Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Newsletter Dec 2, 2014

There is significant evidence that illicit antiquities trading contributes to paramilitary funding. It does not happen everywhere, all the time, but it does happen. However, as claims become more numerous, more extraordinary, and more politicized, queries from archaeologists, criminologists, and researchers/journalists become more urgent, and the denials of antiquities collector-dealers — and their advisors, representatives, and lobbyists — become more pressing...  Hyperallergic Media
 Kathleen Granados, “no assistance” (2014)
i found god in myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls. Now through Saturday, January 3, 2015
Program Locations: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Latimer/Edison Gallery. New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture


ANTELIAS, Lebanon: “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” With this quote from Socrates, the International Catholic Union of the Press in Lebanon (UCIP – Liban) opened the doors of its 13th annual Christian Exhibition Thursday at Antelias’ Mar Elias Church. - See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Dec-01/279412-doors-open-at-annual-antelias-exhibition.ashx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=Newsletter#sthash.fVn4A8PD.dpuf
ANTELIAS, Lebanon: “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” With this quote from Socrates, the International Catholic Union of the Press in Lebanon (UCIP – Liban) opened the doors of its 13th annual Christian Exhibition Thursday at Antelias’ Mar Elias Church... The Daily Star
ANTELIAS, Lebanon: “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” With this quote from Socrates, the International Catholic Union of the Press in Lebanon (UCIP – Liban) opened the doors of its 13th annual Christian Exhibition Thursday at Antelias’ Mar Elias Church. - See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Dec-01/279412-doors-open-at-annual-antelias-exhibition.ashx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=Newsletter#sthash.fVn4A8PD.dpuf
ANTELIAS, Lebanon: “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” With this quote from Socrates, the International Catholic Union of the Press in Lebanon (UCIP – Liban) opened the doors of its 13th annual Christian Exhibition Thursday at Antelias’ Mar Elias Church. - See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Dec-01/279412-doors-open-at-annual-antelias-exhibition.ashx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=Newsletter#sthash.fVn4A8PD.dpuf
ANTELIAS, Lebanon: “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” With this quote from Socrates, the International Catholic Union of the Press in Lebanon (UCIP – Liban) opened the doors of its 13th annual Christian Exhibition Thursday at Antelias’ Mar Elias Church. - See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Dec-01/279412-doors-open-at-annual-antelias-exhibition.ashx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=Newsletter#sthash.fVn4A8PD.dpuf

Above is a chart of the New York Contemporary art sales from the Fall of 2004 until the week we just saw pass. You’ll notice that totals increased dramatically in 2012, finally surpassing the 2007 peak of the previous market. But even with the increase in the Fall of 2013 and the Spring of 2014.. Art Market Monitor

Sotheby’s continues to build aggressively on its strength in the Impressionist and Modern market announcing today Matisse’s Odalisque au fauteuil noir, estimated at between £9 and 12m, for its London sale of Impressionist and Modern art... Art Market Monitor

A photography exhibition celebrating the life and career of British actress Audrey Hepburn will open at London's National Portrait Gallery in July.
The show will chart her rise from West End chorus girl to one of Hollywood's most photographed stars and also document her later humanitarian work... National Portrait Gallery