Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 243, February 2013

Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 243, February 2013
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Publication Date Feb 2013
Description Issue 243 - February 2013 News Sales halve at China’s leading auction houses Demand plummets as economic growth slows, but business picks up in the US LA director to rehang Pinault’s art Sweet factory could be Moscow’s Tate Modern Chinese artefacts targeted at British Museum What now for the £45 Da Vinci? Dallas museum fails to raise $100m to buy the authenticated Salvator Mundi, until recently believed to be a mediocre copy Cases in the courts Several ongoing cases are testing the US’s authority over foreign governments Jenack to appeal ruling on sellers’ identities Tax deal chips away at arts donations Congress has avoided the fiscal cliff, but museum groups fear that changes to charity tax law will deter wealthy benefactors Raise your own cash, House tells arts bodies London riots get tied up in knots Marc Quinn has turned a defining image of the violence and looting into a tapestry The art world in the new year honours list Tintoretto attribution How to stop a thief Court orders for anti-social behaviour, or Asbos, are one option for heritage organisations Bromley claims Moore’s East End sculpture Arts Council’s new chief Munch curator slams 150th anniversary programme Sicily forced to return grants Michelangelo sculpture heads to jail …despite vociferous opposition from art historians Rem Koolhaas to direct architecture biennial Bank to sell off works of art Diplomat accused of smuggling Are trains damaging cathedral? Museum for Paris airport Art history library reopens Turkey says return objects or forget loans Roman and Ottoman-era exhibitions will suffer as US and European museums face tougher calls for restitution Art Market Move over galleries: artists sign with agents As Stuart Semple joins an agency that also represents models and musicians, is there a new way to sell art? What next for Phillips? Simon de Pury’s departure signals a change of direction after four patchy years Timeline: From Phillips to Phillips Music stops at Sotheby’s China debates droit de suite Some say it will stifle the market, others think it could stop fakes at auction Court of appeal finds Christie’s in the wrong French judge rules that auction house should not have collected droit de suite from buyers Half-price home for £51.6m Qinglong vase Droit de suite charges (European Economic Area) Sotheby’s chief does it all Bill Ruprecht has also taken on the role of chairman—but does this present a conflict of interest? Couple wins Van Dyck case Ownership of the painting had been contested by a Californian lawyer US woodcarver gets first exhibition Californian collectors hit by tax rise Backing dealers for 50 years The executive director of the Art Dealers Association of America on fairs, ethics and the calm after the storm In brief Fair overload continues apace Markets are squeezed, collectors and dealers grumble and austerity bites, yet the expected slowdown in events has yet to materialise Manuscript section opens at Brussels fair Mass appeal helps fair find its niche With a dynamic Art Projects section and works on offer from just £50, the London Art Fair shrugged off the snow A new Pad in LA? Books A universal man only now coming into his own The complete works of Karl Friedrich Schinkel in print and online Gothic in all its expressions The interaction of various disciplines in Italy and Northern Europe Vasari’s fingerprints on art Maiolica explained through the world’s greatest collection This book, linked to a current exhibition, explores the V&A’s unrivalled holdings Perthshire’s answer to the Ritz revealed Portraits of a diverse selection of Scottish country houses Lifting the lid on masters of metal, stone and glass A study of Johann Christian Neuber’s snuffboxes and a survey of the Zilkha collection Dickens’s instinct for art His own artistic tastes were far from sophisticated, but his fiction inspired all kinds of artists Bloomsbury before it was famous A history of the neighbourhood and the educational, medical and cultural institutions that made it London’s intellectual quarter Comment Free entry can pay dividends US museums in cities beyond tourist hot spots stand to gain far more than it costs by going free The big hole in Britain’s National Gallery The omission of paintings by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood could be rectified by judicious loans Conservation More shrines destroyed in Mali As violence escalates, Unesco condemns militant Islamist rebels’ continuing attacks on cultural heritage in Timbuktu Unknown drawings found in Dix’s home Court reprieve for West Bank site Menil’s major car wash Museum discovers bright colours and bumper stickers while conserving Chamberlain’s car-metal sculptures Icon’s Glasgow summit will address uncertainty Judd museum to renovate its Chamberlain space Diaries Anthony Haden-Guest’s New York Louisa Buck’s London Exhibitions Exhibition Listings Focus Less is more: the rise of the very limited edition The days when Modernists saw design for mass production as the height of achievement are gone. By Glenn Adamson From the architect’s chair… Dreams that things are made of Rafts of plastic jetsam, sun-powered laser fusion and bees being busy—all utilised to make items from the edge of designers’ imaginations Five to watch The designer as revolutionary Andrea Branzi wrote the rules and set the standards for industrial design More form than function Design collectors have moved away from looking for a utilitarian purpose to the objects they buy A renaissance in contemporary design Modern pieces dominate the market, but confidence in new works is returning New design fields: China New design fields: the Middle East Where to find the best objects in museums, auctions, fairs and galleries Media Up close and personal Unprecedented access to Carolee Schneemann’s archive informs this portrait of the controversial, sometimes explicit, feminist artist Tanaka’s Castle joins Japanese filmfest DVD and online: Tunick’s nudes, Cage’s chess Museums Headcount tumbles at UK’s big museums Government cuts take their toll as more than 120 posts are lost without fanfare in just two years Royal portrait gets mixed reception Rare Japanese cranes find new home in LA Who opposed a £4,665 Lichtenstein? Artists Barbara Hepworth and Andrew Forge and fellow Tate trustee Herbert Read did in 1966 Village church to sell off its heritage V&A’s Dundee satellite shifts to dry land Tate Modern attracts record number of visitors US museums round up Dallas Museum of Art adopts free-for-all policy Scrapping admission fees and introducing an innovative members’ scheme attracts interest beyond Texas Uffizi-Tokyo Da Vinci deal A foreigner as next head of the Louvre? Henri Loyrette will leave on a high note despite looming budget cuts Institut du Monde Arabe called ‘dysfunctional’ Hermitage gets into bed with luxury hotel Museum lends its name and acts as adviser but what it stands to gain financially is unclear Red Square solution for Kremlin’s treasures Museum lends art to Oslo hotel Return of Vienna’s Kunstkammer Humanity and Abu Dhabi’s museums As the consortium that is to build the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island is announced, artists and Human Rights Watch lobby again for workers’ rights, while an independent report demonstrates that outside pressure is causing the UAE to address the issue Obituary Géza Fehérvári Hungarian émigré who played a leading role in the development
ISSN 09606556
Quantity 1
Format Newspaper
Publisher Umberto Allemandi & Co.
Month February 2013
Language English
Publication Art Newspaper, The

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