Vasari Diary: Barbara Pollack’s ‘Brand New Art from China,’ Tony Oursler’s Macarons, and Martin Gayford’s ‘Modernists and Mavericks’

The latest column tackles lesser-known British masters, experimental pastries, and quite a bit more. Read More

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Climate Change Is Threatening Dozens of Cultural Treasures Around the Mediterranean, UNESCO Warns

Only two of 49 UNESCO-recognized cultural sites around the Mediterranean Sea are safe from climate change, according to a new report.

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The Met and Brooklyn Museum Opt to Reject Saudi Funds for Project as International Crisis Over Missing Journalist Intensifies

Riyadh funding for a new Arab art initiative is under the microscope.

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Art Industry News: Did Scientologists Have a Hidden Hand in Okwui Enwizor’s Departure? + Other Stories

Plus, a star Met curator returns to the UK and dissident Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky faces a decade in prison.

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Paris Art Advisor Laurence Dreyfus Recommends 7 Gallery Shows to See During FIAC

This month’s guide, organized by Paris-based art advisor Laurence Dreyfus, features Tatiana Trouvé, Tomás Saraceno, Ana Mendieta, and more.

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How One Woman’s Punishment for Putting Up a Mural Has Exposed a Deep, Bitter Divide in the Los Angeles Art Community

The director of the Watts Towers Arts Center, Rosie Lee Hooks, was suspended—and then reinstated. The saga reveals a lot about tensions in LA.

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Gagosian to an Angry Collector Who Paid Millions for Jeff Koons Sculptures That Never Arrived: You Can’t Rush a Perfectionist

The dealer argues that Steve Tananbaum’s claims are baseless because the artist “often takes years” to complete his sculptures.

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Autry Museum of the American West Receives $414,101 Grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

The institution said it is the largest sum it has ever received from a Native tribe or community. Read More

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The French Culture Minister Who Echoed Objections to Jeff Koons’s Paris Memorial Is Out in a Cabinet Reshuffle

President Macron has replaced Françoise Nyssen with Franck Reister.

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