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News from the Art and Academic Worlds

posted by CAA — Nov 22, 2017

Salvator Mundi on view at Christie’s. Image: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Each week CAA News summarizes articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

Why A $450 Million Painting Attributed To Leonardo Da Vinci Worries Art Historians

The artwork has been hotly debated for years, but its sale signals one thing absolutely. (Huffington Post)

Arts Alumni Deeply Engaged in Their Communities

A report released by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project demonstrates that arts majors – whether they went on to work in the arts or not – continue to strengthen the arts in their local communities. (SNAAP)

Olga Viso, Embattled Leader of Walker Art Center, Steps Down

In a surprise announcement, the Walker said Viso will leave by year end. (The New York Times)

Paying for the Job Search

Fordham’s English department is giving those finishing doctorates $4,500 each. (Inside Higher Ed)

Explore Guernica with a Sprawling Visual Timeline

A website launched by Madrid’s Reina Sofia museum serves as an interactive library. (Hyperallergic)

How Picasso Bled the Women in His Life for Art

“For [Picasso] there are only two kinds of women: goddesses and doormats.” (The Paris Review)

Found: The Last Piece of a Jigsaw Masterpiece by René Magritte

The fourth and final part of a painting ends an 80-year mystery. (Atlas Obscura)

 

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