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Go See – London: Anselm Kiefer’s ‘Karfunkelfee and the Fertile Crescent’ the artist’s largest show in London to date, at the White Cube Gallery, through November 1st

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Go see – New York: Cezanne to Picasso: Paintings from the David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection, through August 31, 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

£240 Million Christie's Paris Yves Saint Laurent auction has begun

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

GO SEE: Anselm Kiefer at Gagosian, LA March 30 – April 27

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Go See: ‘Absolute. Abstract.’ Major Kandinsky Retrospective at Lenbachhaus, Munich, through February 22, 2009

Friday, December 12th, 2008
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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