Jeffrey Deitch closes gallery to become director of LA Museum

In 2008 the Museum of Contemporary Art was rapidly approaching bankruptcy when Eli Broad, the billionaire collector and arts patron, offered a $30 million bailout gift.  As part of that bailout, the museum’s directory, Jeremy Strick resigned his position in December of the same year. It has recently been announced that Jeffrey Deitch, a renowned…

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Opening Wednesday, January 13, 6-8pm @ WW Seattle

Join us for the opening reception: Wednesday, January 13th from 6-8pm Natural Visions Hiro Yokose Zaria Forman Rena Bass Forman January 13 – February 26, 2010 Winston Wachter is pleased to announce the opening of Natural Visions, which features a selection of land and seascape-based work that collectively reveal a quiet power to transport and…

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The Economist publishes special report on the art market

The Economist news magazine recently published a special report on the art market titled, Suspended Animation, detailing recent and current trends in the art market, as well as speculation on the future of the art market. See link below: http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displaystory.cfm?story_id=14941181

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Louvre breaks ground on a new site in Lens, France

The Louvre Museum in Paris is making plans to build a second venue in the unlikely Northern French city of Lens.  This city, once devastated by World War I, then again by World War II, and more recently by the collapse of the coal mining industry in 1986, will soon boast of a new sleek…

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