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Museums in the North. Huguet FashionPainter’s widow Jean Paul Reubelwho died in 2002, has Suggest opening a museum Dedicated to his art at Isle-aux-Grues in Quebec, art newspaper reports. 3000 square feet Atelier Reubel Museumwhich will display Vachon’s holdings of his work, has an estimated construction cost of about US$3.3 million and could open by mid-2024. Meanwhile, two counties to the east, trying to build a new home for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax Paused Amid concerns about rising costs associated with construction and inflation, CBC News reports. The project’s initial budget was approximately $106.6 million, and it has recently been estimated to cost $126.9 million. head of Nova Scotia, Tim Houstonsaid he was committed to building a new building, but said, “The cost of this is out of control at the moment.”

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returning home. on Wednesday, and Albuquerque Museum Foundation Restored 12 ancient Aboriginal sculptures that you recently found in local storage Mexico ConsulateThe News agency reports. Mexico has made an effort to repatriate these items in recent years, and its officials “certainly have the most concerted effort to stop these items being auctioned off”, Tessa SolomonFrom ARTnewsHe said AP. separately , AP Effort check by various organizations to return these materials to Indigenous groups in the United States. “Nearly 870,000 Native American artifacts – including nearly 110,000 human remains – that must be returned to tribes under federal law remain in the possession of colleges, museums, and other institutions across the country,” the news agency wrote of its findings. .

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Amid a series of high-profile exhibitions in recent years, artist Barbara Kruger You see their prices go up, James Tarmy reports. merchant Mary Bonwho represented Krueger a long time ago, said, “Beside WarholThere’s no other artist, except maybe Cindy Shermanwho had the same influence on the shape of things and how people see the world as Barbara.” [Bloomberg]

paint Habibullah Sadeghiwho served as director Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art From 2003 to 2008, gaining attention with works on the Iranian Islamic Revolution, he died on Wednesday at his home in the capital. He was 65 years old. [Tehran Times]

The Chauvin sculpture garden In Louisiana it was vandalized, with three concrete sculptures damaged and another missing. The site was created by a self-made artist Kenny Hill, who worked in construction, having moved to the area in the late 1980s. After about a decade, it disappeared. [The Associated Press]

After a public fundraising call, about £50,000 (about $60,800) was donated to the preservation of what is believed to be the world’s largest watercolor, Edward Burne Jones‘s Star of Bethlehem (circa 1885 – 1890), and is now ready to be shown again in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery In England, officials said. [BBC News]

He paid 105 million dollars. The Google You will get to Chicago Thomson Centera large postmodern monument designed by the architect Helmut JanAnd the who died last year. An executive of the tech giant said the structure will be renovated with an eye to honoring its “iconic design”. [Block Club Chicago]

The stronghold And the Mellon Institutions have announced the latest category of Disability Futures Fellows program featuring artists Alison O’DanielAnd the Reverend Joyce MacDonaldAnd the M Effler. Each Fellow will receive $50,000 in unrestricted funds. [NPR]

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assembly items. In the Los Angeles Timesjournalist Deborah Fankin Offered an in-depth look at The wave of New York merchants who set up shop in Los Angeles– The locals were presenting their ideas. Greg Itowho manages So and tailor A gallery in downtown Los Angeles, said this about the current art market dynamics: “A lot of these big galleries, they open multiple spaces globally, but also locally, so they go from having to schedule 10 shows a year to 20, 30, 40 shows in The year, and they just bring out artists. The market is hot and everyone is buying everything, but it turns the artist’s work from intimate and decisive to something like trading cards.” [LAT]

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