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Artists Residences: The Artagon House Awaits its Future Residents!

28 November 2022 - 10:12
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By La Gazette Drouot

Artists and researchers are invited to send an application before December 4 to become a resident of the Artagon house, in Vitry-aux-Loges (Loiret). Founded by Anna Labouze and Keimis Henni, the association offers a variety of programs: exhibitions, production assistance, grants and training.

Hindman Auctions Is Going to the Dogs

28 November 2022 - 08:50
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By La Gazette Drouot

The Chicago-based auction house will be auctioning 14 dog portraits from the the collection of Florida-based collector and philanthropist Frances Scaife. The comprenshive collection features work dating to the 19th century by both American and English artists like John Sargent Noble, Maud Earl and Alexander Pope.

San Francisco: New Bernice Bing Exhibition

25 November 2022 - 22:45
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By La Gazette Drouot

The American Chinese artist was active in the Bay Area art scene between the late 1950s and 1960s. A new exhibition at the Asian Art Museum entitled “Into View: Bernice Bing,” which displays 20 of her paintings, now explores the different phases of her artistic journey. On view through June 26. (TAN)

Art Basel Miami is Shaping Up to Be a Memorable Edition

25 November 2022 - 21:14
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By La Gazette Drouot

Art Basel Miami is gearing up to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its presence in the US, with what will probably be the most important editions in its history. The fair will feature 282 exhibitors (29 more than last year) from 38 countries—half from the Americas—at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Mexico: Dealer Mariane Ibrahim to Open Gallery

25 November 2022 - 20:27
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By La Gazette Drouot

With two-name sake galleries in Chicago and Paris, Mariane Ibrahim will open a third space in Mexico City next February. The opening of the gallery has been planned to coincide with the country’s main art fair, Zona Marco. The two-level, 10,000 sq. feet space will first host a solo show of Clotilde Jiménez. (Artnews)

Auction: Marilyn Monroe Is Once Again in the Spotlight

25 November 2022 - 19:11
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By La Gazette Drouot

More than 175 items that belonged to the Hollywood icon, including a letter from her father, will be offered by Julien's Auctions and TCM. The sale will take place live on December 17 and 18 in Beverly Hills, California.

Paris: Gallery Owners Sentenced To Jail

25 November 2022 - 17:24
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By La Gazette Drouot

On November 18, a judge found Anne and Herbert Pfeffer guilty of dealing in dozens of stolen Picasso prints and drawings. The owners of the Paris-based gallery Belle et Belle have been sentenced to prison and will be barred from dealing art for five years thereafter. The gallery will also be dissolved. (Artnews)

Myanmar: Military Junta Release Artist Htein Lin

25 November 2022 - 16:18
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By La Gazette Drouot

The outspoken Myanmar artist Htein Lin, and his wife VIcky Bowman, have been released from Yangon’s Insein Prison. It comes after the Tatmadow junta announced the release of 5,775 male and 676 female political prisoners from the 16,248 people detained since the coup. Lin is a well-known freedom advocate. (TAN)

In a First, Balenciaga Offered a Bench Designed by Tejo Remy

25 November 2022 - 15:50
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By La Gazette Drouot

Fashion brand Balenciaga has offered a $45,000 bench from its flagship store designed by the Dutch artist Tejo Remy. In collaboration with the brand’s creative director, Deana, Remy reimagined one of his iconic designs “Rag Chair.” Three versions of the bench, differing in size and price, sold out immediately. (Artnet)

French Team to Build Replica of William the Conqueror’s Warship

25 November 2022 - 14:06
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By La Gazette Drouot

William, Duke of Normandy, set sail to Engin his vast flagship named La Mora on September 27, 1066. He then invaded and conquered England. Now, a historical society from Normandy will recreate that same ship as depicted in the Bayeux tapestry, a 70-meter (229 ft) embroiled account of the Norman conquest. (TheGuardian)

Fernando Campana, A Leading Figure in Contemporary Brazilian Design Has Passed Away

25 November 2022 - 13:27
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By La Gazette Drouot

The Campana studio announced his passing, at age 61. The cause of death was not revealed. Champion of a colorfully playful design "drawn from the street", Campana worked with his brother Humberto - the duo made an imprint on a whole generation of designers.

New York: Joan Mitchell at David Zwirner

25 November 2022 - 12:17
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By La Gazette Drouot

An exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in Manhattan features 18 works by American artist and Abstract Expressionist, Joan Mitchell. In a career that spanned almost four decades, the exhibition, which features a range of canvases dating from 1979 to 1985, traces a short period in her later development. (NYT)

The Palace of Versailles Unveils the Restored Desk of Louis XIV

25 November 2022 - 10:10
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By La Gazette Drouot

This jewel of late 17th-century furniture designed by Oppenordt is on display in the Salon de l'Abondance. It is one of the rare pieces of furniture by Louis XIV - along with its counterpart, preserved at the Met - that has come down to us.

Paris: Frederic Castaing Is Closing His Gallery

25 November 2022 - 09:47
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By La Gazette Drouot

The specialist in autographs and manuscripts, heir to the prestigious Maison Charavay, had opened his gallery at 30, rue Jacob in 1980. He was president of the Compagnie nationale des experts from 2014 to 2021. His collaborator Céline Bertin will join Pingel Rare Books.

Portland Museum of Art Shortlists Four Designs for Expansion

25 November 2022 - 08:59
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By La Gazette Drouot

The Portland Museum of Art (PMA) in Maine is accepting public feedback on the proposed designs by the four finalists jostling to oversee the museum’s major expansion project. The proposed models and drawings are on view at the PMA through December 11, and visitors are encouraged to give their thoughts. (TAN)

Acquisition: A Masterpiece by Herman Doomer Head to the Rijksmuseum

24 November 2022 - 22:45
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By La Gazette Drouot

The Amsterdam museum has acquired a monumental cabinet in ebony inlaid with mother-of-pearl, made by the most important Dutch cabinetmaker of the 17th century, whose portrait was immortalized by Rembrandt (Met). It will be on display in the Rijksmuseum's Gallery of Honor until March 14.

Puerto Rican Art Exhibition to Open at the Whitney Museum

24 November 2022 - 21:18
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By La Gazette Drouot

“No Existe Un Mondo Poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria” opened yesterday at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Featuring the works of 20 artists from Puerto Rico and the broader Diaspora, the exhibition examines the political, economic and cultural impacts of Hurricane Maria.

Germany: Gold Coins Worth “Several Million” Stolen from Museum

24 November 2022 - 20:29
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By La Gazette Drouot

In what appears to be a complex operation, where local telephone and internet connections were disrupted, thieves have heisted a cache of Celtic coins from the Celtic and Roman Museum in Manching, Bavaria. The collection of 450 coins, discovered in 1991, dates back to the third century BCE. (TheGuardian)

Spain: Archaeologists Discover Fragments of Egyptian Goddess

24 November 2022 - 19:24
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By La Gazette Drouot

Discovered at the 2,700-year-old site of Cerro de San Vicente in Spain’s central region, the artifact is believed to be a piece of a larger image of the goddess Hathor, the daughter of the Egyptian sun god, Ra. The team from the University of Salamanca also found amulets, painted ceramics and other motifs. (Artnews)

London: Hew Locke Commission at the Tate

24 November 2022 - 18:22
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By La Gazette Drouot

British sculptor, Hew Locke, has unveiled a new commission piece entitled The Procession at the Tate in London. With influences from both Indian and Indo-Caribbean cultures in the costumes of the figures parading in the expansive sculpture, the artist considers the installation piece an “extended poem.”