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Richly detailed crime podcast captures with verve the ‘grubby underbelly’ of the art and antiquities trade

The Professor: Hunting for the Mafia's Missing Masterpiece follows English antiquities and ancient coins dealer William Veres as he attempts to solve the theft of a work by Caravaggio

Art Basel in Miami Beach: big sales, little politics

Plus, EMST, the all-women museum in Athens, and Pesellino’s David panels at the National Gallery in London

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Kyiv Biennial 2023: a cross-European event put together ‘against all odds’

Plus, a project exploring the sounds of migration and Jem Perucchini’s Art on the Underground commission

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Paris+: is the French capital still on the rise as a cultural hub?

Plus, Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Hayward Gallery in London and Marie Laurencin's 'La femme-cheval'

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Frieze turns 20: what's next for the popular art fair?

Plus, we speak to the artist Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir, who will be representing Iceland in Venice next year, and pick a work from the Matisse show at the Metropolitan Museum in New York

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Kwer'ata Re'esu: the astonishing story of Ethiopia's most treasured icon

Plus, the AI copyright debate in the US and the end of China’s museum boom

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Is Saudi Arabia the next big cultural powerhouse?

Plus, Michelangelo at the Albertina in Vienna and Julianknxx at the Barbican in London

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A brush with... Yinka Shonibare

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from William Hogarth to the "total artwork" of opera

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack
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A brush with… Analia Saban

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from the writings of Julia Kristeva to her epiphanic visit to New York

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack
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A brush with... Alvaro Barrington

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Johannes Vermeer to Tupac Shakur

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack
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A brush with... Mandy El-Sayegh

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Albrecht Dürer to Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack
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Africa rising: the TV show capturing a continent of creativity

Plus, the Liverpool Biennial, and Basquiat in Basel with Jeffrey Deitch

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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Dynamite Doug podcast is a pioneer in ‘looted heritage’ genre—but not its peak

The programme offers a compelling narrative for art crime beginners but more depth is needed when it comes to colonial repatriation

New York's Spring art bonanza: the shows, the sales, the fairs

Plus, the Richard Prince copyright case and Sarah Sze in London

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. With guest speakers Anny Shaw and Laura Gilbert. Produced by David. Clack and Julia Michalska
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The mystic and the Modernist: Hilma af Klint and Piet Mondrian

We explore the Tate Modern exhibition. Plus, the Whitney's Jaune Quick-to-See Smith retrospective and a reconstructed Roman gateway in England

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Art in the Windy City: Expo Chicago fair and beyond

Plus, how Northern Ireland's museums are marking 25 years since the Good Friday Agreement and an extravagant portrait of a 19th century French actor

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NFTs crashed last year—does Art Dubai fair show signs of a ‘Crypto Spring’?

Plus, How Video Transformed the World at MoMA and the art of modernist ceramics

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speaker Aimee Dawson. Produced by David Clack

Van Dyck or copies? The curious case of the socialite, the scholar and the Old Masters

Plus, Joan Mitchell and Claude Monet at the Fondation Louis Vuitton and England's Tudors head to New York

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Full frontal Freud: a deep dive into the life and work of the raw, unflinching portraitist

As a string of exhibitions celebrating 100 years since the artist's birth open, we look at a major show at London's National Gallery, a new book of his letters and his paintings of horses

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Ana Mendietainterview

‘Are you going to be a witness or are you going to be a bystander?’ A new true-crime podcast examines Ana Mendieta’s shocking death

The podcast’s host, curator Helen Molesworth, discusses Mendieta’s work, life and death—and what at times resembles an art-world cover-up

Is art censorship on the rise? How freedom of expression is being curbed across the globe

Plus, a striking photograph by Diane Arbus and the Guggenheim Bilbao at 25

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Gareth Harris. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Brazil turns 200—and its National Museum rises from the ashes

Plus, the £50m Joshua Reynolds painting and Michael Heizer’s City

Hosted by Ben Luke and Benjamin Sutton. With guest speaker Martin Bailey. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Zadie Xa

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Lee Bul to Ursula K. Le Guin

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A brush with... Lina Iris Viktor

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Chris Ofili to Sylvia Plath

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Summer of Seoul: why the South Korean capital is a new art world hub

Plus, the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize winner: a basket made with horsehair

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Documenta 15: why is the show so scandalous?

Plus, the Warhol-Prince copyright dispute, and Juan Muñoz at Spain’s Centro Botin

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Kabir Jhala and Jane Morris. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Megan Rooney

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Maxine Kumin to Henry Moore

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Francis Bacon: why Tate returned a 1,000-piece archive

Plus, US photographer of queer women, Alice Austen; and Michel Majerus at Art Basel

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. With guest speaker Martin Bailey. Produced by David Clack and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Gustave Moreau to Peter Pan

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A brush with... Emma Talbot

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Sassetta to Klimt

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David. Clack and Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
Sponsored byBloomberg Connects