Overtime: July 16 – 22

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

  • Jonathan Gold, food critic who celebrated L.A.’s cornucopia, dies at 57.
  • The rapid rise of Millennial collectors will change how art is bought and sold.
  • As attendance plummets, New York dealers are scrambling to secure their future.
  • Why one gallerist says Berlin is no longer hospitable to contemporary art dealers.
  • What does gallery foot traffic really look like at Chelsea’s inaugural Art Walk?
  • Ralph Rugoff’s Venice Biennale will respond to the rise of fake news.
  • Trump’s State Department is over 3 months late announcing U.S. artist for Venice Biennale.
  • The House overwhelmingly rejects a Republican proposal to slash funding for the NEA and NEH.
  • US dealers move against Trump’s proposed 10% tariff on Chinese art and antiques.
  • Banksy shares illegal letter of imprisoned Turkish artist Zehra Dogan.
  • As emerging art galleries struggle, this Sotheby’s vet thinks he’s found the key to success.
  • The eclectic art collection of beloved actor Robin Williams is headed to Sotheby’s this fall.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen tries to dupe an art advisor. Can you guess how she fared?
  • Saatchi Gallery Director Nigel Hurst named head of contemporary arts at the Box, Plymouth.
  • White Cube poaches Warhol expert Eric Shiner from Sotheby’s to lead its American operations.
  • KAWS joins George Condo, Cindy Sherman and more for Skarstedt Gallery’s NY summer showcase.
  • Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, is opening a gallery in the South Bronx.
  • Japanese art collective TeamLab is bringing its high-tech immersive art experiences to NYC.
  • A High Line art walk with curator Cecilia Alemani.
  • Art dealer Sean Horton of New York’s Horton Gallery heads to Dallas.
  • Galleries, studios, exhibitions open for inaugural Detroit Art Week.
  • When can artists bend ethics for the sake of art?
  • Germany’s Green Party calls for artistic freedom.
  • The woman who dedicated her life to uncovering the female artists of the Italian Renaissance.
  • A viral Instagram account is inserting actor Timothée Chalamet into historical paintings.
  • The Hong Kong Museum of Art has received a major $480 million donation.
  • Beijing Galleries given just 13 days to relocate ahead of government-ordered demolition.
  • How Constantin Brancusi brazenly redefined sculpture.
  • Agnes Martin on how to be an artist.
  • Roberta Smith talks shop with “In Other Words” host Charlotte Burns.
  • A republished tome reveals the color wisdom and poetics of 19th-century artist Emily Noyes Vanderpoel.
  • Viral stand-up sensation Hannah Gadsby is giving viewers a dose of art historical criticism.
  • Want to get into New York’s best museums for free? Now all you need is a library card.
  • New Yorkers booked 9,500 free museum tickets in four days, new passes arrive August 1.
  • A petition calling on MoMA PS1 to change its ‘discriminatory policies’ gains 18,000 signatures.
  • MoMA’s union employees have been working without a contract for nearly two months.
  • Nan Goldin, activists bring Sackler protest to Harvard Art Museums.
  • Glenstone Museum’s 50,000 sqft. expansion will feature heavyweights of modern art.
  • Sweden’s Nationalmuseum will reopen significantly increased the museum’s exhibition space in Oct.
  • A towering figure of Venezuelan modernism gets his first solo North American exhibition.
  • Jonathan Chapline & Case Studyo Team up on ‘Reclining Nude’ sculpture.
  • Olafur Eliasson on how cooking fuels his art practice.
  • Jennifer Samet interviews painter Alfredo Gisholt.
  • The photograph that launched Edward Steichen’s career.
  • Winning images from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS).
  • Azuma Makoto curates iconic photos of “War and Flowers” for upcoming exhibit.
  • Why creative people need stress in their lives.
  • A new mural by Macon Reed confronts our fears of looking at the unknown.
  • After years of painting Van Gogh replicas, a Chinese artist fulfills his dream to visit Europe.
  • Peter and Sally Saul on how to thrive as a creative couple.
  • Will Robert Indiana’s legacy get stuck in a legal battle?
  • Texas museum mounts 30-foot portrait of today’s KKK. Can it avoid controversy?
  • Examining Henry Taylor’s groundbreaking paintings of the black experience.
  • Never-before-seen drawings by Nelson Mandela unveiled on his 100th Birthday.
  • Mosaic vermin invade New York City as part of Jim Bachor’s latest pothole interventions.

Source: arrestedmotion

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