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Kunstmuseum Bern Takes Control of First Works From Gurlitt Horde

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Kunstmuseum Bern Still Waiting on Gurlitt Art Trove Due to Legal Dispute

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Kunstmuseum Bern Accepts Gurlitt Art Trove, Releases Full List of Works from Collection

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Kunstmuseum Bern Set to Announce Decision on Cornelius Gurlitt Trove of Artworks Donated Earlier This Year

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Bern’s Kunstmuseum Inherits Gurlitt Art Trove

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

WSJ Looks Inside the Dealings Surrounding Cornelius Gurlitt’s Donation of Nazi-Looted Works to Bern’s Kunstmuseum

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Gurlitt Art Trove Set to Go on view in Bonn, Germany and Bern, Switzerland

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Go See – Basel: Vincent van Gogh ‘BETWEEN EARTH and HEAVEN: The Landscapes’ at Kunstmuseum Basel through September 27, 2009

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

German and Swiss Museums Announced Joint Exhibition of Gurlitt Trove

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Swiss Government Invests $2 Million in Provenance Research Assistance for Looted Works

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Cousin of Cornelius Gurlitt Seeks Appeal in Case Over Right to Works

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

As German Court Upholds Gurlitt Will, More Questions Arise

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Cousin of Late Cornelius Gurlitt Challenges Will

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt, Controversial Heir of Nazi-era Art Collection, Dies at 81

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

James Lee Byars, “Early Works and ‘The Angel'” at Michael Werner London through March 16, 2013

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Newslinks for Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Death of Recluse Collector Reveals More Modern Masters in Collection

Friday, July 25th, 2014
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New York – Urs Fischer: “Sotatsu” at Gagosian Gallery Through June 23rd, 2018

May 26th, 2018

Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever
Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever

Throughout the career of Swiss artist Urs Fischer, space and form have long worked in lock step with acts of repetition and iteration, allowing his myriad approaches towards studio process to create ever-evolving forms and bodies of work that change as much from piece to piece as they do series to series.  For his most recent body of works on view now at Gagosian Gallery‘s uptown location, the artist takes this interest to a natural conclusion, creating a series of panel-based paintings that draw on a gradual evolution in the painter’s improvisations on single images.
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German Lost Art Plans New Guidelines for Project Funding

May 25th, 2018

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, by Gustav Klimt, via Market WatchThe German Lost Art Foundation will begin developing guidelines for funding projects in provenance research for museums, collections and basic research, the Washington Post reports. The funding continues the organization’s attempts to provide restitution support for lost and looted art pieces.
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The Guardian Spotlights New Performance Piece at CERN

May 25th, 2018

Haroon Mirza and Gaika, via The GuardianThe Guardian spotlights an ambitious and expansive body of performance works set to take place at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, organized by a group of artists including Jack Jelfs and Haroon Mirza. “It’s like the way people look at Stonehenge,” says the DJ Elijah, who is part of the project. “That could be like Cern 1,000 years in the future – maybe not even that far ahead. ‘Why were people smashing particles together to work out how the universe started?’ This is the biggest machine ever created, maybe nothing will ever be bigger. So it might be seen as a ritual site.”
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