Overtime: April 9 – 15

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  • Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris opens In Tune with the World this week which includes work from Murakami.
  • Blum & Poe announces representation of Solange Pessoa.
  • After London show, Pace to exhibit Jean Dubuffet Theaters of Memory paintings in New York.
  • Why 2018 could be Picasso’s billion-dollar year.
  • $30m Francis Bacon will go on the block at Christie’s New York in May.
  • Embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn is selling $100 million worth of art at Christie’s.
  • Russell Crowe’s Art of Divorce auction of paintings and more rakes in $2.8 million to pay off his ex.
  • Artist’s billboard declaring “There Are Black People in the Future” taken down by landlord.
  • Paintings that question the promises of postcolonial democracy.
  • What you need to know about investing in fine art.
  • The 1973 documentary that delved into the NYC painting scene.
  • The Brazilian paintings that made a splash in wartime Britain.
  • This new $50k prize is just for emerging female figurative painters.
  • Artist Ridley Howard and gallerist Tif Sigfrids to open New Art Space in Athens.
  • Postmasters Gallery starts online-fundraising campaign.
  • Can crowdfunding save struggling galleries? Postmasters looks to patreon amid the mid-market squeeze.
  • The Smithsonian is opening its first overseas location, with London’s V&A Museum.
  • Florida’s Norton Museum nabs a ‘transformative’ gift of more than 100 works.
  • After three years of work, the Getty Villa prepares to reopen with a new look.
  • The Alabama women who made their quilts a part of modern art.
  • Adrian Piper’s massive MoMA survey will force you to face your prejudices.
  • The University of Notre Dame presents 2018 student exhibition.
  • Steven Holl Architects’ game-changing new arts building for Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Matsumoto hosts world’s biggest Yayoi Kusama exhibition ever.
  • Traditional paintings by Lino Lago mysteriously revealed beneath fields of color.
  • Kehinde Wiley—the artist behind Obama’s presidential portrait—signs with Hollywood talent agency.
  • France to help build a ‘new Petra’ in Saudi Arabia with estimated $20bn development deal.
  • Sotheby’s will begin holding auctions in India to capitalize on the country’s growing art market.
  • ICA Boston closes Nicholas Nixon show, who has been accused of sexual harassment, at his request.
  • Tracey Emin was sexually assaulted by a well-known female artist.
  • George Lucas’ museum has bought Norman Rockwell’s beloved painting from the Berkshire Museum.
  • Why it took nearly 3 years to curate the (short) artist list for the 2018 Carnegie International.
  • 7 Tips for applying to art school, according to top admissions officers.
  • The collector who helped build Dallas’s Texas-sized art scene.
  • These five automotive companies are putting contemporary art in the driver’s seat.
  • Wes Anderson’s set design for the Isle of Dogs goes on show in London.
  • Why do people still think that classical sculptures were meant to be white?
  • Artists who unlocked the modernist grid.
  • How robots can help painters.
  • New 360-degree immersive drawing created with 120 marker pens by Oscar Oiwa.
  • The scientist who became contemporary artist: Carsten Höller.
  • Adorable artist-themed socks let you walk with Dalí, Warhol, Picasso & more.

Photo credit: @jasminetartine.
Source: arrestedmotion

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