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New York – “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016″ at the Whitney Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Arts Council England Aims to Limit Carbon Emissions

June 25th, 2019

Thirty of Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organizations (NPOs) have signed on to a project for energy independence and limiting carbon emissions.  “We’re really going beyond that annual number,” says Environmental Program Lead, Claire Buckley. “The Spotlight program has come in really to push and to support reductions – quantifiable reductions – from the buildings of the big energy users.”
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Berlin Museums Seek Dismissal in €200m Guelph Treasure CAse

June 25th, 2019

Berlin’s state museum group will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss a claim filed by the heirs of a consortium of Jewish art dealers over rights to a €200 million hoard of works referred to as the Guelph Treasure.  “The SPK is convinced that this was not a sale under duress due to Nazi persecution,” the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation said. “It views these claims as unfounded. Regardless of this, the SPK is of the opinion that this case—concerning a historic transaction between Germans in Germany— shouldn’t be heard in a US court.”
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Tehran Art Fair Opens Despite Sanctions

June 25th, 2019

Despite an increasingly fraught relationship between Iran and the United States, and ever-tightening series of sanctions, Tehran has opened a new edition of its Teer Art Fair this week. “Young collectors, emerging collectors, are engaging with the art scene, and those who have money are purchasing Iranian art,” says Maryam Majd, the co-owner of the Assar Gallery.
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