The pandemic casts a further shadow over Art Basel Hong Kong, which was already facing a slew of problems.
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The sculpture was thought to be the largest and most unusual of Paul Gauguin’s sculptures, of which he made very few.
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Plus, Switzerland makes its choice for the Venice Biennale and the Smithsonian opts for a less permanent relationship with the V&A in London.
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Nine firefighters and one civilian were injured tackling the five-alarm blaze at a storage facility.
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Plus, the Supreme Court is asked to consider a lawsuit over a Picasso in the Met’s collection and the market for fake prints is on the rise.
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Potter Steve Harrison couldn’t escape the fire in time. His kiln saved his life.
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