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Los Angeles Named America’s Art Hub

New York City took a demotion yesterday, after Richard Florida of CityLab crowned Los Angeles the new art capital of the U.S. The Big Apple has been at the center of America’s art industry since god-only-knows-when; so naturally, New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Thief Returns Stolen Art

In a bizarre turn of art-related events, a woman was recently caught on video mailing stolen art back to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The two photographs, valued at $105,000, went missing from MoMA PS1 in Long … Continue reading

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Stolen Painting Worth $165 Million Recovered After 32 Years

A Houston man has unknowingly incriminated his deceased aunt and uncle in one of the greatest art heists in U.S. history. Ron Roseman is still in shock after learning that his favorite aunt and uncle, Rita and Jerome “Jerry” Alter, … Continue reading

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‘Send Me Art’ Makes SFMOMA Collections More Accessible Than Ever

Can’t make it to the art museum? No problem! SFMOMA has a clever new way of giving you access to the art you’d like to see. Their “Send Me Art” program allows anyone with a phone to text the museum … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Hollywood; Sexual Harassment Alive and Well in New York’s Art Scene

After the Weinstein scandal broke, scores of women came forward about their experiences with sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. But the problem isn’t only confined to Hollywood. This past Wednesday, Artforum magazine publisher Knight Landesman resigned after a sexual … Continue reading

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Today Marks the Grand Opening of Africa’s First Contemporary Art Museum

After more than ten years in the making, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa has finally opened. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the museum is an architectural masterpiece with strong historical roots. Built at the site of a … Continue reading

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The Shed Arts Center Just Received a $75 Million Donation From Michael Bloomberg

The Shed is still an Erector-Set-like structure of bare girders and safety netting, but next year it will be a new arts center and a lynch pin for Hudson Yards as a new cultural region of New York City. It … Continue reading

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