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News from the Art and Academic Worlds

posted by CAA — Feb 28, 2018

Salvator Dalí, Untitled, 1932. Courtesy of Heather James Fine Art New York.

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

Scholars Weave Craft into the Art History Canon at CAA

“I think this all says we are finally at the point that we can stop talking about craft as underdog and understand that craft is a part of contemporary art and theory.” (The Art Newspaper)

A Salvador Dalí Expert Says He Has Rediscovered One of the Artist’s Long-Lost Paintings

The never-before-seen painting dates to 1932. (artnet News)

Supreme Court Forbids Seizure of Ancient Persian Artifacts

The case required the Supreme Court to determine what types of assets are immune from seizure under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. (Reuters)

Science Reveals Hidden Secrets in Picasso Works

Scientists using x-rays have revealed secrets behind both paintings and sculptures of the famed artist. (Gizmodo)

Duchamp Collection Descending the Art Museum Steps — and Off to Travel the World

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is sending its celebrated Duchamp collection to Japan in the fall, followed by stops in South Korea and Australia. (Whyy)

Found: A 700-Year-Old Ring Adorned With St. Nicholas

The artifact likely dates to a period between the 12th and 15th centuries. (Atlas Obscura)

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