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A gold toilet for the White House

  The White House asked to borrow a Van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead. Here the letter from Guggenheim: The White House apparently contacted the Guggenheim Museum in New York and asked for the loan of Van Gogh’s 1888 Landscape With Snow. The museum wrote back to say …

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Glenstone is the new Frick

  A rural suburb of Washington, DC, will soon become home to one of the largest private museums in the world. A new expansion is expected to up annual attendance from 10,000 to 100,000. Glenstone is about to become one of America’s largest private museums, according to Arnet.com “When we opened …

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When I started my path I was against everything

  Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) is one of the foremost artists of our time. To mark his eightieth birthday, the Fondation Beyeler will be showing an extensive selection of his work as a painter, sculptor and printmaker. The exhibition, organized in close cooperation with the artist, takes the form of …

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