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London Underground cleaners have removed Banksy's graffiti. His works often sell for several million pounds. https://t.co/665cXsqyHjComment | The problem with Marc Quinn's Black Lives Matter sculpture: Racism runs far deeper than representation, s… https://t.co/rP4fzpfYiPUPDATE: Marc Quinn’s sculpture of Jen Reid has been removed from the Colston plinth. Bristol City Council says that… https://t.co/P3XHjYUJOPThe US General Services Administration, which oversees works of art created under New Deal programme, has told the… https://t.co/R8fF9Tpyui
7/16
2020
The Metropolitan Museum of Art plans to reopen on 29 August 🎉 https://t.co/26Au4wvxFV @metmuseumExhibition at @Lisson_Gallery highlights the disproportionate number of African Americans incarcerated in the US. https://t.co/sgKb2plZvEComment | "When the politics change, so must the statues" says art historian Bendor Grosvenor. @arthistorynews https://t.co/eD6HIBbQ1bAl Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud is a Malian fighter alleged to have overseen the demolition of impor… https://t.co/8rybnZSLE0Despite pandemic delays and the new National Security Law, the spring sales in Hong Kong last week fetched solid re… https://t.co/IwH8KxNGlyThe artist @_MarcQuinn has installed overnight a sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protestor on the plinth in Brist… https://t.co/HHtGVngNWFAlthough the re-opening of New York’s museums remains weeks away, other art institutions in the northeastern US are… https://t.co/gIG6V3SagkA New York grand jury has indicted the art dealer Inigo Philbrick, who was arrested last month while in hiding on t… https://t.co/qf1vIcTJAi
7/15
2020
The cryptic “boyfriend cliff” on the east side of @NYGovCuomo's Covid-19 mountain drawing, unveiled yesterday, has… https://t.co/D9Dac5xBXtFrom the archive, October 2014: Lenin’s head to come in from the Berlin cold https://t.co/vmjfK5BnajJoin us live tomorrow as our editor of the Americas, Helen Stoilas, moderates a discussion on the works of Leonardo… https://t.co/w7754iMZPnInterview | We ask the curator @FatosUstek about her favourite art, books and what she has been doing during lockdo… https://t.co/uW8yCLID0OBanksy has released a new video on Instagram showing a tube train being graffitied in apparent support of face cove… https://t.co/PkJ0LI233rBREAKING: Frieze London and Frieze Masters in October are cancelled @FriezeArtFair https://t.co/NImGYrjus8The ship MV Merino ran aground on its way to Hobart for an exhibition of Modern French art in 1953 https://t.co/ekiM5GXGA8Gayle Greenhill was an adventurous woman, a trait that can be clearly seen in the photography collection she built… https://t.co/hbRYxZm56IObituary | Expert in art and technology, Frank Popper led the way in documenting the development of "virtual art". https://t.co/J7RLk1jeZlThe Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’s board has terminated the contract of its director based on what it said were “di… https://t.co/nZDqVkKnTb.@Sothebys appointed to sell £1.4m of art from the beleaguered airline @British_Airways's collection this month. https://t.co/Edvn4Ig2CT
7/14
2020
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’s board of directors has terminated the contract of its director general and chief… https://t.co/tUdgTWneDrHermann Parzinger, the president of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, says he hopes the organisation will… https://t.co/M1ipDzgrxdFrom the archive, May 1993: What to do with your Socialist-Realist art https://t.co/OGwWPPZRCEBook Review | Despite the dodgy gaze that Titian attributed to him in his famous portrait, this double volume demon… https://t.co/8RNACABCAiWorld Cultures Gallery at the @World_Museum ‘privileges the actions of white colonial collectors’, says curator. https://t.co/YNPa50aGmRFrench President Macron makes u-turn after first suggesting the 19th-century spire, which was destroyed in the fire… https://t.co/MnafTu00CqAs ultra-conservative wins Poland’s presidential election, Warsaw protest posters become stark reminder of authorit… https://t.co/zT2CZZDvVEThe list of attacks on sites in Germany that commemorate the victims of Nazism is growing alarmingly long. https://t.co/3xJTcagbv0The @NationalGallery in London's postponed and much anticipated Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition will now open on 3… https://t.co/x9qTgU7dJs
7/13
2020
From the archive, November 2013: Tate finds 370-year-old bullet hole in Charles I statue https://t.co/6JxBGX49DXTop five this week | A 15th-century Persian Quran manuscript quietly made a big new auction record for an Islamic m… https://t.co/EjVg859sKqTop five this week | Will “investment-grade” artists such as Christopher Wool and Rudolf Stingel fall off the marke… https://t.co/VMywYpUJm9Top five this week | BBC investigation uncovers legal dispute over blockbuster Tutankhamun exhibition. https://t.co/07c4lbB1RNTop five this week | Heirs battle estate over $30m Monet painting from Emden collection sold during Nazi era. https://t.co/GIJ6VGQw7VTop five this week | A painting considered one of Bellotto’s major masterpieces is to be auctioned by Sothebys afte… https://t.co/DO3B45ZqT1
7/12
2020
From the archive, May 2015: Drowned, beheaded and restored: Napoleon statue returns to museum after 282 days in exi… https://t.co/mZYy3v0Qvi"The photographs circulating widely, visualising unrest in various places across the nation, and sometimes centered… https://t.co/M6EBt5ZVWSReview | Olafur Eliasson's Wunderkammer augmented reality app is "the giftshop postcard" of the artist's work, says… https://t.co/l6QyxLdYjOThree show to see in New York, London and online this weekend, from David Goldblatt's images of apartheid-era South… https://t.co/MxedSDYvxxBook Club | We speak to the US artist Sam Durant about his new book called Iconoclasm #TANbookclub https://t.co/bM4cW1Lq03
7/11
2020
The commercial arms of Tate galleries and National Gallery in London are preparing to axe hundreds of employees thi… https://t.co/pOzDsaeTdfChristie's ambitious four-hour relay sale One was intended to illustrate the auction house's global and democratic… https://t.co/VyJkHbCxySThinking of visiting a museum this weekend? Here’s a list of those in the US and Europe that have reopened https://t.co/VRuSUxc6g8Comment | Only by involving people from all backgrounds, at every level, can we, as an industry, impact the value s… https://t.co/85B7nsATBDThe crown jewel of Jane Walentas’s contributions to the now trendy Dumbo arts neighbourhood is the 1922 carousel sh… https://t.co/1NSZ9UPfldMinutes after a Turkish court revoked the Hagia Sophia’s status as a museum today, allowing it to be turned back in… https://t.co/rREEGwbLMW“Black collectors are now being shut out of collecting black artists. This is a generational wealth issue" https://t.co/7pmWIrvmPkHere are our top picks of the latest shows opening online and IRL @Goodman_Gallery @PaceGallery and @Tate https://t.co/bOHRdkC2JSFrom the archive, December 1990: Penalties for defacing monuments to Communism debated in the Soviet parliament https://t.co/Q78Pxrtnl0Exhibitions at @Tate in 2021 will focus on Paula Rego, Lubaina Himid, Yayoi Kusama and Sophie Taeuber-Arp. https://t.co/JVByNSZPN9Despite the @royalacademy selling out all of its Picasso exhibition tickets it will still be making a loss as its c… https://t.co/CtbKbmYZmEJoin us over on Instagram Live in ten minutes for @garethharr's chat with Lisa Tickner about her new book on London… https://t.co/hLloDfygycJames Murdoch's media and entertainment investment firm Lupa Systems will become MCH Group's anchor shareholder, ho… https://t.co/tuaiE3X6on.@_WhiteCube gallery owner Jay Jopling says it is vital to support the next generation during such precarious times. https://t.co/Akod0iM2T2New pod: What is the future of Hong Kong's art world now that a new national security law threatens freedom of expr… https://t.co/Bo3S1bX6sR
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7/10
2020
While monuments are coming down across the country, painted murals that "whitewash" America’s history also come und… https://t.co/UT3BwDSDsj“They’re parading around pictures of this incredible work we do and the communities we serve, but at the end of the… https://t.co/9IGsFELVoXArts leaders say sustained engagement with black communities is missing as #BlackLivesMatter murals pop up across M… https://t.co/lrR32TjOneOne of the first US fairs forced to postpone back in March, the @DallasArtFair is launching Culture Place, Inc., a… https://t.co/tubXfpeQmzFrom the archive, August 2018: Comment|Statues are part of history, but do a poor job of recording it, says Classic… https://t.co/tNRpNEuJqwObituary | Remembering Christo: "I am an artist who is totally irrational, totally irresponsible and completely fre… https://t.co/8UWtXwGH8UThe late Christo's gigantic temporary sculpture in London has been brought back to life in augmented reality.… https://t.co/9YWvFf3719Comment | 'If a person of African descent wants a career in the arts—well, good luck' says Gus Casely-Hayford, the… https://t.co/IvPMZBEDoHVideo | Happy Birthday Hockney! Watch this behind-the-scenes footage of the artist revealing where he gets his conf… https://t.co/uNnF0tzlSTRoyal College of Art @RCA has now “paused” its hiring of a new head of inclusion after it was blasted for appointin… https://t.co/yldZDWKh9kLawyer says Egypt breached heritage protection laws by contracting a private company to tour the artefacts https://t.co/zrspp2cJ84We questioned the @Creative_Fed's projected 9% loss of revenue for museums in our July issue and we can reveal that… https://t.co/oaHQNtrv5jComment | Dealers who finance deals by taking out loans against art may well find themselves in difficulty because… https://t.co/PtGryjKb9ITwo of the works are thought to be the first public statues of black British people erected in the UK. https://t.co/2oFimCfYD3#TANBookClub is going live! | Tune in tomorrow as our chief contributing editor @garethharr speaks with art histori… https://t.co/wDXmx04slP
7/9
2020
A rule published by ICE this week could have devastating effects on art schools, where there are often a large numb… https://t.co/1KUAhADOqTLondon’s New Scene: Art and Culture of the 1960s by Lisa Tickner is as elegantly handsome as David Hemmings in a pa… https://t.co/RHJaJ9DoPbArt Basel in Miami Beach will waive the 75% booth fee charge for dealers who pull out of the event after 1 August… https://t.co/flPsDu5EHNFrom the archive, March 2008: Why the US military's proposal to dispose of Saddam Hussein’s Victory Monument is mis… https://t.co/jjYPjIdkQGUPDATE: ⁦@ContempArtSoc⁩ announces its latest Rapid Response Fund acquisitions: a room-scale installation by Sonia… https://t.co/zVYmXC4LzkThe criminal case accusing Yves Bouvier of fraud and money laundering has been definitively dismissed by a Monaco c… https://t.co/3BqlbaaXk2Keith Haring: Street Art Boy debuted recently on @BBCTwo and uses unheard interviews to document Haring's upbringin… https://t.co/v2lBzfCsUkNorway plans to demolish the Brutalist Y Block Government building, which features Pablo Picasso’s murals, sandblas… https://t.co/IFgNUJgsGoA painting considered one of Bernado Bellotto’s major masterpieces is to be auctioned by @Sothebys after it was res… https://t.co/tta7JJuNRTThe @MuseeRodinParis is relying on its right to sell bronze cast editions of Auguste Rodin's sculptures in order to… https://t.co/4Bkq1nEbIVA panel has proposed dissolving the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, the organisation that oversees 15 Berlin… https://t.co/5XWRVZtUnTA number of artists in Hong Kong are making plans to leave the city, fearing that the newly enacted national securi… https://t.co/OONs1WcasB
7/8
2020
The adjustments to the sudden realities of a pandemic have been of varying extremes https://t.co/Hd0LqU9tVlFrom the archive, September 1999: The complicated history behind Berlin's Holocaust Memorial https://t.co/K3QbSmKm6wMany dealers are wondering if it is worth the steep rent to stay in New York https://t.co/KnVGDJqPAcA number of high-profile artists and galleries, including Pace, Gagosian, David Zwirner and Jeff Koons, have receiv… https://t.co/jgEXDILTAyThree of Canada’s biggest art institutions in Ontario have either re-opened or will do so in the very near future https://t.co/Ba7qtxOt0lIn 1972 Henri Cartier-Bresson was asked to select his Grand Jeu—a group of works that the great French photographer… https://t.co/wRi54m0QgBComment | If we want more artists like Khadija Saye, we need to give young BAME people the help they need https://t.co/tL3KRd6jK0The British MP @DavidLammy and the mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, Gerard Hargreaves, were among those gathered in… https://t.co/BqeP50IBsSThe organisers of @FIAC insist that the 47th edition of the Modern and contemporary art fair will go ahead this aut… https://t.co/NoWry7sci3Will “investment-grade” artists such as Christopher Wool and Rudolf Stingel fall off the market pedestal in the 202… https://t.co/zAwWwvR55t
7/7
2020
France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, has nominated a new culture minister, Roselyne Bachelot, in today's cabin… https://t.co/TwRZNMsgaQDiary | "There was a welcome reminder of happier associations with Wuhan on the foreshore of the River Thames last… https://t.co/SAysusMpbpCultural institutions from Amsterdam to Utrecht will work together to advance diversity and inclusion in programmin… https://t.co/xTzv1UBlzeHeritage organisations such as the @nationaltrust rely on visitors for most of their income—but they have been stay… https://t.co/OqEAlXx7hEDespite euphoria over the UK government’s coronavirus £1.57bn rescue package for the arts, it remains unclear how m… https://t.co/k8uVSEZNU1
7/6
2020

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