Tag Archives: Qatar


News
A painting in Frans Broersen's collection.

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Morning Links: North Korean Art Edition

Fluxus artist Robin Page has died. [Artforum]A painting stolen from English Kills Art Gallery in Bushwick turned up in Roosevelt Island over the weekend. [Hyperallergic]Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When will you Marry?) (1892) may have really sold for $300 million to … Read More


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French Embassy in New York.


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Morning Links: French Edition

Today, Richard Serra will be receiving France’s highest government honor, les Insignes de Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur (insignia of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour), at a ceremony at the French Embassy in New York. [The … Read More


Market News
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Wildenstein and Qatar Battle Over Aborted New York Art Palace Sale

Before finalizing a $90-million contract to buy Wildenstein & Company’s palatial New York headquarters last year, Qatari diplomats tried it on for size, hosting a lavish party inside the stately gallery where the art-dealing dynasty had long exhibited its treasures.The … Read More


Features
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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