Cesare Lampronti, a London-based art dealer who maintained an in depth relationship with Berlusconi for three many years, informed the BBC that the billionaire was an impulsive purchaser. His primary residence was decorated with works by the Renaissance painter Titian and the Dutch grand master Rembrandt. According to Vittorio Sgarbi, the 25,000 paintings are largely croste, poor quality works of little to no worth.
The college offers beneficiant tuition scholarships, esteemed college, and many visiting artists, critics, and curators. Because of the sorts of the cataclysmic social and political shifts, I needed to ask questions about the speculative notions that know-how would destroy. That is a critique of the hypothesis around the area of the apply, notably as I was writing it. We did the London launch at the Gagosian store, and it’s like all these bars of gold on the biggest gallery on the earth. But it’s additionally about learning that the web is a bodily thing.
His earlier album Un Verano Sin Tí topped the Billboard charts, gained a Grammy, and helped him turn out to be most streamed artist on Spotify for a third straight yr. Now he’s again with a supersized new album, Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va A Pasar Mañana. The report finds him wrangling with the trappings of fame amid the sounds of trap and digital music, and the reggaeton sounds that helped make him an icon.
In Christie’s New York “Old Master Paintings” sale, Jan. 25, 2012, the NGA wins out over fierce opponents to acquire its first portray by Dutch master Thomas de Keyser. ARTNET NEWSA decide fires the executor of the embattled Allan Stone property. Plus, the windy city loses Art Chicago but positive aspects new fair Expo Chicago, and PS1 will get a pollution-fighting set up for its courtyard. Artnet News GUGGENHEIM GOES GLOBAL by Rachel CorbettTired of its Eurocentric methods, the Guggenheim announces plans to accumulate and exhibit artworks from the lesser-traveled corners of the globe. ARTNET NEWSBerlin Gallery Weekend 2012, Courtney Love will get her first art present, Adam Lindemann opens a gallery and Toomer Labzda takes on fowl art.
Water Speaks’. The exhibition explores the essence of the Ganga River in India and the Elbe River in Germany by way of a fusion of sunshine and sound. The aim is to unravel the tales of these rivers and investigate the connections between rivers and cities situated far aside.
Action at the print auctions, plus the IPDFA and E/AB print fairs. S to-do record, Moscow art initiatives, Kees Van Dongen in Montreal, manga at Japan Society, extra. KAWS and Kanye, the political art of David Caruso, “Fortis Art Bank” in Asia, Bush wall text Art News under fire, extra. Ozymandias at the Art Institute of Chicago, one other art critic layoff, the Queens International opens, TEFAF greater than ever, more.