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Wim Delvoye Buys a Series of Desert Mansions in Iran

April 30th, 2016

Kashan, via Art NewspaperWim Delvoye has purchased a series of desert mansions in the Iranian city of Kashan, which he will use as exhibition and studio space.  “I’m not going to live for ever. Giving back means giving something to the art world, supporting the local art scene,” Delvoye says. 
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Geneva Freeport Sees Tighter Scrutiny and Reforms

April 30th, 2016

Le Freeport, via WSJA number of collectors are moving works out of the Geneva Freeport, after scrutiny and reforms have led to increased security and monitoring of the site’s contents.  The reforms were set off after an Amedeo Modigliani work was seized from the location’s vaults.  “Today, the image is still deteriorating,” David Hiler, president of the Geneva Free Ports, says of the company. “I don’t expect that things will improve quickly: this will take time.”
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MoMA Launching Another Gallery Rehang on Second Floor

April 30th, 2016

MoMA, via Crain'sMoMA is embarking on an ambitious rehang of its permanent collection galleries for contemporary art, examining dialogues across various generations and disciplines.  “We’re all looking at new models and exploring what that can feel like and look like,” says Rajendra Roy, the museum’s chief film curator.
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