelphia museums jointly announce that they are reopening this month

Institutions act on go-ahead from the city after their second closing in November

Space race: how the pandemic is pushing museums to rethink design

Experts predict bigger galleries, a stronger connection to the outdoors and an end to the expansion juggernaut

Philadelphia Museum of Art vote to unionise in 89% supermajority

The victory for the organising staff comes two days after the museum announced a round of layoffs

Philadelphia Museum of Art to eliminate more than 20% of its staff

Loss of jobs comes amid plunge in revenue from coronavirus shutdown

Giuseppe Penone presents two big gifts of drawings to Philadelphia Museum of Art and Centre Pompidou

Arte Povera sculptor hopes that his donations of hundreds of works on paper will start a dialogue

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Labour organising committee assails Philadelphia museum’s use of a ‘union avoidance’ law firm

Employees call on the museum to take a position of neutrality in any union vote

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Workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art seek to unionise

Entreating management to recognise the union voluntarily, employees emphasise goals of equity, diversity and inclusion

Director is out at Erie Art Museum

Departure follows New York Times article describing objectionable behaviour with female employees

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NY collector says he was duped into selling Brancusi sculpture

He seeks $200m in damages from lawyer who he says "hoodwinked" him

Old Masters, new tricks: conservators unearth century-old collection’s secrets

Two years of investigation preceded the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition of highlights from the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Dalí exhibition generates $55 million

Every available ticket sold for this blockbuster show

The $2.6 million Dalí circus comes to town: No-holds-barred promotion of exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

A credit card company has spearheaded the massive publicity campaign for the centennial retrospective

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The $2.6 million Dalí retrospective comes to Philadelphia

A credit card company has spearheaded the massive publicity campaign for the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition

Warren Rohrer at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

His work reveals how the vestiges of landscape can linger in abstract work

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Heartache and the American dream: Dox Thrash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Thrash deserves to be remembered for more than just his technical inventions

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The Barnes Foundation harnesses home-shopping channel

Renoir makes his TV debut as controversy reigns over merchandising