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THE ROLE AND FUNCTION OF INCORM

InCoRM has been solicited recently by journalists and students requesting information about the relationship of InCoRM to the commercial art market. These questions arose from internet articles that confuse the boundaries and responsibilities of art historians and art dealers. The … Continue reading

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CHAGALL, LISSITZKY, MALEVITCH… The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)

Musée national d’Art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris 28 March – 16 July 2018 Blows to the Russian Avant-Garde are not new. The recent exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, having little to do with Vitebsk, is a striking example. … Continue reading

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Provenance is NOT Authentication

And this is proven by lists submitted by Russian museums for the Royal Academy exhibition in London, REVOLUTION (Feb-April 2017; ). Of 107 works (not including photographic prints or coupons), the ownership of a work between its date of execution … Continue reading

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RAID ON THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE

According to the Press Statement of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundes Kriminal Amt) of Thursday, 13 June 2013, art dealers, galleries, warehouses, auction houses and residences of private collectors across Germany were raided on Wednesday, 12 June, and … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Editor of ARTnews

June 15, 2011 Ms. Robin Cembalest , Exec. Editor – Art News – 48 W. 38th St. – New York, NY 10018 Dear Ms. Cembalest: Thank you for the courtesy of returning my telephone call today! My letter is in … Continue reading

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