Victoria Stapley-Brown

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Feminism

Women in the arts in Argentina condemn vote against the legalisation of abortion

Despite their disappointment, they remain optimistic

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Old Masters

Heading home: early Rubens masterpiece returns to the artist's Antwerp studio for the first time

The work, lent by Art Gallery of Ontario ahead of a major travelling show on the artist, will undergo research at the Rubenshuis

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Protest

MoMA employees lead protest on eve of union negotiations

Around 250 staff members have been working without a contract since 20 May

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Museums

Works by Picasso among objects rediscovered in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art's collection

Preparation for 2019 exhibition and the building's renovation has led to the discovery of previously undocumented art works

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Social issues

US Planned Parenthood campaign includes artists Shirin Neshat and Carrie Mae Weems 

The Unstoppable initiative includes an online exhibition of works by ten female artists and writers

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Artists

Jasper Johns show and catalogue raisonné open Menil Collection’s new Drawing Institute

The 88-year-old artist, who gets the institute’s inaugural show, was deeply involved in the drawings catalogue project

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Exhibitions

Playtime: how artists have been unleashing their inner child this summer

From superhero action figures to Chianti-infused treasure hunts and poolside art, exhibitions are exploring the importance of play

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Auctions

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks’s home is on the (auction) block with a $1m-$3m price tag

Detroit house was saved in 2016 by the US artist Ryan Mendoza and Parks’s niece Rhea McCauley

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Artists

Did Juergen Teller borrow from Mickalene Thomas’s work in Vogue Paris Rihanna shoot?

Thomas’s gallery Lehmann Maupin—which also represents Teller—says it hopes there is “a resolution between the two artists”

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Museums

ICA Boston bridges the harbour with new satellite space in a working shipyard

Visitors will be able to take a six-minute ferry ride to the new venue called the Watershed

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Exhibitions

Ten public art works to see for free around New York this summer

When the sun’s out, get your buns—and other extremities—out to catch some of these projects across the city

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Museums

Paris's revamped Cluny museum brings Medieval art into the 21st century

Loan fees from Louvre Abu Dhabi pay for new disabled access and restoration of ancient baths

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Conservation

What colour is this dress? Guggenheim reveals Manet painting after three years of restoration

New York museum has removed varnish and overpainting to let the artist’s brushstrokes “sing”

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Celebrate Independence Day with American stories from the Museum of Arts and Design to the Met

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Exhibitions

A hundred works for 100 years: New York’s Neue Galerie marks Klimt and Schiele's centenary

New show explores how the Austrian artists tackled “issues that we’re grappling with today”

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Museums

Back to bigger better art school: Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January

Inaugural shows include a photography exhibition on consent—drawn from student-selected acquisitions

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Building projects

Frick's fourth expansion plan gets green light

But the preservationist group Stop Irresponsible Frick Development has protested the project, saying "the public has not been given a fair opportunity to provide feedback"

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a smiley snowman to an "awareness of death"

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Museums

MFA Boston acquires photographs by Graciela Iturbide ahead of major exhibition

The works, which came from Iturbide's own collection, include gifts from the Mexican artist

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Law

Anish Kapoor sues NRA for copyright infringement

An image of his Chicago sculpture Cloud Gate was used in a video by the gun lobby that the artist says “seeks to whip up fear and hate”

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Exhibitions

Major survey of Joan Mitchell’s work to open in 2020

The Baltimore Museum of Art and SFMoMA are co-organising the show, which looks at the person and process behind the abstract works

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Gainsborough's friendly cows to Giacometti's depictions of people

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North Korea

Former propaganda artists for North Korea denounce Trump-Kim meeting

Meeting will "brainwash many people" artist says

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Conservation

New research reveals secrets beneath the surface of Picasso paintings

Discoveries about two Blue Period works in the Art Gallery of Ontario’s collection have inspired an upcoming exhibition

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a Pride Month celebration to a New York legend

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Exhibitions

From Riga to Los Angeles, biennials are searching for answers in troubled times

Manifesta 12, Made in LA, Riboca and the tenth Berlin Biennale explore whether art can make a difference in a rapidly changing world

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Public art

Massive Kickstarter campaign launched for 'largest-ever public art project in US' with billboards across all 50 states

Non-partisan platform For Freedoms has signed up over 200 institutions for the initiative, which aims to make art part of the public discourse

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an artist's urban dreams to a country in mourning

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Museums

Debate over Frick expansion continues at impassioned Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing

The Annabelle Selldorf-designed proposal has broad support from the New York art community, but feelings are more split among its neighbours

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From William Eggleston's America to Lynda Benglis's homecoming

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United States

Mass Moca takes the plunge with ice-water installation

The artist Taryn Simon—and brave visitors—will jump into a man-made frozen pool built into the gallery, evoking cleansing and spiritual rituals

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Closures

Interview Magazine, founded by Andy Warhol, folds after nearly 50 years

The publication has recently been involved in a rent dispute, departure of upper-level staff and lawsuits from former employees

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Exhibitions

Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial given equal billing in Met exhibition

Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation acquisition go on show among New York museum's collection

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Georgia O’Keeffe in Hawaii to paintings from New Spain

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From earthly bodies to Ellsworth Kelly in black and white

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Three to see: New York

From paths towards enlightenment to Kanye's rants

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Museums

How San Antonio snagged masterpieces from Madrid for its 300th anniversary

Exhibition that looks at the city's Spanish links will include 25 works never shown in the US

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Museums

Road to the Met: how Max Hollein rose to become its next director

A gifted manager and fundraiser, he inherits a museum dogged by financial troubles and discontent

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Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

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Museums

Ottawa Art Gallery grows five times bigger in time for its 30th birthday

The free-entry museum of Canadian art was initially scheduled to be completed last year

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Museums

Met hosts group of international directors for the Global Museum Leaders Colloquium

The event, launched in 2014, is a unique experience freed from “stage-managed dialogue”, moderator says

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Different approaches to place, cities and landscape, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Met

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Museums

Virginia University’s $41m kunsthalle aims to bridge town-gown divide

Richmond University's fine arts programmes are amongst highest-ranked in the US

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Museums

Antiquity gets a fresh twist at revamped Getty Villa

New displays draw out connections between Graeco-Roman world and ancient Middle East

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Museums

Photographer accused of sexual harassment closes show at ICA Boston

The institution initially planned to keep Nicholas Nixon's show open after allegations sparked calls for removal

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a shameful period in US history to a bright new monument for the 21st century

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Museums

Max Hollein is the next director of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The current director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco has both the experience needed to lead the encyclopaedic museum and “real integrity”, says the Met’s president Dan Weiss

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Three to see: New York

Shows to honour the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr on the 50th anniversary of his assassination

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Museums

Bridging the divide: Terra Foundation and Art Bridges fund collaborative programming between major art institutions and smaller, regional venues

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Detroit Institute of Arts are the first institutions awarded grants in a $15m pilot programme

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Museums

Fourth time's a charm: Frick Collection announces new renovation and expansion plans

The Selldorf Architects-designed project spares the institution’s much loved 70th Street garden and opens up the building’s second storey

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Exhibitions

Adrian Piper, who took conceptualism to Macy’s, gets major New York retrospective

Museum of Modern Art dedicates entire sixth floor to 280-work show—a first for a living artist

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From anatomy to Americana

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Museums

George Lucas tells a new story at the Museum of Narrative Art

Construction has launched on the $1bn non-profit project, built to be “the world’s most inclusive and accessible art museum”

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Art's Most Popular

What is the most cultured city in the US?

Think Grand Rapids, Bentonville or Houston—but not New York

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Medieval time to a "sense of urgency"

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Law

ACLU files art censorship lawsuit against the city of New Orleans

A citizen is facing potential jail time over a mural referencing Trump’s 2005 Access Hollywood tape

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Facebook

French court makes mixed ruling in Courbet ‘censorship’ case

The social media giant was found to be at fault for closing a schoolteacher’s account but his claims for €20,000 in damages were dismissed

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Three to see: New York

A selection of this year's Asia Week shows

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Three to see: New York

Celebrate Women’s History Month through art, from feminism solving an ancient riddle in Brooklyn to Zoe Leonard's retrospective at the Whitney

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Social history

Argentina's female art workers call for gender parity on International Women's Day

The group, Nosotras Proponemos, has events planned at art institutions throughout the country during March

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Museums

The road to recovery: Puerto Rican museums regroup after hurricane

Island’s institutions join forces to safeguard collections and plan for future disasters

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Exhibitions

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: David Bowie blockbuster gets New York remix

Around one-fifth of the objects in the Brooklyn Museum's show were not included in previous iterations

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TEFAF Maastricht

The Tefaf Maastricht wish list: objects to suit every collector’s taste

From glass succulents to magic belts, the fair will not disappoint

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Museums

Frick sends Old Masters to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Ten works are due to go on display at the Museo de Arte de Ponce

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Exhibitions

The must-see exhibitions during New York Armory Week

From David Bowie in Brooklyn to Zoe Leonard at the Whitney

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Artist interview

Yinka Shonibare: a change in the wind

Central Park is an ideal location for the British-Nigerian artist’s latest sculpture

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Art crime

Picasso painting offered in money-laundering scheme, US feds say

London art dealer Matthew Green embroiled in case that involves attempted sale of a painting to an undercover agent to 'clean up' £6.7m, court documents state

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an updated Bowie blockbuster to an octogenarian's new work

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Artists

Scad honours Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Works by the husband-and-wife artists and ten other solo exhibitions are on show as part of deFINE Art at the school’s Savannah museum

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Exhibitions

A golden age in the Americas when even artists were 'spoils of war'

Indigenous peoples valued luxury objects more as tools of statecraft and for communicating with the divine than for their precious metals

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Three to see

Three to See: New York

Catch Judy's Chicago Dinner Party (her)story before it closes, and Robert Ryman's drawings as the show opens

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Medieval Europe to contemporary China

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Three to see: New York

Korea, California and the Holy Land

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Exhibitions

Medieval or modern? Show on 'time' in the Middle Ages reveals similarities between life then and now

Morgan Library exhibition includes 55 calendars, Bibles and chronicles

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Law

Paris court hears arguments in Facebook censorship case centering on Courbet’s Origin of the World

The social media giant has argued for dismissal, saying the plaintiff should have sued its European web host

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Auctions

Robinson collection of African American art and history goes on sale in Boston

Objects range from historical artefacts of the triangle slave trade to a Kara Walker work

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From ancient enlightenment to contemporary genius

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Biennials & festivals

Cleveland’s Front International triennial teams up with local museums for new commissions

Existing works by artists like Kerry James Marshall and Martine Syms will also be included in the show

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Exhibitions

Three to see: New York

From Basquiat's $110m skull in Brooklyn to Viennese luxe in uptown Manhattan

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Exhibitions

British invasion: Royal Academy teams up with Florida art space

Grayson Perry kicks off a series of three solo shows by RA artists at the Gallery at Windsor

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Three to see: New York

Museum shows closing this month

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Marilyn Minter's pleasant disruption to a celebratory goodbye in Harlem

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Acquisitions

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros gives 200 works of Latin American contemporary art to six museums

The 90 works given to MoMA take the museum “in a new direction”, says director Glenn Lowry

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Conservation

Met’s science labs shed light on other museums’ collections

New York institutions are accessing equipment and expertise thanks to $2m, six-year grant

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Three to see

Three to see in New York in 2018

Our pick of must-see shows opening in the coming year

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Museums

Madeleine Grynsztejn: 'A great art work and a great museum do the same thing—they raise consciousness'

The director of the MCA Chicago, which turned 50 this year, talks about how museums build citizenship—and soft power

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Biennials & festivals

High-tech art in Houston: data-driven installations look at issues like Hurricane Harvey and mass incarceration

The works were commissioned and presented as part of the art and music festival Day for Night

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American art

Native American artists garner recognition—at last

US and Canadian institutions are rethinking their approach to contemporary indigenous art

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The Year In Review

From VR masterpieces to PR disasters: 2017's ups and downs

The Art Newspaper team assesses the art world's fortunes in a turbulent year

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Swizz Beatz’s commission-free fair returns to Miami

The event is an entry point for new buyers and emerging artists

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Openings

ICA Miami finds first home in Design District

Free-admission private museum says it will “remove all barriers from experiencing contemporary art”

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Features

Riders on the storm

How dedicated staff at PAMM and Vizcaya braved Hurricane Irma to keep the museums and collections safe

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Exhibitions

The top ten shows to see in Miami this week

From a look at artist’s studios at the ICA and Dara Friedman’s intimate films at Pamm, to Michele Oka Doner’s underwater explorations at the Lowe and the mystical artist Rafael Soriano at the Frost

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Exhibitions

Experience art like a 15th-century monk at the Frick

An upcoming exhibition pairs works by Jan Van Eyck and Petrus Christus, including a piece of devotional "clickbait"

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a precocious photographer to a 45th birthday

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an art history lesson in drawings to channelling grief through painting