Overtime: Sep 18 – Sep 24

More stories from the week that ended Sep 24 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Five Banksy street murals (including pictured above) sold to a buyer from the Middle East for £3.2mil.
  • RIP: Liliane Bettencourt, who passed away at the age of 94.
  • Museums in Mexico scramble to locate staff and assess damage caused by major earthquake.
  • Matt Furie’s lawyers take legal action against the alt-right with their use of his Pepe the Frog character.
  • Hito Steyerl and other artists protest Rheinmetall’s sponsorship of landmark German art exhibition in China.
  • UK museums risk losing out on funding due to slump in lottery ticket sales.
  • Animal rights group protests video work in Guggenheim’s show in China.
  • Guggenheim teams up with more than 100 museums to fight Trump’s immigration ban.
  • Philippe Narmino resigns as minister of justice for Monaco after involvement with Rybolovlev case revealed.
  • Solange has some critical words about racial issues in the art world.
  • Massachusetts Cultural Council urges Berkshire Museum to stop planned sale of art works.
  • How a fake Modrian arrived at the Stedelijk.
  • Tim Schneider on documenta 14’s budget mess. documenta artists back curatorial team in response to budgetary overrun. Detailed information emerges.
  • Artists lead call to rescue Locus+ fund after all support from Arts Council England had disappeared overnight.
  • America’s ugliest Confederate statue stays up in Tennessee town.
  • The Wall Street Journal writes about US states targeting those who avoid sales and use taxes.
  • Barbican in discussions to preserve Banksy murals put up on occasion of Basquiat exhibition.
  • Gerhard Richter wants to give the city of Münster a new site-specific artwork.
  • Police seek true owners of seized John Lennon art trove linked to Jonathan Poole.
  • Gregory Escalante remembered on Hyperallergic.
  • Christo reminisces about being an undocumented immigrant in the US.
  • Germany pledges up to €400mil. for renovation of Prussian palaces and parks.
  • Peter J. Karol writes about the Copyright Act as it pertains to termination of artwork.
  • Holland Cotter reviews PST: LA/LA.
  • Artnet previews Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA).
  • Jasper Johns plans to turn his Connecticut home and studio into an artists’ retreat after he dies.
  • Germany launches informational internet portal in an effort to fight art trafficking.
  • DIA receives $5mil. donation from Bonnie Ann Larson.
  • Story of Michael Jackson’s influence on contemporary artists to be told at National Portrait Gallery.
  • Tate Modern Picasso show to reunite trio of Marie-Thérèse Walter nudes for first time since 1932.
  • Takashi Murakami show is the most popular MCA exhibit ever.
  • David Hammons to curate Artist’s Choice show at MoMA.
  • Ben Davis raves about Radical Women at Hammer Museum.
  • The Broad installs Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Couleur Additive outside the museum. Thomas Campbell, Sherry Lansing, and Joanne Heyler now board members at The Broad.
  • The 25 most beloved museums in the world, according to TripAdvisor.
  • documenta 14 reports record attendance numbers.
  • Three UK institutions to show Tacita Dean’s work in 2018.
  • Gillian Wearing sculpture of Millicent Garrett Fawcett to be first female state in Parliament Square in London.
  • Martin Parr to open public Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol.
  • Maja Hoffmann builds space for her LUMA Foundation.
  • Lorena Muñoz-Alonso interviews Eleanor Nairne about Basquiat show at the Barbican.
  • The Art Newspaper previews the Biennale de Lyon.
  • Jens Hoffmann chosen as artistic director for second edition of the Honolulu Biennial.
  • Crystal Bridges revealed to have purchased at least three works from Christie’s 2016 Bound to Fail auction.
  • Jerome and Ellen Stern collection to be auctioned by Sotheby’s.
  • NADA will return to Miami’s Ice Palace for this year’s edition of the fair.
  • Frieze fair to have special section that will explore work by feminist artists who were considered too explicit.
  • proyectosLA fair opens in LA.
  • Coverage of The Bridge art fair in the Hamptons.
  • Kenny Schachter’s latest adventures.
  • Market for photographic art is growing in China.
  • 25 artists’ total auction sales account for almost 50% of all contemporary auction sales for first half of 2017.
  • Part one of Andrew Goldstein’s interview with Edward Dolman.
  • Sara Kay to open gallery in Lower East Side of New York.
  • Florence Derieux joins Hauser & Wirth as director of exhibitions. H&W also plans to open a gallery in new H Queens development in Hong Kong next spring.
  • Kerry James Marshall creates a mural for Chicago featuring Oprah Winfrey, Susanne Ghez, and other women.
  • Travis Diehl writes about Kelly Akashi.
  • Surface interviews Carsten Höller about his work.
  • Marlene Dumas awarded Hans Theo Richter Prize for Drawing and Graphics by Saxon Academy of Arts.
  • Frieze’s Critic’s Guide to Los Angeles.
  • When the fashion world collaborates with visual artists.

Source: arrestedmotion

Rating Overtime: Sep 18 – Sep 24 is 5.0 / 5 Votes: 4
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