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Where to start and how to end?

Graham W.J. Beal 30/06/2015Where to start and how to end? For nearly sixteen years, I've had the pleasure of writing newsletter columns that tried to give DIA members a sense of what goes on behind the scenes here as well as in the wider art museum world. This, in all likelihood,...[Read More]
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Unlock creativity, yes, but by strengthening the...

Laure Kaltenbach 29/06/2015Copyright is in the hot seat, accused of restraining the development of the digital market. The Reda report – called after the representative of the Pirate Party – presented at the beginning of the week at the European Parliament is the first...[Read More]
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Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives...

AAD REPORTS 29/06/2015The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four...[Read More]
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MURALS AND FRESCOS: A Potted History of Public Art...

Laura Harding Stewart 29/06/2015Murals and frescos have been the artistic choice for Populists, Revolutionaries, Propagandists and Proselytizers since the beginning of time. Or, at least since the moment 17,300 years ago, when the first famous muralist. (O.K. he was a Paleolithic...[Read More]
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There’s no crime in Switzerland? That’s what you are...

Elliot Lee 26/06/2015Morgenstimmung am Rhein in Basel - Image courtesy Basel Tourismus For the first time, we visited BASEL this year for the Art Fairs, and no doubt about it, Art | Basel has to be one of, if not, the best Art Fair we’ve ever experienced. Every detail...[Read More]
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Basel: Home of Art & Architecture in...

AAD REPORTS 16/06/2015Basel counts with its 40 museums as the art capital of Switzerland – no other Swiss city has such a concentration of interesting places to visit. Museum buildings by acclaimed architects have endowed the beautifully preserved old city with...[Read More]
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Southbank Centre Opens Major Survey Of Carston...

AAD REPORTS 12/06/2015• Especially-commissioned Isomeric Slides that allow visitors to travel from Hayward Gallery’s iconic glass pyramid ceiling to gallery entrance level • Two Roaming Beds (Grey), a new work comprised of two robotic beds that roam the...[Read More]
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Response By UEFA Regarding PICASSO & The Garcia...

Elliot Lee 08/06/2015The current racketeering investigation into FIFA by the United States Department of Justice casts aspersions over the entire game of football, and in particular, those at the top of the sport, who have been charged in criminal court instead of holding...[Read More]
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Premier historical material on display at Art Basel's...

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2015Image Courtesy Art | Basel Leading galleries for Modern and historical material from across the globe will once again return to Basel this June for Art Basel's 46th edition, where Hall 2's reconfigured downstairs floorplan will create a special focus on...[Read More]
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Art Basel To Present New Installation

AAD REPORTS 29/05/2015  Art Basel to present a new installation by Rirkrit Tiravanija, Nikolaus Hirsch, Michel Muller and Antto Melasniemi in Basel this June. For the duration of Art Basel, 'DO WE DREAM UNDER THE SAME SKY' by conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija,...[Read More]
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Patek Philippe brings its Royal Collection to the...

AAD REPORTS 26/05/2015Pocket Watch presented by Ferdinand I, Prince of Bulgaria The Royal Collection, will be showcased at the Saatchi Gallery London, in a dedicated room recreating the Great Exhibition in the Crystal Palace at Hyde Park in 1851. Presented will be more than...[Read More]
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The MET’s Chinese Fashion Exhibit Neglects 94 Percent...

Christine Lin 25/05/2015The Metropolitan Museum’s new gargantuan fashion exhibit, China: Through the Looking Glass, has its fair share of glamour-struck gawkers as well as apologists. It’s clear that the exhibit is primarily meant as an eyeball feast, secondarily as...[Read More]
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Art 15

Kalman Maklary 23/05/2015Well hello there. As some of you might know, I pop up on occasion on AAD, especially when participating in an Art Fair which I feel might be of interest to AAD’s esteemed audience. We get an e-mail from AAD’s Editorial team asking for some...[Read More]
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New £1m Scottish ‘Multiverse’ artland is out of this...

AAD REPORTS 23/05/2015A stunning new work of land art will be unveiled this summer in Dumfries & Galloway, created by world-renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks. The Crawick Multiverse – a £1million project funded by the Duke of Buccleuch – sits on...[Read More]
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New York Art Fairs, May 2015 : The Takeaway

George Kozmon 22/05/2015After art-binging for four days, it’s possible to experience an art hangover. So what’s the take-away, the meaning, the significance of the art fair experience at this point in time from a cultural perspective? Much has been written and...[Read More]
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Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

Robert Alexander Boyle 17/05/2015Situated in eastern Connecticut just north of I-95 near the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT, the Lyman Allyn Museum gets overlooked in a state loaded with the Wadsworth Athenaeum, the Yale University Art Gallery and the New Britain...[Read More]
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Art Fairs : New York 2015, Part 1

AAD REPORTS 16/05/2015   Part one The incredible growth of art fairs is a reflection, tangentially about art, more about society; we want to be entertained, and a major art event is more entertaining than walking into a relatively empty gallery, potentially feeling...[Read More]
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Art Miami New York 2015 : Interview with Nick...

AAD REPORTS 16/05/2015   Guy-Vincent | George Kozmon    Watch our exclusive video interview with Nick Korniloff. Our authors Guy-Vincent and George Kozmon, have been taking in the sights at this year’s Art Miami New York. For more information on the...[Read More]
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Frieze New York 2015 : Interview with Jerry Saltz, art...

AAD REPORTS 15/05/2015 Guy-Vincent | George Kozmon Watch our exclusive video interview with Jerry Saltz. Our authors Guy-Vincent and George Kozmon, have been taking in the sights at this year’s Frieze New York. For more information on the Fair, visit the website:...[Read More]
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Frieze New York 2015 : Interview with Sasha Gomeniuk,...

AAD REPORTS 14/05/2015 Guy-Vincent | George Kozmon Watch our exclusive video interview with Sasha Gomeniuk of London's Hales Gallery. Our authors Guy-Vincent and George Kozmon, have been taking in the sights at this year’s Frieze New York. For more information on the...[Read More]
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Van Gogh, Irises and Roses, Metropolitan Museum

Robert Alexander Boyle 13/05/2015A small but potent show just went on display at the Met. Four striking canvases by Van Gogh of flowers are on display in the Lehman Wing, Irises and Roses from 1890, and they were painted 125 years ago to the day. Described in a letter to his brother as...[Read More]
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Unlimited: Presenting 74 Ambitious and Large-scale...

AAD REPORTS 13/05/2015Unlimited, Art Basel’s unique platform for artworks that transcend the traditional art-fair stand, will this year present 74 projects from galleries participating in the show. Curated for the fourth consecutive year by Gianni Jetzer,...[Read More]
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