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Morning Links: Guggenheim Edit-a-thon Edition

Timothy Rodgers, director of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, will be stepping down this month after a six-year tenure. [Artforum]Police searched Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and questioned staff members about a scheme to transfer Russian art abroad illegally. [The Guardian]What is photography’s place … Read More


News
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High Court Drama: Scholars, Christie’s, and the Russian Oligarch

A judge decided it was a fake, but some scholars say that a Russian painting sold at Christie’s is genuine Read More


Investigations

Protecting Goncharova’s Legacy

Alarmed by a proliferation of fakes—and books that promote them as real—Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery has appealed to the Russian government for help. Read More


Investigations
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The Faking of the Russian Avant-Garde

With invented provenances, unreliable certificates of authenticity, and “rediscovered” works by artists who are lost to history, forgers are flooding galleries and auction houses with Russian avant-garde fakes. A six-month ARTnews investigation reveals that inauthentic works now outnumber authentic ones. Read More


Profiles
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Sex, Money, Glamour, Tractors

Vladimir Dubossarsky and Alexander Vinogradov are charting new terrain by using the language of Socialist Realism to comment on contemporary Russia. Read More