Weekly recap of art world news.
Paris Photo 2014
The 18th edition of Paris Photo opened this week and will run through November 16. This year's fair boasts 169 galleries and artbook dealers. Paris Photo is the premier international art fair for photographic work. Special events and lectures will be held on the history of the photobook, collecting, and interview with notable figures in the international art community.
Read more (Paris Photo)
Unlimited Photo Storage for Amazon Prime Members
"Amazon Prime has long been a go-to service for streamers and shoppers alike. But today, the service has become a great deal more enticing to photographers with the announcement of Amazon Prime Photos: a could-based service that will allow you to store unlimited photographs on Amazon's massive cloud platform without having to pay a cent on top of your regular Prime membership. The new service — which is available for Android, iOS, Windows and through the browser — will allow you to sync and access your full-res photo archive from anywhere in the world."—Gannon Burgett
Read the full story (Peta Pixel)
$250M Art Heist Was an Inside Job
"Corruption is on the rise in Turkey, and the State Art and Sculpture Museum in Ankara is no exception. A new report in the newspaper Hurriyet has revealed that museum staff participated in a $250 million art heist of 302 works in their own institution between 2005 and 2009."—Laura C. Mallonee
Read the full story (Hyperallergic)
Magnum Photographers Release Never-Before-Seen Photos
A few months ago, Magnum photographers challenged each other to dive into the depths of their archives for a single photograph—one that they have always liked, but for some reason or another, has gone unpublished and/or unnoticed. Photographers explored their attics, basements, and hard drives looking for an image to rescue from oblivion. Until November 14 at 5pm EST, these photos are available as signed, $100 Magnum Square Prints.
Read the full story (Magnum)