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.
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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 ›
Collector Bert Kreuk responds to Danh Vo’s abusive remarks with a challenge to the artist.
In the Bert Kreuk-Danh Vo case, some things aren’t quite what they seem. Kreuk says he wants to set the record straight – and find a solution that works for all.
It takes a unique combination of chutzpah and talent to turn the universal symbol of unity and peace into a message of anti-Semitism and hatred. But perhaps that’s to be expected when a… More ›
Funny thing: When Muslims do it, conservative Americans howl “censorship” and “surrender.” (Note: Link in Dutch.)
Jesse Krimes spent his time in prison making art. It saved his life. Now, it brings new life to our own.
In the face of destruction by jihadists and Muslim extremists, it’s the art market that is turning out the hero.
Running down the Zero hype at TEFAF 2015
Is Holland really so free? Not when it comes to art: two photographs are censored from a city hall exhibition.
What to watch for in 2015-cultural trends for the year ahead