Five Things to Know about the Morozov Collection, To Be Exhibited at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in 2020

Between 22 October 2016 and 5 March 2017, the Louis Vuitton Foundation exhibited the outstanding Shchukin Collection in Paris. It met with enormous success, attracting more than 1.2 million visitors to see the 278 masterpieces by such artists as Picasso, Monet and...
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New Private Modern and Contemporary Art Museum to Open in Beirut in 2020

The Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Foundation owns one of the largest collections of modern and contemporary Arab art in the world. A new private museum to house it is due to open to the public in 2020. According to The Art Newspaper, Beirut’s Museum of Arab Art will house...
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Three Paintings by Francis Bacon Stolen in Spain Found

Spanish police have announced they have found three of the five paintings by Francis Bacon that were stolen in Madrid in 2015 (see Five Paintings by Bacon Stolen in Madrid). According to El País, which reported the theft in March 2016, one of the works was found...
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Jaime Botín Risks a Prison Sentence For Having Stowed a Painting by Picasso on his Yacht

The Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, heir to one of the most powerful banks in Spain, risks a four-year prison sentence and fine of €100 million. He is accused of having tried to smuggle the painting Head of a Young Girl by Picasso out of the country on his yacht two...
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Alice Cooper (Re)Discovers Work by Andy Warhol

You sometimes come across treasures tucked away in corners. That at least seems to be what happened to singer Alice Cooper recently, when he discovered a silkscreen signed by Andy Warhol among his things. It shows an electric chair on a red ground and comes from the...
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The Centre Pompidou Shanghai Could Open in 2018

It has now been two years since the plan for a Centre Pompidou in China was made public by the French museum (see Chinese Centre Pompidou Opening Soon?). Since May 2015 Serge Lasvignes has been in negotiation with the Chinese authorities. This week the institution...
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Good Results For Christie’s in 2017

The auction house Christie’s has published its results for the first half of 2017. The figures are encouraging as sales increased by 29% on the same period last year, with sell-through rates of 81%. As has been noted over the past six months, major masterpieces have...
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Three Paintings by Francis Bacon Stolen in Spain Found

Three Paintings by Francis Bacon Stolen in Spain Found

Spanish police have announced they have found three of the five paintings by Francis Bacon that were stolen in Madrid in 2015 (see Five Paintings by Bacon Stolen in Madrid). According to El País, which reported the theft in March 2016, one of the works was found...

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Gauguin : Artist as Alchemist @ Art Institute Chicago
Paul Gauguin, The Breton Shepherdess. Oil on canvas; 60.4 × 73.3 cm (23 3/4 × 28 7/8 in.), Laing Art Gallery, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne

Gauguin : Artist as Alchemist @ Art Institute Chicago

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David Hockney @ Centre Pompidou
"Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" 1972 © David Hockney

David Hockney @ Centre Pompidou

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