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The week in art news – Spanish government finally approves Prado expansion

After six years of delay, the Spanish government has approved funding for a €36m expansion to the Prado Museum. The project will allow the museum to incorporate and renovate the 17th-century Salón de Reinos (Hall of Realms), which once housed the largest paintings of the royal collection as part of the Buen Retiro Palace. Plans submitted by Foster & Partners and Rubio Arquitectura, who ...

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City Council approves Aspen Art Museum installation for next summer | News

A 3D art installation was approved by Aspen City Council on Tuesday to take over the northern face of the Aspen Art Museum next summer.The installation will pay homage to Aspen’s mountain landscape while allowing museum visitors the option of viewing the piece without entering the building. It was created by Italian artist Gaetano Pesce, 81, who visited Aspen the first time he came ...

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Congress Approves National Museums of American Latino, Women’s History – ARTnews.com

As part of its $2.3 trillion year-end spending bill, which passed in both chambers late on Monday, Congress has authorized the creation of two new national museums that will be overseen by the Smithsonian Institution: the National Museum of the American Latino and the American Women’s History Museum. The passing of the legislation gives the two institutions the green light to begin hiring staff, ...

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Union League of Chicago Approves Sale of Prized Monet Painting – ARTnews.com

The Union League Club of Chicago, home to one of the most significant private art collections in the American Midwest, is reportedly planning to liquidate a portion of its collection, including a coveted Monet painting, to alleviate economic strain resulting from the pandemic. The historic private social club, a 501(c)(7) tax exempt organization, has already made moves to deal with financial fallout from the ...

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