Overtime: Aug 20 – 26

More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information):

  • RVCA’s “Now & Then” exhibit honors the artists and a movement that changed art.
  • How Damien Hirst’s $200 million auction became a symbol of pre-recession decadence.
  • Lévy Gorvy aims for “sweet spot” with a $400 million show.
  • Three years on, we look at the strange legacy of Banksy’s Dismaland.
  • ‘A critical juncture’: Richard Koshalek on MOCA’s future under Klaus Biesenbach.
  • Could the art-finance industry offer museums some much-needed options?
  • Christie’s is selling off $45 million in art from important west coast collectors ‘Hunk and Moo’ Anderson.
  • Never publically seen Artemisia Gentileschi painting to be sold for the first time in Vienna.
  • Why art loans are popular among the ultra-wealthy in good economic times and bad.
  • You can now own a stake in a Warhol or Monet for as little as $20.
  • The strategies art dealers use to discount artists’ work.
  • Chinese buyers are slow to pay for works sold at auction.
  • An art handler’s magazine breaks down art world myths.
  • Lauren Halsey wins Hammer Museum’s $100,000 Mohn Award.
  • Steven Harrington’s 28-Foot ‘Gotcha’ sculpture in China is hs biggest yet.
  • Art Basel cities details program for Buenos Aires Event, which includes a giant Barbara Kruger mural.
  • Otani Workshop crafts new ceramic artworks for first show in South Korea.
  • Dealer Monique Meloche is thriving—even after a mega-gallery wooed away her biggest stars.
  • What we can learn from history’s worst deaccessioning debacles.
  • An art leasing company is suing Paul Kasmin Gallery for ‘false invoices’ in the sale of a Frank Stella.
  • Berlin’s Arratia Beer Gallery closes after 12 years.
  • “I Was Raised on the Internet” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago by Lee Ann Norman.
  • GIPHY launches world’s first film festival dedicated to GIFs.
  • Are these artist-designed Instagram novels the future of reading?
  • teamLab creates a “Massless” underground exhibition in Helsinki.
  • Azuma Makoto’s “Undersurface Flowers” reveals the wild side of perfect blossoms.
  • Four artists unpacking black identity that you should know.
  • Derrick Adams’s transmissions on art and black identity.
  • Photographer Dario Calmese’s “Black Art Yearbook” is crucial to art history.
  • Visitors in “Abolish ICE” t-shirts illegally turned away at the Statue of Liberty.
  • A photographer documents America’s most heavily guarded prison, Guantanamo Bay.
  • Sebastian Magnani’s abstracted dual landscapes created using cleverly placed mirrors.
  • Hong Kong’s M+ Museum acquires complete Young-Hae Chang heavy industries archive.
  • These 16 women are breaking new ground in architecture.
  • Yayoi Kusama joins MoMa for collaborative skate decks.
  • The luminous effects of a light and space from painter Mary Corse.
  • Jiří Kolář’s collages cut up reality to devastating effect.
  • Tatjana Prenzel’s illustrated melancholic moments are textural triumphs.
  • The mysteries of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s peasant paintings.
  • Brussels gets a very surreal street name in honor of Magritte.
  • The Italian painter who traveled to the Holy Land with John Singer Sargent.
  • Overshadowed for years, Milton Avery became an icon of American painting.
  • River of Time: Li Binyuan interviewed by Yuan Fuca.
  • Alexander Calder made his own toaster and toilet-paper holder, and they’re incredible.
  • 7 artists who created innovative mobiles—beyond Alexander Calder.
  • The centuries-old Japanese tradition of mending broken ceramics with gold.
  • Mary Heilmann talks Catholicism, ’60s counterculture, and her west coast roots.
  • Martin Parr shows a different side to Hans-Ulrich Obrist in the latest issue of Sleek Magazine.
  • How Op artists of the 1960s created their hallucinatory effects.
  • Oslo tells Bjarne Melgaard he can’t build his Sci-Fi ‘Death House’ in the place where Munch died.
  • Reevaluating Francesca Woodman, whose early death haunts her groundbreaking images.
  • Trevor Paglen is about to launch a reflective sculpture into outer space, and astronomers are really pissed.
  • This artist residency is specifically designed for artists with children.
  • Meryl Streep and her artist husband are selling their art-filled penthouse for $24.6 million.
  • USTA hopes to re-energize tennis with artist-designed courts in inner cities.

Source: arrestedmotion

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