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Artist’s Resale Royalty in Australia - Strong evidence...

John R Walker 29/07/2015In this article, I shall give an overview of the highly corrosive impact, which the Artist’s Resale Royalty (ARR) has had, and is having on Australia’s Art market. The impact of ARR also appears to have had an entirely adverse reaction on the...[Read More]
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Digital Art

George Kozmon 27/07/2015I differentiate between the various print forms and the source material. I understand too that my views may represent an elitist fringe perspective, but somebody's got to do it... Several hundred years ago art was difficult to disseminate broadly...[Read More]
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Cambridge Five, Open For Business : Under New...

AAD REPORTS 25/07/2015Stripping Russia of the World Cup would cause a "blast" that could exacerbate the Ukraine crisis, a former ambassador to the 2018 hosts has warned. Fifa's controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments to Russia and Qatar respectively is the...[Read More]
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Damon Johnson, Graffiti Artist

Robert Alexander Boyle 24/07/2015 Damon Johnson  Outlaws from the get go, graffiti painters live on the edge. Not just in terms of subject, but in lifestyle, they like the thrill of tagging one of their creations on a large wall that could involve serious legal issues down the...[Read More]
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Paris Biennale des Antiquaires: Biennale no more

Maura Haverly 23/07/2015The Syndicat National des Antiquaires, whose members read like a Who’s Who in the French antiques world, held an extraordinary meeting 26 June – and voted to make the Biennale an annual event, effective 2017. Although almost 2/3 of the...[Read More]
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Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives...

AAD REPORTS 23/07/2015The 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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Major Headscratching

Maura Haverly 18/07/2015The French Ministry of Culture has fired Nicholas Bourriaud as head of Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris (otherwise known as ENSBA) , and the rumour has it that the incoming Director, Eric de Chassey, is close friends with President Hollande’s close...[Read More]
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Art Southampton 2015, July 9th-13th

Robert Alexander Boyle 10/07/2015 Art Southampton moved to a new location. Situated at a on Millstone Road in rural Water Mill, it seemed to be a formidable rural trek, but opening night crowds did not disappoint with the fields next to the air conditioned tent resembling the massive...[Read More]
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Creative Industries, Resistant In Spite of Crises

Laure Kaltenbach 10/07/2015Representing 6,8% of the GDP (€860 billion of added value) and 6,5% of the employment in the European Union (€14 million), the positive impact of the creative activities and industries on the GDP of the European Union on the period 2008-2011 is...[Read More]
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Graffiti & Property Rights

George Kozmon 09/07/2015Much art is a rejection of the art or societal values that preceded it. However Graffiti/Street Art does something different. The terminology can be vague, so let me define what I mean by the all-encompassing term “graffiti”: Unauthorized...[Read More]
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The Sky At Night

Steven Perilloux 09/07/2015From my earliest memory, I was interested in the cosmos. I remember staring up at the sky on a starry night, as a child, and thinking: Where do we come from? What are we doing here? One Christmas my Dad gave me a telescope, and I’ll never forget...[Read More]
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Bad Guys Bedevil The Art Market

Robert Alexander Boyle 09/07/2015Ken Perenyi, art forger and predator has not, as many hoped, disappeared. He has merely decamped. Perenyi who is just as much a two-bit crook as any ambulance chasing attorney or sketchy stock broker, has fled the "heat" in New York to re-heat his idiots...[Read More]
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Samuel Leuenberger as the new curator of Art Basel’s...

AAD REPORTS 08/07/2015Starting with the 2016 edition, Samuel Leuenberger will curate Art Basel's Parcours sector, succeeding Florence Derieux. Parcours engages with the city of Basel’s historical neighbourhood through site-specific sculptures, interventions, and...[Read More]
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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]
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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]
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Saving Elephants Requires Sanctions on Rogue Regimes...

Clinton Howell 05/07/2015The 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]
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Patronage Under Fire : A Case For Showcasing Living...

Margie FitzSimons 04/07/2015With 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]
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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]
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An Illegal Float of Funds By A Rapacious Bank

Niall Fairhead 04/07/2015The 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]
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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]
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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]
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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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