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Pictures at an Exhibition
Khaldoun Chichakli, The beauty Hamidiya bazaar in past days, 2003, watercolor. COURTESY GREEN ART GALLERY, DUBAI

‘Khaldoun Chichakli: Damascenes’ at Green Art Gallery, Dubai

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Khaldoun Chichakli: Damascenes” is currently on view at Green Art Gallery in Dubai and showcases a variety of woodcuts and drawings from the Syrian artist. The exhibition provides … Read More


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Cacti at the Huntington Library Desert Botanical Garden.


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Morning Links: Cactus Omelette Edition

Matthew Darbyshire’s “Suite” at Lisa Cooley in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]Here’s a review of “Alec Soth: Songbook”  on view at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibition shows photographs taken on the artist’s multi-year road trip, during which he took on the role of … Read More


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Portrait of a Young Girl (1620-23), by Rubens.

Morning Links: Clara Serena Rubens Edition

A portrait of Rubens’ 12-year-old daughter Clara Serena, which was recently deaccessioned by the Met, is going to be housed at the Rubenshuis in Antwerp. It was previously attributed to a follower of Rubens, and estimated at $20,000-$30,000 in 2013. It will … Read More


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A scene from Pac-Man. 


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Morning Links: Video Game Edition

The Toledo Museum of Art will return a 450-year-old astrolabe to the German museum from where it was likely stolen. [ABC News]Rothschild heirs are donating 186 works of their formerly Nazi-looted art to the Museum of Fine Arts. [Boston Globe]Technology and … Read More


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‘An Oasis in the Desert’

Governments in the United Arab Emirates are spending billions of dollars in an ambitious, unprecedented effort to create cultural districts with world-class museums—along with a support system of creators, dealers, and collectors. But many Western art professionals wonder if this massive undertaking, launched at a dizzying scale and pace, can be successful. Read More