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Pick of the Week
Pick of the Week

In our March/April issue, AAP contributing editor Ingrid Dudek considers the murky world of art forgeries and authentication. In her rollicking commentary, she writes, “The high prices involved [in art] have compelled a cottage industry in measures of security and validation, be they price databases, artist indexes or simply an unhealthy auratic attachment to provenance and authorship.”

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Editor's Letter

Rebels with Causes

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No one knew what to expect when Donald J. Trump assumed the most powerful job in the United States. 

Reports: The Point

Expanding the Vision for Arts Patronage

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The idea of the bohemian artist, poor yet determined in pursuit of creative expression, is a trope that has existed throughout the history of human civilization.

Essays

F for Forensics

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It is said that strong economic times breed white-collar crimes, and the ostentatious transactions associated with the art market would seem a plausible, fertile host for turbid agendas.

Australia
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Instinctual Movements
Clinton Ng

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For the past sixteen years, Clinton Ng has been recognized as one of Australia’s leading gastroenterologists.

Pakistan
Features

Tranquility Amid Turmoil
Lala Rukh

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In September 1981, an 18-year-old pregnant woman and her husband were arrested in Pakistan after they had eloped. 

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Reviews

Connect with Everything
Tatsuo Miyajima

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For Tatsuo Miyajima, numbers hold the key to the universe. The Japanese artist believes the digits one through nine embody the Buddhist philosophy of change and renewal.

China Hong Kong Taiwan USA
Reviews

Tales of Our Time

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Lu Xun (1881–1936) was not the first writer to pen tales in vernacular Chinese, but he spurred the literary form in ways that were unseen before his time. 

Fine Print

A Framework for Connectors in the Art World

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Connectors are not as rare as you might think. You may already know some connectors, or are one yourself.

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From the Archive
The Fiction of Auto-Generation
FROM Sept/Oct 2008

The Fiction of Auto-Generation: Anish Kapoor

His works look like artifacts from alien civilizations, emanating a signature red glow that suggests they may even possess their own sentience. How a legendary sculptor gives life to monumental installations while taking himself out of the creative process.

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