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Pissarro Work, Formerly Nazi Loot, Heads to US Supreme Court

A Camille Pissarro work looted by the Nazis will head to US Supreme Court to hear a case over its ownership, as the descendants of Lilly Cassirer Neubauer sue for the painting’s return. “This has been three generations of the Cassirer family trying to take back what is theirs,” says attorney Stephen Zack of the […]... | Read More

Jewish Museum Employees Vote to Unionize

Employees at the Jewish Museum in New York have voted to unionize. “The Jewish Museum is aware that staff have petitioned for a union election,” a spokesperson said in a statement. “The Museum greatly values its staff and will respectfully engage in any process that transpires.” Read more at Art Newspaper... | Read More

Long Unseen Marsden Hartley Painting Discovered in Maine Bank Vault

A long unseen Marsden Hartley painting has been discovered in a bank vault in Maine. “Hartley is increasingly recognized as one of the most significant American modernists of the 20th century,” says Bates College Museum of Art director Dan Mills. “He is also one of the few of his generation and stature who does not […]... | Read More

Serpentine Galleries Remove Sackler Name from North Gallery Space

London’s Serpentine Galleries have formally removed the Sackler name from its North Gallery. The museum had faced criticism over its sluggishness to remove the name after fierce criticism and similar moves at other major institutions.... | Read More

New York – Arturo Kameya: “En esa pulga se mezcla nuestra sangre / In that flea, our blood mixes” at GRIMM Through January 15th, 2022

On view at GRIMM this month in New York, artist Arturo Kameya presents a body of works unified under the title En esa pulga se mezcla nuestra sangre / In that flea, our blood mixes. Featuring a range of new works that expand beyond the narratives explored in the artist’s multimedia presentation currently on view in Soft […]... | Read More

New York – Lutz Bacher: “The Lee Harvey Oswald Interview” at Buchholz Through February 5th, 2022

In 1976, the artist Lutz Bacher was approached to be interviewed for a volume of artist interviews, a young artist who had adopted a masculine, German-sounding pseudonym that covered her work in an air of conceptual mystique. Accordingly, the interview proved to be something of a challenge, breaking apart the artist’s concepts and motives in […]... | Read More

New York – Etel Adnan: “Light’s New Measure” at The Guggenheim Through January 10th, 2022

Over the course of a lifetime that spanned almost a century, Etel Adnan expressed her prodigious creative and intellectual vision in many forms. In addition to being a visual artist, she is a renowned poet, a prominent journalist, and the author of one of the defining novels of the modern Arab world. Adnan’s biography is […]... | Read More

New York – Darren Bader: “The American Express Holiday Show” at Harkawik Through January 6th, 2022

On view this month in New York, the ever-enigmatic Darren Bader has put on a new show of work at Harkawik, continuing his playful repositions and deconstructions of his materials and their cultural assumptions. Continuing his plundering and extraction of the meanings and understandings of the objects he selects and suspends in a constellation of […]... | Read More

Uffizi Director Charges Museums with Confronting “Toxic” Histories of Society

The director of the Uffizi in Florence has called on museums to take an active role in reconciling the “toxic” past actions of society. Read more at The Guardian... | Read More

New York – Keith Mayerson: “My American Dream: This Land is Your Land” at Karma Through January 8th, 2022

On view this month at Karma in New York, painter Keith Mayerson introduces his most recent entry in his ongoing series This Land is Your Land, a body of work that sees the artist reflecting on American history and culture as a way to look for new horizons and possibilities. According to the artist, the work […]... | Read More
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