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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

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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

Italian Futurism 1909-44: Reconstructing the Universe

The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism in the US opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum this month. “We’ve been wanting to do this show longer than I’ve worked here, and I’ve worked here for 20 years,” says Vivien Greene, the...
Gauguin: Metamorphoses 2014 Whitney Biennial Lygia Clark: the Abandonment of Art, 1948-88 When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South Oscar Murillo Glenn Brown Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010
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V. S. Gaitonde's return to New York

The Indian modernist painter V.S. Gaitonde (1924–2001) is not very well known in the US. Though he travelled to New York in the 1964 and was aware of Abstract Expressionism, his roots were always in India. By the end of the 1960s, when he was back in Delhi, he became a mentor to a number of younger Indian abstract painters. On 24 October, the Guggenheim Museum in New York opens “V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life,” a retrospective of the artist’s work, introducing his art to a new generation of Americans.

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