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To our friends and ArtList users:

Today, we’re happy to announce that ArtList has been acquired by Artnet. This opens an exciting new chapter.

ArtList started two years ago with a revolutionary idea: you can buy and sell fine art online, without an auction house, directly from owner to owner, at a flat 10% commission.

We have made huge progress serving thousands of art lovers worldwide and receiving more than $100m in fantastic inventory from collectors all over the world. We are now joining forces with Artnet to continue the adventure at a larger scale.


Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

In short: Art Basel Develops Urban Art Initiative, Demand for Chinese Art Remains Strong & Syrian Artifacts Survive ISIS Occupation

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1. Palmyra’s Antiquities Survive ISIS Occupation Better Than Expected

After holding the city of Palmyra for 1o moths, ISIS has been forced from the city by Syrian governmental forces, allowing the first images of the ancient city post-terrorist occupation to come to light.

Drone footage released by the Syrian government reveals the city’s state after ISIS occupation (AP)

It was already known that ISIS wreaked destruction on the city — a UNESCO world heritage site known as the…


The best shows to see this week in NYC. We pick only 3.

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1. Philippe Parreno @ Gladstone Gallery
March 5 — April 16


Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

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1. Venice Tops List of Most Endangered Heritage Sites in Europe

European heritage organization Europe Nostra has compiled its list of the 7 most endangered cultural sites in Europe. And Venice, Italy tops the list with the Venice Lagoon as the most endangered site in Europe.


The best shows to see this week in London. We pick only 3.

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1. Nate Lowman @ Massimo de Carlo
February 8 — April 2


The best shows to see this week in NY. We pick only 3.

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Highlight: Haegue Yang at Greene Naftali Gallery (Grene Naftali Gallery)


Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

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1. Museums Getting Increasing Funds From Private Galleries

Although it’s common practice for galleries to provide scholarly and artistic support to museum’s exhibiting work by the artists they represent, in the face of decreasing corporate donations, nonprofit museums have begun to depend more on these galleries for funding as well.


The shows you can’t miss this week in NY. We pick only 3.

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Highlight: Ibrahim El-Salahi at Salon 94 (Salon 94)


Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

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1. Art Market Rebounds After Drop in Sales for 2015

After prices fell 10% in 2015, the worldwide art market has rebounded in the new year. While last year’s art sales fell $2 billion short of 2014’s $17.9 billion total, prices have recovered by 7.2% in the first seven weeks of 2016.


Art shows you can’t miss this week in New York. We pick only 3.

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Highlight: Eddie Martinez at Mitchell-Innes & Nash (Mitchell-Innes & Nash)

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