Gabriella Angeleti

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Artists

Ai Weiwei calls out Trump’s divisiveness and ‘super rich people’ at Cooper Union talk

The artist discussed the impetus behind his New York City-wide public art project Good Fences Makes Good Neighbors

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Art market

Object lessons: unseen photographs of the Romanovs, an early Ken Price ceramic work, and Sadie Coles's own Neo Rauch painting

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Funding

New York Foundation for the Arts expands its mentoring programme for immigrant artists

With a grant from the Ford Foundation, the ten-year-old initiative will now help artists in Detroit, Newark, Oakland and San Antonio

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Art market

UK could completely ban ivory trade by 2018

The government has launched an immediately consultation period with the aim of protecting African elephants

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Museums

New York’s natural history museum works with First Nation community on Northwest Coast Hall renovation

As part of conservation of its indigenous American art collection and gallery, the institution will send some objects back to Native America groups to be replicated

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Art market

Object lessons: a life-sized drawing by Charles White, a painting by Turner Prize nominee Hurvin Anderson and an early Bauhaus work by Xanti Schawinsky

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Art market

Sotheby’s organises selling exhibition to commemorate a century of De Stijl

It is the only exhibition dedicated to De Stijl to be organised outside of Europe this year

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Exhibitions

Greek show goes on despite slashed budget

With little money, the Thessaloniki biennial curators press on

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Artists

Rashaad Newsome leads the parade at Detroit light art festival

And the artist gives a hint of his upcoming performance at the Park Avenue Armory

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Art Basel

Details emerge on first Art Basel Cities programme, to launch in Buenos Aires in 2018

The long-term project begins laying ground work with a crowdfunding campaign next month

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Art fairs

Houston and Miami fairs cancelled due to hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Art Market Productions’ Texas Contemporary and Miami Project plan to return in 2018

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Performance art

New York’s Performa festival announces new commissions by Barbara Kruger

The artist will also design marketing materials for the biennial of performance art

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Auctions

Sotheby’s releases sales dates and estimates of works from Berkshire Museum

The auction house will offer works from the Massachusetts museum, including two major Rockwell paintings, starting 13 November and running through next spring

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Auctions

Object lessons: a Zulu lidded vessel, a bowl by Dame Lucie Rie and a painting by Irma Stern

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Controversies

Sam Durant’s Scaffold to be buried, not burned

Dakota elders have decided the fate of the controversial sculpture

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Art market

Surfacing on the Block: a Finn Juhl coffee table and playwright Edward Albee's collection

Spotlight on this month’s most distinctive auctions

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Economics

Art means business in San Francisco

A new report finds that the city’s arts and culture sector generates $1.45 billion in spending each year

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Object lessons

Object lessons: an unearthed Norman Rockwell, a glass flower by Chihuly and a rare work by Ursula von Rydingsvard

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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New York's Fashion Institute of Technology redesigns its art market Master’s programme

Tuition fees have been reduced by 25% and new coursework has been added focusing on the auction world

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Public art

Winter Whiteout is coming—to Madison Square Park with art installation

Artist Erwin Redl will blanket the park’s Oval Lawn with an installation of suspended lights

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Object lessons

Object lessons: classic Americana by John Brewster, a rare sculptural work by Julian Schnabel and a Burntwater rug by Philomena Yazzie

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Auctions

Museum patron and photography connoisseur Paul Walter’s collection to be sold

Christie’s New York to auction more than 500 works from the collector's Manhattan and Long Island homes

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a Tibetan Buddhist relic and a boxer made from recycled materials

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Arts group restages historic civil rights protest in New York

100 years ago, W.E.B. Du Bois and the NAACP organised the Silent Parade against racial discrimination

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Exhibitions

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: five must-see exhibitions

More than 70 institutions are presenting shows in the second edition of PST across Los Angeles

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Biennials & festivals

BienalSur—a biennial without borders—launches this autumn

The show, centred in Buenos Aires but with projects around the world, aims to rethink the current biennial format

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a sculptural horse honouring the Tōhoku disaster by Deborah Butterfield and a still life by E. Charlton Fortune

Our pick of highlights from upcoming fairs and auctions

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Museums

Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works

Among the objects to be auctioned for the endowment and refurbishment are two paintings by Norman Rockwell

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a work from a Chicago Imagist and a promotional gift from the Campbells Soup Company after Andy Warhol

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Home is where Crosby's art is

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Works from the Barjeel Art Foundation collection come to CCS Bard

No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects spans over two decades of art from Arab countries

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a Venetian scene by Guardi, an ancient Egyptian relic and an artefact from an important collection of ethnographic art

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Auctions

Record for quintessential US cowboy sculpture in time for 4 July

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Dutch engraver who influenced Rembrandt shines in Munich

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a Broodthaers décor, the head of Sekhmet and a rare portrait of a female court jester

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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First Backlot Arts Festival opens this weekend in Astoria's Kaufman Arts District

The Queens neighbourhood is hosting a two-day festival of shows, performances and workshops

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a maquette by Barbara Hepworth, a Cubistic balalaika by Ben Nicholson and a work by Venice Biennale artist Mark Bradford

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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How the Grand Siècle in Rome inspired the drawings of Poussin and Claude

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a portrait of Jacqueline Roque by Picasso and an image of Christ by Dalí

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Agnes Gund urges collectors to sell their art to fight for justice

The philanthropist used her profits from the sale of a Roy Lichtenstein painting to create a criminal justice fund, in partnership with the Ford Foundation

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Museums

Queens Museum to build New York’s unrealised urban designs—in miniature

A Kickstarter-funded exhibition will see some of the city’s most ambitious architectural projects installed on the Panorama

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Object lessons

Object lessons: works of art from niche collections

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Organisers of Ghost Ship artist space charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter

The two men were involved in creating unsafe conditions at the converted Oakland warehouse that caught fire last year, prosecutors say

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a relic from the Forbes family collection, a portrait of contemporary migration and a neo-Russian painting

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Have bike, will empower: Tania Bruguera launches public art initiative CycleNews in Corona

For the project, women will hit the streets of Queens on bicycles to inform the immigrant-rich community of their rights and helpful government services

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a Cuban vanguardian work, a Noguchi sculpture with a Hollywood history and a Ragamala miniature painting

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Object lessons

Object lessons: an anti-authoritarian triptych by Mike Kelley, a Western sculpture by Frederic Remington and an early work by Rosemarie Trockel

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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The changing face of Harlem

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Object lessons

Object lessons: a painting of Igbo spirits by Ben Enwonwu, a whimsical collage drawing by Joan Miró and a two-faced bust by Lichtenstein

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Madison Square Park to turn into a ‘utopia’ of public art and performance this summer

Artist Josiah McElheny is partnering with musicians, dancers and poets for the project Prismatic Park

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Edvard Munch gets novel treatment from Karl Ove Knausgård

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Creative Time has a banner year

The organisation’s next public art project hoists artist-designed flags all over the city

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Object lessons

Object Lessons: a Western classic offered with its featured subject, a Roman-inspired glass dish by Carlo Scarpa and a netsuke from a vanguard collector

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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Fairs

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

Our pick of the top exhibitions around the city this week

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Object lessons

Object lessons, May 2017

From a H.G. Wells-inspired print by Moholy-Nagy to a prehistoric Native American birdstone, our top picks of notable sales at auctions and fairs

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Object lessons

Object Lessons: studies in space and time, from an Andalusian astrolabe to a Sioux pictorial calendar 

Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions

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When Irving Penn forced his way into a meeting with Picasso

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Museums

The Cleveland Museum of Art returns bust of emperor’s ‘bloodthirsty’ son to Italy

The sculpture is the 15th object the museum has repatriated after discovering it was looted

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Object lessons

Object Lessons: a 19th-century book of photographs of William Bradford's Arctic expeditions

Our pick of highlights from this week’s auctions

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Objects from Matisse’s studio travel for first time

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Object lessons

Object lessons: Renate Bertlmann's performance photographs and Bosco Sodi's mixed-media work

Our pick of highlights from SP-Arte

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In the trade, April 2017

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Exhibitions

British artist makes work out of Isis bullet holes

Piers Secunda's paint casts record the damage at front-line sites in Iraq

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A hidden treasure trove of Outsider art in the Midwest turns 50 this year

The John Michael Kohler Arts Centre in Sheboygan, Wisconsin aims to raise its profile as the country’s leading preserve of vernacular art

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Exhibitions

Sonic youth: Alexander Calder’s great-grandson Gryphon Rue organises sound art show in Marfa

The exhibition includes the mobile sculpture Clangors that has never left the family’s collection

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Performa 17 commissions will investigate Dada's history of performance

This year's projects include work by William Kentridge and a collaboration between Julie Mehretu and Jason Moran

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How American museums are celebrating Women's History Month

A number of female-focussed programmes have been planned around the country for March—and the whole year round

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Art fairs

At Volta and Nada fairs, two takes on politics

Artists respond to the new global order with works that range from amusing to acidic

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Artists channel Rome’s avant-garde spirit

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Spring awakening? A shake-up for New York’s fairs

The city’s prime time for contemporary art gets a new programme, with an emphasis on discovery and depth

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Museums

Magazzino, new Hudson Valley arts space for Italian art, to open this summer

Founded by the collectors Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu, the center focuses on post-war and contemporary work

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Auctions

Bacon triptych, once owned by Roald Dahl, to lead Christie’s New York sales in May

The auction house is also selling works by Picasso, Ernst and Lichtenstein to benefit Cleveland Clinic

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Museums

Colby College Museum of Art given 1,000-work collection

Collecting power couple and honorary alumni Peter and Paula Lunder’s gift will launch a new research centre for American art

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Frieze New York announces artists and historical focus for Frieze Projects

The 2017 programme is about seeing and being seen—just like an art fair, curator Cecilia Alemani says

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Public art

Creative Time appoints Elvira Dyangani Ose as senior curator

In an early interview, the Goldsmiths lecturer and independent curator hints at what she plans to achieve in New York

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Auctions

Christie’s to open new flagship location in Los Angeles

Two-story space in Beverly Hills will host private sales, public exhibitions, and events

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Public Art Fund to light up New York

The organisation celebrates its big 4-0 with a series of new commissions

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Exhibitions

How US museums are celebrating Black History Month, coast to coast

A small selection of some of the many events and exhibitions planned for February

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Art fairs

25 years of the Outsider Art Fair

The event’s director Andrew Edlin talks to us about the market’s evolution

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Art fairs

See the ‘holy grail’ of American porcelain at New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

The 18th-century punch bowl was unearthed during an archaeological dig in Philadelphia

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‘The Odyssey of Collecting’: Phillips to auction works from the Joy of Giving Something foundation

A 2014 sale of photographs from the non-profit's collection set an auction record

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Heritage

Rome’s Pantheon, free for now, may charge for entry by 2018

Entry fees to help maintain city’s most popular archaeological site, which received 7 million visitors last year

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Economics

Stake in $14.7m De Kooning painting among Steven Mnuchin’s assets

Trump’s nominee for treasury secretary listed the work as part of a dynasty trust, federal ethics filings reveal

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Exhibitions

Steve McQueen’s Ashes to have US debut at the ICA Boston

The artist’s film of a young man killed by drug violence was a star of the 2015 Venice Biennale