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'Art Patrons' Financing Weapons Smuggling to Libyan Islamists?

According to information published by the Italian newspaper La Stampa, organized crime group related to the Italian mafia in the southern region of Calabria (the 'Ndrangheta network) together with the Neapolitan Camorra, are purchasing Kalashnikov guns, rocket propelled grenades as well as rocket launchers from Moldova and Ukraine. Show More Summary

The Black Panthers’ Art Still Resonates – And Feels Sadly Topical – Fifty Years Later

“One of the most potent weapons in its outreach to African-Americans in cities across the country was its artwork. In posters, pamphlets and its popular newspaper, The Black Panther, the party’s imagery was guided by the vision of Emory Douglas, its minister of culture.”

Selling Chalk for Cheese in Washington

National Treasures, artefacts seized in bust (Art Newspaper) In Washington they quite often sell you chalk for cheese it seems, so often that even some cultural property lawyers there cannot tell the difference. Yesterday there was the...Show More Summary

Art for an Uncertain World at the São Paulo Biennial

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

SÃO PAULO — Critics in major Brazilian newspapers have been calling the 32nd São Paulo Biennial too “politically correct,” all ideas and no art.

How America’s First Popular Comic Shaped the 19th Century Newspaper Wars

(Photo: San Francisco Academy of Comic Art Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum) In 1896, Richard F. Outcault, or, as he was known professionally, R.F. Outcault, found himself—from humble origins in Lancaster, Ohio—to be at the top of the New York journalism world. Show More Summary

Art. Passion. Politics.

When a story about a great work of art hits the front page of a major newspaper, it usually means some kind of trouble: Fraud. Theft. Vandalism. But when two weeks ago the Los Angeles Times published an article with a reproduction of...Show More Summary

The Press Hotel

The Press — housed in the historic bones of a newspaper printing press — takes its stylish design cues from the editors and reporters that once roamed its halls. Comfortable detail-oriented rooms, a quality restaurant and art gallery with genuine community ties make it the best place to stay in Portland, Maine.

Van Gogh's ear

3 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

The Art Newspaper reports on an Amsterdam exhibition about Vincent van Gogh’s medical problems: The exhibition also reveals new evidence discovered by the writer Bernadette Murphy, as revealed in her book Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story (Chatto & Windus). Show More Summary

Get to Know the Recipient of Van Gogh’s Ear

The Art Newspaper has revealed the answer to a nagging, sensational art historical/corporeal/aural unknown — the recipient of Vincent Van Gogh’s self-severed ear. The publication named the lucky gal for the first time ever: a certain Gabrielle Berlatier. Show More Summary

130 Years Later, The Owner of Van Gogh’s Ear Becomes Known

Well over a century after Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear, the name of the lucky lady who received it has been revealed. Art Newspaper discovered that the recipient was Gabriel Berlate, a farmer’s daughter working in a whorehouse.

The Futuristic Illustrations of Arthur Radebaugh

3 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Arthur Radebaugh drew a newspaper comic called Closer Than We Think in the late 1950s and early ‘60s. While his art was firmly planted in that era, the ideas were supposed to be of the future. Some of his fantastical predictions have...Show More Summary

What Germany’s tough new law could mean for the antiquities market

The subtitle basically says it all: Catherine Hickley, 'What Germany’s tough new law could mean for the antiquities market', The Art Newspaper 27 June 2016 "Warning that the world’s most stringent trade rules could see dealers moving abroad". Show More Summary

Leading Brexit campaigner Johnson says UK will retain access to the EU single market

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will continue to have access to the European Union's single market, Boris Johnson, leader of the successful Brexit campaign and favorite to become the country's next prime minister, said in a newspaper article published on Sunday.

Restructuring Of Three NY Museum Giants Reveal Funding Pressures

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The three museum’s plans, all announced within four weeks of each other, illustrate a growing problem in cultural fundraising today. While there seems to be ample money to finance expansions—a recent survey by The Art Newspaper found that US museums spent $5bn on building projects between 2007 and 2014—there is less money available to pay […]

Boston Globe Cuts Back Arts Coverage, Won’t Use Freelancers

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The newspaper is cutting pages from its arts section, and freelance critics will no longer write art, music, theater and dance reviews for the paper.

Art crime expert\s Database Open Access

Dr Donna Yates is clearly considered very newsworthy north of the Border, yet another article has appeared in the national newspaper which is clearly following her work with fascination (Martin Hannan, 'Dr Donna Yates makes her research...Show More Summary

Bad news: Telegraph drops head of arts

5 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The Daily Telegraph was the first broadsheet newspaper to abolish its arts editor, her deputy and the dedicated arts desk a couple of years ago. After the clearout, arts stories in the paper were handled sensitively and by Andrew Pettie, who held the title Head of Arts and Entertainment. Today (we hear) Andrew is among […]

Italy Squandered €150m in Culture Funding

The Art Newspaper reported last week after examining EU documents, that Italy has been stripped of €151m in culture funding next year because regions have failed to spend funds allocated. This includes the loss of funding for Aidone,...Show More Summary

The New Foundation's Gallery Is Closed, But the Library Event Wednesday Is On

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves Nobody knew that The New Foundation would suddenly close its doors, but Martha Rosler's installation was full of indicators, like this newspaper clipping from the 1980s, that art and wealth have historically been happiest together when they are separated from social issues. Show More Summary

Mystery Person Buys $17.2 Million Kneeling Hitler

Cattelan’s Hitler statue breaks record at Christie's 'curated' auction in New York yesterday — The Art Newspaper (@TheArtNewspaper) May 9, 2016 This past Sunday, a sculpture by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan hit Christie's auction block. Show More Summary

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