September 15, 2014: Announcing Artsy’s New Hashtag Project, Matisse Exhibit Sets Record at Tate, and former MoMA curator dies at 84

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Sep 15, 2014 5:33PM


In New York, Jeff Zilm opens at The Journal Gallery

Today’s Notable News

“Matisse: The Cut Outs,” the Henri Matisse exhibition at the Tate Modern, has now become the most visited show at the museum in history, with a total of 562,622 visitors. (via The Guardian)

Riva Castleman, a curator and art historian who helped to establish the Museum of Modern Art’s collection of modern and contemporary prints, has died at the age of 84. (via New York Times)

The loan of Old Master paintings to the Scottish National Gallery could be revoked if Scotland gains its independence. (The Art Newspaper)

Christie’s is hosting a sale to benefit the PEN American Center, an organization that combats censorship. The works in the auction are all books and have been donated by 14 artists, including Richard Serra and Marina Abramović. (The Art Newspaper)

Best of Instagram

On Sunday we launched our first Artsy Hashtag Project: #ArtsyHPStudioViews. You can enter by tagging @Artsy and using #ArtsyHPStudioViews on your photo by Friday, Sept. 19th. The winner will be featured on our Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook feeds on Saturday, Sept. 20th.

Good Reads

São Paulo Biennial: Radical Art and the Struggle for Survival” (via The Guardian)

Brotherly Love, David Lynch-Style” An interview with David Lynch about his retrospective, “The Unified Field” at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. (via Art in America)

Exhuming the Artistic Afterlife from One of NYC’s Historic Cemeteries” (via Hyperallergic)

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