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10 Major Museum Scandals Sparked by Trustees and Directors ARTES

10 Major Museum Scandals Sparked by Trustees and Directors ARTES


10 Major Museum Scandals Sparked by Trustees and Directors

ARTSY · 10 Major Museum Scandals Sparked by Trustees and Directors

New MOCA director Klaus Biesenbach embarks on a 'civic-minded' mission to steady the museum

Firing of MOCA's chief curator triggers worry over the future of an artist-centric museum

With rumors swirling, the future of MOCA director Philippe Vergne remains a big question mark

Dmitry Rybolovlev poses in front of two allegedly stolen paintings by Pablo Picasso,

Michael Horvitz at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2009 before he left the museum's board


PEM director Dan Monroe. (Courtesy Peabody Essex Museum)

Thomas P. Campbell (image courtesy Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, © 2018 Scott Rudd)

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Statement of the Unbribables concerning the arrests in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade

Boston Museum of Fine Art

Newburgh Heights Mayor Trevor Elkins

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Against the Politicisation of Museums

Nightmare at the Picasso Museum

It will soon be three months since the Metropolitan Museum of Art instituted its new admissions policy: pay what you wish for New Yorkers and tristate ...

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A group of five students stands, chatting, in front of three works of art

Inside a Met Director's Shocking Exit and the Billion-Dollar Battle for the Museum's Future

Palm Springs Art Museum names Louis Grachos its new director

When ED and Board Leadership Diverge: The Dust-up at the Bronx Museum - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

“Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has proved to be one of New York's biggest recent blockbusters.

Two Hampshire College trustees have resigned in recent weeks, a result of the increasing acrimony

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Boston Museum

Tourists standing in line at the entrance to Louvre Museum. © Alamy

Best art in 2017: Our critic's top 10 exhibitions, plus one very big worry

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Maria Balshaw takes the helm of the Tate group of museums on June 1. Photo

Franco-American art-dealer Guy Wildenstein, charged with tax fraud, arrives for

Former Brandeis University president Frederick Lawrence. (Brandeis University/JTA)


Gehard Demetz's bronze and wooden sculpture is known as Keep My Old Dreams. - -

1353–1336 B.C. Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926/Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Occupy Museums

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Activists Call for Town Hall to Address Controversy over Whitney Museum Vice Chair's Ties to Defense Company

$10 million reward for stolen Gardner museum artwork is extended

Ashley Bickerton, „Exit: Warsaw”, 1992: photo wallpaper, a raft with a tent, ropes, flashing light. Photo: Mariusz Michalski & Barbara Wójcik.

Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl's Window

Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy is on view through January 5 at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at ...

Photograph: Neue Galerie New York/Estates of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer

Outgoing Met director Thomas Campbell and Leonard Lauder at the museum, photographed by Annie Leibovitz

Powerhouse Museum

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Stephen Barker, dean of UCI's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, is executive director

How Nicholas Serota's Tate changed Britain | Art and design | The Guardian

Anne Hawley.(David L Ryan/Globe Staff). Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum director ...

Museum of the American India

Visitors to London's National Portrait Gallery, where a ticketing scandal sparked debate about the value of museum attendance.

Deborah Gribbon, who served as the Cleveland Museum of Art's interim director in 2009-

Signatories included James Hansen, Climatologist, James Power, former President and Director of the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, ...

Board of Trustees chair Jon Hulburd insists Cruz is upping the cultural ante here by choosing


FT editor appointed new chair of Tate galleries

Elena Dorfman and Jamie Diamond's “Surrogati. Un Amore.

New Dossier Shows British Museum Had a Role in Dealings Between BP and Russia

British charities face government crackdown as Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal widens

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A storied art collection shrouded in mystery will anchor new UC Irvine museum - Los Angeles Times

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Rogues' Gallery: The Secret Story of the Lust, Lies, Greed, and Betrayals That Made the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Michael Gross: 9780767924894: ...

Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. is applauded after the Board of Trustees at Michigan State

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Activist theater group BP Or Not BP? unfurl a banner in the British Museum in protest of BP's sponsorship of the museum. (photo by Kristian Buus, ...

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The long, sad saga of National Children's Museum: Latest chapter, back to D.C.

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Edme Bouchardon, "Self-Portrait," about 1730, red chalk. Getty Museum. “

Copy that: Gucci director's show examining plagiarism even borrows name of another | South China Morning Post


AP Report: 'Pain League' allegedly pushed opioids in Italy | Bradenton Herald

Cleveland Institute of Art student Gloria Pridemore takes on Rodin at the Cleveland Museum of Art


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FILE - In this Friday, April 12, 2019, file photo, Cheryl Juaire of Marlborough, Mass., center, leads protesters near the Arthur M. Sackler Museum at ...

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The exterior of the Howard St. side of the newly completed San Francisco Museum of

FILE Photo: A sign with the Sackler name is displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of


Mr Forsyth issued an "unreserved apology" to the women concerned

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MoMA welcomed more than three million people to the Museum and MoMA PS1 last year. Here, visitors scale the recently Museum's restored Bauhaus Staircase ...

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