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Well-dressed guests head into the SFMOMA Ball.

SFMOMA’s Artsy Ball Brings Festive Air to New Museum

By now, you’ve probably heard that the brand-new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened its doors with appropriate flair and pomp. The museum, now more than twice the size of its previous structure, boasts about 33,000 pieces altogether, reminding us all why San Francisco is one of the best cities for art. The museum […]

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Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam

Dutch Art Heist Suspects Apprehended

In October, seven masterpieces were stolen from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Picasso, Monet, Matisse, and Freud were among the artists whose works were thieved, making it one of the biggest art heists in history. Three suspects have now been apprehended in Romania, and though there are still no leads on where the […]

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Jennie C Jones

Brooklyn Artist Jennie Jones Receives $50K

Jennie Jones probably jumped for joy when she heard this news: The Studio Museum in Harlem is honoring her with its Wein Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in contemporary art today. A painter and sculptor, Ms. Jones is based out of Brooklyn and centers her work on music and “listening as a conceptual […]

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MoMA adds video games to its collection

MoMA Has A Video Game Collection

Many people might not realize that the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has its very own video game collection. The museum recently acquired 14 video games off of its 40-game wish list, which will soon contribute to a new category of artworks: Architecture and Design. So far, MoMA’s game selection includes Pac-Man (1980), Tetris (1984), […]

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