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Eastern Europe

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Collecting

Central and Eastern European artists come together to collect anti-populist works

Collection Collective launches new website as part of initiative that hopes to challenge institutional and private models of collecting

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Restitution

The marathon legal battle over property confiscated by the Czech government

Aristocratic family has been fighting for the return of castles, palaces and art for the past 20 years

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Cold War spy photos help locate archaeological sites across the globe

Major grant to expand project that uses images from Corona military satellite system to pinpoint archaeological remains

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Books

Peeling potatoes, painting pictures: women artists in post-Soviet Russia, Estonia and Latvia

Renée Baigell and Matthew Baigell's book reviewed

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Exhibitions

New Andy Warhol retrospective to tour Eastern Europe

The exhibition will visit Hungary, Greece, Russia and Estonia this year and Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia and Croatia in 2001

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December 1998

Action urgently needed to save Brancusi’s Endless Column

The most important outdoor sculpture of this century has been ravaged by rust, pollution, politics and conservation debates

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Kazimir Malevich

Rozhdestwjenski exhibition, to be shown at Gmurzynska, just one of many Eastern European artists promoted and placed in Western museums by the Gmurzynska family

Exhibition, “Under the Sign of the Red Cross”, showing works by Rozhdestwjenski, disciple of Suprematist founder Malévich, is one of many before "Premierentage"

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Leonardo da Vinci

Restitution in Poland: Count recovers Leonardo’s “Lady with the Ermine” from the Communists and donates it to a foundation

Czartoryski Museum and Library converted into foundation with advice from London art dealer, Andrew Ciechanowiecki