A Goodbye Tour in Athens for the Daskalopoulos Collection Gift – ARTnews.com

It is not every day that a major collector parts ways with a significant chunk of their collection, but that is just what Dimitris Daskalopoulos did when he announced this past April that he would donate 350 works to four museums: Athens’s National Museum of Contemporary Art ( EMST), London’s Tate, the Museum of Contemporary … Read more

Paris’ Centre Pompidou Suspends Gift of $619,000 from Vladimir Potanin – ARTnews.com

The Center Pompidou in Paris has suspended a donation of some $619,000 from Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia’s richest men, as cultural institutions worldwide grapple with how to address the invasion of Ukraine. The news from Paris closely follows Potanin’s resignation from the board of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, where he had served … Read more

Who Gave The Bruce Museum Its $TKM Gift Of Art? There Are Signs – ARTnews.com

The Bruce Museum, a Greenwich institution that holds exhibitions related to the arts and sciences, has received a collection of 70 works of art amassed by a local anonymous couple, making it the largest art donation ever to the museum in its 112-year history. Figures in the area familiar with the Greenwich cultural scene are … Read more

Record $25 M. Gift for Tampa Museum of Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IT IS RAINING IN THE SUNSHINE STATE. The Tampa Museum of Art in Florida has received $25 million for its planned expansion from Dick Corbettwho runs the Concorde Companies real-estate investment firm, the Tampa Bay Times … Read more

Questions Loom Over Gift of Tibetan Thangkas to Three US Colleges

On March 8, Skidmore, Vassar, and Williams colleges jointly announced that they would be collectively acquiring more than 60 Tibetan thangkas in an “innovative collaboration” between their three college art museums, thanks to a generous gift from the Jack Shear Collection. Thangkas — Tibetan Buddhist devotional paintings on cotton and silk appliqué scrolls meant to … Read more

SFMOMA Gets Large Gift from Stone Estate—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE WAR IN UKRAINE. Amid the fighting, UNESCO called for “protection of Ukrainian cultural heritage,” the Associated Press reports. Members of the Ukrainian art world have taken up arms, Vanity Fair writes. In the country’s west, … Read more

The Gift of Humanity in Bessie Harvey’s Art, An Interview with Faye Harvey Dean

Editor’s Note: This is part of the 2021/22 Emily H. Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, and the second of three posts by the author, the third of which will be an email-only exhibition sent to all Hyperallergic subscribers. * * * Born in 1929, the Black autodidact sculptor Bessie Harvey created mixed-media assemblages from materials … Read more