Coline Milliard, ARTINFO UK
Speaking at the first Edinburgh International Culture Summit yesterday, EU culture commissioner Androulla Vassiliou reaffirmed the need for EU states to maintain funding for the arts."Culture represents a public good in which every citizen has a stake and I...
The radical arts collective Macao's brief occupation of the Palazzo Citterio in Milan came to a swift end early this week after local police raided the area. The police intervention occurred only days after Macao's members first set up in the Palazzo, having...
Kate Deimling, ARTINFO France
Socialist party candidate François Hollande defeated incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday to become the new French president — the first time France has had a Socialist in its highest office since François Mitterrand ended his second term in 1995. During his...
Sotheby’s ongoing lockout of its union art handlers thrust a group of historically behind-the-scenes professionals into the media spotlight. But auction houses aren’t the only institutions negotiating with the people who look after their art. The art handlers...
Alexander Forbes, ARTINFO Berlin
In Brussels today, the European Commission proposed the world’s largest-ever cultural funding program under the title Creative Europe. The initiative, which would disperse a projected €1.8 billion ($2.4 billion) between 2014 and 2020, represents a 35 percent...
Patrick Cariou's victory last Friday in his copyright suit against artist Richard Prince — which determined that Prince's work did not sufficiently transform or comment on Cariou's original — signaled another startling development in the troubled and...
ARTINFO China, Madeleine O’Dea
Barely a week after a British survey concluded that China had overtaken the United Kingdom to become the world's second-largest art market after the United States, Artprice has re-crunched the numbers and crowned China number one.To get there, Artprice...
If there is still any skepticism about the continuing rise of the Chinese art market, one dramatic new indicator might put that doubt to rest: according to a new study by the British Art Market Federation, China has outpaced the United Kingdom to become the...
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