Avant-garde

News

Dora Maurer: 'a lack of market was positive for my work'

White Cube announces representation of the Hungarian avant-garde artist with an exhibition of paintings from the past 30 years

Review
Books

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

The Victorian artist group explored the connections between art and scientific observation to enhance art’s moral purpose

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Books

A hefty tome on the arts of the Austro-Hungarian belle époque

The extraordinary mitteleuropäische flourishing of all the arts from 1900 to 1914

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Exhibitions

Niko Pirosmani: the ‘vagabond’ who inspired the Russian avant-garde

The self-taught artist, whose work commands surprisingly high prices at auction, is the subject of an exhibition at Vienna's Albertina museum

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Controversies

Commission to investigate dubious Russian avant-garde works disbands due to 'a de facto veto of our work'

Belgium rocked by Ghent museum scandal and major museums consider refusing future loans

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Authentication

When it comes to understanding authenticity, listen to the dealers and the market—not the academics

Display of works purportedly by Russian avant-garde artists fails to meet three key criteria

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Exhibitions

Manchester gets first comprehensive retrospective of Wyndham Lewis in 40 years

The founder of the Vorticist movement has often been under-appreciated or misunderstood, which the Imperial War Museum North seeks to rectify

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Fakes & copies

Rodchenko and Tatlin fakes force closure of Russian avant-garde exhibition at Finland's Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art

Operations were halted after multiple experts questioned the authenticity of the exhibition's content, which had been sourced from private collections

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Exhibitions

Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse at the Albright Knox Art Gallery

Exhibition in Buffalo shows 60 works by the master

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Artist interview

Interview with Yoko Ono: "I always move on"

As the Japan Society presents a retrospective of Yoko Ono’s work, she talks about the avant-garde in the 60s and her latest work

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Collectors

Collector profile: David Tang, the Jay Gatsby of Hong Kong?

David Tang mixes modern Chinese art with the smartest, retro-style club in Hong Kong and his own frantic life-style

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Collectors

George Costakis' dramatic tale of collecting the Avant-Garde in the Soviet Union: His own words

Some of his most prized works are now on show in the New York Guggenheim exhibition “The Great Utopia: the Russian and Soviet Avant-garde 1915-32”