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Museum Bulletins. Major museums in the United States Made little progress in diversifying their collections between 2008 and 2020, according to a study by art journalists. Julia Halperin And the Charlotte BurnsThe Art Newspaper reports. Robert SteinThe Milwaukee Museum of Artvice president Chief Information Officer In the National Gallery of Art In washington dc and the new restaurant at National gallery in London, ocherwhich are designed by local company Red deerhe is Featured in hospitality design; cocktail menu It features business-inspired drinks SuratAnd the Canalettoand much more.

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The war in Ukraine. Earlier this year, Ukrainian collectors Victor and Elena Pinchuk Successively Jeff Koons Balloon monkey (2006-13) —V ChristieAnd the He raised about $11.5 million For humanitarian aid in Ukraine. Now more expensive items are heading to auction to support the country. On Wednesday o’clock Sotheby’san American philanthropist Mitzi Perdue he is Offer an emerald ring (The Jewel from a Storied Shipwreck) with a top estimate of $70,000; Proceeds also go to humanitarian efforts. Meanwhile, Ukraine said it did He won a court ruling In Croatia to sell a $200 million yacht confiscated from the sanctioned oligarch Victor MedvedchukThe guardian reports. name of the thing Royal romanceIt was built in 2005 and can accommodate 14 guests and 21 crew members.

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philanthropist Adrian Arsht Donated $10 million to the association Metropolitan Museum of Art to support it meatlifarts Performance Series, Standard Gift of the Living Arts Department of the New York Foundation. Arsht also gave $5 million to the program in 2020. [Press Release/The Met]

Cover of the latest issue New York A magazine – Reasons to Love New York – includes on its cover a bustling street scene with notable personalities such as artists Marilyn MinterAnd the Alex KatzAnd the Laurie SimmonsAnd the Hank Willis Thomasmerchant Ebony L. HeinzAnd the Senator Chuck SchumerAnd the director Spike Lee. He was shot Billy Cass. [Curbed/New York Magazine]

Watch closely Kochi Biennale – Muziris In India, he said that 90 artists have been selected for its fifth edition, which will open on December 12 Joanne JonasAnd the campAnd the Kristen Sun KimAnd the hye yangAnd the Richard Bell. More than 40 new works have been commissioned. [Biennial Association]

petition calling for School of the Art Institute of Chicago to revoke the honorary degree conferred upon her you (previously Kanye West) in 2015, in light of anti-Semitic comments made by the rapper and designer. Much was in the field of art Not convicted those notes, Alex Greenberger Recently noticed in ARTnews. [Artnet News]

Prices for high-fashion jewelry have skyrocketed at auction, with strong demand coming from bidders between the ages of 25 and 35, according to an industry expert. Earlier this year, 1948 Earrings made Lena Baretti for Chanel (and once owned) for €5,700 ($5,970) in a house in Paris, topping their estimate of €300.
[The New York Times]

An unidentified object — 80 feet long, made of metal and wood — has been spotted in the sands of Daytona Beach Shores in Florida, with some speculating it could be a shipwreck or NASCAR spectator. Storms and erosion in the state have revealed all sorts of unusual artifacts in recent years. [The New York Times]

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King of New York. The Whitney MuseumPresent Edward Hopper A show that looks at how the artist portrayed his beloved hometown, beautiful New York. It’s an exciting affair that might inspire you to wander the streets of Manhattan, and if it does, Whitney has something special to offer. James Barron reports in The New York Times: a online map It reveals where Hopper painted many of his most famous works. Not everything he photographed is still there, unfortunately. The Sheridan Theatre, for example, has disappeared. “We had to make do with the garden where the theater once stood,” a spokesperson for Whitney told Barron. These disruptive changes are, of course, the mixed blessing and curse of New York City living. [NYT]

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