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Collectors

Collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo drops plans for new Madrid space in former slaughterhouse

Italian patron is looking for an alternative site in the Spanish capital after encountering "structural problems" with Matadero's Nave 9 building

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Terra Foundation for American Art

Terra Foundation for American Art recruits new leader from Colby College Museum

Sharon Corwin aims to help forge partnerships with arts organisations and interrogate histories of American art

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Faurschou Foundation

Danish collector Jens Faurschou inaugurates new outpost in Brooklyn

The sprawling gallery follows Faurschou’s spaces in Beijing and Copenhagen

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Private Museums

The Marciano masquerade is exposed

The art foundation, which has closed its doors, was never more than the shell of a museum

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Museums & Heritage

Goulandris collection of Modern masterworks finally revealed in new Athens museum

Dream museum of collectors Basil and Elise Goulandris brought to life almost three decades after original proposal

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Art market

Dubai's Alserkal Avenue launches arts foundation

The not-for-profit will commission works and offer residencies and educational programmes to promote artistic development in Dubai

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Law

Widower takes aim at chairman of Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Husband of deceased leader argues in court filings that chairman strong-armed his way into the post

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Philanthropy

Russian billionaire’s Peri Foundation will keep paying for culture after arrest

It is business as usual, says the organisation’s director, as its founder, Ziyavudin Magomedov, remains in custody awaiting trial on racketeering charges

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Art market

Piero Manzoni Foundation criticised for destruction of works

Foundation denies allegations that it manipulates the authentication process to inflate the value of its holdings

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Art Dubai

Saudi artists head to Silicon Valley to work with tech giants Apple, Google and Facebook

UK charity Crossway Foundation is partnering with the Saudi-based Misk Art Institute for the project

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Art Dubai 2018

Barjeel Art Foundation regroups with long-term loans and new partnerships

Works from the collection to go on show at Sharjah Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago while foundation takes a break from programming

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Foundations

Art Jameel and Delfina Foundation extend their reach with new blockbuster partnership

First joint project is a major piece by Ala Younis that reveals how women helped build Baghdad

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Photography

Henri Cartier-Bresson foundation to open bigger space in 2018

Converted garage in Paris' Marais district will host double the number of exhibitions

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Foundations

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo to launch Madrid foundation

Italian collector will show works from her vast contemporary art collection at the Matadero cultural complex

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Frieze

Despite the war of words, UK-Russia shows go ahead

But some exhibitions have been cancelled as political stand-off continues

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Lebanon

Collector Tony Salamé to build home for contemporary art in Lebanon

He recently added 20 works bought at Frieze NY to his 1,200-strong collection

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Prizes

Victor Pinchuk launches the second edition of his Future Generation Prize

The $100,000 prize will support one lucky young artist to further their creative vision and support their career

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Alberto Giacometti

Dealer uses intimidation tactics at Parisian Giacometti foundation in mission to recover forged lamps

Policy decrees that works determined to be fake must be handed over to the authorities so that they cannot re-enter the market

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Alberto Giacometti

Paris foundation loses battle to cast bronzes from original Giacometti plasters

The decision, backed by the Zurich's Giacometti Stiftung and the Berthoud family, has been appealed

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Salvador Dalí

Rehabilitating Salvador Dalí: The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation's ongoing battles

Twenty years after his death, the artist’s legacy has been severely damaged by the proliferation of works and organisations which carry his name

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Mexico

Leading collector plans contemporary art space in Mexico City

The museum will be drawn from the Jumex Foundation's 2,000 works

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Illegal & Illicit

Iran Foundation trustee found guilty of book theft from British Library and Oxford's Bodleian Library steps down from post

Farhad Hakimzadeh was given two years' imprisonment after it was learnt he had stolen volumes from the two UK institutions

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Ludwig Museum

Donating to Museum Ludwig's foundation is more profitable than giving to the museum directly

Foundation lures collectors

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Private galleries

Wall Street collector opens private gallery in Chelsea

Artist Chuck Close is curating the inaugural show this month

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Estorick Collection

For sale: £8m De Chirico from private museum

A collector in the US is buying the painting from the Estorick Collection

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Auctions

Foundation sells late collector’s art

Proceeds go to fund for young artists

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Sponsorship

US foundations back new charity handing out grants to artists

The United States artists fund fills the vacuum created after the government suspended the National Endowment for the Arts in the '90s

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Alberto Giacometti

Foundation circumventing directions of Giacometti's late wife by limiting collection's exposure, says brother-in-law

Mr Arm, who previously contested his sister's will, now asks that part of the estate goes to auction

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Collectors

Major British collector buys Sisley for a charity

Greetings card millionaire Andrew Brownsword adds the Impressionist to his collection

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Collectors

Collector interview: Sheikh Saud Al Thani of Qatar

The Art Newspaper visits the biggest art collector in the world and talks about the five museums he is building in Doha

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Alberto Giacometti

The Giacometti Foundation becomes a reality at long last, but lawsuits brought against the Association wear on

In accordance with the president of the Foundation's emphasis on turning over a new leaf, none of the Association's members have been elected to the board

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Alberto Giacometti

Giacometti Association consigns sculptures and illustrated book to Christie's for auction as legal fees mount

The estate was bequeathed to the Giacometti Association as a temporary measure to clear the way for a foundation, although these plans were derailed by Roland Dumas's misconduct

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Alberto Giacometti

Vasarely, Arp and Giacometti: The three French foundations plagued by lawsuits

The question of what exactly the artist would have wanted is ultimately unanswerable, and therefore liable to cause friction

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Collectors

Swiss say philanthropist collector is senile and have blocked his foundations, art and money

Legal battle over Dr Gustav Rau’s paintings, which he wants to give to Unicef, and which are on loan to Paris

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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg: Authentic, fake or 1920s dreamland?

Giles Waterfield, former director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery, looks at how the Colonial Willamsburg Foundation tackles the problems of shifting historical perspectives

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Alberto Giacometti

Letters to the Editor: “Alberto Giacometti did not use Redoutey’s foundry”

The director of the Giacometti Association, Mary Lisa Palmer, corrects our coverage of the Giacometti plaster models and demystifies the forthcoming Giacometti Foundation

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Museums

Unexplained blocking of proposals for Giacometti Foundation by French art authorities could point to a manipulative strategy

Delays over approving Giacometti Foundation suggest deliberate obstruction, so the only option remaining will be to hand over the collection to the state

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Funding

How the Po-Shing Woo Foundation has subsidised the British art world

The Becket casket and Guercino are just two works of art saved for Britain with money from a Hong Kong lawyer

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Cultural policy

Venice PLC

A company owned 51% by the town council and 49% by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux

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Alberto Giacometti

Obituary for Annette Giacometti

Both Giacometti's spouse and favourite subject, Annette's championing of his talent persisted after his passing