Archive for February, 2017

Emily Mullin

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New FCC Chairman Says Agency’s Net Neutrality Ruling Will Go Away

Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Agit Pai said that it has become “evident that the FCC made a mistake” in its passage of net neutrality rules in 2015, in which the agency reclassified internet service as a common carrier. Pai, along with other critics of the move, consider the approach “last-century, utility-style regulation to today’s broadband networks. Our new... | Read More

The British Celebrate Pancake Day With Sweet Races

The last day of February is called Pancake Day in the United Kingdom, and it is marked by pancake races. Teams run pan in hand toward the finish line in a tradition going back hundreds of years.

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Pace Gallery Opening New Location in Seoul

Pace Gallery has announced plans for a new exhibition space in the South Korean city of Seoul, Art News reports.  The gallery is the first of the major American blue-chip spaces to touch down in the city.  Read more at Art News... | Read More

Doug Aitken Places Mirrored Ranch Home in California Desert

The Art Newspaper spotlights artist Doug Aitken’s installation in the California desert, on view starting this weekend; a mirrored ranch house titled Mirage.  “I wanted to take the vernacular of a West Coast suburban home… and reduce it of any human contact or belongings so it became pure form,” Aitken says. “I wanted the form […]... | Read More

Art Market Monitor Asks If Recent Sales Prices Indicate a Broadening Market

The Art Market Monitor does some interesting analysis on recent data released by Artprice this week, noting that the market may in fact not be slumping, but rather, broadening its distribution with an increasingly large number of galleries and players.   Read more at Art Market Monitor... | Read More

Third Time’s A Charmer: The DFW South Asian Film Festival

Art&Seek and TheaterJones  are partnering up during the third annual DFW South Asian Film Festival. The festival showcases films from eight South Asian countries and takes place March 3-5, 2017 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the AMC Village on the Parkway in Addison.

We spoke to festival director Jitin Hingorani and its artistic director Ambica Dev about what we can... | Read More

Provenance Questions Resolved Over Gustav Klimt Portrait, Will Go to Auction Block Tomorrow at Sotheby’s in London

Questions over the provenance of a Gustav Klimt portrait have been resolved at Sotheby’s, allowing the sale of the painting to go forward during the auction house’s Modern and Impressionist Evening Sale tomorrow night in London.  The work was contested after a previous owner said she lost the painting while cleaning her house, but the issue has since […]... | Read More

Thomas Campbell Out at Met Under Internal Pressure

Thomas P. Campbell will step down from his directorship at The Met, the New York Times reports, after mounting internal pressure over Campbell’s ambitious expansion plans and the financial problems it has caused the institution.  “I have decided to step down from my role as Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to […]... | Read More

Auctionata to Close

Following its inability to find a buyer to support its current insolvency, digital auction house Auctionata will close its doors, the company announced today.  “All necessary steps were taken. In the end, however, investors did not come together to make sufficient funds available to operate the insolvent German company as a going concern,” says preliminary insolvency administrator […]... | Read More
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