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A Lego castle. DRRCA/VIA FLICKR

After Lego Spurns Ai Weiwei, National Gallery of Victoria Will Collect Bricks for the Artist

Finally, a purpose for all that Lego you have got lying around.Today Ai Weiwei announced that the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, will serve as the first in a series of international Lego collection points for his latest art project. Ai’s … Read More


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Morning Links: Controversial German Art Law Edition

German culture minister Monika Grütters defended a law that allows Germany to regulate the international sale of artworks that are either over 50 years old or valued at more than €150,000. [Deutsche Welle]And in response to Grütters’ defense of the … Read More


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Fighting for Their Rights

The modernist masterpieces of Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov were nationalized by the Bolsheviks and are now on view in a celebrated and controversial exhibition at London’s Royal Academy. The heirs’ efforts to compel the Russian state to provide them with “reasonable compensation” has become an international legal and political issue. Read More