Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 250, October 2013

Art Newspaper, Vol. XXII, No. 250, October 2013
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Publication Date Oct 2013
Description Issue 250 - October 2013 News No one else but Hadid would do AbEx fakes scandal silences the experts Old Mecca falls, luxury hotels rise Free Nelson Mandela Syrian war’s devastating toll on antiquities Unesco places major national heritage sites on danger list as ground combat, air strikes and looting reduce ancient settlements to rubble Qatar museums shake-up Controlling body restructured after new Emir begins rule Who sued whom: the Knoedler lawsuits Hunt for sultan uncovers an Ottoman village Researchers believe Suleiman’s heart could have been buried at the newly discovered site Married gay couples to get art tax breaks Museums could benefit, as well as sponsors Public arts funding falls Getty diptych row Art lawyer fraud claim Stolen Matisse returns Like a work? Get it on loan Free Pittsburgh residents can now borrow art from their local library, thanks to the Carnegie International show Swap shop Devon church panel thefts: site had been targeted before Security to be upgraded as it emerges that another seven 15th-century panels were previously stolen UK-Russia culture plans Home for kids’ art school Midlands canals get art Soviet Realist for London Tatlin’s Tower, but a bit smaller The stories that matter—at a glance Mondrian studio discovered in copse Miró found at art handlers Radiation reveals Goya signature Isenheim altarpiece to Decorative arts president resigns French artist to create fountains for Versailles Artists fear for Istanbul show Anti-government protests cast shadow over event Brazilian exhibition proves far from spectacular In the frame Glittering prizes Art Market Emmanuel Perrotin enters the bear pit Free Opening in New York may be the French gallerist’s bravest move yet Art fund industry struggles to emerge from the gloom Free A further seven funds have been abandoned and even the Fine Art Fund has disappointed Quick turnaround is the key, says “acute” dealer BolognaFiere back in Shanghai SH Contemporary, which was cancelled this year, will return in 2014 with a new partner, director and name In the Trade Online database ranks private collectors Emerging artists from Greater China up for new award Expert spots stolen work sold by Sotheby’s Jan Schoonhoven piece was known to have been taken but its name was changed PAD London looks back—way back Duelling selling shows at auction houses Slicing up the Big Apple Galleries scatter as rents rise and generations shift America’s richest get even richer Postcard from Rio: rain, taxes but still having a good time ArtRio got off to a slow start, but dealers say the fair is getting better every year Chicago’s identity issues Renoir memorabilia sells with a clunk Brisk business at top tribal fair Art Copenhagen suffers as new rival succeeds Mixed fortunes for first ArtInternational fair Top tribal fair boxes Bric countries beef up intellectual property laws Brazil, Russia, India and China move to make copyright a priority in the internet age New Russian institute to detect fakes in market Round-up Books Fine finishes for French furniture history An overview of the Rijksmuseum collections and the complete works of the 18th- and 19th-century cabinet-makers, Bellangé Seals with approval A catalogue certain to become an essential reference book Sicily is at the centre An anthology on the island’s Greek and Roman art and architecture defies conventional accounts A simple object of complex claims The political-cultural significance of the Cyrus Cylinder Great Scott The catalogue raisonné of William Scott puts truth before market value Pompeii and Herculaneum when the ruins were new How visitors in the 18th and 19th centuries understood the sites Architectural largesse The Gritella Collection shows the wealth and splendour of Turin’s buildings Superb paintings badly served Paul Troger, the leading Austrian Rococo decorative artist, needs a better book The elder Pliny: the inventor of Renaissance art history A richly illustrated volume examines the enduring and far-reaching influence of Pliny’s Natural History The ‘why’ more than the ‘how’ In an age when “everyone is a photographer”, two new books consider photography’s position as an artistic medium Steely determination An chronicle of stone works and lime kilns joins the Bechers’ exhaustive documentation of heavy industry In brief Comment Letters Who’s in charge of Venice? No one If the Serenissima is to survive, it needs an overarching authority with real teeth and money Why the latest fakes will not affect the market Secrecy favours the forgers The unscrupulous will continue to take advantage of the art trade’s culture of secrecy The legacy of Hirst’s great auction The artist’s sale of his work five years ago set the tone for a new way to do business Conservation Burden’s war saved from brink Free Conservators breathe new life into installation that the American artist wanted to destroy Crowdsourcing funds mural restoration Illegal building threatens Cairo’s heritage Post-revolution chaos has heightened concern about loss of Egyptian capital’s historic fabric Bright outlook for Lebanon’s frescoes Mission to rescue a Turner Trust asks public to help raise £2m for urgent restoration of weather-damaged villa near the Thames Glossary to give conservators a common tongue 3D scanning recreates tomb of Henry VIII’s bastard son Busts returned to former glory Rediscovered tsarist portrait to be restored Canary Islands cave sculpture still on hold Domitian’s mosaics exposed Diaries Louisa Buck’sLondon Anthony Haden-Guest’s New York Exhibitions He leapt the fence and created English taste The multi-faceted William Kent More than words Coming attraction How Fernand Léger found inspiration at the cinema Ancient geography Progressives in the picture Famous avant-garde Austrian artists are the draw for turn-of-the-20th-century Viennese portraiture show Classical, lewd, and loaded with attitude Painting by numbers Purposeful destruction Tate Britain traces the driving forces and ideologies behind a 500-year history of smashing art Come on in, make yourself at home Elmgreen & Dragset install a house at the Victoria and Albert Museum Polish Pop Saudi superstar Parental advisory at the British Museum The jewel’s setting in the crown Dürer’s genius becomes even more evident when his work is shown alongside his contemporaries Parreno gets carte blanche First impressions of a Modernist Malevich’s years as a radical Suprematist were framed by Impressionism Eyes making pictures when they are shut Liquid gold Carnegie for kids—and artists Pittsburgh’s century-old event engages the local population with the theme of play this year Qatar hosts Hirst mega-show The art of imperial power An exhibition in Rome celebrates the 2,000th anniversary of the death of Augustus, Rome’s first emperor Mission: destroy Show suggests wrecking art is the point Beast of Burden The first survey of Chris Burden’s work in 25 years Two years in Paris Fairs Auctions International fairs Frieze smartens itself up High standards set by Masters and New York editions… and a very large tree Features Zurbarán: elevation of a master The Baroque painter is a figure to rank with the greatest of the greats Restitution begins at home The return of objects is not just an international issue—domestic claims can also offer insights. By Mark Jones An enfant terrible at 80: Stuart Brisley After decades of radical, confronting performance pieces, the artist makes a return to painting. How New York fell back in love with Robert Indiana Free With a retrospective lighting up the Whitney, the artist behind “that” work has finally returned to town. Focus A short guide to a long history A major Chinese painting survey, opening in London this month, sheds light on a tradition that is still unfamiliar to many in the West Timeline Scrolling through life at the Chinese court New York sets the scene The week’s sales totalled more than $150m New chair for NY’s Asia Art Week Two china nibs Holzer cracks Chinese text Our pick of the interesting objects for sale this season in London Tiny carvings in big demand Best-selling book and surge of buyers from Russia and Ukraine revive market for netsuke By Claire Wrathall The man who made netsuke cool again Playing hardball with soft power Western museums are feeling the pressure over restitution claims from China, Turkey and Cambodia 1:54 fair: out of Africa Media Going right behind the scenes A new film offers a tour of the National Gallery’s recent Vermeer show—but can it replace the real thing? Majewski’s Biblical film Perry to give Reith talks The Vogels star again McQueen returns to the big screen Uncovering African art Museums In brief New team leads next stage of Louvre satellite Free Organisation responsible for managing Saadiyat Island museum appoints new head Guggenheim tackles Panza problem Conceptual pieces could be fabricated for the first time and the fate of disavowed works decided x US round-up Philadelphia US round-up New York US round-up Washington, DC Boston gets Benin’s royal blessing Museums in denial about transport risks Nicholas Penny tells Scottish Parliament of mishaps while moving art as it debates Burrell Collection Tate borrows £55m for building projects Directors woo their Chinese counterparts Spanish head of Cimam sets out group’s global aims Jumex fortune bears fruit Collector’s second space for international contemporary art nears completion in Mexico City Van Gogh comes out of the attic Croydon sale breaks museums’ ethical code Tate borrows £55m for building projects Plan B for Berlin’s Old Masters Historic paintings to stay put in the Kulturforum—and Modern art will move in Collector strikes a deal with Bavaria ‘Red route’ to prosperity Lenin museums aim to capitalise on renewed interest in the leader and increase in Chinese tourists Hermitage: where did the money go? Big plans despite cash crisis A burned-out building and uncertain funding stand in the way of the Egyptian Museum’s expansion Director fired after Tunis refugee show Museum fit for the pharaohs stays on track Obituary In Memoriam Werner Kaiser His pioneering work brought new aspects of ancient Egyptian art and archaeology to light
ISSN 09606556
Quantity 1
Format Newspaper
Publisher Umberto Allemandi & Co.
Month October 2013
Language English
Publication Art Newspaper, The

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