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Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

An Italian city where preservation of art is in private hands http://bit.ly/cSifbJ A model for our times or a disaster waiting to happen?

The Guggenheim-YouTube collaboration has a short list http://nyti.ms/dAurWY

Don’t own; gather. The future of collecting art? http://bit.ly/cjwoYx

Understanding more about Georgia O’Keeffe, one layer at a time http://nyti.ms/chnQGK

Looking at the Mona Lisa – up to 30 layers, each half the thickness of a human hair http://bit.ly/aOb8NG

Popular stories from the week:

‘Bad for art’ – one of the Work of Art judges speaks out http://bit.ly/9mgBf4

US photographer who was denied work visa in the UK presents the results – snaps taken by his 7 year old daughter http://bit.ly/9deHhK

Beautiful beginnings – the micro-photography images that took the prizes this year http://bit.ly/cT98Bh

Do we unconsciously seek out deep structure? http://bit.ly/9NmEnP This article is about writing, but maybe the same is true of visual art?

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

The changing state of art in India, and what online auction means there http://nyti.ms/9BoSGg

UK campaign to prevent arts cuts kicks off http://bit.ly/9D0Rnv , while one critic says funding needs big changes http://bbc.in/dCc4IN

Chicago worries as its pro-art mayor leaves office http://bit.ly/cQmPwS

Educating the world – a new project to inform about Australian Aboriginal art http://bit.ly/alxMjS

Popular stories from the week:

Did you think the Impressionists were French? Think again. Some of them were German http://bit.ly/bIggJm

Self-contained, charming publishing http://bit.ly/9zVahv Have any of you photographers tried this?

Nature’s beautiful fractals http://bit.ly/b9uMS6

Turns out taste is more predictable than we thought http://bit.ly/cmgbXW

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

French cultural traditionalists want to block Japanese artist from showing work in Versailles http://bit.ly/bw5DaF

Architecture as art, at the Venice Biennale http://nyti.ms/cM5AcM

World’s richest man to open an art museum in Mexico http://bit.ly/bpPDaB

Why Fisk University feels it has no choice but to sell the Collection http://bit.ly/cKom16

Museums to share UK funding pain http://bit.ly/alJXdc while youth worries its being pushed out of art by cuts http://bit.ly/bH89DF

Popular stories from the week:

The war artist – Leonardo da Vinci as you haven’t seen him before http://bit.ly/aJqIJP

Not exactly Kermit the Frog – Japanese pop artist produces balloons for Thanksgiving Day parade http://nyti.ms/bMMySI

Nostril-powered digital painting sound appealing? There’s that and more at Ars Electronica http://bit.ly/cxP2Ri

Another awesome time lapse video – this time, it’s earth, from space http://bit.ly/dqsTy9

Not really visual art – but it’s just such a fun idea that I had to include it: Composer devises new symphony – using London Bridge http://bbc.in/dkRmoN

Art news round-up

As school starts and September begins, we’re still bringing you the best selections from international art stories. Remember that you can get updates every day by following us on Twitter!

News stories from around the world:

Sophisticated crime, vulnerable art – why France should be taking burglars seriously http://nyti.ms/bTnYUu

Contemporary sculpture in an English cathedral http://bit.ly/deY7VH

Getting respect for graffiti; the group that wants to legitimize it http://bit.ly/abU3Xj

A sneak peak into conservation; comparing two very similar Gauguins http://bit.ly/aAQS3e

Why 78 amateurs are dancing around one of London’s best-known art galleries http://bit.ly/d5kJMI

Popular stories from the week:

The debate continues unabated – are UK funding cuts an opportunity or a disaster for the arts? http://bit.ly/c0bTgO A debate that seems to have touched a nerve in other countries too!

Getting real: ‘most classical art was product placement’. http://huff.to/9ZPnHM Food for thought?

Volunteers pile up for living inside the Chicago Museum http://bit.ly/dhRhKJ

This one is for the photographers out there: does shooting to a theme help? http://bit.ly/aXOd19

And finally, some great photos from the NYC 1980s subway http://bit.ly/9C4TJZ

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

Cave paintings of ‘exceptional’ artistic quality are uncovered in the desert http://bit.ly/d3r2V4

How did the thieves gain access to the stolen Van Gogh? Simple. The alarms were broken http://bbc.in/9mZHCx

The Eli Broad Museum has a location – it’s downtown L.A., and that’s official http://bit.ly/clRvGA

Wrangling over Warhol; the scandal so far http://bit.ly/aBvXSC

A new generation of museum directors steer their charges in new directions http://bit.ly/9hZw7N

Popular stories from the week:

So bad it’s good? The late work of Salvador Dali http://bit.ly/9nO8fd

The magical beauty of marine algae (from space) http://bit.ly/c86FLO

Art, apps and the potential of the digital http://nyti.ms/bdy8Z5

A filmmaker lost an eye. He put a camera in its place http://bit.ly/9vf8Vs

See the sun setting in Queens – time lapsed for your convenience http://bit.ly/a51Lo8

Art news round-up

Art news from around the world:

Who owns Michelangelo’s David? City and state battle it out http://bit.ly/c2OCxL

A ‘toy village’ bursting with art; Governors Island is worth a visit http://nyti.ms/9RRUBV

Propaganda posters from North Korea form an art exhibition in Vienna Museum … Controversy abounds http://nyti.ms/dCcgt8

Eli Broad lectures museums: share art with as big an audience as possible http://bit.ly/dfQwDg

Who owns looted art? An enduring question http://bit.ly/bZrdi4

Popular stories from the week:

Marvelous Matisse at MoMA (and why art should be measured like alcohol) http://bit.ly/abovdQ Anyone checked this out yet?

Why ordinary people love culture – so long as they’re appreciated http://bit.ly/bTKbKI

TOP’s best photography ‘How to’ books http://bit.ly/cwdKeL

Impressionists, gardens and horticulture… It’s not what you think http://bit.ly/bKBm80

Britain’s most talked about art sensation is a painting prodigy of … 8 years old http://bit.ly/ag0qlP

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

Abstraction is the new black – in Manhattan this summer http://nyti.ms/cYeMVO

‘Art and money are inextricably linked’ in Nigeria, where the art market is rising from nothing http://bit.ly/da0rec

Popularism but limited popularity – how the Brooklyn Museum struggles to stay on the map in a city of art giants http://nyti.ms/cUxD3s

Graffiti causes controversy in Rome as protecting ancient buildings clashes with life in a modern city http://bit.ly/bGhIC4 while on the other hand, San Francisco partners with street artists to defeat urban graffiti http://bit.ly/9hvTJE

A breath of fresh art comes to one of China’s previously less cultural cities http://nyti.ms/b0kTxV

Popular stories from the week:

The value of photography workshops http://bit.ly/bYtcGU Anyone had experience of this recently?

Photographic self portraits, an art form that’s 170 years old http://bit.ly/aEnoj1 Anyone ever tried this?

Does great art make you sick? Well, maybe http://bit.ly/cp7efq

The Museum of Bad Art and its awful collection http://n.pr/cFDVyJ No, really. And here are 15 of the worst paintings: http://bit.ly/cZ8EYl

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

The idea of the Armory Show comes to London http://bit.ly/ckeElv

The doubts over the claimed ‘Ansel Adams prints’ http://bit.ly/aozJVB , and the man who might have really taken them http://bit.ly/9aXGRm

New show at MoMA is not a knockout, but does give a new way at looking at art http://nyti.ms/9QzoKP

Calling on UK artists and art-lovers to stand together against cuts http://bit.ly/953NAZ Would this work in the US?

Reading the small print for the Eli Broad museum deal http://bit.ly/9NDGCy

Popular stories from the week:

Breaking up the gallery routine – the artist whose works glow and are hung in the middle of the room http://bit.ly/aaHhdH

Is this art, or merely annoying? The photos of a professional celebrity stalker http://nyti.ms/aHCcTE

The designer behind Twitter’s famous Fail Whale (who doesn’t want it to be called that) http://bit.ly/diy10i

Unlawful mischief in Vermont – fibreglass cow-tipping http://bit.ly/d09ps9

Enormous, ethereal soap bubbles. Enough said. http://bit.ly/b94dAZ

Art news round-up

News stories from around the world:

Sign of the times – U.S.-Cuba cultural relations on the rise http://nyti.ms/9ZDzua

The U.S. promises to speed up artist visas – at last http://nyti.ms/a2XCua

The Vatican’s ‘developing relationship’ with modern art takes a step forward with Matisse rooms http://bit.ly/duN2GC

A brave or mad bet of confidence as museum is convinced it can afford the new look and the designer who comes with it http://bit.ly/9eocxQ

Popular stories from the week:

The First Lady and the art she highlights http://bit.ly/9Ebjq3

The unexpected beauty of an MRI (as long as it’s not yours, anyway!) http://bit.ly/dw7mDH

The Iron Curtain project that unites artists from both sides http://bit.ly/dkXevG

Landmark video art taken down from YouTube http://bit.ly/9p3gvo Are they missing the point?

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

Mexico allows artists to pay taxes with art – and builds up quite a collection in the process http://bit.ly/a4Y2lh

The trial that’s splitting the Russian art world – and which may be more worrying than we like to think http://nyti.ms/a4EAlI

Baltimore, home to a thriving art scene http://bit.ly/a6QdYL

Italian artist arrested for graffiti – when his graffiti art is being exhibited in the same city http://nyti.ms/9Hby1H

The museum where most visitors set off a security buzzer http://nyti.ms/ds4Igp Have you ever done this?

Popular stories from the week:

‘Growing your own clothes’, as it’s never been done before http://bit.ly/9UdPF1

Fun with photography – giving your snaps a vintage look http://bit.ly/a5JGmC

Capturing a volcano on canvas, a timeless activity http://bit.ly/cHxOTV

Tyler Green presents the America’s Favorite Art Museum tourney http://bit.ly/aXBEAL … What did he leave out?

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