“Only 27% of the 590 major solo shows organised by nearly 70 institutions between 2007 and 2013 were devoted to women, The Art Newspaper’s annual attendance survey reveals.”
Catherine Hickley, 'Storm clouds gather over German art market' Art Newspaper 14 April 2016 One sector of the art market that may leave the country for ever because of the law is the antiquities business. The bill requires an exportShow More Summary
Jason Felch and Bastien Varoutsikos write ('The lessons of Palmyra: Islamic state and iconoclasm in the era of clickbait', Art Newspaper 7th April) that anyone with a social media profile should consider the images of destruction they share: the Islamic State’s destruction of historical monuments was motivated less by twisted ideology than a far simpler craving for attention.[...]Show More Summary
Henri Neuendorf tells the international art market "Why You Should Worry About Germany's Radical New Cultural Protection Laws" (Art Newspaper, April 6th 2016). He is concerned about the draft amendments to the KulturgutschutzrechtsThe...Show More Summary
Topic: Museums Museums in the US are growing rapidly—and so is the money at stake. They spent nearly $5 billion between 2007 and 2014, according to the Art Newspaper. The publication’s study of 75 museums across 38 countries found that,...Show More Summary
A Pennsylvania Republican proposed drastic budget cuts described by a newspaper columnist as “a medieval crusade against the arts, culture and learning.” State Rep. Brad Roae, who represents Crawford County, proposed a flat funding formula for public schools and ending some educational...
Waiting to be taken away The trophy use of archaeological material as interior decoration is illustrated by this Art Newspaper photo in the article 'Sekhemka to leave the UK as export license deadline passes'. Just one slimy step down from the peak of dubious taste from ADCAEA's Mr Swope making dugups into wearable jewellery. Stop them, stop the interior decorators.
“The country which has the highest per capita income in the world is treating its migrant labourers in conditions described by the Guardian newspaper as “modern-day slavery”. It is persecuting political dissenters and it put its greatest poet in prison and then only released him to avoid embarrassment when the attention of the international art […]
Maybe this is all just a big misunderstanding? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Jason Miller was arrested last week and spent five days behind bars, after cops charged...Show More Summary
In the Art Newspaper: Photo: courtesy the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, © Cringuta Pinzaru. The Moroccan fashion designer Noureddine Amir has been given carte blanche at the headquarters of the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent in Paris (until 3 April). Show More Summary
The newspaper is seeking voluntary redundancies in editorial staff after annual losses of £58.6 million. It is the last surviving UK newspaper with a core commitment to the arts and intellectual affairs. Read here and here.
The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross presenting ?Read and Worn? an exhibition featuring the work of five international artists who transform the pages of books and newspapers into unique works of wearable art jewelry. These artists are storytellers, who utilize the printed word as their form of expression. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared on artnet News. One of Vincent van Gogh's vibrant "Sunflowers" paintings may take on renewed life, thanks to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The Art Newspaper reports that the painting is being examined...Show More Summary
The Art Newspaper reports ('Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue') that when the British Museum unexpectedly lent support to Vladmir Putin's regime during the Ukraine Crisis in late 2014 by lending a sculpture pulled off the Parthenon...Show More Summary
A Chilean-born activist in the East End created Voz Latina, a bilingual newspaper, hoping to engage Latinos and build connections with English-speaking residents.
The critically acclaimed War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict examines the ways in which the newspaper happily propagated the Bush Administration's lies about weapons of mass destruction...Show More Summary
The announcement today that the Independent newspaper will cease printing is both sad and inevitable. Sad, because 30 years ago the paper changed the face of British journalism. Inevitable, because it now sells only 40,000 copies, in place of 400,000 in its heyday. David Lister, the veteran arts editor, joined the paper in 1986. In […]
In a smart, irreverent exhibition at Gavlak gallery in Los Angeles, Amy Bessone takes us back to a time when divorce was shameful for women, so much so that it might land one’s picture in the newspaper. Bessone found and collected these images — in effect, modern-day scarlet letters — from newspaper...
Sketch of poster for the newspaper El Pueblo (c.1894). Joaquín Sorolla y BastidaVia Books and Art
In a Manhattan court a trial is ongoing concerning the the Knoedler Gallery’s sale of forgeries (Laura Gilbert, 'Who is really to blame in the Knoedler fakes case?, The Art Newspaper 27 January 2016). Collectors Domenico and Eleanore...Show More Summary