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No 206 + + + +
FEBRUARY
& MARCH 2017

Continually online since 1999

David Coombs'
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CONTENTS

 

NEWS and COMMENT

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Including also considered Exhibitions, Fairs and Events



Artes Mundi: its winner, ambitions and origin


Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery re-opens with a Masterpiece


Two new MAJOR Directors for London


Sculpture by Moshe Oved acquired by Ben Uri Art Museum






Exhibitions, Fairs & Events


FEBRUARY + + and MARCH + + + + +






NOTABLE BOOKS

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NOTABLE BOOKS + +




Summary Reviews for Busy People

of outstanding books.




Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting.
By Phaidon editors with introduction by Barry Schwabsky.
Phaidon.


The Paper Zoo.
500 Years of Animals in Art.
By Charlotte Sleigh.
British Library.



Treasured Possessions from The Renaissance to the Enlightenment.
Edited by Victoria Avery, Melissa Calaresu, Mary Laven.

Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the University of Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum.



Soldiers & Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom.

By Anna Sparham with contributions by Margaret Denny, Diane Atkinson and Hilary Roberts.

Philip Wilson Publishers in association with the Museum of London.



James Sowerby: The Enlightenment’s Natural Historian.
By Paul Henderson.
Kew Publishing in association with the Natural History Museum.





Plus:


unreservedly recommended books for summary reviews, in due course



A Revolution in Color. The World of John Singleton Copley. By Jane Kamensky. W.W. Norton & Company.


Studio of the South. Van Gogh in Provence. By Martin Bailey. Frances Lincoln.








NOTES & QUERIES

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RECOMMENDED PERIODICALS
The Art Newspaper
Antiques Trade Gazette

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

MasterArt
Art UK

RECIPROCAL LINKS

The Wallace Collection
The BADA Antiques and Fine Art Fair
Artnet.com
Spanish Fine Art and Antique Dealers
The Art Fund
Artnet.de



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