The US Justice department has filed an action against Hobby Lobby for importing ancient artifacts from Iraq — artifacts that not only represent the most precious of the country’s heritage,… More ›
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In the latest art crime, a so-called ‘Picasso” has just been seized in Eastern Turkey, along with several other works believed to belong to a museum in Iraq.
No art fair anywhere is ever quite so spectacular as TEFAF Maastricht, richly loaded with the masterpieces of human history, with the craftsmanship that defines man’s lust for beauty —… More ›
Jesse Krimes, whom I’ve written about here, is one of the very few artists in history to have had major museum exhibitions before ever showing in a commercial gallery. But after showing at the… More ›
In tribute to those whose lives were touched by the attack at Ataturk Airport,
They call it a “paper monument for the paperless” — an art project that brings humanity to the refugee crisis created by Islamist terrorist groups in the Middle East. The idea,… More ›
Wafaa Bilal’s “168.01” aims to rebuild Iraq’s culture – through a unique marriage of books, art, performance, and the help of those who share his vision.
Because there aren’t enough art fairs already. Because being the world’s biggest art fair isn’t enough. Because being the most celebrated art fair isn’t enough. Because they… More ›
After a long hiatus, in part the result of other work, in part the result of lengthy battles with my computer, this month will mark the restart of posts to this blog. Stay tuned.
Already the press releases and the headlines are beginning: “Here is what you’ll see at Art Chicago.” “Here is what will be available for sale at Frieze.”