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Big numbers. On November 30 Kristi will bring Tyrannosaurus rex fossil up for auction in Hong Kong with a top estimate of $25 million, Bloomberg reports. The house said it was the first time a T. rex had hit the block in Asia. In a statement for the ages, James Hislop Kristi said, per NEWSWEEK From its bloodthirsty stance, to its remarkable preservation, this is one of the most scientifically studied skeletons for auction. It is believed that the fossil dates back to 68 million years. It is found underground in Montana. Meanwhile, workers drilled a gas pipeline 50 miles north of Lima, Peru open graves Archaeologists believe it is from the pre-Inca civilizations, dating back 600 to 800 years. Reuters reports. Besides human remains, the site contains pottery buried with people.

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Foreign affairs. With Russia officially annexing four disputed regions of Ukraine – Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhya – today, after referendums widely derided as images, the state will also control museums in those areas, art newspaper Reports in a story with An overview of these institutions. In Greece, meanwhile, the United States officially back A thousand year old Christian manuscript to Ikosiphonia Monastery looted by Bulgarian forces in 1917 and found its way to Bible Museum in Washington DC News agency reports. A special celebration was also held held last month In New York to celebrate the transfer. Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elpidophorus of America He said that “historical injustice has been corrected.”

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Canadian conceptual image-based Ian Wallacewho turns 80 next year, won an award Audain Visual Arts Award, which awards C$100,000 (about $72,900 USD) annually to an artist in British Columbia. This honor was created by the collector Michael Odin and his wife, Yoshiko Karasawa. [The Art Newspaper]

As the economic turmoil continues, is the art industry heading for a correction? journalist Jane Morris He requested a variety of types of art to express his voice. Mark GlimcherCEO of pes galleryIt sounded like an optimistic note. “What people have to realize is that we are the smallest branch of the arts economy: music, film and dance are huge, mature industries,” he said. “We have nothing but blue skies ahead of us in terms of our ability to impact millions of people.” [Apollo]

The Glasgow City Council In Scotland plans to sell Kelvingrove art gallery and other municipality-owned buildings to a “commercial company” and then leased back in a bid to raise more than £200 million ($222 million) to help cover a £500 million ($555 million) settlement over gender-related wage claims. . [The National and Insider.co.uk]

journalist John Heyerdel I mentioned from Workers strike In the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which remains open. According to one of the attackers, about a dozen contractors and delivery workers – including some affiliated with unions – crossed the picket line. [The New York Times]

Hot jewelry made by the artist, Ruth La Verla Reports, with museums snapping up the work and auction houses putting it on the block. The record for a piece of jewelry at auction? That would be $2 million, for a silver necklace before Alexander Calder in 2013. [The New York Times]

The Detroit Institute of Art About to open an explosion Vincent Van Gogh An exhibition of 74 works, five of which are from the museum’s collection. Exactly 100 years ago, it paid an impressive $4,200 for an artist’s portrait (the equivalent of about $75,000), becoming the first American institution to acquire his art. [Bloomberg]

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Andy in defeat. in March , Art Gallery of South Australia In Adelaide will open a big show in Andy Warhol photography and guardian He has a story about The sensational (albeit limited) engagement of a pop artist with the country. Apparently he drew two Australians, and he once asked Henry Gillespiean Australian who was an editor at an interview , to get “screenshots of the criminals underneath,” according to the newspaper. When Warhol died in 1987, Gillespie was helping plan a trip for him. “Australia was fascinated by him,” Gillespie said. “He loved the concept, which he couldn’t quite comprehend, of the long and shallow distances, all the beautiful beaches and beautiful people.” [The Guardian]

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