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We’re All Drinking Diet Prada Now

Even Diet Prada’s supporters believe that it occasionally stretches when calling out copycats, particularly when it does not seek comment from the targets before posting. Mr. Yambao pointed out that “anyone can submit a story to them and it’s up to them whether they’re going to fact-check it or not.” …

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El Museo del Barrio Appoints Chief Curator

El Museo del Barrio has appointed Rodrigo Moura, formerly the adjunct curator of Brazilian art at the São Paulo Museum of Art, as its chief curator. Patrick Charpenel, the executive director of the museum, said Mr. Moura’s community-driven, socially-oriented vision “totally aligns” with El Museo’s values and mission. An institution …

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David Lynch’s Art Peers Behind the Facade

MAASTRICHT, the Netherlands — Exploring the Bonnefanten Museum’s David Lynch retrospective here, “Someone Is in My House,” one starts to conjure an image of Mr. Lynch’s hands: They must never stop moving. The American filmmaker known for macabre, enigmatic films such as “Eraserhead,” “Blue Velvet” and “Mulholland Drive,” as well …

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Tefaf Maastricht Refocuses Its Lineup

MAASTRICHT, the Netherlands — Tefaf, one of the world’s most opulent art fairs, held every year in the southern Netherlands town of Maastricht, offers an encyclopedic array of paintings, sculpture, antiques and antiquities, presented in custom booths designed as mini-museums. This year’s showcase takes place at the Maastricht Exhibition and …

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Art Collecting Is in His Blood

LONDON — Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza comes from one of Europe’s most famous art-collecting families: A museum in Madrid bears his family name. That institution, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza opened in 1992, when Spain bought the family’s collection of works by masters including Dürer, Caravaggio, Rubens, Monet and van Gogh. The collection, …

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