Netflix Probes the Gardner Mystery – The streaming giant has a new doc revealing the gangsters who may have been behind the $500 million art heist.
Sotheby’s Sells – The auction house’s first NFT sale raked in $17 million with works by the artist known as Pak.
Urs Gets Into NFTs – Urs Fischer’s first foray into NFTs sold for almost 100 times its high estimate on the Fair Warning app.
Roxane Gay’s Amazing Art Collection – The influential author and activist spoke to Artnet News about her impressive treasure trove.
Banksy’s ‘Vandalized’ Painting to Helm Sale – A painting Banksy edited to comment on climate change will lead Christie’s June auction.
UPenn Museum To Return Skulls – The Morton Collection has opted to restitute more than 1,000 human skulls that were collected unethically.
Star Power Surges Sale – Celebrity podcaster and actor Russell Tovey helped Sotheby’s bring in $8.5 million in its latest Contemporary Curated auction.
Hauser & Wirth Adds Another Outpost – The mega-gallery has added yet another location to its stable of tony outposts, this time in Monaco.
Survey Says – An unsettling report from the American Alliance of Museums reveals that one-fifth of museum workers do not plan to remain in the field long-term.
France Says ‘Non’ To Galleries – A court ruled that galleries must remain shuttered for public safety, although auction houses and other commercial entities are open.
Another Chapter in the Saga – A new report states that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t lend the “last Leonardo” to the Louvre because curators refused to hang it next to the , not because Louvre officials thought it was fake.
NFTs No More? – In just over a month, the prices for NFT artwork have plunged almost 70 percent.
MSCHF Settles With Nike – The art collective agreed to recall the ‘Satan’ sneakers created with a drop of Lil Nas X’s blood.
Russian Artist Stands Trial – Yulia Tsvetkov is accused of disseminating pornography for her body-positive drawings of women’s genitalia.