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Art Industry News: After a Protracted Battle, a Dutch Museum Returns a Kandinsky to a Jewish Collector’s Heirs + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 20. NEED-TO-READ Former U.S. Ambassador Sues Auction House Exec – The former U.S. ambassador to France, Craig Stapleton, has filed a lawsuit against Rodica Stewart, the chief executive of French auctioneer Tajan. He ...

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John Leslie Art Prize returns to Gippsland for 2022 with psychedelic colour

Pops of colour and imaginative places reign supreme in the 20th edition of the prestigious biennial landscape art prize founded by gallery founder, arts patron, and philanthropist John Leslie."The show as a whole just looks spectacular," Gippsland Art Gallery director Simon Gregg said."Colour reigns this year, there is so much colour in here you kind of need sunglasses just to come in."Of the 455 John ...

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The Netherlands Returns 343 Pre-Hispanic Artifacts to Panama – ARTnews.com

The Netherlands has returned a trove of pre-Hispanic artifacts to Panama, aiding the country as it works toward its goal of reclaiming looted cultural heritage from international collections. Some 343 ceramic objects were returned on August 29 in what Panama’s Foreign Minister, Erika Mouynes, has called the “largest repatriation of archaeological pieces in the history of Central America.” The Foreign Ministry also reported that another repatriation of heritage objects is ...

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the art market returns to strong growth in the West

PARIS, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global turnover from Fine Art auction sales increased by 8.8% in H1 2022, despite another wave of Covid-19 in China. Artprice counted a record number of auction transactions around the world and observes a growing enthusiasm for works by artists from the second half of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century, whose prices are highly ...

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Museum of the Bible Returns Ancient Looted Gospel To Greek Monastery – ARTnews.com

The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. returned a more than 1,000-year-old handwritten gospel to the Greek Orthodox Church on Tuesday. It was transferred to an Eastern Orthodox Church during a private ceremony in New York. The manuscript, which had been looted from a Greek Monastery in World War I and was acquired by the museum at a Christie’s auction in 2011, is ...

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