Nan Goldin refused to stage a retrospective with the Tate group unless they declined a 1 million dollar donation coming from the Sackler Foundation. The donation was cancelled, but the fight against the opioid epidemic isn’t stopping anytime soon.
Not to freak you out, but there seem to be worries about the painting’s safety. Losing a Da Vinci is a valid reason for an art world freak-out. We wouldn’t want a Mona Lisa drama next, would we?
Choosing to curate paintings of women is a bold statement at this end of the year exhibition for both the Theocharakis Foundation and the National Gallery. And this one is definitely a must.