In Brief

Detroit Institute of Arts

A recent appraisal commissioned by Art Capital Group claims that the Detroit Institute of Arts collection is worth significantly more than previously found by both Christie’s and Artvest Partners, the two firms that had previously evaluated the collection in connection with the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings.

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Frédéric Bazille’s

A paper released earlier this month by a group of Rutgers University researchers applies computer vision and machine learning to the question of artistic influence.

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Zaha Hadid files suit against Martin Filler of the New York Review of Books

Architect Zaha Hadid, who designed the Al Wakrah stadium in Qatar currently in its initial stages of construction, recently filed a lawsuit against New York Review of Books architecture critic Martin Filler, Dezeen reported.

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Post image for Police Cut Images from Artwork over Kiddie Porn Concerns

In an ongoing case, Australian artist Paul Yore is facing child pornography charges following complaints concerning his work in a group show on view last year at Melbourne’s Linden Centre of Contemporary Arts.

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Work by Hong Seong-dam censored at Gwangju Biennale, Korea

Gwangju Biennale Foundation President Lee Yong-woo has resigned over the censorship of an artwork by the Korean government, the Korea Herald reported.

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Delaware House Bill (HB) 345, “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act”

A new law in Delaware has made digital devices and accounts inheritable, the first such measure in the United States, Ars Technica reported.

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In Brief

The Puppy Is Present

by Claire Voon on August 19, 2014

The bone-weary artist, Marina Abramopug

The canine is present for this summer’s most radical piece of performance art, an homage to one pup-ular retrospective held at the the Museum of Modern Art in 2010.

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Post image for Concerns Arise About Future of Important Warburg Art History Archive

One of London’s expansive resources of cultural and art history may face an uncertain future and is currently the center of controversy.

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Guercino, “Madonna with Saint John Evangelist and St. Gregory the Wonderworker”

This week, a large 17th-century Baroque painting by Italian artist Guercino went missing in the northern Italian city of Modena.

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A white flag on the Brooklyn Bridge

The New York Times is reporting that German artists Mischa Leinkauf and Matthias Wermke have taken credit for what they’re calling an artistic act meant to celebrate “the beauty of public space.”

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