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Art World Roundup: galleries turn to a restaurant reservation app, the #GettyChallenge gets a book deal, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup brings more art news revolving around COVID-19, including the cancellation of another fair and a novel use of Tock, what the Getty plans for the […]

Art World Roundup: toilet roll, antiquites in Germany, and art-loving gerbils

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover antiquities with uncertain pasts, a case of restitution, toilet roll art, and an art gallery… for gerbils.  Thousands head to the Huangshan […]

Why should the art world be concerned about the prevalence of export bans?

Five years after he dramatically attempted to smuggle a rare Pablo Picasso painting out of Spain, Jaime Botín— the ex-president of Spanish financial institution Bankinter—has been sentenced to three years […]

Picasso, the great Mediterranean

There’s no doubt that Picasso was a Mediterranean in his soul: the colours and themes of his work were a response to the call of the South, and the painter’s […]

Monet’s ‘Meules’ goes for $110 million despite an underwhelming evening at Sotheby’s

At Sotheby’s New York on the evening of May 14th, one of Claude Monet’s iconic haystack paintings set a new record for Impressionists. After more than eight minutes of continuous […]

Sculpture and photography, film and painting: is travelling between art forms completely permissible?

The arrival of spring is also promising for artists. On Thursday April 4 at Gallery Bigaignon (Passage de Retz, 9 rue Charlot) Henri Foucault opened an exhibition featuring some new […]

Stolen Picasso found by the ‘Indiana Jones of art’

Arthur Brand has done it again. Just a couple of weeks ago, the Dutch art detective turned Picasso’s 1938 painting Buste de Femme (Dora Maar) over to an insurance company, […]