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AO On-Site – Berlin: “The Present in Drag,” the 9th Berlin Biennale at the KW Institute and Feuerle Collection Through September 18th, 2016

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Art Newspaper Explores Issues with Third-Party Auction Guarantees

November 19th, 2018

Amedeo Modigliani, Nu Couché, price $157,159,000, via SothebysA piece in Art Newspaper looks at the recent trend toward auction guarantees, and the damage some say it’s causing to larger art market health. “Guarantees have the potential to be the next big art-market scandal, if they are not carefully managed,” says Harry Smith, the executive chairman and managing director of the London-based art advisory firm Gurr Johns. “We seem to have one every 20 years, so maybe we’re due for another. And most crises come out of conflicts of interest.”
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Romanian Theater Group Tricks Writer into Believe He Found Stolen Picasso

November 19th, 2018

Rotterdam Kunsthal theft, via GuardianA prank by a Romanian theater group led many in Europe to believe a Picasso stolen from the Rotterdam Kunsthal in 2013 had been found under a tree.  “We never assumed this would be easy, but wanted to find out at which point in the process things would falter, with whom and why,” a statement by the theater group read. “The work is one of the storylines of a performance, which as a whole focuses on the value of truth. What is real and what is not?”
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Sol LeWitt Wall-Drawing Show at MassMOCA Extended Throguh 2043

November 19th, 2018

Sol LeWitt, Mass MOCAMassMoCA will add another decade to the run-time of its iconic Sol LeWitt wall-drawing show, Art Newspaper reports. They will now be exhibited until 2043.
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