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Ropac to represent Beuys Estate worldwide

Thaddaeus Ropac has secured representation of the estate of Joseph Beuys worldwide. The Austrian dealer revealed the news on the eve of opening what he describes as the “most important” show of the German conceptual artist’s work to be held in the UK in a decade.

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Who is the owner of the image of Frida Kahlo?

Relatives of the estate of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are considering suing the Frida Kahlo Corporation over claims it holds the rights to her image. Mattel, toy maker and creators of the Barbie Doll recently launched a range of new Barbie dolls.

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The Giacometti Institute Will Open in Paris

The directors of the Giacometti Foundation in Paris have revealed details about the new Giacometti Institute, scheduled to open June 20 in the historic district of Montparnasse, where the sculptor lived and worked.

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Andy Warhol FDN Names 2017 Grantees

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program has revealed its list of 2017 grantees. A total of $760,000 will be given to 23 writers, with individual grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000.

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Joan Mitchell Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

The Joan Mitchell Foundation announced the recipients of its 24th annual Painters & Sculptors Grants on Tuesday. Founded in 1993, the grants are awarded yearly to under-recognized artists who have made significant contributions to the national cultural or artistic discourse. Grantees are awarded an unrestricted stipend of $25,000 and made eligible to apply for the Joan Mitchell residency in New Orleans.

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