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Art Industry News: South Korea Is Pouring Cash Into a Museum Boom + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, May 23. NEED-TO-READ David Zwirner’s Artist Retreat in the Hamptons Faces Roadblocks – The mega-dealer’s vision to create an artist residency in the Hamptons has met …

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Why Beirut Museum of Art project is a beacon of hope in crisis-plagued Lebanon

DUBAI: For many Lebanese, the past can be a painful subject. A civil war destroyed large swaths of the country between 1975 and 1990. The postwar period has been marked by sectarian strife and government dysfunction. But in spite of the traumas of recent decades, Lebanon remains a land of immense cultural wealth, with a …

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Eye-catching textiles from India, at the Textile Museum

Placeholder while article actions load Long before ragas, chicken tikka or Bollywood movies were exported from India, there was brisk international demand for the subcontinent’s textiles. These items didn’t simply trickle from local bazaars to unintended faraway markets. Many of the decorative cloths were made expressly for customers in places as far-flung as Europe, Egypt …

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You’ve Been to the Brooklyn Museum. But Have You Seen It Like This?

Museums periodically revamp displays of their permanent collections to freshen up the visitor experience and lure back audiences. With a new show, which opened in February, the Brooklyn Museum has done exactly that — and more. The museum, which has a permanent collection of about 6,000 works of European art, has redisplayed some of its …

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At the New Museum, Faith Ringgold and Women in the Workforce

The Cut and the New Museum are partnering on a speaker series about the intersections of self, society, and contemporary art, drawing inspiration from the museum’s upcoming exhibitions. This week’s inaugural live panel, led by Rebecca Traister, featured Isolde Brielmaier, Paola Ramos, and Kimberly Drew. They discussed women, labor, and leadership. Fittingly for a night …

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Stephanie Rosenthal appointed project director for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum

The Guggenheim’s long-awaited Abu Dhabi museum has announced a new project director. Stephanie Rosenthal will oversee the final stages of the construction of the United Arab Emirates’s museum—nearly 20 years after plans were first unveiled, and 14 years after building work first began. Rosenthal has worked as the director of Gropius Bau in Berlin, Germany, …

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