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Issue 1, Wednesday, 02 March 2011  | Download this issue

Bonus time for art business?

The return of Wall Street wealth should give New York’s art fairs a boost

News and analysis

The Art Show sets a sophisticated tone

Collectors queue to view classic modern and contemporary works

Gaddafi’s son reveals true colours

Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif, is also an architect, urban planner, and surrealist/symbolist painter

Support for Austrian director forced to resign

Artists and museum directors back up Peter Noever following his resignation

Also in this issue

Guaranteed outcome

Insurance for sellers or market manipulation? Why auction guarantees are dividing the art trade

 
Diary

Zabludowicz’s Collection (and son) debut in NY

The cream of New York’s art scene was out in force on Monday night for the first exhibition of the Zabludowicz Collection (aka British power art couple Anita and Poju) in the US. Art world luminaries such as dealers Yvon Lambert and Victoria Miro,...

 
Exhibitions

Our pick of shows to see when in Miami this week

Previews of the must-see exhibitions on during Art Basel Miami Beach at the city’s museums and private collection spaces
Video

Kehinde Wiley's new republic

Look closely at Kehinde Wiley’s paintings: they may remind you of something. Since the early 2000s, Wiley has been painting portraits of young black people in the traditions of European portraiture. His sitters are often strangers he meets in cities around the world, with whom he works to select historic paintings as models for new portraits. (He calls the process “street casting.”) At the Brooklyn Museum, “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” (20 February-24 May) highlights 60 of these works, including a new stained glass piece and a new sculpture.

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