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Avery Singer Joins Hauser & Wirth

Avery Singer is now represented by Hauser & Wirth, the gallery announced today. Read more at Hauser & Wirth... | Read More

Case Over Rudolf Stingel Illustrates Issues in Inigo Philbrick Cases

A new filing in a dispute over a Rudolf Stingel has illustrated more of the background in the case of Inigo Philbrick, particularly how the dealer would move between classifying the transfers of works as sales or loans.  “That is the real story here of what is going on with all of these Inigo deals—there was a […]... | Read More

Russian Museums Embrace Putin’s Call for Satellite Venues

Russian museums are seizing on Vladimir Putin’s idea to open satellite venues in various regions of the country as a move to improve living standards.  “We must organise branches of such museums in regional centers of the Russian Federation, so works of art don’t lie around in storage or in basements, but so people see them,” Putin said. […]... | Read More

Townhouse with Julian Schnabel-Designed Interiors on Market for $18.5 Million

The WSJ gives a tour of the $18.5 million New York Townhouse on sale this month, featuring interiors designed by Julian Schnabel.  The colorful home is currently inhabited by his first wife, Jacqueline. Read more at WSJ... | Read More

George Condo in Talks to Join Hauser & Wirth

George Condo is reported in talks to join Hauser & Wirth, according to Art News.  The report cites several sources saying that the artist is being courted by the massive gallery. Read more at Art News... | Read More

Los Angeles – Kiko Kostadinov: “OTTO 95.8″ at Morán Morán Through December 21st, 2019

Kiko Kostadinov, OTTO 95.8 (Installation View), via Moran Moran Currently on view at Los Angeles’s Morán Morán, London-based, Bulgarian designer Kiko Kostadinov presents a series of works unified under the title OTTO 95.8. Kostadinov’s practice, inspired by everyday uniforms and utilitarian work wear, includes objects that he creates to run parallel to his design work. Incorporating... | Read More

Companies Jump on Board for Cattelan Banana Send-Ups

A piece in Ad Age this week looks at the number of companies and advertising agencies piggybacking on a massive popularity of Maurizio Cattelan’s banana sculpture Comedian.  Read more at Ad Age... | Read More

Work Appearing to be Stolen Gustav Klimt Found in Gallery Wall

A painting believed to be a Gustav Klimt stolen 23 years ago has been discovered in the wall of the Ricci Oddi gallery where it had previously been on display.   “It is very strange, because, immediately after the theft, every single inch of the gallery and garden was checked with a fine-tooth comb,” says Jonathan Papamerenghi, a member […]... | Read More

Bloomberg Offers Support to Save Venice Foundation

Bloomberg is throwing its weight behind the Save Venice foundation, fielding donations to help combat the effects of climate change on the lagoon city. “We’re worrying about the foundations of the buildings, as well as the stonework,” says Melissa Conn of Save Venice. Read more at Bloomberg... | Read More

Sotheby’s Re-Organizes, Amy Cappellazzo Heads Expanded Fine Arts Division

Sotheby’s has reordered its auction house around two divisions, Fine Arts and Luxury, Art and Objects, with Amy Cappellazzo taking on an expanded role as head of the Fine Arts division. The strategy will look to “reduce the current silos that exists between fine arts, business development and regional organizations,” according to a statement. Read more at Art […]... | Read More
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