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posted by CAA — Jan 10, 2018

Betty Woodman in her studio. The sculptor passed away this week at the age of 87. Photo: Stefano Porcinai, courtesy Salon 94 via artnet News.

Each week CAA News summarizes articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

Backlash Building against La Salle University over Art Sale

The American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors condemned a plan by La Salle University to sell 46 artworks from its collection. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

The Met Museum Is Changing Its Pay-As-You-Wish Admission Policy

Beginning March 1, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will charge a mandatory admission fee to visitors who do not live in New York State. (Huffington Post)

Betty Woodman, Visionary Sculptor of Ceramic Vessels, Has Died at 87

Woodman had been working with her chosen medium since her high school years, in the 1940s. (artnet News)

First Center for Empathy and Art Launched in Minneapolis

The center will bring together researchers, artists, historians and philosophers to learn how art museums can promote empathy and understanding. (Smithsonian Magazine)

As Flow of Foreign Students Wanes, US Universities Feel the Sting

The downturn follows a decade of explosive growth in foreign student enrollment. (New York Times)

Why the Magritte Foundation Still Authenticates Work, as Other Foundations Back Away

The Magritte Foundation was founded in 1998 in Brussels to safeguard the work and reputation of the artist. (Artsy)

 

 

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