The Rijksmuseum has shut down online ticket sales due to overwhelming demand for the Amsterdam institution’s Johannes Vermeer retrospective. “Due to huge demand for extra tickets for the Vermeer exhibition, the website is experiencing problems,” the Rijksmuseum announced on Monday. “Ticket sales have been shut down until further notice. SorryContinue Reading

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE ARCHITECT RAFAEL VIÑOLY, who designed inventive and elegant buildings throughout the world, died on Thursday in New York of an aneurysm, the New York Times reports. He was 78. Viñoly’s many projects included an expansion for the Cleveland Museum of Art withContinue Reading

Art Dubai opened its 16th edition on March 1 with a strong sense of geopolitical positioning. During the press preview artistic director Pablo del Val called the fair a “mirror of a city of micro-communities,” where “culture is considered in non-Western terms” and regional director Hala Khayat echoed (in Arabic) that the focus of thisContinue Reading

Maryland’s Glenstone Museum has announced they will acquire more than 100 photographs from the collection of Andrew and Mary Pilara and the Pilara Foundation in San Francisco. The Pilara collection is among the greatest in North America, and will bolster the museum’s already significant collection of conceptual photographs with luminariesContinue Reading