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Art market

‘Stay of execution’ for art shippers as EU extends deadline for permits

A shortage of ECMT permits poses “huge concerns” for British art handlers in Europe

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Brexit

Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger launches no-Brexit poster campaign

Posters featuring Prime Minister Theresa May will be cropping up on billboards across Britain

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Brexit

Art world scrambles to ship art before Brexit deadline

Pavilion commissioners among those to allow extra transport time for Venice Biennale as “huge ramifications” dawn

Review
Books

A monumental study of the heyday of Historicist painting

This comprehensive volume looks at a genre popular in 19th-century Europe but long scorned in the art world

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Exhibitions

Surrealist Dorothea Tanning finally gets long-merited major survey

Show of artist whose work “undermines old idea of Surrealism being about the objectification of women” opens in Madrid before travelling to London

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Conservation

Death triumphs: Museo del Prado completes challenging two-year-long Bruegel restoration

Newly conserved danse macabre work travels to Vienna for major exhibition marking 450 years since the artist's death

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In the frame

Gavin Turk: Brexit is like crashing a transit van

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Art market

Hard, soft or no-deal: how the UK art market is preparing for Brexit

Costs, paperwork and shipping delays are among gallery concerns, but experts say there are solutions

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Art market

Leaked document on EU import licensing proposals is deeply concerning, say dealer associations

IADAA and CINOA argue that compromise amendments to contentious new cultural goods regulations are still too stringent and ill-defined

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Museums

House of Lords warns Brexit may starve UK museums of skilled workers

New report says a more restrictive migration system for EU citizens “could threaten the international status of the UK’s world-class institutions”

Review
Books

Thinking with pictures: how images were used for philosophical thinking in the Early Modern period

A rich and fascinating book on what can rightly be called the art of philosophy

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Exhibitions

The Irishman who painted—and brawled—beside Gauguin

Roderic O’Conor and the Moderns: Between Paris and Pont-Aven opens at National Gallery of Ireland

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Art market

Art dealers slam proposed European Union licence regulations

Revising import controls on cultural goods could impact negatively on trade, dealer organisations say

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Museums

Martin-Gropius-Bau show to mark 30 years since fall of the Berlin Wall

Exhibition next autumn will explore German unification in a global context

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Museums

Käthe Kollwitz Museum finds new home in west Berlin

Its current venue will be leased to the new Museum of Exile from the end of 2019

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Exhibitions

Spark your wanderlust with a wander through Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie

New exhibition looks at how love of travel was a prominent feature of 19th-century German Romanticism

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Frieze New York

Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism

Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week

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Exhibitions

Escher’s love affair with landscape explored in home town show

Exhibition of graphic artist and master of illusion takes place at Fries Museum in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden

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Commercial galleries

Four must-see shows at Berlin's gallery weekend

From a gallery floor-turned-treadmill at Alexander Levy to Aztec inspiration at Barbara Wien

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Features

East German ‘arseholes’ are reappraised

The painter Georg Baselitz once profanely dismissed artists behind the Iron Curtain—but their work is now experiencing a long-overdue rediscovery

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Exhibitions

How theatre provided a brief escape for prisoners from concentration camp horrors

First major show on subject is at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow

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Politics

EU Parliament pulls plug on UK’s bid for European Capital of Culture 2023

Move raises fears that Brexit will leave Britain 'culturally isolated'