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Bipartisan Bill Would Offer $300 Million Worth of Grants for the Arts – ARTnews.com

The Creative Economy Revitalization Act (CERA), a new bipartisan bill that was introduced in August and brought before the Senate last Wednesday, will bring $300 million to workers in the creative economy if it is passed. CERA was first conceived of by New Mexico Democrat Representative Teresa Leger Fernández and California Republican Representative Jay Obernolte to address the job losses suffered in the arts ...

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Picasso’s Daughter Trades Nine Artworks with France to Settle Tax Bill – ARTnews.com

France is set to receive nine artworks by Pablo Picasso as part of an arrangement between his daughter, Maya Ruiz-Picasso, and the French government. The group of works—six paintings, two sculptures, and a sketchbook—were donated by Ruiz-Picasso to help settle an inheritance tax bill, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said during a press conference Monday at the Picasso Museum in Paris. “It is ...

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The Artwork That Saved Bill Murray’s Life—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IN A BIG WIN FOR NEANDERTHALS, a new paper marshals fresh research that they painted stalagmites in a cave near Málaga, Spain, more than 60,000 years ago (before modern humans were in Europe). The theory has been debated since it was proposed in 2018, the Guardian reports; some scholars have maintained the ocher patches occurred naturally on the rocks. ...

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A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

Earlier this month, the White House reportedly reached an agreement with Hunter Biden’s art dealer stipulating that all information related to the sale of the First Son’s artwork—including prices and the names of buyers—would be kept confidential.  It was said that the agreement would prevent bad actors from buying works of art as a way to curry favor with the president. But the move ...

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Amid Hunter Biden art scandal, GOP rep introduces transparency bill targeting POTUS family members

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., is set to introduce a bill aimed at having the president and vice president disclose their non-dependent children's finances as President Biden's son prepares to attend art shows where he could meet potential buyers of his paintings.Fox News exclusively obtained Waltz’s bill, the Preventing Anonymous Income by Necessitating Transparency of Executive Relatives (PAINTER) Act, which will require that presidents ...

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Facing $11B tax bill, Samsung heirs donate mass art trove

SEOUL – Samsung’s founding family will donate tens of thousands of rare artworks, including Picassos and Dalis, and give hundreds of millions of dollars to medical research to help them pay a massive inheritance tax following last year’s death of chairman Lee Kun-Hee.The Lee family, including his wife and three children, expects to pay more than 12 trillion won ($10.8 billion) in taxes related ...

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Steelers President Art Rooney II Congratulates Alan Faneca, Bill Nunn On Pro Football Hall Of Fame Elections – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Following Alan Faneca’s and Bill Nunn’s being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was among those to offer congratulations to the former offensive lineman and scout. Rooney said in part that Faneca was a unique player in that he was “big and strong,” but also praised Faneca’s mobility. A ...

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State senator files bill calling for legal action in connection with secret art collection inside Harris County shed

HOUSTON – State Sen. Paul Bettencourt says he is putting pressure on the District Attorney’s Kim Ogg Office over a nearly year-long investigation into African art being stored on taxpayers’ dime inside of a shed in Commissioner Rodney Ellis’ Precinct One.“If the local District Attorney won’t do anything about it, then we give concurrent jurisdiction to the AG and they can file charges,” Bettencourt ...

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