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Exactly what Art Basel Miami Beach will be like.

Exactly what Art Basel Miami Beach will be like.

On Art Basel Miami Beach’s “unfulfilled promise” of making Miami a world class art destination. [The New York Times]

James B. Stewart called around and asked about the value of art. Are art works like CDOs? Not really, it is determined. [The New York Times]

Here’s an interview with Peter Marino ahead of his being fêted in Miami with a show at the Bass Museum. [The Wall Street Journal]

“Sanctions are killing Russia’s appetite for art.” Oh no! [Artnet News]

D.T. Max profiles Hans Ulrich Obrist. [The New Yorker]

And Hans Ulrich Obrist is in talks with La Monnaie de Paristo recreate his historic “Take Me (I’m Yours)” exhibition, which debuted at London’s Serpentine Gallery in 1995. [The Art Newspaper]

A work by Banksy will be for sale at the Art Miami this week. [The New York Times]

The finances of most top American museums have recovered to where they were before the 2008 financial crisis. [Barron’s]

The Kunstmuseum Bern is receiving generally high marks for its handling of the disputed collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, though some question the wisdom of its three-month deadline on researching the works he kept in his Salzburg “ruin of a house.” Also, a Pissarro from that collection has been identified as a work looted by the Nazis. [The New York Times]

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