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Burton to Lead MOCA LA Solo, Arc de Triomphe Wrapped—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 AND THEN THERE WAS ONE. After a topsy-turvy stretch, the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles said that Johanna Burton, its newly appointed executive director, will be its sole leader, the Los Angeles Times reports. Burton will be the first woman to run the 42-year-old institution. When she was appointed at the start of the month, MOCA’s plan was for her ...

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Palais de Tokyo Director Emma Lavigne to Lead Pinault Collection – ARTnews.com

Just two years after she became the president of the Palais de Tokyo, Paris’s most notable contemporary art museum, Emma Lavigne has revealed plans to leave her post. On November 1, she will become CEO of the Pinault Collection, which manages the art holdings of French billionaire François Pinault. At the Pinault Collection, Lavigne will be charge of three museums: the newly unveiled Bourse de ...

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Picasso, Basquiat Lead Auction Market’s Comeback – ARTnews.com

After a tumultuous period during the first phase of the pandemic, Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips have bounced back in 2021 to pre-pandemic sale levels. An analysis of data across 13 modern and contemporary art sales that took place at the three houses between New York, London, and Paris from April through July show abiding strength. During that time the three houses brought in a ...

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Suzanne Cotter to Lead Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Suzanne Cotter has been named director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. The Melbourne native, who has over thirty years’ international experience as a museum professional, will assume her new post at the Sydney institution in January 2022, replacing Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, who is departing after twenty-two years in the role.“We are thrilled that an Australian of Suzanne’s caliber will be returning to ...

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Dutch Government to Lead Major Investigation Into Nazi-Looted Art – ARTnews.com

On Friday, the Dutch government said it would initiate a grand inquiry into the Nazi-looted art in its national holdings, potentially signifying a major shift in the way that the Netherlands deals with restitution. Often, when artworks plundered during World War II are returned, a claim has been made by the heirs of the pieces’ original owners. But the investigation may make it so ...

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Yoshitomo Nara Painting to Lead Phillips Hong Kong-Beijing Auction – ARTnews.com

Phillips has unveiled a work by Yoshitomo Nara that will go up for sale in Asia this summer. Titled Missing in Action (2000), it will hit the block during the house’s live-streamed 20th century and contemporary art evening sale. Staged jointly with the Chinese auction house Poly Auction, it is scheduled to take place across sale centers in both Hong Kong and Beijing on ...

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