Overtime: July 9 – 15

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

  • UTA Moves Into a New Ai Weiwei-Designed Space in Beverly Hills.
  • Cheim & Read partner Adam Sheffer to join Pace as vice president.
  • From Frida Kahlo in London to Casanova in Boston, here are 29 museum shows worth seeing this summer.
  • 130,000 unseen photos of Andy Warhol will be made public at The Warhol Foundation.
  • Artist SMASH 137 sues GM for unauthorized use of his Detriot mural for a Cadillac ad.
  • Red Bull restructures and expands its arts initiative in Detroit.
  • Five Picassos went missing from the L.A. Times. What happened to them?
  • The FBI has recovered a crimson Robert Motherwell painting stolen 40 years ago by a moving man.
  • What Art Basel in Miami Beach’s most Instagrammed works tell us about the art world today.
  • Art Basel owner to launch contemporary art fair ART SG in Singapore next year.
  • New art fair, Felix LA—the brainchild of Dean Valentine—to coincide with Frieze Los Angeles in 2019.
  • Art Santa Fe, New Mexico sees growth under new owner.
  • What drove London’s June auctions 77% higher than last year.
  • The new collector’s guide to good manners, according to design dealer Patrick Parrish.
  • Don’t forget the women who forged Saudi Arabia’s thriving art scene.
  • Colby College acquires what its museum director describes as a “turning point” painting by Jackson Pollock.
  • Artist Greg Mike improvises sprawling new murals in Georgia locking himself into rooms for two weeks.
  • Measured and visually musical, artists Shiferaw and Melake harmonize in their new two-person show.
  • How a female-led art restoration movement in Florence is reshaping the canon.
  • Dallas Museum of Art says thank you to a life-long patron.
  • Programme of paid internships aims to make US museum staff more diverse.
  • Dalí foundation sues California museum for use of artist’s name and image.
  • Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum appoints Cybele Maylone as Executive Director.
  • A Look inside the little-known image library that’s inspired artists for over a century.
  • $890 million Sydney museum move could be the most expensive museum relocation in history.
  • Brutalism, air fresheners, and augmented reality at Cleveland’s FRONT International Triennial.
  • Rising-star curators from opposite coasts are chosen to organize the fifth New Museum Triennial.
  • Many creative geniuses may have procrastinated—but that doesn’t mean you should.
  • David Wojnarowicz’s art endures, and so does his spirit of rage and revolt.
  • The University of Kansas removes altered US flag art.
  • Deported veterans ‘distress’ flag mural on US-Mexico border under review.
  • William Kentridge outplays the England match with Tate premiere of performance The Head and the Load.
  • Donald Trump’s UK visit sparks backlash from the art world.
  • Bossy baby Trump blimp heads north to haunt Scotland and greet the US President.
  • Can two festivals bring hope to Trump country?
  • Cleon Peterson’s violent paintings strike at the heart of a divided America.
  • Interview with Cleon Peterson about his new show “Blood & Soil” at Over The Influence in Los Angeles.
  • New film Gauguin about his voyage to Tahiti, is a sombre picture of the artist under the sun.
  • In today’s art market, the ‘male gaze’ is not a good look.
  • An Afro-Surrealist project deifies god-like bodies of color.
  • Liberté Nuti, former international director of Impressionist and Modern at Christie’s, joins Hauser & Wirth.
  • Organic shapes emerge in new installations of intertwined rope by Janaina Mello Landini.
  • Wayne Thiebaud’s confections are sprinkled with touches of Cézanne, Degas, and others.
  • Alex Colombino on paying attention and playing with space in Los Angeles.
  • ‘A nautical traffic jam’: Mel Chin imagines an underwater world in Times Square New York.
  • A look at Raul Guerrero’s new exhibition at Ortuzar Projects, New York.
  • Paula Cooper Gallery in New York hit by fire.
  • Korean artist Lee Bull uses manga and rotting fish as social commentary.
  • Neon queen Meryl Pataky’s new solo show is highly experimental and slyly self aware.
  • Swaths of old-fashioned fabric obscure faces and bodies in unsettling portraits by Markus Åkesson.
  • Exploring Takashi Murakami’s rise from the bottom of the slope to becoming king of the hill.
  • SHOK-1 brings x-ray artworks to new Arsham/Fieg Gallery exhibit.
  • Yayoi Kusama announces a major new exhibition in London featuring a large ‘Infinity Room Mirror.’
  • Why art exhibitions are returning to domestic settings.
  • Arte al Rescate provides relief to victims of Hurricane Maria through art.
  • Architect Frank Gehry to design Art Museum restaurant in Philadelphia.
  • The city as a canvas, Ghana’s artists are building—and engaging—communities.
  • California tried to give artists a cut, but the Judges said no.
  • Pierre Alechinsky and Fujiko Nakaya win £100,000 Japanese Praemium Imperiale art prize.
  • Dealing with creative block? A deck of cards might help.

Source: arrestedmotion

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