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02/23/2017 at 12:27. Facebook
Falomir joined the #Prado in 1997 as the head of the department for pre-1700 Italian and French paintings and has organised major exhibitions on Titian, Tintoretto, Renaissance portraiture and Raphael. Museo Nacional del Prado

Italian Renaissance specialist Miguel Falomir chosen to head up Prado
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02/23/2017 at 11:39. Facebook
As the National Endowment for the Arts faces an uncertain future, arts groups are bracing for the loss of federal grants that support hundreds of exhibitions, performances, residencies and local arts councils each year. #Trump

What defunding the NEA would mean for US museums
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On the road with Culturunners: "I documented the stars I found and interviewed local people associated with them. I wanted to understand what the star meant to them, and act as a bridge between cultures."

We are all made of stars: a Moroccan artist’s search for a familiar...
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yesterday at 22:29. Facebook
Nada's celebration of drag is “very timely” and goes hand-in-hand with the fair's donation of 50% of ticket proceeds to the ACLU, says Nada's executive director

Nada kicks it up a notch
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yesterday at 21:30. Facebook
Although Argentina’s economy has kept it from engaging with international markets, art has quietly flourished in the isolation.

Argentina ends years of isolation
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Details of some of the artists’ projects have already been revealed. They include an underwater bridge by the Turkish artist Ayse Erkmen, a mobile phone work by Bunte, and a dance performance in the Hall of Peace by the Romanian artist Alexandra Pirici.

Münster Sculpture Projects 2017 unveils artist line-up
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Kéré’s tree-like wooden pavilion takes its inspiration from the natural meeting point in Gando, his home village. Serpentine Galleries

Francis Kéré becomes first African architect to win Serpentine Pavilion commission
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The race is now on to crowdfund just under £1m in 28 days for this striking addition to the south London landscape. #Bowie #Brixton

Bowie to be honoured in Brixton with three-storey steel ZiggyZag
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Thomas Kaplan, a New York entrepreneur, owns nearly a third of the #Rembrandt paintings in private hands. They go on show at the Musée du Louvre today before heading to China and Louvre Abu Dhabi.

The New York entrepreneur behind the biggest private Rembrandt collection
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yesterday at 11:49. Facebook
“It is important to us not to have random contemporary shows but [to open] a new perspective on the historical works that people see in the Galleria Uffizi.” #Museum #Uffizi #DaVinci

Leonardo’s Adoration of the Magi returns to Uffizi after restoration
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LD50 gallery maintains that “the role of art is to provide a vehicle for the free exploration of ideas, even and perhaps especially where these are challenging, controversial or indeed distasteful”. #altright

Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing ‘alt-right’ and ‘racist’ art
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yesterday at 10:22. Facebook
#Review: Andres Veiel’s #film, which premiered last week at the Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival, is the most extensive revisiting of Joseph #Beuys art and life for a general public

Beuys the myth, more than the artist, explained in new documentary
The Art Newspaper
02/21/2017 at 23:31. Facebook
The New York-based artist will make his feature film directorial debut with an adaptation of Richard Wright's 1940 novel Native Son

Rashid Johnson in the director’s chair
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02/21/2017 at 20:25. Facebook
The three men were also ordered to jointly pay €104m to the city of Paris, which owns the paintings. The works have yet to be located.

‘Spider-man’ and accomplices sentenced in Paris museum theft
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02/21/2017 at 18:11. Facebook
Meanwhile, another arty animal has come to our attention: Richelieu the cat has been spotted loitering around the Musée du Louvre.

Rembrandt’s dog and the Louvre’s cat
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02/21/2017 at 13:50. Facebook
“Encased within the sarcophagus will be a sculptural rendering of Lenin made using a process of depth-mapping.” La Biennale di Venezia GRAD Factum Arte #Lenin #VeniceBiennale

Installation in Venice to re-imagine Lenin’s tomb within Malevich’s black cube
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02/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
“#Germany must do everything to clarify the personal fates of persecuted people like Elsa Cohen, who saw themselves forced into selling artworks at that time, and return them to the heirs with no ifs or buts.” #Restitution #Pissarro #Menzel #Gurlitt

Menzel drawing and Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove are restituted to heirs
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02/21/2017 at 11:56. Facebook
As Tristram Hunt starts his new job at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Maria Balshaw joins the Tate in June, we look at some of the hurdles they will be facing. #Museums #London

The biggest challenges facing London’s new museum directors
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02/21/2017 at 10:59. Facebook
“At the end of the day, Moore was a humanitarian. His work was all about finding a way for #Modernism to speak to the issues of mankind and humanity.” San Diego Museum of Art #HenryMoore #refugees #conservation

String theory: Spanish refugees inspired Henry Moore’s 1930s stringed sculptures
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02/20/2017 at 21:17. Facebook
The Broad MSU plans to partner with around 50 top architects to design and build birdhouses on the grounds of the museum and in the surrounding community

Avian architecture at the Broad MSU