Overtime: Oct 2 – Oct 8

More stories from the week that ended Oct 2 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Whitney Museum unveils plans for David Hammons public artwork in the Hudson.
  • RIP: S.I. Newhouse Jr., who passed away at the age of 89. Artnet has a remembrance.
  • RIP: Vern Blosum, who passed away at the age of 81.
  • RIP: Robert Delpire, who passed away at the age of 91.
  • Court to determine if US victims in Jerusalem can seize antiquities on loan to US museum as recompense.
  • Car jumps pavement and hits pedestrians near London’s Natural History Museum.
  • Oxford removes portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi.
  • Francis Bacon painting, the star lot of Christie’s auction, fails to find a buyer.
  • Marina Abramović abandons plans to open Marina Abramović Institute due to fundraising failure.
  • Dr. Seuss Museum to replace mural after complaints that it depicted racist Chinese stereotype.
  • The Musée du Louvre has withdrawn Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator from its Tuileries Gardens.
  • Auguste Renoir painting stolen from an auctioneer in a Paris suburb the day before it was due to be sold.
  • Snapchat reveals Jeff Koons project a day early.
  • Yayoi Kusama bans Vice’s Dexter Thomas from her studio.
  • The story of when four guards at Rikers Island decided to steal and subsequently destroy an original Dalí.
  • British museums missing at least £1mil. worth of items.
  • Theresa May attacked for wearing bracelet decorated with renowned communist Frida Kahlo.
  • documenta CEO Annette Kulenkampff  discusses budget controversy.
  • Andrew Hunter on why he quit the Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO director Stephan Jost responds to his criticism.
  • Artnet covers Stefan Simchowitz’s Facebook rant. He rants about the article about his Facebook rant on Facebook.
  • The Guardian asks What’s the biggest question facing artists today?.
  • Debate on whether Donald Trump’s tax plan would be a bonanza for the art world.
  • Palmyra Lion of al-Lat statue damaged by IS now restored and installed in Damascus.
  • How museums in Puerto Rico are recovering after the hurricanes.
  • David Geffen pledges record $150mil. for new LACMA building.
  • Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris opens Oct 3.
  • Andrew Goldstein interviews Alexandra Munroe.
  • MoMA names Ana Janevski curator of performance and media art.
  • David Bowie retrospective coming to New York at the Brooklyn Museum.
  • The Institute of Arab and Islamic Art adds five artists, writers, and curators to its advisory committee.
  • Dad donates Native American robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute after daughter raises concerns.
  • Jackson Pollock’s only mosaic now on view at Washburn Gallery.
  • London’s new Greenwich Peninsula development will host a purpose-built design district.
  • Musuems collecting history as it happens.
  • The rise of the made-for-Instagram museum concept.
  • Marco Cochrane nude woman sculpture shown at Burning Man may travel to National Mall.
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice exhibits work made by Guantánamo Bay prisoners.
  • The Art Newspaper analyzes at Christie’s Masterpieces of Design and Photography and Up Close sales.
  • Christie’s uses assistance from aquatic experts to install Damien Hirst work.
  • Bartholomäus Spranger painting once owned by Curt Glaser to be auctioned by Christie’s.
  • The Art Newspaper analyzes Christie’s evening sale of contemporary art.
  •  Ru guanyao brush washer ceramic sells for record $37.7mil. at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.
  • Sotheby’s to hold first auction sale in Dubai.
  • Jacques Grange’s art, furniture, and antiques collection to be sold at Sotheby’s.
  • Marc Chagall work at Sotheby’s may break the record for the artist.
  • Roy Lichtenstein’s Female Head, from collection of Elizabeth Rea, to be offered at auction by Sotheby’s.
  • Artnet writes about Sotheby’s evening sale of contemporary art.
  • Artnet analyzes Sotheby’s Postwar and Contemporary Photo Sale.
  • Artinfo has a Q&A with Sotheby’s Alex Branczik.
  • Gurr Johns purchases Dreweatts and Bloomsbury for £1.25mil.
  • Art Basel signs five-year lease with Miami Beach Convention Center.
  • Judd Tully provides us with a Frieze auction week preview. Artists over 60 exhibiting at Frieze. Frieze week events for everyone. Artnet writes about explicit feminist art at the fair. Artnet’s choices for the 10 best booths. The market for political art at the fair. Museums taking patrons to Frieze. Tate buys work from the fair. Frieze on a budget. A sales report from Frieze. The Art Newspaper reports on sales from the fair.
  • 10 works to buy at Frieze Masters for under $1mil. Julian Schnabel at the fair.
  • A look at the market for Josef Albers’s work.
  • Art Legacy Planning forms to provide services for those in need of art estate and foundation planning.
  • Steven Murphy makes six big hires for his advisory enterprise, Murphy & Partners.
  • Nicholas Logsdail on highlights from 50 years of Lisson Gallery.
  • Tim Schneider on Why Art Basel’s New Ethics Rules Are Good News for the Market (and Other Insights).
  • Artnet profiles Bob Rennie.
  • CNN on the new generation of Chinese art collectors.
  • Serkan Özkaya‘s theory on Marcel Duchamp’s final work.
  • Artnet profiles Louise Fishman.
  • Shepard Fairey’s mural in progress in Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Scott Indrisek interviews Amanda Ross-Ho.
  • Anh Do wins 2017 Archibald People’s Choice Award.
  • Josh Kline’s show at Modern Art.
  • Shana Nys Dambrot reviews Billy Al Bengston’s Dentos 1965 – 1970 at Parrasch Heijnen Gallery.
  • Jake and Dinos Chapman’s exhibition of suicide vests at Blain Southern.
  • David Salle on how to look at his work. An interview with the artist.
  • Artreview writes about Tal R’s Sexshops show at Victoria Miro.
  • Snapchat teams up with Jeff Koons on augmented reality sculpture project.
  • Ai Weiwei selling editioned sculpture and print on eBay for charity.
  • Seven shows in London to see during Frieze week. Artnet’s picks for The 15 Best Shows to See in London During Frieze Week. Why London galleries exhibit at Frieze in their hometown.
  • Artnet’s 5 Exciting Young Artists to Watch at Sunday Art Fair.
  • 24 New York gallery shows to see this October.
  • 14 experts weigh in on what the most iconic artwork of the 21st century is.
  • Interview with Jim Carrey about his visual art.
  • Interview with Julia Stiles about playing a curator/art advisor in a film.
  • 250 boxes of Marina Abramović macarons available at Ladurée in London’s Harrods.
  • Friends With You limited edition lenticular print now available in their web shop.
  • Anger Management items available in Brooklyn Museum Shop web shop.

Source: arrestedmotion

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