Anarchist Collective Installs Nude Trump Statues in American Cities

INDECLINE, an anarchist collective of street artists caused a certain amount of agitation friday morning in five U.S. cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Cleveland and New York) with its nude statues of the Republican Presidential candidate. The work...
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New Design Biennale in London in September

Autumn looks set to be the British design season. Last March, the Design Museum announced that it would re-open in a renovated building on Kensington High Street in November (See London Design Museum to Re-Open in November). Several weeks prior, from 7 to 27...
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Alec Baldwin Claims He Purchased the Wrong Ross Bleckner Painting

Even at the height of summer, there is a scandal or two to be found in the art world. Gallerist Mary Boone has been accused of selling the wrong painting to a client. The affair is causing a lot of buzz, since the alleged victim is Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin....
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Online Art Market Directory The Clarion List Calls for More Transparency

The art world is increasingly coming to terms with the online world. As indicated by the Hiscox report last May, online art sales rose 24% in 2015. How can we use this tool to improve the transparency of a traditionally closed, opaque milieu? This is the question that...
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Peter Doig Hearing Opens in Chicago

The case brought against Scottish painter Peter Doig by the Australian Robert Fletcher started on Monday, 8 August. Fletcher has accused the artist of denying authorship of a painting that he supposedly painted in his teens and sold in 1976 (See Peter Doig and the...
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Turkish Sinopale Biennial Postponed

The coup d’état that shook Turkey in July got the better of the 6th edition of the Sinopale biennial, which was planned to run from 6 August in the north of the country. On the site of Sinopale, the organizers talked about postponing the event. As reported by...
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Sotheby’s Announces Profit for First Half Year Despite Drop in Sales

Despite disappointing evening sales, Sotheby’s latest quarterly results show a 21% year-on-year increase its net revenue, which equates to a profit of $89 million, against $68 million a year ago. In the first quarter, the auction house registered a loss of $26...
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New Design Biennale in London in September

Autumn looks set to be the British design season. Last March, the Design Museum announced that it would re-open in a renovated building on Kensington High Street in November (See London Design Museum to Re-Open in November). Several weeks prior, from 7 to 27...

Alec Baldwin Claims He Purchased the Wrong Ross Bleckner Painting

Even at the height of summer, there is a scandal or two to be found in the art world. Gallerist Mary Boone has been accused of selling the wrong painting to a client. The affair is causing a lot of buzz, since the alleged victim is Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin....

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