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Tribune Co. Selling Big Piece of Land in LA's Sexy Arts District

Tribune Media Company, which owns the LA Times, is planning on redeveloping and restoring the newspaper's recognizable Downtown Los Angeles base, Times Mirror Square, but now it appears that several of the company's less recognizable properties are on the...

A DC Watercolorist's Beautiful Record of the Changing City in the '60s and '70s 

Lily Spandorf, an Austrian artist who emigrated to the United States in 1959, lived in Washington, D.C.'s Dupont Circle and worked as a contributing artist for the Washington Star newspaper from 1960 to 1981. Some of Spandorf's art,Show More Summary

Thieves made off with 17 centuries-old paintings in one of the worst art thefts in Italian history

One of the worst art heists in recent Italian history took place on November 19, when thieves made off with 17 Renaissance-era works by a range of European artists. As The Art Newspaper reports, citing Italy's Repubblica newspaper, three...Show More Summary

Friday Links: Little Street is Real

last weekArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_75450" align="aligncenter" width="598"] A then and now of Vermeer's Little Street. Credit: Rijksmuseum/The Art Newspaper[/caption] The original location of Vermeer’s “The Little Street” has been discovered. After...Show More Summary

How Modern Art And Design Influenced The Beloved Cartoon Tintin

The evolution of Hergé's work—from simple comic strips to sophisticated graphics—was influenced by a fascination with fine art and design. Since its first appearance in a Belgian newspaper in 1929, The Adventures of Tintin—the beloved...Show More Summary

The Hustle of Publishing Art News in the Postprint Era

The Brooklyn Rail, an art newspaper that a founder began mostly with money from a sold painting, is ready leave its month-to-month existence behind.

The Ethical Pitfalls of Working on "Possibly Illicit Artefacts"

Julia Halperin, 'Bible museum founders may have illicit antiquities from Iraq' Art Newspaper 27 October 2015: In an interview due to appear in a forthcoming issue of the Atlantic, Steve Green, the chief executive of Hobby Lobby, denied knowingly acquiring illegal antiquities but acknowledged that some could have found their way into the collection. Show More Summary

Newspapers ‘entitled’ to BBC concern

Newspapers ‘entitled’ to concern over BBC news online 27 October 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Media captionBBC licence fee not settled says culture secretary The culture secretary has said newspapers are “entitled” to concern over the BBC’s online news operation. John Whittingdale said the BBC should “look at online provision and say: ‘Is […]

A Land Art Memorial 30 Years in the Making Opens in Italy

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

After three decades of construction, Alberto Burri's monumental land art installation "Grande Cretto" has finally opened to the public, The Art Newspaper reports.

Why 3 Canadian newspapers gave up on the tablet edition

Post Media Tablet art (courtesy of Garcia Media) Those wonderfully produced tablet editions of the Postmedia group in Canada have ceased to exist. Yet, other tablet editions in Canada appear to thrive. What gives? The Postmedia tablet editions are now history. Show More Summary

Required Reading

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, thoughts on art school, Syrian refugees take over a Danish newspaper, the problems with the American Dream, the future of reading, and more.

Linking Art, Culture, Commerce and Through Technology: The World

Last week, a new effort called #CONNECTTHEWORLD was announced in full page ads in all the major newspapers. Founded by the Bill and Melina Gates Foundation, Facebook, and many others, CONNECTTHEWORLD said: "The Internet is critical to...Show More Summary

Jeepers ! A Later Draft of the German Law Differs from an Earlier one! Who'd a' believed it?

What part of the word "draft" does the Art Newspaper not understand ( Julia Michalska, 'G erman culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill', 15 September 2015) ?

Gannett Trying ‘Storytelling Nights’ to Reconnect With Communities

Summary: Nine Gannett newspapers are taking monthly plunges into practicing journalism as a kind of performance art. They’re building around the four-year-old Arizona Storytellers Project of the Arizona Republic’s Megan Finnerty. Show More Summary

These Living Book Covers Are As Magical As Anything In Harry Potter

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

For book and art lovers, one of the most magical details J.K. Rowling included in the Harry Potter universe must have been the living pictures and photographs that hung on walls and filled newspapers. The rise of GIFs has brought this...Show More Summary

Links & Reviews

- The collection of rare books and manuscripts acquired by Aristophil, the French company run by Gérard Lhéritier, will be sold at auction according to a report in The Art Newspaper. French prosecutors have described the company's business model as a Ponzi scheme, and the founder is currently out on bail. Show More Summary

Writing what they know: The art of the comedy book, and the booming collection of comedian memoirs

3 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Why are there so many more books by comedians about their lives as comedians than seemingly ever before? Perhaps it's another sign of boom times. The usual gimmicky joke books for bathroom reading, Dave Barry columns and newspaper comic-strip collections have had to make space over the past few years in the comedy section of your local […]

Linda Godfrey on Art Bell’s Midnight in the Desert Tonight

Tune in to Midnight in the Desert with Art Bell tonight, Sept 3rd, 9pm -12am PST: Fortean investigator and former teacher, newspaper journalist Linda S. Godfrey is the author of sixteen books on strange creatures, people and places including...Show More Summary

Danti - Coin Trade an Exception

Discussion of the difficulties of assessing the scale of the trade in illicit artefacts from Syria and Mesopotamia in the Art Newspaper, Dan Duray, 'Just what is Isil looting in Syria?' Art Newspaper 26 August 2015. They suggest that...Show More Summary

Comics’ Long Struggle With Art Versus Commerce

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Today, ambitious cartoonists bypass newspapers altogether for more flexible and expressive mediums: graphic novels, comic books, and online comics sites. With few exceptions, syndicated comic strips now seem like artifacts from the last century. The proliferation of anthologies that reprint the entirety of terminated strips speaks to the ongoing museumification of the medium.”

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