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  • Six Teams Chosen To Submit Ideas for WTC Site

    Daniel Libeskind, Michael Maltzan, Richard Meier, Greg Lynn, and Shigeru Ban are among the individuals, firms, and more loosely affiliated teams of designers chosen to submit proposals for the World Trade Center site, writes Edward Wyatt in the New York Times.

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  • Renzo Piano: Three Plans, Two Buildings

    Renzo Piano's plans for new museums in Bern and Sarajevo have the go-ahead, but local opposition has forced Harvard University to opt out, writes Alessandro Martini in the Art Newspaper.

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  • Boston Curator Goes Home to London

    Jessica Morgan, chief curator at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art since 1999 and a London native, is now one of the five curators at the Tate Modern, writes Christine Temin in the Boston Globe.

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  • William Forsythe to Leave Frankfurt Ballet

    William Forsythe, the American who has directed the renowned Frankfurt Ballet for eighteen years, will leave the company in 2004, after a dispute over its budget, writes Mark Landler in the New York Times.

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  • MacArthur Winners Announced

    Of the winners of the 2002 MacArthur Award, visual art is represented by Toba Khedoori, Liza Lou, and Camilo José Vergara, writes Felicia R. Lee in the New York Times.

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  • Arts Boards: Growing Too Cautious?

    In an increasingly jittery economic climate, governing boards of arts organizations have weighed in against the artistic side of their companies' mandate in favor of business-oriented policies and “accountability,” writes Shirley Apthorp in the Financial Times.

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  • In Order to Relocate, Barnes Foundation Files Suit

    The financially beleaguered Barnes Foundation filed court papers today asking for permission to move its extraordinary art collection from its longtime home in a Philadelphia suburb to a new downtown building, writes Ralph Blumenthal in the New York Times. Any move faces considerable legal hurdles because of the will of the institution's founder.

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  • Tate Modern Falls Behind in Acquisitions

    The Tate is failing every week to buy major works of art because it can no longer compete in the auction rooms on an acquisitions budget worth less than it was twenty years ago, writes Maev Kennedy in the Manchester Guardian.

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  • LA Cathedral Wows the Critics

    Three weeks after its opening, Los Angeles's Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, designed by Spanish architect Jose Rafael Moneo, is enjoying a critical thumbs-up, writes Elaine Dutka in the Los Angeles Times.

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