Overtime: May 21 – 27

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

  • Robert Indiana, pop purveyor of Love, Hope, and American Darkness, dies at 89.
  • Robert Indiana’s estate will be used to turn his house and studio into a museum.
  • A contentious legal fight is looming over control of Robert Indiana’s estate.
  • Days before Robert Indiana’s death, an offshore shell company filed a copyright suit against him.
  • Urban Outfitters removes vases ‘ripped-off’ from Bristol artist Sarah Wilton.
  • A look inside Atiba Jefferson’s “Heart-Shaped Box” exhibit in Los Angeles.
  • Chad Muska’s MONOLITHIC pop-up exhibition opens this weekend in Los Angeles.
  • Kendrick Lamar denies ripping off the artist who’s suing him over his ‘Black Panther’ music video.
  • Matcha Shop files to dismiss MoMA’s trademark violation lawsuit.
  • Interview Magazine, founded by Andy Warhol, shutters after nearly 50 years.
  • Philippe Vergne will step down as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
  • LACMA’s Islamic Art curator on how her ambitious new exhibition reveals another side of Iran.
  • Elizabeth Duggal to join Guggenheim as new deputy director.
  • Ai Weiwei plans three Los Angeles exhibitions this Fall.
  • China to build massive arts district which is set to launch in 2019 near Beijing.
  • Adrian Cheng plans to further fuse art and real estate in Hong Kong.
  • Outsider Art comes to the Metropolitan Museum.
  • Houston’s Rothko Chapel is the victim of a “Hate Incident”.
  • What you need to know about René Magritte.
  • How Jane Freilicher found beauty in the everyday.
  • Auguste Rodin’s complicated relationship with classical art.
  • Leon Golub’s visions of raw, endless violence.
  • The fake Prada store in the Texas desert that became an art mecca.
  • Sunday Reading: Artistic Personalities.
  • In 2019, ADAA art show will again open in late February in New York, a week before Armory show.
  • Kenny Schachter on the parade of art and depravity at New York’s May auctions.
  • ‘Dallas’ star Patrick Duffy is selling his collection of classic American art.
  • Christie’s £18m brings Picasso’s Dora Maar to London.
  • Christie’s will once again host contemporary auctions in London in June.
  • Georgia O’Keeffe’s missing Hawaiian painting “Hibiscus” resurfaces, selling for $4.8 million.
  • Are auction guarantees the new private sales? Yes, for art buyers who don’t want to get ripped off.
  • The top performing first-time artists at auction last week had one thing in common.
  • Bonhams has hired bank NM Rothschild to explore a potential sale of the auction house.
  • Stuart Davis estate heads to Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC.
  • How cut-paper silhouettes ensured portraiture wasn’t just for the rich.
  • 11,500-year-old wooden sculpture alters understanding of early art.
  • Who speaks freely?: Art, Race, and Protest.
  • Imprisoned Turkish-Kurdish artist Zehra Doğan continues to paint on scrap from prison.
  • Art historians discuss strategies for dealing with work by abusive artists.
  • Gerhard Richter is selling over $1 million of his art to help build 100 houses for the homeless.
  • Peter Doig is helping the black British artist Denzil Forrester get the recognition he deserves.
  • “I made a habit of doing what you were not supposed to do”: Roland Reiss on his shape-shifting career.
  • In Hawaii, Georgia O’Keeffe found a new way to look at nature.
  • Alexander Calder’s mobiles appear alongside his artsy lifehacks at Hauser & Wirth’s countryside outpost.
  • Hauser & Wirth will stage first Jack Whitten show in Los Angeles in nearly 30 Years.
  • Nova Scotia offers to pay Annie Leibovitz $2 million so a local gallery can show her photos.
  • Mesmerizing new collages by Lola Dupré distort the human form into gravity-defying shapes.
  • Richly textured portraits of native arctic residents and European explorers by Preta Wolzak.
  • Satirical images of virtue and vice painted by Toni Hamel.
  • An alternative history of abstract art.
  • 8 famous artists who were self-taught.
  • Herb Alpert Foundation gives $75,000 awards to five artists.
  • Artadia names 2018 Houston awards finalists.
  • Want to take an art class near you? This budding online art directory can help.

Source: arrestedmotion

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