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Versailles Art Exhibition Shifting to Group Focus

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Anish Kapoor Calls Versailles Vandalism “an inside job”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Olafur Eliasson Discusses His Versailles Project

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Olafur Eliasson Plans Giant Fountain for Versailles

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Anish Kapoor Covers Versailles Graffiti in Gold Leaf

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Court Orders Anish Kapoor to Repair Defaced Versailles Work

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sued for Leaving Anti-Semitic Graffiti on His Versailles Sculpture

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Defaced Again at Versailles, Artist Considers Leaving Work Defaced

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Versailles – Anish Kapoor at Versailles Palace Through November 1st, 2015

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Vandalized in Versailles

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Anish Kapoor Kicks Off Versailles Installation with Controversial New Sculpture

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Anish Kapoor to Show at Palace of Versailles in 2015

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Louvre, Musee d’Orsay and Versailles to Remain Open 7 Days a Week

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Versailles – Lee Ufan’s Commission for Versailles Through November 2nd, 2014

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Jean-Michel Othoniel to Create Permanent Installations for Versailles

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

AO News Summary: Prince Sixte-Henri de Bourbon-Parme files injunction to halt Murakami exhibit at Versailles

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

AO News Summary: Versailles Denies Rumors That Contemporary Art will move venues in reaction to Murakami Controversy

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Go See-Versailles: Takashi Murakami at the Château de Versailles through December 12th, 2010

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

AO News summary: Forthcoming Takashi Murakami Exhibition at the Chateau de Versailles draws protests

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

AO Interview: A discussion with Xavier Veilhan, French artist, whose work is currently on view at Château de Versailles

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Go See – Paris: Xavier Veilhan at Chateau de Versailles through December 13, 2009

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Breaking: Japanese artist Takashi Murakami to exhibit in the Château de Versailles in 2010

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Descendant of Louis XIV loses lawsuit waged in effort to stop ‘pornographic’ Jeff Koons Versailles exhibition

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Go See: Jeff Koons’s controversial installation at Versailles, France, through December 14

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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CNN Looks at Business and Legality of Removing and Selling Street Art Pieces

January 21st, 2020

CNN has a piece this week on the business behind removing and selling street art murals, and the legality that drives who can remove and sell a piece. “Generally, when you purchase a building, you own the fixtures within the building, whether they’re ceiling fans or [a] fine art mural painting on a wall,” says Paul Cossu, a partner at legal firm Pryor Cashman and part of the firm’s art law group. “Of course, what an owner can do with a fine art mural after acquiring the building will depend, in part, on whether the mural is protected by the Visual Artists Rights Act.”
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Art Thieves Confess to Stealing Gustav Klimt Work and Returning It

January 21st, 2020

Two men have confessed to stealing the Gustav Klimt recently discovered in the wall of a Piacenza gallery, as well as to returning the work. “They said they returned the painting four years ago,” says Guido Gulieri, the pair’s lawyer. “But we don’t yet know the details of how it came to be [in the recess] and what exactly happened to the painting in the intervening years. They had confessed before but were not believed.”
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Desert X AlUla Annnounces Artist List

January 21st, 2020

The inaugural edition of Desert X AlUla in Saudi Arabia has announced its artist list, including work by Lita Albuquerque, Wael Shawky, Superflex, and more. This edition of the event has earned strong condemnation for its part in the country’s push to rebrand itself as open and free after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  “Unless artists are willing to make their host’s state control of expression an explicit subject of their work, those who participate cannot escape compromise from the polluted context,” says critic Christopher Knight.
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