Richelle Simon

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The rest of the month’s stories at a glance

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Auctions

Chinese buyer’s appetite for Hitler’s art

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Commercial galleries

July/August 2015: Artist Moves

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Art market

In the Trade, July/August 2015

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Auctions

Surfacing on the market: Leaf out of a book (of hours)

Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Rare Books Signature Collection

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Experts identify top six scandals amid boom in art crime

As new challenges emerge, tighter regulation is needed, they tell New York conference

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Funding

Volkswagen’s extended sponsorship deal to include Greater New York survey at MoMA PS1

MoMA is ‘das museum’, German carmaker says, as it expands support to cover digital education, exhibitions and events for the next two years

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Public art

Bloomberg Philanthropies gives four US cities up to $1m for public art

The former New York mayor’s charity is funding projects across the country

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Appointments & departures

UBS names art writer and advisor to oversee corporate art collection

UBS names art writer and advisor to oversee corporate art collection

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Auctions

Surfacing on the market: the other Fabergé

Doyle, New York, Belle Epoque: 19th- and 20th-century Decorative Arts, 3 June

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In the Trade, June 2015

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Art market

Art world celebrates as Cuban artist turns 100

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Commercial galleries

Artist moves

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Chinese police arrest feng shui master and 174 others for looting antiquities

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In the frame

As seen on 500 Questions

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Heritage

Palace replica opens at Chinese movie studios, despite official complaints

Authorities at the Old Summer Palace in Beijing tried to block the copy from being built

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Law

Russian art dealer fights extradition from the US

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Commercial galleries

Artist moves

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Art market

In the trade, May 2015

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‘Monuments Man’ to speak at art crime forum

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Massive tomb complex discovered in Beijing suburb

Burial site spans 11 centuries and includes rare frescoes

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Art market

Chinese official fired over art-career bribes

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Auctions

Surfacing on the market: Champion of the common man

Leslie Hindman, Chicago, Property from the Collection of Carol and Richard Levin, 20 May

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Heritage

Officials threaten to sue Chinese movie studios over replica of looted heritage site

Due to open to tourists in May, a recreation of the Old Summer Palace is seen by many as a reminder of a humiliating chapter in the country’s history

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Heritage

Archaeologists redraw the path of the Great Wall

Ruins found in the far north of China are believed to be a section of the ancient fortification

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Collectors

Chinese billionaire’s buying spree continues unabated

Liu Yiqian bought a Song Dynasty <i>guan</i> vase for $14.7m at Sotheby’s Hong Kong this week