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April 2021

How a Big City Deals with Covid-19, Artist-wise; The Economy and the Pandemic; A College Experiment; Discovery; Dancing and Color

January 2021

Looking Back, and Ahead: Into and Out of a Pandemic; This Week We Celebrate Gratitude; Here's to the Future; A Happy Reunion; Directors Describe A New Era; America's Cultural Treasures; Monumental Grant For Monument Re-Imaginings; AAM's MAP; Books; Notes on a Symposium

October 2020

 What Is a Museum?; What's Next? Musings About the Future; Behind the Scenes: How to Safely Install Exhibitions; Has Everyone Gone Bananas?; The Art Trade (Galleries, Fairs, Auction Houses); Museums Grapple with Ethics of China Projects; Announcement from a Director; Forgers and their Fakes through the Years

July 2020
Change; Letters & Emails; Eggspressionist Art? A Show for Chickens; Losses & Recoveries; Did Lockdown @ Isolation Impact the Art of Vincent Van Gogh?; Through Your Window; Staying Inside: Art in a Time of Plague; Book; Virtual Museum Mile

April 2020 

Why Private Museums Are Vanishing;

Coronavirus: Its impact on China’s art world is reflected all over the world;

Have You Ever Heard of These Men? Thomas McKeller, Akinsanya Kambon;

Alaska Challenges Climate Change.

January 2020

Art  World People Talk About MoMA's Makeover; What's New Inside?; You Can't Make This Up!

October 2019

Reflecting on Equality; About an Artist: Alfred Eisenstaedt; Sharing; Amsterdam Museum Drops Term "Golden Age"

July 2019

FBI Seeks to Return Thousands of Works: But to Whom?; For Summer Travelers: A Guide to Van Gogh's Arles; Books, Inspirations, and Artists; Notes About an Artist: Yinka Shonibare

April 2019

Burning Man; New Museums in New York; Forgery and Fakery; The Year of Rembrandt; Marketing: That Started with Tintoretto; Campus Treasures

January 2019

Coming Soon: Women's History Month; "...Teachers of a Free People"; Notes About an Artist: Bill Traylor; On Self-Taught and Artists; An Acquisition of Note

October 2018

Did You Know; The Contemporary Art Takeover; Too Good to be True; The Power of the Image; Money & Museums & Politics; From the Internet; Hilma Af Klint; Weiwei-isms.

July 2018

Georgia O'Keeffe at Center Stage; Getty Foundation Announces New Initiative; Gustav Klimt; Egon Schilel

April 2018

The Conservation Conundrum; The Master's Hand? The Return of #5WomanArtist; The Right Side of History? Museums in Today's America; Directors Have Their Say

January 2018

The World of Judy Chicago; Ai Weiwei and New York City; Can Spring Be Far Behind? Notes About an Artist: Rufino Tamayo; NEH Grants Millions for Humanities

October 2017

FAKES!; Fake Heritage for the Fake News Era; Museums for All; American Alliance of Museums, September Report; Ai Weiwei Weighs in on Refugee Crisis; Museums Join the Fray; Job Description; About Martin Ramirez; To See or Not to Sell

July 2017

Proposed Budget Poses Questions; Recent Posting by the NEA; The Arts and "Our Town"; Immediate Reseast: Santa Fe"; A Story About Richard Gerstl; Great Buildings: Inspiration or Burden?

April 2017

Speaking Up: Politics Invades the Art World; Open Letter; Another View of Iran; An Old Song: Don't Worry, Be Happy; American Alliance of Museums--AAM--Needs Help; Notes About an Artist: Charles Sheeler; Resurgence: Presenting "Old Mistresses"; How to Spot a Knackered Picture.

January 2017

Visit New England; Art Preservation Scheme; Wildensteins and Caravaggio; Notes about an Artist: Leonardo Cremonini; The Donald and The Arts; The Internationalization of Museums; Books.

October 2016

Museums for All; The Wall; Pamuk on Museums; Protection for International Art Loans; Notes about an Artist: Yinka Shonibare.

April 2016

Tefaf to Come to NYC; Exhibitions Describe Hard Times: Anti-Semitism on Display at the New-York Historical Society; Women Invade the Salon; Forced Sales During WWII; New Book Series Covers Women Artists.

October 2015

News from Brooklyn; Exhibitions Labels: Do they "Grab" your Audience?; Excellence on a Small Scale; Notes about a Collector Who Is He?; Code of Best Practices; Riot Grrrl.

April 2015

"Code of Best Practices" Published; National Gallery Enhanced by Corcoran Works; The Blind "See": Touching the Prado; Rothschild Collection Moves to Boston; Notes about Frida Kahlo; Copyright Law Begets Uncertainty--but not to artists; Art and Science Experts Come Together: African Works CAN be Authenticated.

Art of a Man

October 2014

Augsburg: Art Hub of the Renaissance; Kandinsky; Customs in Modern Burma; Puzzling Views

April 2014

An Old Story Retold; President's Purposed Budget; William Glackens; The Spieglitz Circle; Woodcuts & the Modern Book; New Job Title Offers New Ops; Ancient Story Told by Textiles; Is it Photography?

October 2013

Old Soldiers Never Die; The Complaint Department; Magnetic Museums; What to Do When Your Museum Job is Terminated; Playing and Learning; What is Intellectual Property; Artists on the Rise; Woodblock Prints.

April 2013

The Dilemma of Social Media; Contemporary or Old Master In or Out?; Miss La La a la Degas, the story of painting; Notes from the American Alliance of Museums.

July 2016

Hidden Treasures; Billions Spent on Museum Expansions; Museum Directors Measure Success; Gauguin the Gardener; NEH Announces Public Humanities Projects Grant Program; Senate Examines Private Museums; Censorship; Notes about an Artist: László Moholy-Nagy.

January 2016

AAM News; Syrian Artifacts Come to the U.S.; Yale Digitizes Great Depression; Guerrilla Girls Target Billionaires and Twin Cite; Culture Bus Tours Country with Arab Artists Aboard; LA/LA: The Call from Los Angeles to Latin America; Notes about Giovani Benedetta Castiglione.

July 2015

Echoes of Black Mountain College; Say "Hi" to the Digital Docent; New Art in Old Museums; Women and Nature.

January 2015

Progress Report: Finalists for Helsinki Guggenheim; Saga in Detroit; Elite Colleges See the Light; Madame, Collector Extraordinaire--Helena Rubenstein; New Ideas, New Acolytes; Report from the AAM: Salary Study; Success Story: Crow's Shadow Institute; About El Greco; Here Comes the Future; Crossword.

July 2014

A Bit of History; Romanticism and the Landscape; Notes About an Artist: Mel Bochner; Odessa: At the Eye of a Storm; Weiwei-isms: The Master Speaks

January 2014

With Money Tight, Museums Take it Off; Art, Observation, and the Police; A Few Good Men; Marc Chagall, Jess and Robert Duncan, Robert Indiana; Street Art ControversyWhitewashed; Performa 13 Takes Over NYC; Complaint Department: Are Art Fairs Fair??; Sacred Visions: A Short History of Biblical Art in the 19th Century; BRIEFS; winter VIEWS; puzzling VIEWS.

July 2013

Biennale; Notes about Ellsworth Kelly; Building an Emergency Plan; African-American Art Hits the Museums; Museum Statistics; Research--Surprise Findings; Baruch and Rubin Pair up fo Conference; Travel oOff the Beaten Track; Textiles in Denver

January 2013

Boston Area Museums Get New Directors; Odd Couplings in the Art World; Reality Invades the Museum World; Mannerism