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2009-05-08 15:03:39

A rule published by ICE this week could have devastating effects on art schools, where there are often a large number of international students enrolled

London’s New Scene: Art and Culture of the 1960s by Lisa Tickner is as elegantly handsome as David Hemmings in a pair of white jeans

Art Basel in Miami Beach will waive the 75% booth fee charge for dealers who pull out of the event after 1 August  @Art Basel

From the archive, March 2008: Why the US military's proposal to dispose of Saddam Hussein’s Victory Monument is misguided

UPDATE: ⁦ @Contemporary Art Soc⁩ announces its latest Rapid Response Fund acquisitions: a room-scale installation by Sonia Boyce for ⁦⁦ @Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art⁩ and two works by Shawanda Corbett for ⁦ @The Harris

The criminal case accusing Yves Bouvier of fraud and money laundering has been definitively dismissed by a Monaco court

Keith Haring: Street Art Boy debuted recently on  @BBC Two and uses unheard interviews to document Haring's upbringing and work.

Norway plans to demolish the Brutalist Y Block Government building, which features Pablo Picasso’s murals, sandblasted into a concrete skin in collaboration with the Norwegian artist Carl Nesjar.

A painting considered one of Bernado Bellotto’s major masterpieces is to be auctioned by  @Sotheby's after it was restituted to the heirs of Jewish retail magnate Max Emden

The  @Musée Rodin is relying on its right to sell bronze cast editions of Auguste Rodin's sculptures in order to offset part of the financial loss caused by the coronavirus crisis.

A panel has proposed dissolving the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, the organisation that oversees 15 Berlin museum collections as well as archives, libraries and research institutes.

A number of artists in Hong Kong are making plans to leave the city, fearing that the newly enacted national security law will restrict freedom of expression and increase self-censorship.

The adjustments to the sudden realities of a pandemic have been of varying extremes

From the archive, September 1999: The complicated history behind Berlin's Holocaust Memorial

Many dealers are wondering if it is worth the steep rent to stay in New York

A number of high-profile artists and galleries, including Pace, Gagosian, David Zwirner and Jeff Koons, have received up to $5m in coronavirus relief funds

Three of Canada’s biggest art institutions in Ontario have either re-opened or will do so in the very near future

In 1972 Henri Cartier-Bresson was asked to select his Grand Jeu—a group of works that the great French photographer, the creator of the term “decisive moment”, considered to be his own “master collection”  @Palazzo Grassi

Comment | If we want more artists like Khadija Saye, we need to give young BAME people the help they need

The British MP  @David Lammy and the mayor of Kensington and Chelsea, Gerard Hargreaves, were among those gathered in west London to mark the unveiling of works by Khadija Saye, the young British-Gambian artist who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017

The organisers of  @FIAC insist that the 47th edition of the Modern and contemporary art fair will go ahead this autumn in Paris despite ongoing uncertainty about art world events in the wake of the coronavirus crisis

Will “investment-grade” artists such as Christopher Wool and Rudolf Stingel fall off the market pedestal in the 2020s, as George Romney and Thomas Lawrence did in the 1930s? asks  @Scott Reyburn

France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, has nominated a new culture minister, Roselyne Bachelot, in today's cabinet reshuffle

Diary | "There was a welcome reminder of happier associations with Wuhan on the foreshore of the River Thames last night when Richard Wilson and Anne Bean used their wide range of Wuhan cymbals to salute both the full moon and the low tide"

Cultural institutions from Amsterdam to Utrecht will work together to advance diversity and inclusion in programming, audiences and staff  @Rijksmuseum  @Formerly known as Witte de With CCA  @Museum Rembrandthuis  @Stedelijk Museum  @Van Gogh Museum  @Van Abbemuseum  @Centraal Museum

Heritage organisations such as the  @National Trust rely on visitors for most of their income—but they have been staying away  @National Trust for Scotland  @Historic Royal Palaces

Despite euphoria over the UK government’s coronavirus £1.57bn rescue package for the arts, it remains unclear how museums will fare.

A 15th-century Persian Quran manuscript quietly made a big new auction record for an Islamic manuscript when it sold in June at  @Christie's London for £7m

Christoph Wiesner, the newly appointed director of the  @Arles, les Rencontres de la photographie photography festival, has promised a “less is more” approach

Top five this week | Will private detective Arthur Brand’s images of the stolen Van Gogh painting lead to a recovery?

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