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ISIS Destroys A Future For The Arts (And Humanity)

A "Wish Tree" burns in Gezi Park, destroyed by Turkish police, in Istanbul 2013

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Collector Bert Kreuk vs Danh Vo: The Battle Continues

Following my previous posting on the case before the Dutch courts between collector Bert Kreuk and Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo, I received a statement from the artist, sent on his behalf by his New  York dealer, Marian Goodman.

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On Art Markets, Art Collecting, And “Flipping”: Bert Kreuk Responds

Bert Kreuk

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The Big, Shiny Flop of Jeff Koons At The Whitney

Jeff Koons, One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series), 1985. Collection of B. Z. and Michael Schwartz. ©Jeff Koons.

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No, CUNY Law School, Terrorists Are Not Artists

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In Istanbul, Turkish Sculptors Find A Place In The Sun

>40, terrace exhibition installation view

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As Iraq Shatters, One Iraqi Artist’s Works Unite

A. Alkadhi, "Mariam, headphones and book" 2014

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More Warhol And Haring Fakes Emerge. Are You Still Buying Art Online?

You would think that the seemingly endless stream of stories about fakes and forgeries would be enough – the Beltracchi affair, with up to 300 forged paintings

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Beatrix Ruf’s Plans At The Stedelijk Amsterdam

The Art Newspaper recently ran a terrific interview with Beatrix Ruf, the newly-appointed director of the Stedelijk Amsterdam. And from the sound of things, Amsterdam can finally look forward to the renaissance of what was once one of the great museums of Modern and Contemporary art.

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Private Museums May Be The Wave of the Future: But Is There A Future for Private Museums?

Sevda, Ayda, Canda, and Can Elgiz at the Elgiz Museum for Contemporary Art

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