Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 240, November 2012

Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 240, November 2012
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Publication Date Nov 2012
Description News Brand names slip as market starts to correct Free After the party, the hangover: art stars Koons, Hirst and Murakami lose their shine Street art show grows in global ambition Cartoonists fight Assad’s regime with the pen Titian turns up in a Spanish church Elusive smile, elusive artist: is this really by Leonardo? Despite a lavish, 300-page book and a high-profile presentation, strong doubts remain LA says ‘bienvenue’ to French artists Free Multi-venue project aims to inject French contemporary art into Southern California Sculpture is driving force behind new film Come and join the dance Free Why museums are making performance and dance the focal point of exhibitions Artists boycott New York forum over Israeli link Creative Time Summit sees last-minute walkout We will not forget Pinochet’s victims Spencer Tunick to create work at notorious National Stadium Caught on camera: a Buenos Aires “shakedown” The wrong sort of sculpture? The contemporary versus trad and kitsch battle is being fought out all over the UK, while major commissions are in the offing Olympic show ‘rip-off’ claim Artist upset by Games’ ceremonial hillock, which he says resembles his spiral mound Mystery of the Frieze Masters gargoyles Were they payment-in-kind to the masons? Taking to the floor at MoMA Nations less wedded to their artists at the Venice Biennale Germany will continue the tradition it started and other pavilions will show foreign talent in 2013 Rembrandt database gets a mixed reception at launch Museums, researchers and academics invited to contribute Controversial cover-up by the Leopold Museum Curtains for Hockney at the Vienna State Opera Thomas Schütte builds a home for terrorists in the Tyrol Free Polish art dealer Rafael Jablonka commissions work for his property in Austria—but doesn't plan on moving in Disharmony over Signac painting Artist’s great-granddaughter wants the work moved Plans for Gehry-designed centre in Arles to be resubmitted In the frame Prizes Shanghai Biennial breaks the speed limit Free China’s imminent Politburo change and a vast new venue were just two of the challenges facing the organisers TopTOP Art Market Spiegler in sole charge of Basel Joint director takes overall control of fairs The London gallery shuffle Free On the great art Monopoly board, Americans are moving in, Cork Street is in crisis and Victoria is on the up Christie’s sues Chinese rival over similar name Two-way stake in Vienna Art fund launches at Viennafair, Russian businessman has money in both In the Trade Growing pains as Frieze expands Old Masters had a hard time at Frieze Masters, but Modern works fared well Flurry of sales at Sunday PAD stands its ground Moniker is on trend Multiplied for the masses More serious art appeals at auction Hirst, Prince and Warhol go begging, while Richter breaks record Islamic sales prove unpredictable But sales were stronger despite fears that this market will always follow the whims of a few powerful buyers Off the wall: Banksy murals move from West Bank to Miami Palestinian protest paintings fail to sell on eBay, spend a season in the Hamptons and are now heading for Florida fair Knoedler saga rumbles on Seven-year Schiele case is concluded in court Ruling goes against dealer’s heirs and others who alleged Nazi looting Works on paper were chased Is the coffee economy grinding to a halt? Free Brazil, once the rising star, has seen virtually no growth so far this year. And its tax regime does the art market no favours whatsoever Peru art fairs clash A bullish atmosphere at Fiac Dealers rejoice as French government backtracks on art tax, while collectors almost cause a stampede The writing goes on the walls The co-founder of Yahoo is showing part of his Chinese calligraphy collection in San Francisco Calligraphy: desirable and demanding Prices are high but understanding it means doing some homework Mainland Chinese slow down at Hong Kong sales TopTOP Books The fake’s progress The history and scholarship of art forgery, and a faker’s delighted account of a life of deception First at the bar The stained glass of Rheims Cathedral and how it influenced later Gothic windows Another renaissance A much needed survey of the arts under the Mamluk Sultans The Master and the Marchesa Isabella d’Este was not satisfied with an objet d’art and a drawing; she was determined to have Leonardo da Vinci paint her portrait Titian and his times A superb, all-encompassing life of the great painter Ford Madox Brown’s moment This catalogue is the first comprehensive examination of the pre-Raphaelite artist’s career for half a century A portrait of Rome in four biographies Research results in rich life stories of Bernini, Costanza Piccolomini and Cardinal Camillo Massimo The dynamism of oblique angles in architecture The life and works of J.B. Fischer von Erlach The rectangular aspect of London A history of the city’s squares Behold, thou art fair, my beloved The last view of beautiful tribes whose lands will soon disappear TopTOP Comment Go to the back of the class The new English schools examination system will marginalise the arts Tough, yes, but is it fair? Cuts are deeper than expected, and heritage and the visual arts are bearing the brunt of them The performance era is now Free The director of Performa, RoseLee Goldberg, asks what took curators so long to catch on to live art? Letters TopTOP Conservation At the movies with Maximilian I Free A newly conserved 50m frieze on show in Vienna painted for the Holy Roman Emperor MoMA shows Nixon’s home movies Historic Syrian mosque is shelled amid fighting Italy struggles to repair region ruined by quake State promises €5m but damage is billions Mind your own beeswax? Conserving works made from unusual materials is a tough task—and artists often have conflicting views on how to do it Prize-winning projects feature lasers and CSI Our pick of the papers presented in Vienna TopTOP Exhibitions In by an egg, out by a brain The Pompidou displays the Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí as the forerunner of performance art, in a layout inspired by his work Drip, drag and drape: paint in motion Tate Modern shows that painting and performance are not polar opposites, but have a long history of interaction Hirst’s ancients and moderns The Pinacoteca Agnelli in Turin shows works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme collection Say cheese Raphael’s prep work Go through Death’s door in Euston with an enthusiast The Richard Harris Collection of the macabre explores the art, objects and rituals of our inescapable end When a collection defines style terms and dates The Royal Collection sets its own boundaries in an exhibition of Northern Renaissance works Middle Eastern turmoil photographed Musicians at the museum A performance with no performers Chicago comes to London The Russian artists who fled Saatchi’s shows of contemporary Russian and Soviet-era works reveal the country’s artistic exodus The very long way back to Paradise How the American Civil War made artists ask tough questions What it is to be American Three San Diego museums survey American art War in pictures The smell of success Putting art back into golf West African biennials begin with bitter battles Benin waited more than 50 years since its independence for a biennial, and now it has two Bacon down under Francis Bacon’s Australian roots Emin shows her moves in Argentina The UK artist’s first solo museum show in the Americas focuses on early video works TopTOP Features Anthony Haden-Guest’s diary Louisa Buck london diary Lawrence Weiner: man of his word Free The veteran Conceptualist, showing in London this month, uses text as just another material. And he doesn’t like being called a Conceptualist, either World Heritage at 40: success or mess? Some conservationists say Unesco is toothless and penniless and has become too political. Not such a brief encounter Free A new film reveals the complex, lengthy set-up that takes place before the photographer Gregory Crewdson takes each shot Film-maker Mekas celebrates 90th birthday in style Eliasson’s latest weather project TopTOP Focus Contemporary art: fashionable with the few £10,000 is a high price in Moscow, and a secondary market barely exists. Bluffer’s guide The Non-Conformists: the story of a marketing error How a group of dissident artists was almost catapulted to international stardom. By Kira Sapgir A brief history of the rise, fall and rise of Socialist Realism After the fall of the Soviet regime, the regulation style of heroic and sentimental portraits and scenes sold by the yard. By Souria Sadekov Leonid Shishkin and the market for Socialist Realism Shalva Breus Leonid Friedland Nonna Materkova Russian Directory Zurab Tsereteli Aidan Salakhova Igor Tsukanov Marat Guelman Sergey Skaterschikov Moscow on the Thames Free Half a million or so Russians now prefer to live in and around London Olga Sviblova TopTOP Museums Thieves foil high-tech security Seven works stolen from the Kunsthal Rotterdam as overnight protection fails Stolen art that’s still missing Opening this month ‘People have fooled themselves’ The director of the National Gallery on many contemporary artists’ inflated reputations and the folly of the Fourth Plinth commissions Rothko’s children condemn vandalism Tate spreads acquisition net to India and Russia Who massaged the Cultural Olympiad visitor figures? Festival organisers claim more than 3 million people visited a show of sporting medals The V&A rocks its Gothic cradle Wellcome Collection to expand and sex up Luton’s stolen jug recovered in Surrey Sale of £2m Egyptian statue delayed Director aims to bring the world to Michigan Free Broad Museum opens, putting international relations to the fore MoMA to open seven days a week—and the Met might too Fifty years of Met scholarship goes online Los Angeles art TV comes with added bonus Acquisitions Scenes from the new Stedelijk Monographic rooms, chronological hang and extra space shaped like a “bathtub” Van Gogh Museum goes the extra mile Politicians dither over new home for Munch Opening of new Astrup Fearnley increases pressure to make a decision in Oslo Dresden asks public to help restore painting Frankfurt museum closes for radical redesign Hell comes to the Hermitage, Chapman brothers style Free Latest phase of Modern art wing includes temporary displays of work by Goya and instruments of torture Austerity pain shared in Spain Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza face deep cuts The bronze that got away (temporarily) Outrage in Sicily as show cancelled because of satyr’s visit to London’s Royal Academy Collector turns Constructivist cinema into Moscow art space Soviet-era unofficial artists and videos are on the centre’s agenda As Garage Center expands, another garage is transformed TopTOP Obituary Nicole, Duchess of Bedford Flying-ace father, French Resistance activist, TV producer and British aristocrat… it was a life that even the most accomplished writer of popular fiction would have struggled to invent In Memoriam TopTOP TAN2 Asian art week looks beyond London More international dealers have been invited to take part this year International fairs Surfacing on the market
ISSN 09606556
Quantity 1
Format Newspaper
Publisher Umberto Allemandi & Co.
Month November 2012
Language English
Publication Art Newspaper, The

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