centerlogobigAAD logo

frieze-projects-2015-participating-artistsArt

Frieze Projects 2015: Participating Artists

AAD REPORTS 07/07/2015Frieze Projects will present seven new commissions at Frieze London 2015, with the support of the LUMA Foundation. This year’s programme is inspired by Frieze London’s temporary structure in the Regent’s Park and explores propositions...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
letter-to-the-editor-an-illegal-float-of-funds-by-a-rapacious-bankArt

An Illegal Float of Funds By A Rapacious Bank

Niall Fairhead 07/07/2015The Art and Antique dealing fraternity have unusual professions which do not necessarily “tick the boxes” of normal business as far as banks are concerned. This results in unusual situations not normally applicable to other professions to...[Read More]
1 Comments
border
ferraris-return-to-retrace-historic-road-race-course-at-pebble-beachArt

Ferraris Return to Retrace Historic Road Race Course...

AAD REPORTS 06/07/20152015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance poster celebrating Ferraris that Raced at Pebble Beach. Painting by Peter Hearsey/ Editorial use courtesy Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Hopes ran high for the 1949 Ferrari 166 Mille Miglia owned by Jim Kimberly...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
art-basel-the-wrap-reportArt

Art | Basel - The wrap report

AAD REPORTS 04/07/2015Outstanding booth presentations, strong collector attendance and exceptional sales confirm Art Basel’s position as the premier fair for contemporary and Modern works. Art Basel in Basel 2015 As the 46th edition of Art Basel closed in Basel on...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
saving-elephants-requires-sanctions-on-rogue-regimesAntiques

Saving Elephants Requires Sanctions on Rogue Regimes...

Clinton Howell 04/07/2015The NGOs (non-governmental organizations) of this world can wield a great deal of power. That is because their message is usually simple, straightforward and about things that are of great importance. Of recent, a number of NGOs in America have focused...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
patronage-under-fire-a-case-for-showcasing-living-artistsArt

Patronage under fire, a case for showcasing living...

Margie FitzSimons 03/07/2015With the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation opening a new contemporary art museum in Los Angeles September 20, to be called The Broad, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art about to move into its new Rem Koolhaas building in Moscow this month, and the...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
art-of-rowing-meets-henley-2015Art

Art of Rowing meets Henley Live, 2015

Robert Alexander Boyle 02/07/2015Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), Max Schmidt in a Single Scull, Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), John Biglin in a Single Scull, 1873, wc/p, collection: Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Paul Mellon Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), John...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
cleveland-in-the-houseArt

Cleveland in the House

George Kozmon 01/07/2015Cleveland Ohio has become a hub of activity for visual artists. It’s a hotbed of creativity. How did we get here? * Is Cleveland a model for similar scale cities? * Are there specific strategies that act as catalysts? * Is it bottom up or top...[Read More]
0 Comments
border
where-to-start-and-how-to-endArt

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]
0 Comments
border
unlock-creativity-yes-but-by-strengthening-the-creators-rightsArt

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]
1 Comments
border
nine-fifa-officials-and-five-corporate-executives-indicted-for-racketeering-conspiracy-and-corruptionArt

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]
2 Comments
border
murals-and-frescos-a-potted-history-of-public-artArt

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]
0 Comments
border
there-s-no-crime-in-switzerland-that-s-what-your-toldArt Theft

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]
4 Comments
border
basel-s-40-museums-art-architecture-in-switzerlandArt

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]
0 Comments
border
southbank-centre-opens-major-survey-of-carsten-hoellerArt

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]
0 Comments
border
response-by-uefa-regarding-picasso-and-the-garcia-report-beg-for-deeper-investigationArt

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]
0 Comments
border
premier-historical-material-on-display-at-art-basel-s-46th-edition-in-baselArt

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]
0 Comments
border
art-basel-to-present-new-installationArt

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]
0 Comments
border
patek-philippe-brings-its-royal-collection-to-the-saatchi-gallery-londonDesign

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]
0 Comments
border
the-met-s-chinese-fashion-exhibit-neglects-94-percent-of-chinese-fashionDesign

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]
0 Comments
border
art-15Art

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]
0 Comments
border
new-1m-scottish-multiverse-artland-is-out-of-this-worldArt

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]
0 Comments
border