Private bank opens new museum in Shanghai Privately owned Minsheng Banking Corporation have opened their second contemporary art museum in Shanghai. The museum was designed by Jacques Ferrier. To read the full story click here.   Cézanne painting sells for $100 million A Paul Cézanne oil painting has sold for $100 million at auction, making it […]

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Police killings spark a resurgence in political art The recent deaths of the  two unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner, has prompted a response from a number of  artists across America. Some of the works created in the aftermath of the mens death are already beings exhibited in prestigious galleries across the country. […]

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Uzbek Museum Sold Artworks and Replaced them with Copies Three employees from Uzbekistan’s top museum have been jailed for selling original paintings by artists such as Alexander Nikolayev and replacing them with copies. The paintings were sold unidentified clients for as little as $100. To read the full story click here.   Guggenheim Bilbao acquires […]

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Fire Sweeps Through the Galerie Canesso A fire broke out at  the Parisian Galerie Canesso due to an electrical fault. The unfortunate incident took place on Sunday, 7 December. No paintings were damaged although there has been extensive damage to the walls of the building. To read the full story click here.   Jane Freilicher, […]

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ArtCenter South Florida to Invest in New Residency Programme ArtCentre South Florida have announced their plans to create one of “the top ten artist residency programmes in the world”. Maria del Valle, executive director, says a total of $88m will be invested in both a new building and the residency programme. To read the full […]

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Man Found Guilty of Selling Fake Art An East Hampton man has been found guilty of selling a number of fake paintings and sketches , claiming they were works by Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. John Re, 54, tricked buyers into thinking they were original using a false provenance. It is said he used […]

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  Paris court delivers verdict in Rodin case After 13 years, courts in France have dismissed a case focusing on the status of a group of sculptures by famed French artist Rodin. It was concluded that because the works were not cast or sold in France, the case does not come under French jurisdiction. Current […]

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Art News From Around the World: Inside NYC’s underground art museum – in the subway. In Bogotá, street artists do not have to hide. And this core of women artists work hard to make an impact. Women are welcome in the art worlds of the Middle East and North Africa – because most men ignore […]

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It’s November, and while people everywhere are wrapping up warmly, at Agora Gallery we’re enjoying the inner glow we get from the publication of our contemporary fine art magazine, ARTisSpectrum, whose 32nd volume has just hit the shelves. You can get it at bookstores and other institutions around Manhattan, at Agora Gallery, or by mail […]

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Art News From Around the World: Fighting harassment with feminist street art. It might not seem like a natural pairing, but England’s stately homes are opening up to contemporary art. The Picasso ‘thefts’ trial begins – and the question is, did trusted employees of the Picasso family use their position to steal artwork? Have you […]

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