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Gustav Klimt Work Sent to Wrong Family

The Austrian government is facing criticism after sending a Gustav Klimt due for repatriation to the wrong family, the Art Newspaper reports. The complicated case and the misplaced painting traces several generations of Austrian owners and families, and underscores the challenges faced by institutions over restitution cases.  Read more at Art Newspaper... | Read More

Hannh Levy and Puppies Puppies on Forbes’s 30 Under 30

The Forbes 30 under 30 list has been released, featuring a group of young artists that includes Puppies Puppies and Hannah Levy.   Read more at Forbes... | Read More

Auctions from Robert Indiana’s Estate Profiled in The Guardian

The Guardian has a piece on the Robert Indiana estate’s auctioning of two works from its holdings this week to pay legal fees, diving into the controversy behind the late artist’s passing and his legacy. “If the estate is ever going to be preserved or studied or visited, whether it’s a museum or research center, it seems […]... | Read More

Pace Gallery Launches “Partnership” with Christo

Pace Gallery has begun a partnership with the artist Christo, foregoing outright representation while presenting and assisting with the artist’s work. The gallery will present a series of works by the artist at Art Basel Miami Beach, and will present a solo show in 2020. “Christo is a dreamer and an artist of mythic energy who has […]... | Read More

Steven Yeun Won’t Say Whether Or Not His ‘Burning’ Character Is A Psychopath

The Walking Dead actor plays a South Korean playboy who may or may not be murdering his girlfriends in Burning. "To this day, I'm the only one who knows who Ben really is," Yeun says of the character.

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Netflix Documentary Revisits Decades-Old Mystery Between Filmmaker and Mentor

Sandi Tan was 19 when she wrote and starred in a film directed by her 40-year-old mentor. Then her mentor disappeared with the film footage. Twenty years later, Tan chronicles the mystery in Shirkers.

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Mongolian Pavilion in Venice to Feature Range of Works Exploring Throat-Singing

 German sound artist Carsten Nicolai will work in the Mongolian Pavilion at next year’s Venice Biennale for a show that includes throat-singing performers, and is organized by Mongolian artist E.Jantsankhorol.   “Nowadays interaction between human-being and nature is almost extinct,” an announcement reads. “We created human-made environment surrounding us, like concrete... | Read More

Award Winners of the 2018 IAA Photography Exhibition

This is the second year that Irving Art Association has sponsored a juried exhibition devoted solely to photography. 25 works from 12 photographers are in the exhibit October 30 – November 21 at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts.

The show was curated by Terry Cockerham. Awards were selected by the jurors: Jim Olvera and Douglas D. May. IAA would like to thank all for... | Read More

Texas Lens: Ian Casady’s 20 years at Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet Principal Ian Casady will be honored for his twenty spectacular years with the company during the Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance on Nov. 30 at the Wortham Center.... | Read More

Rare calligraphy sells over ten times its pre-sale estimate at Chiswick Auctions

Chiswick Auctions announced the exceptional result of a rare calligraphic work by the Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty. The Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) was arguably the greatest collector and patron of the arts in more than 5000 years of Chinese history. The piece achieved £70,000 against a pre-sale estimate of £6,000-£8,000. The Emperor was also a poet and calligrapher in his own right... | Read More
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