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Margrit Mondavi’s $2 Million Pledge Launches Fundraising Drive for UC Davis Art Museum

. January 10, 2010 . 0 Comments

Philanthropist Margrit Biever Mondavi has pledged $2 million to help the University of California, Davis, plan and build a new art museum that will house and display some 4,000 works that the university has collected over the past 40 years. The pledge marks the start of a $30 million fundraising initiative for the project. The […]

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New Contemporary Art on View at the Portland Museum of Art

. January 9, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Portland Museum of Art has recently installed three major works of contemporary art by leading figures in today’s art world: Jenny Holzer, Richard Serra, and Ellsworth Kelly. This is the first time that these pieces have been exhibited in Maine. This new installation of work in the Museum’s contemporary galleries was lent to the […]

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Guggenheim Foundation Announces Executive Cabinet and Appoints Ari Wiseman

. January 9, 2010 . 0 Comments

Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Museum, announced the creation of an Executive Cabinet and the appointment of Ari Wiseman as a Deputy Director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, a newly created position. “The enormous vitality of the Guggenheim, here in New York and around the world, is inspiring. Our impressive program […]

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Pipilotti Rist at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Pipilotti Rist at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

. January 8, 2010 . 0 Comments

When Pipilotti Rist’s video installation “Homo Sapiens Sapiens “hits the ceiling in Louisiana’s Hall Gallery from Thursday 7 January 2010, the audience will be elevated into a colour saturated, Paradisiac universe amidst the darkness of winter. The work is viewed lying down with your eyes gazing at a sensual firmament where two naked Eve figures […]

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GETTY MUSEUM DIRECTOR MICHAEL BRAND STEPS DOWN

. January 8, 2010 . 0 Comments

James N. Wood, president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, announced today that Dr. Michael Brand has elected to step down as director of the J. Paul Getty Museum at the end of January. He will be available to serve as a consultant through the end of the summer. Brand joined the Getty […]

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