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$86 M. Basquiat Makes Bullish Return, Bringing Phillips Evening Sale to Historic High $226 M. – ARTnews.com

While this year’s edition of Frieze New York may have drawn crowds to The Shed on Wednesday, Phillips joined the action staging an evening sale dedicated to 20th century and contemporary art that brought in a collective $226 million—marking the largest total in the company’s history. That figure was nearly double last year’s equivalent sale total of $118 million. Of the 36 works offered, ...

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Glasgow to Return Benin Bronzes as Part of the Largest Repatriation – ARTnews.com

Politicians in Glasgow have voted to return 17 Benin Bronzes in the city’s holdings, joining a host of international organizations that have taken steps to give back related objects over the past year. Last week, the Glasgow City Council elected to send the works back to Nigeria as part of a bulk repatriation of objects from Scottish museums. That repatriation, which also includes objects ...

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Finland to Return Detained Art to Russia—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 THE WAR IN UKRAINE. Finland said that it is releasing artworks it had detained that were en route to Russian museums after appearing in shows in Italy and Japan, Graham Bowley reports in the New York Times . Halting the transport of the works last week, Finnish customs officials had cited sanctions against Russia. Relinquishing the works, ...

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Peaky Blinders return to Birmingham in art mural to raise money for Birmingham Children’s hospital

A 50-metre mural has been created from original oil paintings featuring the stars of Peaky Blinders in Birmingham.The artwork adorns the wall outside New Street station, to raise money for Birmingham Children's Hospital.Main stars of the hit show including Thomas Shelby and Aunt Polly, are part of the art insulation. Steven Knight, the Birmingham born writer said: “I am incredibly proud and honoured that Peaky Blinders ...

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Seoul Museum Rejects Art Loan Return to Russia Amid Ukraine War – ARTnews.com

A museum in Seoul, South Korea has declined a request to return a group of 63 works by Russian avant-garde artists on loan from the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts in Russia. It is the latest tension to arise between international cultural institutions and their counterparts in Russia following the country’s war on Ukraine. The traveling exhibition for which the works were loaned, “Kandinsky, ...

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Editors’ Picks: 12 Events for Your Art Calendar, From the Return of Asia Week IRL to an Anti-Patriarchy Billboard Blitz

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Tuesday, March 15 Barbara Chase-Riboud, Malcolm X #3, (1969), 125th Anniversary acquisition. Purchased with funds contributed by Regina and Ragan A. Henry, and with funds ...

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Russia’s Hermitage Museum Is Demanding the Early Return of Loans It Made to Italian Museums

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, is seeking the early return several key loans to museums in Milan and Rome. The news, which comes as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its second week, was first reported in English by the Guardian. The request for the returns was made in writing by Hermitage director Mikhail Piotrovsky, and comes directly from the Russian ministry of culture, according ...

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Popular Hertford Art Trail that pairs local artists with high street shops set to return

The popular Hertford Art Trail which brings together local artists and high street businesses will return this spring. The trail, organised by the town council as part of the Hertford Arts Festival, attracts up to 40 talented artists who showcase and sell their artwork within a prime town centre location for a month-long period. Pop-up art exhibition venues, from bars and cafés to beauty ...

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