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Art Newspaper, Vol. XXI, No. 237, July/August 2012

Art Newspaper, Vol. XXI, No. 237, July/August 2012
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Publication Date Jul 2012
Description Issue 237 - July-August 2012 News Biting the hand that feeds them Free! Activists turn “human zoo” into Occupy-style working group Artist to set sail in former migrant boat Free! Lucy Wood will travel in a craft used by fleeing Libyans How long can the art market walk on water? The wealth of the super-rich is keeping the miracle going but mostly for the best works Crystal flat on the move Free! Roger Hiorns's copper sulphate rooms, now part of the Arts Council Collection, head north Civil rights for White Cube Arsenal’s Russian billionaire becomes art patron Biting the hand that feeds them Activists turn “human zoo” into Occupy-style working group Last call for those with Kippenbergers Work at Documenta causes bomb scare The ups and downs of a fickle market In the frame It’s a Late Stone Age horse, of course? Discovery of a prehistoric sculpture in Saudi Arabia could mean horses tamed in 7000BC White House wants delay in Chabad case Call by Jewish group to fine Russian government over disputed manuscripts Canadian copyright bill expected to be law Bank accused of Salander cover-up Collector charged over pledged art for loan Kola stands in for gold at Peruvian temple Debt-free Prospect woos biennial funders Event delayed until 2014—so new director gains extra time to raise money Blake’s painting for St Paul’s delayed But Bill Viola’s videos are due to go on show in 2013 Henry Moore’s arch returns after 20 years “Unsafe” sculpture has been reinforced Artist to set sail in former migrant boat Lucy Wood will travel in a craft used by fleeing Libyans Joint acquisition of Middle Eastern photos Arts get set for final Olympic hurdle After an unfocused start, the UK’s Cultural Olympiad is finishing strongly in time for the Games The Queen’s birthday honours list Heritage and local economy hit hard Three quakes and numerous aftershocks rock the region of Emilia-Romagna, sparking fears of a repeat of L’Aquila’s fate Former director of library charged Auction house pulls suspect books from sale Castello di Rivoli loses one of its two heads Concern grows for safety of Giotto frescoes Megastore on the Grand Canal to go ahead The Degas whodunit: a mystery in wax, plaster and bronze As the debate over recently discovered plaster sculptures grows, the plot hinges on when they were made In memoriam TopTOP Market Art sanctions aim to hit Syria’s rich where it hurts Free! A ban on the import of luxury goods includes fine art, collector’s pieces and antiques How long can the art market walk on water? Free! The wealth of the super-rich is keeping the miracle going but mostly for the best works Ed Kienholz to go on show at the Pace Gallery Free! Exhibition to include ten conceptual tableaux of "unmade" commissions Art sanctions aim to hit Syria’s rich where it hurts A ban on the import of luxury goods includes fine art, collector’s pieces and antiques Economic crisis forces baroness to sell her Constable The work, which has hung in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza since 1992, is estimated at £20m to £25m The market where banks fear to tread A Berlin-based partnership offers funding for galleries based on specialist knowledge of the trade Claudel ruling upheld Sotheby’s to appeal in Greek fake case In the trade In the trade In the trade Gallery ready to bring art to Ukraine In the trade The people and the places Chinese art funds on a risky road to maturity Free! A glut of investment products has mirrored the rise of the Chinese art market, but caution is advised Hong Kong sales: the party’s winding down Only very high-quality items are likely to get buyers’ attention Christie’s numbers drop from all-time high Chinese antiques market begins to cool The best of the best at Art Basel With outstanding works on offer, sales were strong despite the gloomy world economy Collectors flock to Lalanne sheep Pinta attracts reliable crowd Satellite fairs pull in new dealers and collectors The mood at Liste was buoyant Brazil cuts import tax on art The cream of the Old Masters crop Works by Constable, Rembrandt and Hans Baldung Grien come to the block at Sotheby’s and Christie’s American paintings market on the road to recovery Sotheby’s and Christie’s stage comebacks Oslo collector sells scripts Metropolitan Museum sells at Christie’s Auction houses shuffle departments TopTOP Books Roll over, Vasari The first volume of Michael Hirst’s life of Michelangelo is a triumph of scholarship A tale of two ladies The mystery of Leonardo’s Madonna of the Yarnwinder The many faces of Cindy Sherman From screen siren to centrefold star, from fairytale character to clown, the artist continues to reinvent herself What makes an “icon” “iconic”? Martin Kemp’s analysis of popular images fails to explain their ubiquity and endurance When more becomes less A biography of Jackson Pollock fails to locate him as an “Icon of America” Foreign fears, native hopes Although the city is crumbling, its residents are confident You Animal, You! TopTOP Conservation Software could reconstruct medieval mosaics Free! Project to conserve Coventry’s 5,000 stained-glass fragments—some believed to be the work of a master Sudan relics at risk from dam floods Free! Appeal to archaeological community as proposals leave three- to six-year window HMS Victory controversy UK culture secretary Jeremy Hunt met chair of charity during consultation Experts claim monastery restoration “discredits” Russia Software could reconstruct medieval mosaics Project to conserve Coventry’s 5,000 stained-glass fragments—some believed to be the work of a master Decorative arts star in Vienna congress New database helps restorers find the perfect stone Free! English Heritage and the British Geological Survey create resource for the restoration of historic buildings Bologna’s torso of Nero restored TopTOP Features Where art and politics meet Anti-capitalist or tourist attraction? Documenta strives to be as different as possible from a contemporary art fair Documenta in brief Artist interview: Oscar Tuazon creates sculptures you are supposed to play with Free! The artist discusses his new series of works commissioned by the Public Art Fund for Brooklyn Bridge Park New York diary London diary Backpacks and phalluses: the modern tools of dissent After films depicting the brutal response to activist art in China and Russia, a giant swan-shaped pedalo provides light relief Classical Islam for beginners Narrated by an Oscar winner, this informative film criss-crosses the globe Re-release for weighty Greenaway film Review TopTOP Museums Florence’s contemporary art museum shuts Free! Asset rich, policy poor: Florence’s culture should be for the Florentines, not just tourists Getty to keep PST rolling Free! As the success of the original project is measured, talks begin in Los Angeles about a sequel Santander art centre takes shape Rothko art centre M+ gets founding collection Turkish foundation opens gallery Architect bids for Design Museum Pacific Standard Times in Numbers Two guitar players better than one Philadelphia’s rare copy of Vermeer to travel to London’s National Gallery? Comings and Goings Yale due to reopen in December Dia sets its eyes on Chelsea (again) Money for Miami art Arts council to fund non-art museums The move could signal a change in the way the council operates Royal Academy will link its buildings William Morris’s birthplace restored Tate Britain fills curatorial gaps Tate to redact photo archive Windfall for endowment scheme Acquisitions Corsica works found Florence’s contemporary art museum shuts Asset rich, policy poor: Florence’s culture should be for the Florentines, not just tourists Palermo reopening MaXXi on track Venetian island gets modern glass gallery The project has been funded by a private Swiss foundation Russia Cartoonist censored by museum Putin-esque hamster removed Director detained by police over stolen icon Museum founder says he intended to repatriate 17th-century icon, director says paperwork was in order Singapore pins hopes on new national gallery The multi-million-dollar project is under way—now its chairman, Koh Seow Chuan, is looking for a director to lead it Collector reveals big vision for Shanghai US architects to design Chinese museum Resurrection of art by murdered painter The American University of Beirut aims to create a museum of art around a collection of works by Khalil Saleeby TopTOP Opinion The dos and don’ts of artists’ bequests Free! An increasing number of artists are becoming philanthropists. Setting up a foundation is one option but there is another way When the Met moves to Madison Avenue Why opinion is divided over the New York museum’s ambition to become a powerhouse of contemporary art - Thomas Campbell’s curatorial reshuffle The dos and don’ts of artists’ bequests An increasing number of artists are becoming philanthropists. Setting up a foundation is one option but there is another way - Research reveals the variety of gifts Greece can make do and mend What the crisis means for its cultural life Letters Letters TopTOP What's on On your marks Local authorities have warmed up to public art because of London’s Olympic commissions The Wellcome Collection puts its best (false) foot forward Prosthetic technology in sport is the focus of this show Get tanked at the Tate Dancers and a singles’ night open Tate Modern’s new space The Unilever Series: Tino SehgalTurbine Hall, Tate Modern, London 24 July-28 October 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 Transformations at the National Gallery and the Royal Opera House Shakespearean stuff The British Museum looks at Shakespeare through objects rather than his plays The other Edinburgh festival Bigger, more variety and louder Great expectations A small part of the vast collection of Catherine the Great The Bruce Lacey ExperienceCamden Arts Centre, London7 July-16 September Fresh French photography Les Rencontres d’Arles puts originality first Atget on the other side of the world The first major Australian show of the photographer’s Parisian cityscapes The Colonial Eye: Early Portrait Photography in IndiaMuseum für Fotografie, Berlin20 July-21 October Collaboration is the key David Chipperfield’s Architecture Biennale in Venice is about teamwork, not star turns The New Frontier: the History and Culture of the Native AmericansPalazzo Pitti, Galleria del Costume, Florence3 July-9 December Reading with Ruscha The artist’s first Austrian show is all about the words The necessary changes being made Catherine David does away with “home art” at the Secession in Vienna Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012Echigo-Tsumari, Japan29 July-17 September Anti-gay law clash Young Russians' art may challenge St Petersburg hate legislation A tall order A river runs through it American painting, photography and prints in the Civil War period Chicago’s 1,000-pound gorilla The skyscraper gets its own show in its native city Messerschmidt and ModernityJ. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Los Angeles24 July-14 October The “truthy” is better than reality This year’s SITE Santa Fe queries truth, lies and fictions Mughal must-see A show of rarely exhibited Mughal and Persian paintings Gustav Klimt: the Magic of Line. Drawings from the Albertina, ViennaJ. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, Los Angeles3 July-23 September Comic art grows up Works by Hergé and Moebius feature in Sotheby’s first ever sale of comic books International fairs in July and August Francis Picabia: RetrospectiveKunsthalle Krems15 July-4 November
ISSN 09606556
Quantity 1
Format Newspaper
Publisher Umberto Allemandi & Co.
Months July 2012, August 2012
Language English
Publication Art Newspaper, The

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