Zack writes, "In 1957, Nevil Schute's classic anti-nuclear-war novel On The Beach was published -- and the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) put out a heavily-condensed adaptation with art by Ralph Lane that ran in 29 comic strips distributed to newspapers.
Melanie Gerlis and Javier Pes for The Art Newspaper quote both ARCA founder Noah Charney and ARCA Lecturer Dick Ellis in today's online article "Recovery rate for stolen art as low as 1.5%": The rate of recovery and successful prosecution...Show More Summary
According to this report in the Art Newspaper, Rosen, who bought looted Iraqi antiquities and then donated them to Cornell, was a co-owner of a gallery with Robert Hecht, who was the key middleman buying looted Italian antiquities and then sold them to the Met. Show More Summary
Each month the USPS highlights a new stamp release in its monthly online column, Stamp Scoop.Together with an image of the stamp art there is an article formatted like a newspaper column about the stamp subject.This month article the...Show More Summary
French newspaper Libération removed all of the images from its print edition in order to support a dying art.
A glimmer of good news from Iraq, where cultural heritage has sustained so much damage. Martin Bailey reports for the Art Newspaper that the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad could reopen as soon as next year. The museum (and other in Iraq) were shuttered during the 1991 Gulf War, and have only intermittently reopened in […]
Some of the dust has settled after the frenzied early reports about the cache of art found in a Munich apartment. We can start to see what the discovery of all this art means. The Art Newspaper has the best English-language account I’ve seen of the press conference yesterday. We know that German authorities seized […]
Two quick things at the top, both somewhat New York-centric (apologies, everyone else): First, The latest issue of Gabe Fowler’s Smoke Signal comics newspaper has a typically incredible cover from sequential art’s resident over achieving genius Chris Ware.
In a remarkable feat of X-Acto knife wizardry, Canadian artist Myriam Dion painstakingly cut intricate lace-like designs into newspapers for her series “Lace Newspapers.” Check out her website for more cut newspaper art. via The Jealous Curator, Colossal
In this week's The Line It Is Drawn art challenge, Comic Book Resources asked artists to draw superheroes as characters in popular newspaper comic strips. And so the X-Men invade Family Circus, Thor takes the place of Hagar the Horrible, and Bat-Snoopy leads a merry band of Woodstock Robins. Read more...
Artists tend to check their politics outside art fairs, claims The Art Newspaper. The article cites only a handful of artists to test this claim, however. “There is and has historically been a gap between them [artists and collectors],” claim writer Jessica Kabat, “collectors are not necessarily dying gay men.” Yuck. Show More Summary
It’s not clear who scooped whom, but there are two gallery shows now on view in New York that examine the relationship between art and the newspaper.
Hobart has come fantastic art deco buildings, including the Mercury newspaper building and Council House. The streets of central Hobart seem deserted at night but even on a Monday night the various fish and chip punts floating in the harbour are busy.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.
Trades, blogs, magazines, and newspapers are all viable aways for studios to debut new assets. But in an unusual move, Lionsgate has chosen a fan to debut a brand new piece of art from the highly anticipated The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. We’ve confirmed that, yes, the art released by fan Tori Dripple is indeed [...]
How Vladimir Putin answer the question: "Some newspapers have reported that you are the wealthiest man in Europe. If that is so, what are the sources of your wealth?" That question was asked in 2008, and I read it today in a new article,...Show More Summary
This week, Art shares a prank he pulled in a newspaper 53 years ago. [ more › ]
James Cuno makes the moral case against selling works from the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to repay city creditors, Art Newspaper, Issue 249, September 2013
National Journal correspondent Marin Cogan tweeted this clipping from "her parents' hometown paper" that was presumably the first page in the local fall arts preview.
Martin Bailey and Melanie Gerlis, 'Guilty plea over antiquities' Art Newspaper, Issue 249, 5th September 2013Neil Kingsbury, of Northwood, London, has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the provenance of Egyptian antiquities that were consigned to Bonhams and Christie’s. [...]Show More Summary
The Art Newspaper is reporting that the Louvre has launched a €1 million crowdfunding campaign to pay for the conservation of its "Winged Victory of Samothrace," a 2nd-century BCE sculpture of Nike.