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\’Basquiat painting\’ in Orlando under FBI scrutiny; in New York, couple tries to casually walk away with his $45,000 painting

Young and enigmatic American Neo-expressionist Jean-Michel Basquiat is in the eye of the storm of recent news On view at the Orlando Museum of Art beginning February 12, 2022: 26 works by Jean-Michel Basquiat from 1982. Mark your calendars! đź‘‘#HeroesandMonsters #Basquiat #OrlandoMuseumofArt pic.twitter.com/NmjO3OyTcl — Orlando Museum°Art (@omaorlando) January 17, 2022 Fresh concerns have erupted about …

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Scream! One of history\’s most infamous art heists was pulled off today

February 12, On This Day   The immensely popular composition dubbed The Scream, created by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, is one of the most iconic images of art, seen as “symbolizing the anxiety of the human condition”. Munch created four versions of the painting and a lithograph stone, from which several prints survive. Here’s a …

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\’The world needs to rally for Afghan artists\’; BeyoncĂ© croons to Basquiat; \’India\’s Banksy\’ gets interviewed

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends …

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The art of the art thief: A look at Stéphane Breitwieser, one of the greatest art thieves of our time

Santanu Borah takes you through the \”career\” of StĂ©phane Breitwieser, who stole art because he liked art. Profit wasn\’t his motive. But, whatever his motive was, art that\’s not seen is like a tree that falls in a forest and nobody has seen it There are petty thieves, there are criminal masterminds and then there …

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