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Carla Pellegrini, Italian Gallerist and Advocate of Avant-Garde, Passes Away

February 20th, 2019

Carla Pellegrini, the director of Italy’s Galleria Milano and a formative voice in the development of post-war Italian art, has passed away, Artforum reports. Pellegrini was one of the first to bring artists like George BaselitzSigmar PolkeGerhard Richter, and more to the country, and continued to support young artists up until her death. 
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European Parliament Calls for Tightened Laws on Cross-Border Art Restitution

February 20th, 2019

The European Parliament has asked the European Commission to tighten its framework on cross-border restitutions for looted art and cultural goods. “The first priority is to get some attention focused on the topic, then to map areas where progress could be achieved at the European Union level,” says representative Pavel Svoboda.
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Roberto Cuoghi Represented by Hauser & Wirth

February 20th, 2019

Artist Roberto Cuoghi is now represented by Hauser & Wirth gallery. “Cuoghi is already a legend among serious collectors and among his peers, and now our objective is to engage the widest possible audience in his ideas and work,” says partner Marc Payot. “While it’s impossible to draw direct parallels between Cuoghi and other artists, his attitude of full immersion and total commitment to his work resonate with many other artists in our program.”
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