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Rothko Painting at Tate Modern Defaced

Rothko Painting at Tate Modern Defaced

Bullet Shih October 9, 2012 0

Reports are in that a vandal has defaced one of the Mark Rothko paintings at the Tate Modern in London.   Black on Maroon which was one of the paintings originally commissioned for the Four

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MOMA to Exhibit Munch’s $120 Million Scream

MOMA to Exhibit Munch’s $120 Million Scream

Bullet Shih September 19, 2012 0

Often when art masterpieces come up for auction there is a public outcry that museums being unable to compete dollar wise with the resources of wealthy individuals will always lose out. The museums loses

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Ai Wei Wei at Budapest’s Ernst Múzeum

Ai Wei Wei at Budapest’s Ernst Múzeum

Bullet Shih August 17, 2012 0

Ai Wei Wei mania hits Budapest as his exhibition of 226 black and white photos from 1983 – 1993 when he lived in the Big Apple has made its way from the Asia Society

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Scottish Picasso Porn Unveiled

Scottish Picasso Porn Unveiled

Bullet Shih August 9, 2012 0

The BBC has reported that the Edinburgh Airport has done a bit of  a striptease with its posters advertising the Picasso and Modern British Art exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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Stencil Artist Defaces Picasso Painting in Houston Museum

Stencil Artist Defaces Picasso Painting in Houston Museum

Bullet Shih June 19, 2012 1

Courtesy of Art Info, we have been alerted about another act of art vandalism directed at a Picasso painting at the de Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. The brazen act did not appear to

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Robert Mapplethorpe at the Ludwig Museum Budapest

Robert Mapplethorpe at the Ludwig Museum Budapest

Bullet Shih May 31, 2012 Comments Off on Robert Mapplethorpe at the Ludwig Museum Budapest

The Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition at the Ludwig Museum in Budapest sponsored by the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation provides a balanced overview of his body of work broken down into six distinct groupings: self portraits, male

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Video Game Exhibition

Smithsonian American Art Museum Video Game Exhibition

Bullet Shih March 15, 2012 0

Tomorrow, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will open The Art of Video Games.  According to its website, The Art of Video Games exhibition will explore the 40-year evolution of video games as an artistic

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Commodity Prices Soar! Tate Buys $44.3 Million Worth of Ai Wei Wei Sunflower Seeds

Commodity Prices Soar! Tate Buys $44.3 Million Worth of Ai Wei Wei Sunflower Seeds

Bullet Shih March 5, 2012 0

The Guardian is reporting that the Tate just purchased 8 million individual sculptures or 10 tons of the approximately 100 tons of the sunflower seeds exhibited last year at the Tate Modern.  Although the

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Whitney Biennial Punked!

Whitney Biennial Punked!

Bullet Shih February 28, 2012 0

In an interview with artinfo.com  Julia Halperin talks with Whitney Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elizabeth Sussman, JH: Did you feel at all like you needed to respond to Occupy Wall Street in any

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Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate

Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate

Bullet Shih February 13, 2012 0

On February 15th in London, the Tate will opening the exhibition Picasso and Modern British Art. The show will focus on the great Spanish master and his influence on modern British art seen through

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Rough Week for Museum Sculptures as Villa Medici and Maldives National Museum Vandalized

Rough Week for Museum Sculptures as Villa Medici and Maldives National Museum Vandalized

Bullet Shih February 9, 2012 Comments Off on Rough Week for Museum Sculptures as Villa Medici and Maldives National Museum Vandalized

According to Agence France Presse the Villa Medici in Rome which serves as the French Academy was visited on three separate occasions by vandals and thieves who made off with sculptures and lopped of

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New Denver Clyfford Still Museum a Hit as Drunken Viewer Punches Painting and Urinates on Herself

New Denver Clyfford Still Museum a Hit as Drunken Viewer Punches Painting and Urinates on Herself

Bullet Shih January 5, 2012 3

The New Clyfford Still Museum in Denver made headlines in 2011 as it sold 4 Still paintings at Sotheby’s fall sale for $114 million to raise money for the new museum in Denver.  Well

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