Museum Show Full Of Fake Kandinsky And Malevich Paintings, Argue Experts

The Museum of Fine Arts in the Belgian city of Ghent is hosting an exhibition of 20th-century Russian avant-garde works – attributed to Popova, Rodchenko, Goncharova, Malevich, Kandinsky, and others – from the private foundation of a Russian businessman and collector. A group of scholars and professionals argue in an open letter that these works […]

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Virtual Reality Comes To Art (But Who Owns – Controls – What?)

Legal questions about ownership of virtual public spaces were thrown into sharp relief in October when Snapchat partnered with Koons to allow users to project his balloon sculptures in ­specific sites around the world using augmented reality (AR). In protest against an “augmented reality corporate invasion”, the artist Sebastian Errazuriz “graffiti-bombed” one of the works […]

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Beirut Has A New Civil War Museum, But Many In Lebanon Are Not Interested

Differing opinions on Beit Beirut, the new museum in a building harmed by the 15-year civil war: “‘If the architects think that thing is meant to represent me, then they’re wrong,’ said Saad Youssef, looking up at the building last week. ‘It’s ugly. They should tear it down.’ His friend Mustafa Khattib disagreed. ‘It has […]

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