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Ben Heller, Powerhouse Collector of Abstract Art, Dies at 93
Article date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Ben Heller, Powerhouse Collector of Abstract Art, Dies at 93

Ben Heller, an influential New York art collector and dealer best known for his early embrace of Abstract Expressionism and the sale of one of its masterworks to an Australian museum, which caused an international furor, died at 93, New York Times reports.

Tate and the Paul Mellon Centre Announce Partnership to Expand the British Art Network and Unveil New Programme
Article date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Tate and the Paul Mellon Centre Announce Partnership to Expand the British Art Network and Unveil New Programme

Tate announced a new partnership with the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, working together to expand the British Art Network. The Paul Mellon Centre has committed additional funds and expertise to help Tate build on the success of the network to date. A new programme of events will include support for specialist subject groups and development opportunities for early career curators, to stimulate research and new perspectives on all aspects of British Art.

Bacon, in Words at Centre Pompidou
Article date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Bacon, in Words at Centre Pompidou

After the exhibitions showcasing Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, André Derain and Henri Matisse, the Centre Pompidou continues its re-examination of key 20th century works by devoting a major exhibition to Francis Bacon. The last major French exhibition of this artist’s work was held in 1996 at the Centre Pompidou. More than twenty years later, Bacon, In Words presents paintings dating from 1971, the year of the retrospective event at the national galleries of the Grand Palais, to his final works in 1992. Didier Ottinger is the curator of this innovative exploration of the influence of literature in Francis Bacon’s painting.

MCH Group Sells its Shares in Art Düsseldorf
Article date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

MCH Group Sells its Shares in Art Düsseldorf

MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd, a company of the MCH Group in Basel (Switzerland), is selling its 25.1 percent stake in art.fair International GmbH in Cologne to Angus Montgomery (HK) Ltd and TFI Ltd in equal shares.

Collection Galleries 1880s–1950s at MoMA
Article date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Collection Galleries 1880s–1950s at MoMA

The works displayed roughly span the years 1880 to 1950. Within an overall chronological flow, galleries highlight individual stylistic movements, artists, and themes, including Cubism, the work of Henri Matisse, and Claude Monet’s Water Lilies, among other subjects.

Whitney Biennial 2019 at Whitney Museum of American Art
Article date: Monday, May 27, 2019

Whitney Biennial 2019 at Whitney Museum of American Art

The essential exhibition of contemporary art, featuring 75 artists across multiple disciplines, including painting, film, performance and sound. Key issues and approaches emerge across the exhibition: the mining of history as a means to reimagine the present or future; a profound consideration of race, gender, and equity; and explorations of the vulnerability of the body.

Strike over Staff Shortage Shuts Louvre in Paris
Article date: Monday, May 27, 2019

Strike over Staff Shortage Shuts Louvre in Paris

Staff at the Louvre in Paris went on strike Monday, forcing the museum to close and disappointing tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of the Mona Lisa and other masterworks. The museum said staff were striking on the grounds that their numbers were no longer sufficient to cope with ever increasing visitor numbers.

Rudolf von Alt and his Time. Watercolors from the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein at Albertina
Article date: Sunday, May 26, 2019

Rudolf von Alt and his Time. Watercolors from the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein at Albertina

This presentation, as the second part of the celebratory exhibition to mark the Principality of Liechtenstein’s Tricentennial, is devoted to the Viennese watercolor from the Biedermeier era to realism.

Banksy Gets Kicked out for Setting up Art Display at Venice Biennale
Article date: Friday, May 24, 2019

Banksy Gets Kicked out for Setting up Art Display at Venice Biennale

Famously anonymous British artist Banksy may have set up shop unannounced at the Venice Biennale arts exhibition — and was booted from the piazza because he didn’t have a permit. Video was posted Wednesday to Banksy’s verified Instagram account of a man — likely the guerrilla artist himself, although his face is obscured — displaying a series of paintings of a large cruise ship in the famed canal entitled, “Venice in oil.”

UK Public is Invited to Build Sand Mountains with Katie Paterson
Article date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

UK Public is Invited to Build Sand Mountains with Katie Paterson

Bioplastic buckets in the shape of mountains will be distributed across 25 UK beaches this summer as part of a participatory art project by artist Katie Paterson. First There is a Mountain is a nationwide project by the Fife-based visual artist, centred around the creation of multiple "sand mountains" across the UK coastline.

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