Post-war

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Art market

What to watch on the block during New York's fall sales

Lesser known lots still hold plenty of hammer potential

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Openings

'Pioneering' private museum reveals troubled history of Romania’s post-war art

Bucharest’s new Muzeul de Arta Recenta emphasises artists who worked outside the structures of the Communist regime

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Anni Albers

Paul Smith gets wrapped up in the work of the Bauhaus

After a life of collaborating with commercial brands, Anni Albers' foundation has posthumously licensed a design to be used by the UK fashion designer

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Politics

Vital artistic exchanges will be stifled by Trump's travel ban

The amicus brief signed by more than 100 museums should shame the justices of the US Supreme Court

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Exhibitions

From social realism to human waste: new exhibition looks at Italy’s post-war art scene

Show in Florence aims to bring "the complexity of the Italian art world” to an international audience

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Art market

From Van Gogh to Richter—what happens when bidders fail to pay up at auction?

Flaky winning bids are knocking the gloss off record-breaking sales

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Auctions

Andy Warhol’s first ‘selfie’ expected to fetch £7m at auction

The early self-portrait marks the moment the artist became a celebrity

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Exhibitions

Many strategies for survival: Barbara Rose on painting after Postmodernism

Rumors of the death of painting have been greatly exaggerated

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Exhibitions

Yoko Ono’s gleeful middle finger: Chloe Wyma on the artist’s MoMA retrospective

The artist’s show is a smart corrective to the standard narrative

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Art market reports

Records tumble for post-war Italian artists

The colour white proves particularly popular as Sotheby’s expert heralds “a new dawn for Italian art”

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Exhibitions

A quick Italian job

An upcoming exhibition explores the brief but intense creative spark that lay the foundations for Italian art of the 1960s

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Art market

Market warms to Japanese avant-garde

A new auction record is set for Kazuo Shiraga

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Art market

Post-war and contemporary results

A big week for Phillips, Sotheby's, and Christie's

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Eli Broad

The billionaire Eli Broad’s collection of post-war art goes on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Is this where it will come finally to rest?

Thinking Broadly at LACMA

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Artist interview

New takes on Old Masters: Contemporary artists and the masters who inspired them

Five artists describe how the ideas and techniques of the artists of the past have informed their work

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Exhibitions

Los Angeles’ post-war art remapped: Pacific Standard Time puts city’s lesser known artists in the spotlight

The Getty funded project has resulted in more than 125 exhibitions, performances, and events to celebrate the city's history

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Tate

Revealed: secrets of the Tate bricks

Newly released documents uncover a heated argument and the search for spares

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Art market

Key lots: Post-war and contemporary

Yves Klein, Günther Uecker, and Peter Doig are this season's highlights

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Art market

A surprise show of strength at Frieze week post-war and contemporary auctions

Houses keep their heads above water with wider international selection

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Art market

New index and fund track post-war art: AMR Post-War Art 50

Castlestone plans 18-month buying spree while prices remain low

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Books

Books: How America took on the propaganda war in occupied Germany

A study of US arts policy and the ideology of denazification in post-war Germany

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Exhibitions

The Cold War may be over, but it is still being fought in terms of its artists

With LACMA's “Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures” opening soon, the artistic heritage of Germany is again under the microscope

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Collectors

The post-war and contemporary collections of leading American collectors

And the highlights of their collections

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Post-war

Interview with Francesco Bonambi: The post-war Biennale and national vs. individual identity

Long live the united nations of the arts?

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Art market

Contemporary sales report: Storm warnings prove inaccurate

Problematic Warhols hinder Christie’s but Sotheby’s sparkles with Richter Riley, Barceló and Flanaghan

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Joseph Beuys

Beuys multiples acquired by National Galleries of Scotland

This important addition to Scottish collections includes nearly all of his best multiples

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Restitution

Co-ownership rejected by Budapest Museum of Fine Arts for alleged war loot

Montreal Museum maintains they bought the Vasari in good faith

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Joseph Beuys

First US show of Beuys' multiples on show at the Walker

Beuys will be Beuys will be Beuys . . .

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José Berardo

José Berardo’s collection goes public

Financier unveils his new museum in Sintra’s former Casino with a collection formed in just four years

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Italy

New exhibition explores Italian post-war design

Barry Friedman shows Italian high style

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Exhibitions

Victoria and Albert, until 27 July. The cutting edge

Tradition meets trendiness in this huge exhibition of British fashion

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Post-war

Fifty years ago: looking at the art and artists of 1945

Peace was celebrated in Europe fifty years ago. As The Art Newspaper reaches its fiftieth issue this month, we look at the art of a war-torn world

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Museums

The centrepiece of The Baltimore Museum of Art's new wing for post-war art is a Warhol wonderland

It is the biggest display of Andy Warhol’s paintings outside the museum in Pittsburgh

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Obituaries

Norton Simon, greatest of post-war collectors, dies

Simon's widow has announced that his art collection will remain at the museum in Pasadena

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Alberto Giacometti

What's On: Giacometti's output fully represented in exhibition at Paris's Musée d'Art Modern de la Ville

Open until 15 March, the show may serve as an introduction to the sculptor for a post-war generation unfamiliar with his legacy

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Paris

What's on in Paris: From Artcurial to Zerou

Including Tinguely’s farewell “Collaboration” at Galérie Beaubourg

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Exhibitions

The art of Forties America at the MoMA

Exploring the influence of immigrants and how the world moved on from the war

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Robert Rauschenberg

Rauschenberg’s fifteen minutes: an assessment of the artist's impact as he takes over New York

After Warhol and Johns, it’s the turn of the globe-trotting

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Joseph Beuys

Fundació Joan Miró gears up for an outstanding programme including Beuys, Tàpies and the modern classics

Generous lending has set them up for a blockbuster year