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John Waters’s Art Collection Profiled in NYT

May 25th, 2019

John Waters‘s art collection gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he tours the paper through his apartment and talks about his vision for collecting. “It has to sometimes, at first, make me angry,” he says. “It has to delight me and surprise me and kind of like, put me off a little bit at first, and then I embrace it. The kind of art I like is the one that makes people angry, that hate contemporary art — the ones that easily fall for the bait of it. I always go to that first.”
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Tanya Bonakdar Gallery to Represent Wong Ping

May 25th, 2019

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery has added Chinese artist Wong Ping to its roster of artists. The artist was recently included in the 2018 New Museum Triennial and in the exhibition One Hand Clapping, a survey of work by emerging Chinese artists held at the Guggenheim Museum.
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Supreme Court Declines Appeal on Ruling Over Looted Art

May 25th, 2019

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling allowing the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, meaning that the museum will retain possession of two masterpieces by Lucas Cranach the Elder that were looted by the Nazis. “We are pleased that the US Supreme Court denied plaintiff’s petition for review and finally put an end to this lawsuit. The unanimous decision of the Ninth Circuit is now final, confirming that the Norton Simon Art Foundation has proper title to these paintings,” the museum said in a statement. 
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George Condo

George Condo- image via www.artnet.com

George Condo- image via www.artnet.com

George Condo has exhibited extensively in both the United States and Europe. He has been included in numerous shows at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico, Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, Stalliche Kunthstalle Baden-Baden, Germany, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland. His work is in the permanent collections of major institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and the Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo, New York.

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George Condo “The Sandman” 2007 Oil on canvas via www.newyorker.com

George Condo “The Sandman” 2007 Oil on canvas.

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The Smiling Sea Captain- image via www.crowndozen.com

The Smiling Sea Captain- image via www.crowndozen.com

The Queen image via www.thisislondon.co.uk/arts

The Queen

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"Abstract Composition in Blue" 1998, Silkscreen via www.castkillartsociety.org

“Abstract Composition in Blue” 1998, Silkscreen.

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Wikipedia Entry

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