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New York gallery for 'Nina' caricaturist Hirschfeld breached contract: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that a non-profit exhibiting art by Al Hirschfeld had the right to terminate its contract with a Manhattan gallery that had sold works by the late theater and screen caricaturist for more than four decades. FILE PHOTO: Legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, 98, speaks with a reporter, prior to an exhibition of his works at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. on October 24, 2001. REUTERS/Jim Ruymen/File Photo U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer said ...

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London's National Gallery prevails in 'stolen' Matisse lawsuit: New York judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The National Gallery in London on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit in which three grandchildren of a muse of the artist Henri Matisse sought to recover a painting they said was stolen shortly after World War Two. U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni in Manhattan said the museum and Great Britain were shielded by sovereign immunity, and the grandchildren waited too long to sue for the return of “Portrait of Greta Moll.” Oliver Williams and Margarete Green, both of Great Britain, and Iris Filmer, of ...

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London's V&A goes underground for new gallery

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has built a vast, underground exhibition space as part of a 55 million pound ($ 70 million) refurbishment. The three-year project saw the equivalent of 10 Olympic-sized swimming pools of earth removed from the site of the art and design museum to accommodate the new Sainsbury gallery, 18 metres below ground. The new facilities, dubbed the Exhibition Road Quarter, are the biggest building project at the museum in a century. They also include the new Sackler Courtyard open space and the Blavatnik Hall, which will ...

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The London gallery shining a light on neon art

By Patrick Johnston| LONDON On the flick of a flurry of switches, a studio on a gray industrial estate in East London lights up to reveal hundreds of bright neon artworks. Owned by 43-year-old artist Marcus Bracey, the gallery in Walthamstow, called ‘God’s Own Junkyard’, houses the collection of four generations of his family who have made, bought and displayed neon works. The pieces are accompanied by kitsch memorabilia that Bracey has collected from film sets and car boot sales across Britain, leaving just enough room for a narrow winding ...

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Juuso the bear makes artistic debut at Finnish gallery

Pasi Jantti a keeper of a bear called Jusso points on the painting at the gallery in Helsinki, Finland January 17, 2017. Juuso, an orphaned brown bear from Lapland uses his body as a paint brush to generate artwork. The money raised is being used to help provide orphaned… REUTERS/Atti Cser Artists usually like to attend the opening of their exhibitions but the painter of the works that went on display at a gallery in Helsinki on Tuesday preferred to carry on hibernating. ...

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Picasso works go on display at London's National Portrait Gallery

Oct 5 – Pablo Picasso’s family, friends and lovers are the subjects of a new exhibition of the artist’s work at the National Portrait Gallery in London. More than 80 works by Picasso go on display at the gallery in the heart of the British capital from Thursday until February. “Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art,” the gallery said on its website. (Writing By Marie-Louise Gumuchian) ‘); $ (‘.second-article-divide’).append($ (‘.slider.slider-module’)); $ (‘.third-article-divide’).append(‘ Also In Arts ‘); var median = (relatedItemsTotal / 2); var $ relatedContentGroupOne ...

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London's National Gallery sued in NY over alleged stolen Matisse

By Jonathan Stempel | NEW YORK The National Gallery of Art in London was sued on Wednesday in New York for the return of the 1908 Henri Matisse painting “Portrait of Greta Moll” by three grandchildren of its subject, who claim it was stolen. Margarete Moll, known as Greta and a pupil of Matisse, lived in Germany during World War 2, and soon afterward entrusted the painting for safekeeping from looters to an art student of her husband Oskar in Switzerland, according to the complaint. But the student absconded with ...

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Madman Anime Festival Cosplay Gallery

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Madman Anime Festival 2016 took place in Melbourne, Australia last weekend at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Check out some of the cool cosplay that was present at the show! GameSpot

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Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery

Legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, 98, speaks with a reporter, prior to an exhibition of his works at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences October 24, 2001 in Beverly Hills, California. A non-profit that exhibits art by the late theater and screen caricaturist Al Hirschfeld has filed a lawsuit against a New York gallery that has long sold his work, court records on Wednesday showed. In a statement on its website, the Al Hirschfeld Foundation said it is ending its September ...

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