Overtime: July 24 – July 30

More stories from the week that ended July 30 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Julian Schnabel’s work in permanent collection currently on view at Glass House. Artsy also has info and images.
  • RIP: Robert Loder (1934–2017).
  • Breese Little gallery closing its doors.
  • Three paintings on loan from the Louvre destroyed in fire on a French island of Tatihou.
  • Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí decries Dali exhumation, saying it is inappropriate and ungrounded.
  • Jaime Botín faces prison and €100mil. fine for allegedly trying to smuggle a Picasso on his yacht.
  • Berkshire Museum’s plans to auction 40 works of art from its collection may violate museum code of ethics. American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors issue open letter criticizing the deaccession plan.
  • Serial art thief, at it for 20 years, caught in Avignon, France.
  • Abounaddara remove videos from the internet, in response to alleged improper use by exhibition.
  • Leon Zinder admits to attempting to sell stolen artwork through a Manhattan flea market.
  • Skepta’s clothing line MAINS accused of plagiarism by Ilyes Griyeb.
  • Protesters call on ICA Boston to cancel Dana Schutz show.
  • Six former South Korean officials sentenced to prison for blacklisting artists due to their political beliefs.
  • Menil Drawing Institute opening delayed due to construction issues.
  • Kunstmuseum Bern embarks on provenance research as it takes possession of first works from Gurlitt trove.
  • Basquiat’s strength in pop culture as opposed to his lack of institutional support.
  • Ida Ekblad wins court battles over appropriated Birkenstock ad image.
  • Legal battle over the ownership of Paul Klee seized by Nazis reaches a settlement.
  • Kenny Schachter visits Los Angeles and writes about his thoughts and experiences in the city.
  • Grenfell victims and survivors honored with London mural by Ben Eine reproducing Ben Okri’s poem on the fire.
  • Family discovers that their Norman Rockwell is actually an original and not a print.
  • Banksy’s Girl With Balloon voted UK’s favorite work of art.
  • Rosetta Stone can now be viewed in 3D from the comfort of your own home.
  • Italian government can proceed with plan to create a new archaeological park around the Colosseum in Rome.
  • François Pinault funds restoration of historic drawings of Paris’s former stock exchange.
  • LACMA plans satellite location in South LA.
  • Smithsonian successfully uses Kickstarter to raise money.
  • Jerry Saltz writes about MoMA’s expansion.
  • Beirut Arab Art Museum, a private museum of Arab art, is in the pipeline for 2020 opening.
  • Getty Museum’s recent windfall Old Masters acquisitions said to come from the collection of Luca Padulli.
  • Jewish History Museum acquires Phillip Ratner’s sculpture models of immigrants on Ellis and Liberty Island.
  • University of Chicago Library receives gift of vintage Vivian Maier prints from John Maloof.
  • Tate Liverpool honoring its art handling manager, Ken Simons, with his own show drawn from its collection.
  • Artnet has info and images from the Dana Schutz show at ICA Boston.
  • Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical retrospective now on view at the Met Breuer.
  • Paul Ramírez Jonas making fake IDs at his exhibition and residency Half Truths at New Museum.
  • Thomas Campbell awarded the Getty Rothschild Fellowship.
  • Ei Arakawa’s Skulptur Projekte Münster work repaired.
  • Artnet has the full list of artists participating in the 15th Istanbul Biennial.
  • Yorkshire Sculpture International triennial expected to launch in summer 2019.
  • Five must-see exhibitions during Pacific Standard Time.
  • Pussy Riot embarks on six-week immersive theater experience called Inside Pussy Riot at Saatchi Gallery.
  • Sotheby’s share price hits record high.
  • Laura Paulson appointed Vice Chairman of Christie’s Americas Advisory Board and Senior Advisor. Jonathan Stone and Tina Zonars to head Christie’s Asian Art dept.
  • Drawing of the Manhattan skyline by Donald Trump sells for $29,184 at Nate D. Sanders auction.
  • We Dream Under the Same Sky show at Palais de Tokyo feature works that will be sold in aid of NGOs.
  • Tim Schneider‘s thoughts on Artsy’s funding and valuation, as well as other topical issues.
  • Artnet’s How to Master the Old Master Market: 7 Practical Strategies From Top Experts. Five areas of value in the Old Masters market.
  • Olivia Erlanger announced as artist selected to create first BMW Open Work for Frieze London 2017.
  • Expo Chicago reveals artists who will participate in the fair’s In/Situ sector.
  • Ren Hang’s photographs will be featured in Shanghai Photofairs’ new Spotlight section.
  • Art Chengdu art fair to launch next year in China.
  • Philippe de Montebello, joins Acquavella Galleries as director.
  • Condo launching in Shanghai and Mexico City in 2018.
  • Interview with Cheech Marin about his collection.
  • Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump disclose $25mil. art collection.
  • The use of Bitcoin in the art market.
  • Artsy writes about the ways artists can get gallery representation.
  • Kara Walker speaks to WABE 90.1.
  • Carroll Dunham talks to Joe Bradley.
  • Elizabeth Peyton paints Angela Merkel for Vogue.
  • Markus Lüpertz to create a multipart mural depicting story of Genesis in subway stations of Karlsruhe.
  • Farah Atassi’s show at Ghebaly Gallery is an Art Forum critic’s pick.
  • Artnet looks at Gelatin’s current work.
  • Ana Teresa Fernández, Hank Willis Thomas, others transform Muslim prayer rugs for For-Site Sanctuary show.
  • Artnet interviews Marguerite Humeau.
  • Rachel Whiteread works on structures in Joshua Tree, CA.
  • Artnet profiles Marinella Senatore.
  • Standard looks at 7 emerging artists out of Los Angeles.
  • WestwoodWestwood interviews Simon Birch.
  • Michael Fried’s new book of poetry, Promesse du Bonheur, published by David Zwirner Books and nonsite.org.
  • Frick Diptychs series of books to be published by Frick that pair masterworks from its collection with essays.
  • Newly released Twyla x i am OTHER Collection includes work by Freegums, Angelica Hicks, M. Tony Peralta.
  • Turntable Lab releases Keith Haring collection of items.
  • Roman Abramovich, Jeff Koons, and Larry Gagosian’s homes in Curb’s list of outrageous NY megamansions.

Source: arrestedmotion

Rating Overtime: July 24 – July 30 is 5.0 / 5 Votes: 5
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