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From the Truth About Basquiat’s Myths to a Plan to Remake the Auction World: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

From Basquiat’s Myths to a Plan to Remake the Auction World: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week Art World Plus, how museums in Mexico are dealing…
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How the Directors of ‘Loving Vincent’ Created the World’s First Painted Feature Film

Six years ago, Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman hatched a crazy idea: to create the world’s first painted feature film. The subject? The final days of Vincent Van Gogh. They…
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How Artist Rodney Graham Helped Akris Find Inspiration for Its Latest Collection

[embedded content] Just how does a fashion-art collaboration come together? For Albert Kriemler, creative director of Swiss fashion house Akris, his latest started with a trip to Hauser & Wirth Gallery in…
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Italy Is Launching an Expansive New Caravaggio Research Institute Thanks to a Surprise Supporter

Rome’s Galleria Borghese, with support form Italian luxury brand Fendi, is launching a new institute dedicated to preserving and disseminating the legacy and works of Italian master painter Caravaggio. The…
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As Hurricanes Descend, Top Conservators Set Up an Emergency Hotline—and App—to Rescue Waterlogged Art

As Hurricane Irma plows through the Caribbean and barrels toward Florida, thousands are jamming the highways to evacuate flood zones. Little feels certain. But an unlikely group of experts—art conservators—have…
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Think Your Art Is Adequately Insured? Here Are a Few Insider Strategies to Help Minimize Your Risk

This essay originally appeared in Spencer’s Art Law Journal. The journal is published three times a year and aims to offer insight into pressing art-related legal issues for lawyers and…
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With Mud Art and Rebellious Wallpaper, Lisson Prepares a Spectacular 50th Anniversary Show in London

How can a gallery that represents 54 artists and operates spaces on two continents possibly memorialize 50 years’ worth of programming in one exhibition? For Lisson Gallery, which celebrates its…
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Here Are 51 New York Gallery Shows That You Need to (Somehow) See This September

The editors at artnet News searched New York City high and low for the most exciting, bizarre, and thought-provoking gallery exhibitions this fall. From Chelsea to the Lower East Side,…
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As Hurricane Irma Moves Toward Florida, Museums Shutter Up and Prepare for the Worst

Hurricane Irma battered Puerto Rico, Barbuda, St. Martin, Anguilla, and parts of the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday. With rain and winds of up to 185-miles per hour, the category…
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After Years of Delays, the Louvre Abu Dhabi Will Officially Open in November

Mark your calendars. At long last, officials have announced an opening date for the Louvre Abu Dhabi: November 11, 2017. The inauguration comes a decade after France and the UAE…
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