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Robert Ryman

White-out at the Tate as Ryman exhibition begins its journey

Robert Ryman exhibition shared with MoMA, New York, will also travel to Madrid, San Fransisco, and Minneapolis

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In the frame

Happy Birthday Ellsworth Kelly!

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Museums & Heritage

Conceptual and Minimalist trove raises bedeviling questions for the Guggenheim

Grappling with questions of authenticity, museum 'decommissions' some works from the Panza Collection

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Exhibitions

Dia show aims to place Charlotte Posenenske firmly among stars of minimalist sculpture

It is the first large-scale US exhibition of the German artist's work

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Robert Ryman

Art world tributes for Minimalist painter Robert Ryman, who has died aged 88

“In defining art's formal limits, he was the most radical painter of his time,” says art historian Robert Storr

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Obituaries

Robert Morris, the conceptual sculptor and leading Minimalist, has died, aged 87

We once asked the artist for his thoughts on Minimalism; he called our questions “trivial, superficial, puerile, misdirected, irrelevant, egregious, distracted, dull, feeble, breathless, gossip-mongering, smarmy and lizard-like”

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Art market

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talents

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Eli Broad

The billionaire Eli Broad’s collection of post-war art goes on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Is this where it will come finally to rest?

Thinking Broadly at LACMA

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Tate

Revealed: secrets of the Tate bricks

Newly released documents uncover a heated argument and the search for spares

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Artist interview

Interview with Robert Ryman: Painting is for pleasure

Ryman has been painting white on white for more than 50 years. He talks about how his paintings work and which shade of white he uses

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Eva Hesse

Hesse stands in for postponed Judd exhibition at Tate

The show will open at Tate Modern later this month

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Exhibitions

Eva Hesse at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

This exhibition incorporates paintings and works on paper

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Conservation

MoMA and Guggenheim join forces for Reinhardt restoration

The conservation departments of both museums are collaborating on the study, analysis, and treatment of a badly damaged painting

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John Ruskin

What's on in New York: Museums lend Ruskins for a show at Salander-O’Reilly as Gagosian hangs blue-chip Warhol

Meanwhile, Paul McCarthy and Pierre Molinier provide a little titillation

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Exhibitions

London galleries: Minimal and Conceptual art at large

Lisson’s historical show unites major international artists

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TransFormed: Ernst Beyeler holds exhibition that disintegrates boundary between painting and sculpture

Beyeler, doyen of Basel dealers, has taken over the Kunstmuseum and the Kunsthalle to accommodate this event

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Basel

Nauman's retrospective in Basel brings social madness to light

The exhibition, in which psychological unrest is registered through the body, will appear next in Frankfurt

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Minimalist masterpieces on show in Sydney

The Drill Hall Gallery is showing works by Mark Rothko and Frank Stella, among others