Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Louvre Reopens and the Art News of the Week 22 – 28 June

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The Louvre Museum in Paris, will open for the first time in almost four months. Christie’s will offer seminal paintings by Adrian Ghenie and Cecily Brown as part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10th July 2020. Recently, the largest ceremonial site in the UK has been discovered buried right next to Stonehenge.
Henri Cartier-Bresson / Uncredited

Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography and the Art News of the Week 15 – 21 June

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An exhibition of Akos Ezer will be available until June 27th at Galerie Droste in Paris. Hans Hofmann, one more artist in the long line of those who have not received the deserved recognition in his time.

Zhang Huan Pandemic Diary and the Art News of the Week 8 – 14...

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The removal of Robert Milligan's statue outside the Museum of London Docklands comes a few days after the effigy of another noted slave trader, Edward Colston, was torn down from its plinth and thrown into a river in Bristol by anti-racism protesters.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1985. Photo: Wolfgang Volz. Courtesy of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

The Farewell to Christo and the Art News of the Week 1- 7 June

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The mural painting was organized thanks to the help of the immigrant's rights organization "Make the Road New York and El Museo Del Barrio", and it is being painted on a city-owned parking lot between the Queens Museum and the New York State Pavilion.
Studio of the infamous Berlin forgers. Photo: Widewalls

Tips to Avoid Forgery When Buying Art

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Hundred billions of dollars are spent on art every year but a good chunk of that goes to illegal activity and fake art. Many international high-profile cases of art forgery have been reported for years which is why auction houses are taking additional steps to make sure artworks they are selling are genuine.
the X Museum opens in the Chinese capital

Art Market News From China to Vienna

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The New-York Historical Society announced this week a promised gift of 130 works depicting New York City scenes. The 2022 Bucharest Biennale edition will be curated by an artificial intelligence called J.A.R.V.I.S. Second World War Enigma machine on offer at Vienna’s Dorotheum.
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News from the Art Market

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Italian museums began to reopen, International Museum Day, how the Venice Art Biennale will be delayed, the rejection of artists by the British government's self-employment support scheme, UK galleries putting on virtual shows during the lock-in, US art dealers struggling to survive and how the Met is not expected to reopen before next August.
Callum Innes

How is contemporary art evolving with the pandemic

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This disease impacts different places and different people in different ways. Some key factors in our time are the prolonged confinement and the virtualization of almost all our communications with the outside world.
Darren Bader launches Inventory for artists and galleries. Photo: Christies

Online Inventory for Artists and Sotheby’s Prepares Reopening of Galleries – Art News

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The world seems to be running at a slower pace at the moment with more than half of humanity being confined due to the coronavirus pandemic. But this didn’t stop the art world from moving forward.
Visitors wearing face masks, Forbidden City reopening 1st May. Photo: Dailysabah

Forbidden City, House to The Palace Museum to Reopen to Public

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Forbidden City, Beijing reopened to the public on Friday 1st May after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Past home to China’s emperors, the Forbidden City reopening allows only 5,000 visitors daily, down from about 80,000.