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German Art Database Aims to Support and Record Looted Artifacts

September 25th, 2017

Iraq, via Art NewspaperWorking to shore up defense of its Cultural Property Protection Law, Germany has created an internet database offering resources and information on recording, securing and reporting cultural artifacts. The site is part of an ongoing effort by Culture Minister Monika Grütters to ensure greater protection for artifacts moving from destabilized countries, and those circulating in Germany and the rest of Europe. 
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Hauser & Wirth to Open Space in Hong Kong

September 22nd, 2017

Site of Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong, via Art NewsHauser & Wirth is opening a new exhibition space in Hong Kong, alongside offices in Shanghai and Beijing. “Our expansion into China marks the beginning of a new chapter for Hauser & Wirth,” gallery co-founder, Iwan Wirth says. “We have spent the past two years carefully researching the most appropriate ways to expand in these places, to become a fully present part of the art scene in China and engage meaningfully.”
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New York Times Looks at Basquiat’s Musical Tastes in Profile Piece

September 22nd, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat, via NYTAs the Barbican opens its Basquiat retrospective this month, the New York Times looks back on the artist’s enduring love for music, and the inspiration his paintings took from records by Curtis Mayfield, David Bowie, and more. “The main thing for us was having big speakers and a blasting stereo. That was the only furniture I purchased myself,” says his former girlfriend, Alexis Adler of their time living together. “Music was playing all the time.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Rita Ackermann

Rita Ackermann via www.artnet.com

Rita Ackermann- image via www.artnet.com

Rita Ackermann (born 1968 in Hungary) is a Hungarian-American artist. She lives and works in New York City with her husband. Her work includes paintings, drawings, T-shirts, a line of underwear, and skateboard design. Ackermann gained attention in 1994 with paintings resembling large sketchbook pages of nymphetish girls in underwear.

[via Wikipedia Entry]


Can't you play some better songs II via www.mangallery.de

Can’t you play some better songs II- image  via www.mangallery.de

Lolita via www.peelucabee.com

Lolita- image via www.peelucabee.com

Golden Age via www.artnet.com

Golden Age- image via www.artnet.com

The Only Way To Get To My Vagina Is Through Jesus! via www.artfacts.net

The Only Way To Get To My Vagina Is Through Jesus!

[image via www.artfacts.net]

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