Overtime: Oct 16 – Oct 22

More stories from the week that ended Oct. 22 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Yayoi Kusama will debut two new Infinity Rooms at David Zwirner next month. Yayoi Kusama Museum sells out tickets for the year. The 30-second rule for her installations at The Broad.
  • RIP: Lawrence Argent who died at the age of 60.
  • Beatrix Ruf resigns as director of the Stedelijk Museum after potential conflict of interest.
  • Norman Rockwell’s family meets with Mass. AG in attempt to halt sale of Berkshire Museum’s paintings.
  • Collier Schorr uses her platform to raise awareness of sexual abuse in creative industries.
  • The effect of the Northern California wildfires on local artists.
  • Paul Rucker’s show at York College of Pennsylvania closed to the public for being too provocative.
  • A look at the Sackler family’s (maker of highly-addictive painkiller Oxycontin) support of cultural institutions.
  • Separate foundations, both started by Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins, feud over an edition of a work.
  • Donald Trump’s Renoir, which he believes to be real, is deemed by experts to be a copy. The work was in Parker Brothers’ Masterpiece game.
  • Stolen Dali painting, thought to be 1954 original, seized in Lebanon.
  • Piotr Pavlensky torches bank in Paris after being granted asylum there. He gets charged with property damage.
  • The 5Pointz trial and how it will affect the rights of graffiti and its artists.
  • Victory for Matisse family in $4.5mil. cut-out legal battle with Jérôme Le Blay over disputed works.
  • What Trump’s withdrawal from UNESCO means for cultural institutions. Some associations respond.
  • Ai Weiwei stopped from boarding flight from NY to São Paulo after staff incorrectly claimed his visa was invalid.
  • NY Times writes about Guggenheim’s decision to remove works involving animals from its show.
  • Omer Fast responds to protests of his Chinatown installation at James Cohan Gallery. The gallery also had a response. Holland Cotter calls the show a misfire.
  • V&A thwarted again in its attempt to buy the Clive of India flask.
  • Grand Rapids Art Museum allegedly misused donor-restricted funds to cover gaps in its operational budget.
  • Spain court orders psychic to pay for Dali exhumation after her claims were proven false.
  • Tim Schneider on the risks associated with Christie’s touring da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi around.
  • World Monuments Fund lists 25 at-risk cultural sites.
  • Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria and restitution could come.
  • Long-lost Rodin marble sculpture turns up in New Jersey town hall committee room.
  • Barak Obama’s portrait to be painted by Kehinde Wiley. Michelle Obama’s portrait by Amy Sherald.
  • Trump tax plan may be favorable to art collectors.
  • Three missing works by Käthe Kollwitz found by customs agents.
  • How Kim Reeder had a drawing Basquiat gave her authenticated.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda teams up with the Warhol and Rauschenberg Foundations to aid Puerto Rico.
  • Karen Pence, US vice president’s wife, promotes art therapy.
  • Weaving and artistic skill is making a comeback, according to Maria Lind.
  • Court sides with Deborah De Robertis, deeming performance of exhibiting her vagina at the Louvre non-sexual.
  • SFMOMA working with museums around the world to send artwork via text with Send Me program.
  • V&A Dundee takes shape as £80mil. building by architect Kengo Kuma is unveiled.
  • Imperial War Museum explores artists’ responses to war and terror after 9/11 in show with over 40 artists.
  • Prada Foundation opens new cultural center in a restored Shanghai mansion.
  • Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to exhibit mile-marker from Standing Rock protests.
  • Melania Trump to donate her gown from Inaugural Ball to Smithsonian.
  • The Einstein House, dedicated to Albert Einstein, to open in Jerusalem in an abandoned planetarium.
  • Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today at National Museum of Women in the Arts.
  • David Adjaye reveals designs for SPYSCAPE spy museum in Midtown NY.
  • Natural History Museum in Los Angeles plans a makeover.
  • Kahlil Joseph’s Shadow Play exhibition at NYC’s New Museum.
  • Vatican Museums director Barbara Jatta reveals her big plans.
  • Nelson-Atkins will have a mini-golf course on lawn in 2018.
  • Munch Museum to show one Edvard Munch piece at Oslo Airport every year starting this Dec.
  • Tania Bruguera seeking performers for her MoMA show.
  • Is the Museum of Ice Cream the future of culture?
  • One Florine Stettheimer goes into the Whitney Museum collection and another to auction at Christie’s.
  • Sotheby’s auction to help survivors of Grenfell Tower fire raises over $2.5mil.
  • Sotheby’s explores the market for Old Master copies, including a Last Supper painting.
  • Christie’s adds $65mil. Léger work to Nov. auction.
  • NY Times writes about the recent London auction sales.
  • Enid Tsui analyzes the Hong Kong art auctions.
  • Artinfo’s list of 50 things to see at FIAC 2017. The Art Newspaper previews the fair. Artinfo reviews FIAC. Artnet’s list of 15 recommended exhibitions in Paris during FIAC week. The Art Newspaper has a sales report from the fair. The Macron effect on sales at FIAC.
  • Inside the home of Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.
  • Mignoni Gallery to open in NY on Upper East Side, headed by former Christie’s director Fernando Mignoni.
  • Margo Leavin lists Hollywood Hills home for $15mil.
  • Alexander Gilkes discusses art collecting.
  • Alexander Gray Associates now represents Kay Rosen.
  • Charles Harlan now represented by Kayne Griffin Corcoran.
  • William Eggleston releasing album of music.
  • Frieze review of Amanda Ross-Ho’s show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash.
  • Artnet interviews Joep Van Lieshout about his Domestikator project at the Pompidou.
  • Lorena Muñoz-Alonso interviews Catherine Opie.
  • Brian Boucher interviews Njideka Akunyili Crosby.
  • Keith J Varadi’s essay The Economy of Self, The Economy of Image, The Economy of Self-Image.
  • Artnet interviews Tracey Emin.
  • Tim Storrier wins Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, which includes $150k.
  • Sarah Meyohas transforms 100k rose petals into critique of big data.
  • A ranking of Vermeer’s ten most iconic paintings,
  • Ambera Wellmann wins the RBC Canadian Painting Competition at the National Gallery of Canada.
  • Lin Tianmiao’s installation at Galerie Lelong puts 2,000 words for women on top of antique carpets.
  • Chance to be artist-in-residence at New York City’s Department of Corrections.
  • Artnet’s Editors’ Picks: 20 Things to See in New York This Week. More must-see shows in town.
  • Architects weigh in on the Bilbao Effect 20 tears later.
  • An interview with the widow and son of the doctor who saved Andy Warhol’s life.
  • Britney Spears has a new painting video.
  • Shia LaBeouf & co. artwork moved for a fourth time.
  • Man proposes to his girlfriend at the Met by hanging a painting on its walls.

Source: arrestedmotion

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