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Barnes Foundation Joins Forces with De Mazia

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The Barnes Foundation is set to merge with that of Violette de Mazia, a former colleague of Albert C. Barnes, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The De Mazia Foundation, currently located in… More ›

ICP Chief Curator Brian Wallis to Step Down

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International Center of Photography deputy director and chief curator Brian Wallis will leave his post at the end of February, the museum reports. “Brian Wallis has had a long and distinguished… More ›

Met Curator Killed in Metro-North Crash

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Walter Liedtke, curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was killed last night in the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, New York. He was 69. In an email to staff, the Met… More ›

That Time Miley Cyrus Came to Art Basel

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So last night was the night that Jeffrey Deitch brought Miley Cyrus to Art Basel so that she could sing “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” with Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, the both of them… More ›

Expo Chicago Names Artists For In/Situ And More

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Expo Chicago, whose third edition takes place in the city September 18 through 21, has announced the artists included in its In/Situ section, organized by Independent Curators International Executive… More ›

Feline Art Takeover Shows No Signs Of Slowing

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Yesterday may have been National Dog Day, but there’s certainly been no shortage of cat-related buzz in the art world, from this feline-centric exhibition at 356 Mission in San Francisco to… More ›

Zanzibar Films at NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial

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A discordant tangent in the narrative of the French New Wave, the Zanzibar group of filmmakers — which included Philipe Garrell, painter Olivier Mosset, and Jackie Raynal, among others — made only… More ›