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Trustee David Ross Revealed as Buyer of Royal Opera House Hockney – ARTnews.com

Last month, a prized David Hockney portrait from the holdings of the financially strapped London Royal Opera House brought in £12.8 million ($16.9 million) when it sold at Christie’s. Some mourned the fact that the work would now disappear from public view, but it now seems those concerns were misplaced. A new Art Newspaper report reveals that the buyer of Hockney’s Portrait of Sir ...

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Angelina Jolie Will Direct Biopic About Photographer Don McCullin – ARTnews.com

Angelina Jolie has been tapped to direct a biopic about celebrated British war photographer Don McCullin. The film is titled Unreasonable Behaviour, after McCullin’s acclaimed autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his exploits covering international conflict. BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Gregory Burk has adapted the book into a screenplay, while Hardy Son & Baker, which is run by actor Tom Hardy and Dean Baker, will ...

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Museums Are Closing, But Their Websites Are Only Growing Stronger – ARTnews.com

A quick glance at the New York Times‘s latest coronavirus map shows that several states are under near total lockdown. That means their art museums are closed—but it doesn’t mean there still aren’t ways to experience them without setting foot in their doors. Below is a carefully curated list from ARTnews of specific online features from some of the closed museums that are guaranteed ...

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You Don’t Need to Wait for Black Friday to Get Deals on Art Supplies – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving when many US retailers offer deep discounts on their wares, marks the start of the holiday shopping season. This year, it falls on November 27, but stores are already posting holiday bargains and early Black Friday sales. ...

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Newly Discovered Jesus Drawing May Be a True Leonardo da Vinci – ARTnews.com

A drawing that was in a private collection for years has been attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian-language newspaper La Stampa reports that Annalisa Di Maria, a scholar who has worked with UNESCO’s Florence division, believes an image of Jesus found by a collector in Lecco to be the work of one of the Renaissance’s most high-profile artists. Di Maria told La Stampa ...

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Fashion Designer Prabal Gurung Talks Art, Activism, Feminine Power – ARTnews.com

“The biggest thing one can have is courage—to tell one’s own story, to be themselves,” fashion design Prabal Gurung told Brooke Jaffe for “ARTnews Live,” our ongoing IGTV series of interviews with a range of creatives. Gurung speaks about art, activism, and the importance of emphasizing feminine power in his work. The designer celebrates 10 years of his brand with a new book named ...

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Pace Takes Over Blain Southern’s Former Gallery Space in London – ARTnews.com

New York’s Pace Gallery has announced plans to relocate its London outpost to 4 Hanover Square in Mayfair, the former home of the now-defunct Blain Southern gallery. Pace has occupied a space at 6 Burlington Gardens inside the Royal Academy building since 2012. According to a report in the Financial Times, the gallery is slated to inaugurate its new space next fall. In addition ...

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Art Plant Asia’s ‘Hare Way Object’ Show at Seoul’s Deoksugung Palace – ARTnews.com

Deoksugung Palace in Seoul has lived many lives. A residence for members of the royal family during the Joseon dynasty, it became a refuge for King Seonjo in the late 1500s after a Japanese invasion laid waste to nearby palaces. At the start of the 20th century, Emperor Gojong added a Western-style residence, and the sylvan grounds became a park a few years later, ...

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Cantor Arts Center Director Resigns After Investigation—and More News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News Susan Dackerman, the director of Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center, has resigned “under pressure after a lengthy investigation revealed a toxic work culture with heavy staff turnover and low morale.”  A Nazi-looted Pissarro painting was to go on view at an Oklahoma museum through a landmark restitution deal. Now the heiress who inherited the painting has changed her mind, ...

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