Overtime: May 14 – 20

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

  • Diddy revealed as the buyer of Kerry James Marshall’s record-breaking $21 million painting.
  • New York’s spring art auctions have seen some yawns and some records.
  • In a Warhol smackdown at Christie’s, which $30 million work is the better bet?
  • How Steve Wynn’s $70 million Picasso was punctured and damaged.
  • A $40,000 KAWS print leads Paddle8’s latest street art auction.
  • $45.3 million Basquiat is top lot in $131.6 million Phillips sale of 20th-Century & Contemporary Art.
  • Sotheby’s sale takes $391 million, highlighted by Basquiat, Hockney, and an ‘Epic’ Kerry James Marshall.
  • $157 million Modigliani breaks Sotheby’s record at otherwise underwhelming Impressionist & Modern sale.
  • We need to work to build a more equal art market – it’s better for everyone.
  • New Rembrandt masterpiece identified in Amsterdam.
  • Art Stage Jakarta cancels its 2018 fair, citing conflict with the Asian Games.
  • Give it away now: Here’s where the Corcoran Gallery’s art collection is headed.
  • Zach Feuer on giving up his gallery, getting involved in local politics and going to work for Art Omi.
  • 1960s Chicago gave birth to a colorful, frenetic art style that is still gathering steam.
  • Sotheby’s spotlights Ai Weiwei & A$AP Rocky in new “Fearless Now” video series.
  • Mark Coetzee resigns as director of Zeitz MOCAA amid an investigation into ‘professional conduct.’
  • Western AUS Art Gallery’s $300m collection at risk of damage, damning auditor-general report finds.
  • Women assaulted by Beijing Arts District guards for wearing rainbow flag pins.
  • Israeli minister bans art by students protesting violence in Gaza.
  • Arthur Jafa’s profound meditations on Black America.
  • How this is Childish Gambino’s “This is America” video.
  • Fate of midcentury mural in Mexico City still uncertain after 2017 quake.
  • SVA’s ContinuEd Project Space presents Kathryn Hart: Searching.
  • Judy Chicago’s after-party is here: The pioneering artist gets a major museum survey at the ICA Miami.
  • Inside contemporary native artist Rick Bartow’s first major retrospective.
  • Jean Jullien’s “ONAJI UMI” exhibition is filled with breezy beach scenes.
  • Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham on 35 years of creative cohabitation.
  • Daniel Arsham will launch new solo exhibits in Tokyo’s NANZUKA & Galerie Perrotin galleries.
  • Painterly visions of being “All Too Human” on view at Tate Britain.
  • A look inside Katharina Grosse’s “Prototypes of Imagination” exhibit at Gagosian, London.
  • “Before the Fall” at Neue Galerie conveyed the hope that the world might reassemble itself.
  • Artist Dan Colen confronts adulthood in new “Mailorder Mother Purgatory” exhibit.
  • Daniel Hesidence’s views of an imaginary landscape.
  • Tom Wolfe (RIP), New Journalism bon vivant and critic of modernism, dead at 88.
  • Richard Gray (RIP), the veteran Chicago dealer, dies at 89.
  • ‘He made Chicago a more beautiful place’: colleagues remember the late art dealer Richard Gray.
  • See photographs taken by a teenage Stanley Kubrick.
  • We only had one photograph of the entire earth—until three years ago.

Source: arrestedmotion

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