Overtime: April 23 – 29

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  • David Hockney painting to go on the block at Sotheby’s in May, with $20-$30m. estimate.
  • Christie’s adds 22 Richard Diebenkorn works to May auctions in New York.
  • Marc Chagall painting will not be sold, National Gallery says.
  • Is stock market volatility good for the art market?
  • How Danh Vo rocketed to market stardom with art designed to confound collectors.
  • What you need to know about J.M.W. Turner, Britain’s great painter of tempestuous seas.
  • From the archives: A look at Leon Golub’s early work, in 1955.
  • Rome’s Galleria Borghese Director to stand trial for going to the gym.
  • Nan Goldin takes her anti-opioid protest to the Smithsonian—and the Senate—in Washington, DC.
  • Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. group stages pill-purging protest at Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C.
  • Rochelle Steiner joins Vancouver Art Gallery as Associate Director and Chief Curator.
  • Can art museums help illuminate early American connections to slavery?
  • Norval Foundation near Cape Town opens months after launch of city’s Zeitz museum.
  • Carnegie Mellon’s School of Art to open new facility for its MFA program.
  • Andy Warhol Museum Appoints Demetrios T. Patrinos as New Board Chair.
  • Artist Eugenio Merino creates life-sized sculpture of Andy Warhol’s corpse.
  • UAE donates $50 Million to UNESCO to rebuild cultural heritage in Mosul.
  • Golden leaves are stolen from the dome of Vienna’s Secession building.
  • Thirty-Third Bienal de São Paulo names participating artists.
  • Sabrina Mandanici on the opening of the EVA International, Ireland’s 38th biennial.
  • Cranbrook acquires Frank Lloyd Wright house.
  • Lauren Halsey’s site-specific installation bringing the signs and textures of So Central LA into MOCA.
  • ArtCubed aims to carve out a sacred space for art and food in Los Angeles.
  • Antiques trade groups sue to strike down New York’s ‘restrictive’ ivory law.
  • New gallery focused on performance, photography, and architecture, will open on NY’s Lower East Side.
  • New York’s latest art district? A string of five bodegas downtown.
  • Photographer Andrew Garn’s book captures the unique personalities of New York City pigeons.
  • How Marcel Duchamp impacted contemporary Chinese art.
  • After 30 years of scrutiny, David Salle’s paintings still confound.
  • What the Mona Lisa tells us about art in the Instagram era.
  • ‘It doesn’t produce anxiety’: meet Are.na, a social network created by artists.
  • One of the defining features of Philip Guston’s last decade is a paradoxical faith in the elusiveness of truth.
  • The magical world of beloved Ohio artist La Wilson.
  • Expressive color-filled portraits of friends and family by Hope Gangloff.
  • Tin cans transformed into famous art historical self-portraits by Allan Rubin.
  • Glass sculptures by Dylan Martinez perfectly imitate water-filled plastic bags.
  • Readymade art may have been the very first human art form.
  • This eerie, human-like Russian sculpture is twice as old as Egypt’s pyramids.
  • These hyperrealistic portraits by artist Cayce Zavaglia are actually made from yarn.
  • Dazzling three-dimensional paper sculptures of birds, bees, and crustaceans by Lisa Lloyd.
  • Kengo Kuma artfully tackles air pollution with huge origami sculpture.
  • Two more beloved galleries bite the dust as Copenhagen’s David Risley & Brooklyn’s Real Fine Arts shutter.
  • Paris’s Galerie Samy Abraham to close after seven years.
  • Artist Sophia Al-Maria wins the US’s first major award for contemporary Middle Eastern art.
  • Faena Prize for the Arts goes to Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj.
  • Ka-Man Tse has been chosen as the winner of the 2018 Aperture Portfolio Prize.
  • Le Nuage: An animated short explores the frustrations of creative expression.
  • The two colors that researchers say will make you more creative, smarter.
  • R.I.P. Abbas Attar, an Iranian-born photographer (1944-2018)
  • R.I.P. Laura Aguilar, a Mexican American photographer (1944-2018)
  • In Berlin, artists find a home.
  • An interview with Drew Merritt ahead of his show at Thinkspace.
  • A look at Daniel Arsham’s Snarkitecture.
  • Art & Life with Mark Dean Veca.
  • JR left a little surprise by the ocean for Arte Careyes in Mexico.

Source: arrestedmotion

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