The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam buys its first abstract painting. [The Art Newspaper]
Court hears what may be “the last great Holocaust-era art restitution case.” [The LA Times]
The head of Interpol says he doesn’t think the paintings stolen from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal gallery last year will ever be recovered. Among the seven works stolen were those by Picasso, Matisse and Monet. [Huffington Post]
The Guardian profiles Carl Andre. [The Guardian]
The Egyptian art world fears a new constitution threatens freedom of expression. [The Art Newspaper]
Here’s some info on the new Islamic department at the Louvre. [WSJ]
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