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A Goodbye Tour in Athens for the Daskalopoulos Collection Gift – ARTnews.com

It is not every day that a major collector parts ways with a significant chunk of their collection, but that is just what Dimitris Daskalopoulos did when he announced this past April that he would donate 350 works to four museums: Athens’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), London’s Tate, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and New York’s Guggenheim Museum. That means that ...

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Paris’ Centre Pompidou Suspends Gift of $619,000 from Vladimir Potanin – ARTnews.com

The Centre Pompidou in Paris has suspended a donation of some $619,000 from Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia’s richest men, as cultural institutions worldwide grapple with how to address the invasion of Ukraine. The news from Paris closely follows Potanin’s resignation from the board of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, where he had served for 20 years. Beginning in 2015, the Centre Pompidou ...

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Who Gave The Bruce Museum Its $50 M. Gift Of Art? There Are Signs – ARTnews.com

The Bruce Museum, a Greenwich institution that holds exhibitions related to the arts and sciences, has received a collection of 70 works of art amassed by a local anonymous couple, making it the largest art donation ever to the museum in its 112-year history. Figures in the area familiar with the Greenwich cultural scene are remaining quiet about the identity of the local donor. ...

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Record $25 M. Gift for Tampa Museum of Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IT IS RAINING IN THE SUNSHINE STATE. The Tampa Museum of Art in Florida has received $25 million for its planned expansion from Dick Corbett, who runs the Concorde Companies real-estate investment firm, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The museum termed it the largest private donation ever made to a public museum in the state. The building project will nearly ...

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Inside Dimitris Daskalopoulos’s 350-Work Gift to Four Museums – ARTnews.com

Greek collector Dimitris Daskalopoulos revealed plans Wednesday to donate hundreds of works from his collection to four institutions: Athens’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), London’s Tate, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and New York’s Guggenheim Museum. All told, 350 works by 142 artists are headed to those museums, with major pieces by figures like Robert Gober, Mike Kelley, Lynda Benglis, Paul Chan, ...

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SFMOMA Gets Large Gift from Stone Estate—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE WAR IN UKRAINE. Amid the fighting, UNESCO called for “protection of Ukrainian cultural heritage,” the Associated Press reports. Members of the Ukrainian art world have taken up arms, Vanity Fair writes. In the country’s west, the Lviv Art Palace has become a staging ground for aid: the AFP captures the frenetic scene. BBC News has updates on how museums are safeguarding their collections. Two major Russian museum officials ...

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Museum receives special gift on Arthur Berry’s birthday – Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Cynthia Berry, the widow of the Lowry of the Potteries, has kindly donated "The Backs" to the Brampton Museum today, on what would have been his 97th birthday. A masterpiece created by one of North Staffordshire’s most famous artists is now in public ownership at one of his favourite places thanks to the generosity of his widow. Cynthia Berry has today presented the Brampton ...

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The art of Katherine McNenly: An enduring gift to generations

In her Almonte home and studio, an artist sits face to face with the subject of her latest portrait. It’s a young girl. Her gaze is fixed and serious; her wide, dark eyes focused on the painter before her.   The girl isn’t actually in the room, although the image on the canvas is so strikingly real, it feels like she could be.  In reality, she is a creation; a timeless treasure brought to life by the gifted brush of Katherine McNenly. “It’s something much more ...

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Parkersburg Art Center opens gift shop | News, Sports, Jobs

The Parkersburg Art Center is relocating its gift shop from the gallery at Eighth and Market streets to the adjacent property at 713 Market St. (Photo Provided)The Parkersburg Art Center is relocating its gift shop from the gallery at Eighth and Market streets to the adjacent property at 713 Market St. (Photo Provided)The Parkersburg Art Center is relocating its gift shop from the gallery ...

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