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London's leading contemporary art fair opens at Regent's Park
The 11th edition of Frieze London, the leading international contemporary art fair, takes place in London’s Regent’s Park from 17 - 20 October 2013.
Damien Hirst is releasing an ABC book for children
In a bid to introduce art to kids, British artist Damien Hirst has created a book that teaches children their ABCs. Titled ‘ABC’, the alphabet book uses 26 artworks of Hirst to illustrate each letter, from A is for Anatomy to Z is for Zebra.
Art expert spots stolen work sold by Sotheby’s
A stolen painting by the Dutch artist Jan Schoonhoven (1914-1994) was jointly bought in London at Sotheby’s contemporary art day auction on 27 June by Amsterdam’s Borzo Modern and Contemporary Art and London’s Mayor Gallery for £182,500.
Van Gogh Museum discovers new painting by Vincent van Gogh: Sunset at Montmajour
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has discovered a new painting by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890): Sunset at Montmajour (1888).
The new Rijksmuseum boosts the Dutch economy
A study of the economic value and impact of the opening of the new Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam shows that the new museum is already making a significant contribution to the Dutch economy.
Surrealism à la Dalí in Rotterdam
Salvador Dalí (1904-1981) returns to Rotterdam. For the last ten months seven of the artist’s works have been away at major Dalí exhibitions in Europe. The triptych Landscape with a Girl Skipping a Rope, which is more than four and a half metres wide, was one of the key works in a major retrospective of the Spanish artist staged in the Pompidou Centre in Paris.