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Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world

Versailles looks back at controversial exhibitions and decides to make it an annual event http://nyti.ms/bPM6Qh

Why we should fund the arts, even when funding is scarce http://bit.ly/9bq18s

Hong Kong is becoming a major player in the art world – but where are its local artists? http://nyti.ms/9MuFNt

Questions remain for the Whitney, old and new http://bit.ly/9TsM0f

Aboriginal art – threatened by a new recommendation http://bit.ly/b5aV7Q

Popular stories from the week:

Dirty and in storage for years – has Yale uncovered a hidden Velazquez? http://bit.ly/bYC1fb

The Indian investor who knows nothing about art, but bought the rights to a reclusive Italian artist’s work http://bit.ly/diGorP

A British art critic on why bad American art is better than bad British art (and some good work) http://bit.ly/aOJYUV

Carrying a camera just in case something good turns up http://bit.ly/dxCTmS Does anyone else have a bad habit of doing this?

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

Visual arts and music thrive in a buzzing Leipzig http://nyti.ms/9fhIM1

‘Maybe it’s too hot to buy’ – the fickle nature of an auction room http://bit.ly/cHzFuh

The cool kids on the block; MoMA and the Met look back in satisfaction at a year of popularity http://nyti.ms/bcmYWZ

Saatchi to give gallery to Britain as a gift http://nyti.ms/bUU0l4 but there are some problems in the proposal http://bit.ly/dyrtF2

The art museum that became a soap-opera set; Jeffrey Deitch takes over http://nyti.ms/bC2X5j

Popular stories from the week:

How did they do that? The answer to the question everyone is asking about the Tate’s new installation http://bit.ly/aKPCQN

Top texture tips for keen photographers http://bit.ly/bdz38y

Chicago’s giant eyeball shocks – but people are already getting used to it http://bit.ly/9fZ9Ax

Why the arts remain the hottest target for aspiring philanthropists http://bit.ly/ar4vZA

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

Paris – cutting edge, but criticized by its own http://nyti.ms/92Vv1u

The new niche that’s developing in Hong Kong http://nyti.ms/b9yFec

Rethinking the visitor experience – the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s director speaks http://bit.ly/94rcgk

Moscow begins to take video art seriously http://bit.ly/9SymHK

Popular stories from the week:

Follow in the footsteps of artists, starting with Turner, as artist trails come to the UK http://bit.ly/99Rydl

Art auctions dominated by an oddly cerebral approach http://nyti.ms/dD8il6 Surely the visual appearance of a work is vital?

A defunct Russian collective turns into an artist village http://nyti.ms/d9Bawj

The significance of weather in painting periods http://bit.ly/dou7po How does weather play a role in your art?

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

The Basel buzz – where video abounds and success visits http://nyti.ms/9QUrF0 for names both big and small http://bit.ly/9dnoZA

‘The muses who roared'; how Surrealism blossomed through the work of 3 amazing women whose work is now being brought to light http://bit.ly/9XbKFs

The Museum of African Art takes its place in the center of the NY #art world, in part thanks to one woman http://nyti.ms/dhlmmF

What next? Damien Hirst with his own art gallery? http://bit.ly/aR1qP7

Sharing rather than renting wholesale – Tyler Green on why the end of blockbuster shows is good for everyone http://bit.ly/a92HNW

Popular stories from the week:

An anthropologist analyzes the art world http://bit.ly/aOdMNt

MoMA produces it’s first iPhone app, giving you a Van Gogh that’ll fit into your pocket http://bit.ly/cPvBRk

The tricks of the trade London’s National Gallery uses to find fakes and discover more about masterpieces http://bit.ly/9rwfe6

Got time on your hands? Create your very own diamond-encrusted skull! Well, more or less… http://bit.ly/aY8gf4

Why modern art is ‘all in the mind’ http://bit.ly/cfF5Os Agree? Disagree? Discuss!

Art news round-up

Art news from around the world:

Australian artists unite in outrage as funds are recommended not to invest in the arts http://bit.ly/aAdsHW

Questions of funding become ever more important http://bit.ly/9qsKDD as cultural donations plunge http://bit.ly/ck8ebW

U.S. response to contemporary Iranian art is subdued as the market lags behind that elsewhere in the world http://bit.ly/cdCjSH

MoMA gears up for an exhibit that will make the most of its own collection http://bit.ly/b6sMML

Popular stories from the week:

A bit of scientific detective work deduces where Monet was standing when entranced by smog http://bit.ly/bTmgSE

Tired of your brush and palette knife? Try light painting! http://bit.ly/9MmFud

Stand out from the crowd: How to take a memorable photo of a waterfall http://bit.ly/cPzeFM

When Apple inspires art – http://bit.ly/aSSukj

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

The era of the Young British Artists is over – bring on the next big thing! http://bit.ly/9vuqFg

As LA MOCA’s new director takes over, a critic offers dos and don’ts http://bit.ly/9mznVZ

Trying to turn Florida fair into an international event http://bit.ly/bK3rdm

As the Paris #art scene moves back to the center, should we regret the passing of a hopeful gallery initiative? http://nyti.ms/bO2TNK

Art – increasingly shut out of schools in California http://bit.ly/cobuC7

Popular stories from the week:

Newly discovered Aboriginal painting may be one of the earliest in the world http://bit.ly/9KkmPM

Saturn’s icy moon returns photos of beauty http://bit.ly/aU6pZE

A kick start for art – a new project that seeks to support emerging artists and their projects http://bit.ly/cTqPnL

Visit the Met – and climb all over its newest exhibit! http://nyti.ms/9VsVcw

The unusual art parties of New York http://nyti.ms/bUQEOX I have to ask – has anyone been to one like this?

Art news round-up

News from around the art world:

Buzz surrounds Hong Kong art fair, as Western dealers try to work out how to appeal to new Asian buyers http://bit.ly/96AU35

The Chinese artist who likes money and is setting up a gallery sponsored by a bank http://nyti.ms/cr4py8

How much funding is good for the arts? The debate continues http://bit.ly/9IINPG

When too much familiarity can be a bad thing – why we need more distance from masterpieces http://bit.ly/d3zlMJ

Popular stories from the week:

Is Botticelli’s pastoral Venus and Mars really a not-so-innocent take on darker topics? http://bit.ly/dhhSQh

A lost master and his freemasonry http://nyti.ms/c9W9dR

Is Banksy’s latest success really a kiss of death? http://bit.ly/bnhJds

When design is just delightful http://nyti.ms/9MKHd9

Art news round-up

It’s been a busy week in the art world, so here are some headlines collected together for your weekly art update. As always, all comments and opinions are welcome!

News stories from around the art world:

Why the choice of the stolen French masterpieces was well-thought out http://bit.ly/9rNPGF and how it happened http://nyti.ms/dfJRjI

Where next, Vancouver Art Gallery? But no one knows – http://bit.ly/d1sfCA

Staying stoical in the face of cuts – the U.K. election aftermath http://bit.ly/98k5oa

Art criticism in China? It’s complicated. http://bit.ly/dcSwL7

Virginia gets a new fine art museum http://bit.ly/cgLA0E but where’s the art? http://bit.ly/9JXOqR

Popular stories from the week:

How to say ‘no, thank you’ to a potential museum donation http://bit.ly/cTYI9B

Why the European Enlightenment is officially over, in an ‘end of’ exhibition http://bit.ly/b9YjMS

And the Louvre’s second biggest draw is… huh? http://bit.ly/c8Domz

How jumping can be a photographic philosophy http://nyti.ms/dAoprl

Tired of painting on canvas? Try these interesting alternatives! http://bit.ly/bBJ06b

Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

The UK and its new culture secretary; a good guy http://bit.ly/d3Qxni but already looking at cuts http://bit.ly/9fr1MH

Postwar and contemporary art prove to be part of the wider art market http://nyti.ms/99B6Th

The Tate Modern’s birthday present to itself; the declaration that geography doesn’t matter http://bit.ly/aY0HHl

The hot legal topics – and pitfalls – for museums today http://bit.ly/b2FjUq

Key traits of a successful photojournalist; competitive, ruthless, and lucky. In a good way, mostly. http://bit.ly/abFniU

Popular stories from the week:

Art, plunder and why it’s pretty complicated nowadays http://bit.ly/9DFdfC

Using society as an ideas factory – conceptual art online http://n.pr/9U8g7w

The philosopher’s attempt to cure the public of a fear of Modernism http://bit.ly/b51h3F

Brazilian street art – I wish our streets were this much fun! http://bit.ly/ae74XB

And last but not least, a living landscape – the guy who treats his head like a canvas http://bit.ly/ctGLSB

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Art news round-up

News stories from around the art world:

The Australian love affair with public art – proud and popular (though still at risk from vandalism) http://bit.ly/aH9qU1

Has the Turner Prize lost its touch, or is it still valuable in today’s art world? http://bit.ly/dmKvPw

As art auctions return to boom-time mode, attention shifts to the money rather than the work http://nyti.ms/dr5Olx and not everyone is happy http://bit.ly/b4H4XZ

Street art takes on new streets in San Francisco http://nyti.ms/9inDKi Is this a sign of increased acceptance?

The Pompidou Metz wows with its opening show http://nyti.ms/aZB1km and impresses with its architecture- see slide show http://bit.ly/9JsqkA

Popular stories from the week:

A tattered portrait which never impressed its owners might turn out to be a da Vinci self portrait http://bit.ly/apGRxA while a not-so-fake-after-all Raphael is set to rake in the cash http://bit.ly/9gvcIc

So what is sound art, anyway? http://bit.ly/a2VH8E All thoughts appreciated!

The melons of LACMA and “a triumph of human-plant collaboration.” Seriously. http://bit.ly/944QMX

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