Art news from around the world: The Turner Prize has a winner but not everyone is happy with the choice. Major galleries and auction houses caught up in German fake art scam – and the problems are far from resolved. Painting murals on private property might become legal in LA – with the owners’ consent, […]

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Art news from around the world: Leading British collector Charles Saatchi says many art buyers can’t tell good artists from bad. Talking to Ai Weiwei – about art and cats. Art Basel Miami – better range, better quality, better city. ‘Money speaks for itself’ – why the art market is doing a roaring trade. Banksy […]

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Art news from around the world: Occupy Wall Street – looking for a multipurpose arts space. It’s all about ‘owning great art’ – London’s RCA’s ‘secret sale.’ Czech artist makes the news with a record setting auction and a theft in the same week. Pleas for change in the art scene of Abu Dhabi. Popular […]

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Art news from around the world: Ai Weiwei thinks of his ongoing battle as performance art but there are new charges on the scene. The Clyfford Still Museum has opened and will need to keep shaking things up. “The art market’s one-man Dow Jones” – Warhol and whether he’s worth it. The dangers threatening the […]

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Art news from around the world: Talking about temperature – why climate control is a controversial topic for museums and galleries. UK’s National Gallery really, really wants those Titians. It’s going to stop buying other paintings to get them. Grants for the arts – how San Francisco funds its culture. Veterans who are finding therapy […]

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Art news from around the world: The Louvre wants to clean a Leonardo – but not everyone is happy. Where are the jobs for artists? Well, pretty much where you’d expect. (Yes, NYC is on the list!) Arts in prisons helps cut reoffending rates. Looking online – how museums are welcoming people digitally. Popular stories […]

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Art news from around the world: Graffiti speaks in Egypt and elsewhere. An unknown Velazquez – found among the works of a minor artist at auction. Copper prices have skyrocketed – which puts artworks in danger of being used as scrap metal. Crowdsourcing: opening new doors for art. Popular stories from the week: The English […]

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Art news from around the world: The protesters are Occupying Museums but what about their own art? The new building of Paris’ Mus√©e d’Orsay sounds impressive¬†– shame about the strike. The damaged masterpiece; the strange story of a Henry Moore no one will claim. The art handlers speak out – why they like working with […]

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Art news from around the world: Business as usual at London’s Frieze but don’t go there to look at art. Does arts funding only serve a small part of the population? An ambitious art project in Kiev. The High Museum of Art; building its profile through relationships with other institutions. Clyfford Still; still a bit […]

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Art news from around the world: Masterpieces stolen from a French museum might have gone on to be crushed… into trash London’s National Gallery is hosting a blockbuster da Vinci exhibit next month… unless the staff walk out These cave paintings have survived thousands of years – but tourism might see their downfall Graffiti threatens […]

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