Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 242, January 2013

Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 242, January 2013
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Description Issue 242 - January 2013 News Great leap forward for US-China loans Museum directors meet as thaw in relations means historic works can be loaned without strict agreements UK counts cost of diplomacy The Assads: final portraits? Imelda Marcos aide in art trial Three charged as Philippines government seeks paintings once owned by wife of former president China launch for The Art Newspaper Goodman Gallery sees off ANC’s would-be censors Johannesburg space wins legal battle over controversial portrait of President Zuma, and artist’s notoriety attracts new collectors A very public debate Artists, writers and this newspaper leapt to the gallery’s defence Serra’s ‘threat’ to Broad collection Free Curator argues artists’ law can place “moral rights” above historical accuracy What Vara means for artists—and their work Moral maze Bill Viola gets back to work for St Paul’s After a pause, US video artist hopes to finish his cathedral commission this year Artist’s bridge unveiled in Southern California Church works US courts will rule on Nazi loot National commission to deal with claims is impractical, says US government, unlike in Europe Cranach case European model Critics say artists’ rights will be hit by British law Professional groups lobby to redraft bill that would allow use of works where the author cannot be traced Iraq War remembered (but not the dodgy dossier) Arts sector faces extra cutbacks Disputed Moore pulled from sale Art Fund says sculpture not property of east London local authority Holborn Paolozzi fails to sell In the frame Prizes Serra’s ‘threat’ to Broad collection Curator argues artists’ law can place “moral rights” above historical accuracy Don’t say ethnic or tribal: the word is ‘customary’ Free The Asia Pacific Triennial pulls in Papua New Guinea and West Asia Art Market xx The safest brand in uncertain times With the US fiscal cliff looming, the fair benefits as the wealthy put their funds into art Stolen watercolour pulled from auction Carl Larsson’s work, missing from Swedish museum since 1988, surfaces at Bukowskis Record price for letter by Van Gogh To buy or not to buy art online? New swathe of online art businesses hope to replicate success of fashion industry Growth in internet sales forces fraud issue Free Identifying forgeries being sold on websites is not enough to tackle the problem Antiques dealer offers massive discounts online Space Invader heads for… space Miami fairs in brief New galleries and keen collectors at Design Miami New York Old Master auctions preview: so much to see, so little time Free Twelve sales in three days make the season a sprint rather than a stroll—but works by Batoni and Carracci are worth slowing down to see Raphael stars in mixed London sales Sharp-eyed editor Chinese houses take on Sotheby’s and Christie’s Beijing Poly and China Guardian hold first sales in Hong Kong as battle for the mainland market heats up Christie’s wins case against Chinese rival Records and write-offs at Russian art auctions Impeccable provenance at Christie’s, a bidding war at Sotheby’s, but most lots bought in at MacDougall’s Russian billionaire launches art fund Pinchuk buys panned Hirst paintings A very ‘proud moment for India’ Beach versus pool as Nada warns defectors Books Why is Venice beautiful? The essential role of water, the views of a 16th-century theorist and the paintings of a pre-eminent local artist are all part of the picture Culture while awaiting al-Mahdi The Shi’ite shrines, relics and monuments in the Middle East and India Critters unite East and West Beastly tales in the 13th-century Kitab Na’t al-Hayawan The Art Newspaper, Junior Mapping Symbolist landscapes Painter, photographer and father of Modern drama But are August Strindberg’s misogynistic tendencies overlooked in this biography? Friedrich the landscape structuralist This magnificent visual record of the work of the German artist, who was virtually unknown before the 1960s, is matched by its scholarly text Myth-busting findings The Counter-Reformation was more concerned about the orthodoxy of texts than the images on which they were based Religious grands projets in Paris Free-wheeling, Spinoza-loving, radical jack of all trades An assessment of John Berger and a collection of his drawings ­Cross-cultural ruses Shezad Dawood’s multimedia works reveal hidden worlds Comment What’s in store for the market? Free The growing numbers of the super-rich should keep the auction houses happy in 2013, but there are tougher times ahead for some Conservation Picasso murals under threat Free Government contemplates tearing down buildings damaged during terrorist attack in Oslo A bloody mess averted High Line commission weathers Sandy Bach music room undergoes renovation The mansion that Scientology restored? Diaries New York Diary London Diary TopTOP Exhibitions Derry-Londonderry launches as UK’s first City of Culture Northern Irish city’s programme addresses its troubled history as it joins European Capitals of Culture, Marseilles and Kosice Alberto Giacometti as an early land artist The first exhibition to focus on the Swiss artist’s unrealised sculptural compositions Tone painting Flower power Tombs of choice Money talks It’s all about the Manet The Royal Academy hosts the first exhibition to focus on the bold and influential portraits of the French painter Kurt Schwitters goes sweet on Great Britain How printmaking made Rembrandt an international star New technology and growing middle class consumption opened up his works and those of his contemporaries to new markets Islamic treasures from Kuwait head to Houston The paradox and metaphor of Laib’s pollen rug A matter of life and death in Brooklyn A new permanent display in reopened galleries explores the spiritual beliefs of the Americas Features 2012 News in review A round-up of some of the major stories that filled the pages of The Art Newspaper last year Artist interview, Walid Raad: a mediator between worlds Free The artist challenges historical narratives in his Islamic-inspired show at the Louvre this month At a glance: our top 2012 headlines Focus xx Keeping it strictly old school Free LA teaching is still top for next generation of artists Eli Broad leads subway route campaign Hammer Museum’s expansion plan Gavin Brown takes it to the church Who’s who in the LA arts faculties Paris sends its photo fair to LA Rivals claim to be unconcerned as non-specialist dealers come to the fore in a once exclusive field How an art form found recognition Our pick of the LA fairs in January Ones to watch Artists talk spaces Open it and they will come. You hope… Free A number of galleries are making the move in search of the right area Our pick of January’s commercial shows Where are all the artists? Found! The heart of LA LA Louver’s Peter Goulds on the shifting centres Parking pays Private museum set to launch by the beach Brian and Eva Sweeney will put their collection on public view in El Segundo Night turns to day for cult gallery Another way to show Artist-run and not-for-profit spaces form a Los Angeles counter-culture that is less obsessed with sales Our pick of January shows at independent spaces Saving the ‘teardown’ city Los Angeles is losing its reputation for being too quick to demolish Who owns what? Successes and failures Our pick of January’s museum shows Media Wolfe goes on a charm offensive The author’s new novel attacks the regulars at Art Basel Miami Beach, but a film documenting his time in the city reveals the man in white’s appeal DVD: New Zealand’s street artists on working “at the arse end of the world” Coming up this month Museums Qatar thinks global, builds local Gulf state reveals plan to build a Smithsonian-style network of museums, and send its treasures abroad Koolhaas library and surprise Vezzoli show for Qatar Armouries suffers double blow As a second chief executive resigns after being suspended, the Royal Armouries needs serious firepower at the helm London’s last chance saloon Museum calls time on East End pub to open restaurant Miró on loan damaged at Tate Modern Free Cost of repairs and depreciation was £203,000 Treasury sets limits on works in lieu of tax England’s record £8.6bn loans Free Fourfold increase in value of indemnified art borrowed—and nearly all of it returned safely Fury at proposals to cut funding by half Newcastle council’s leader says UK government is to blame if museums suffer Writer’s shrine to get epic treatment Free International team of artists and designers to create park dedicated to author of Master and Margarita Let’s be nicer about Mother Russia The Georgian and former Ukrainian heads of state agree about Uncle Joe Star architect may still build Perm a gallery From shtetl to spectacle Constructivist-style bus garage transformed into high-tech Jewish museum in Moscow Life on the South China Sea Free Hong Kong’s maritime museum to reopen on a pier in Victoria Harbour next month Hong Kong’s M+ welcomes inflation Security shortcomings Peasants’ and rulers’ portraits side by side England’s record £8.6bn loans Fourfold increase in value of indemnified art borrowed—and nearly all of it returned safely The museum as educational experience
ISSN 09606556
Quantity 1
Format Newspaper
Publisher Umberto Allemandi & Co.
Month January 2013
Language English
Publication Art Newspaper, The

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