July 2 – 8 « Arrested Motion
More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information):
- Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell was complicated, driven and a genius.
- Banksy offers to help save Bristol’s under-threat libraries.
- Banksy’s Hull bridge mural ‘to be moved‘ ahead of removal of the bridge.
- The untold history of corporations recruiting artists to inspire their employees.
- Met Museum sets record with 7.35 million visitors in a year.
- London’s National Gallery acquires painting by Artemisia Gentileschi for £3.6 million.
- Furrowed brows win at Christie’s patchy Old Master sale, but £6.7 million sculpture tops paintings.
- Veteran Old Master dealer Otto Naumann comes out of ‘retirement’ to join Sotheby’s.
- Art by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso laid bare for new exhibition at Met Breuer.
- At LACMA, new urgency to finish raising $650 million for the new museum building.
- Will museums stop accepting Sackler money in wake of Massachusetts lawsuit?
- Foes of continued Berkshire Museum art sales ramp up message.
- Should the Getty return its famed “Victorious Youth” statue?
- Revisiting the legacy of women at Black Mountain College.
- The forgotten story of Audrey Munson, famous muse and fierce advocate for women artists.
- This new exhibition recasts Gala Dalí as “much more than a muse” to artists.
- Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects to open second space in DTLA.
- How artists fight vision loss and continue to make new work.
- From project space to mega-dealer, Jay Jopling celebrates 25 years of White Cube.
- Fiac fair confirms the move to a temporary venue near Eiffel Tower.
- The art of staying cool: 10 can’t-miss summer shows in New York.
- The Hamptons as artist paradise, beyond the glitz and glam.
- Celebrities love old masters, but will collectors fall for them?
- The Swiss art collector who helped expose Chinese contemporary art to the world.
- Meet the man who made a living selling North Korean art to the west—until UN sanctions got in the way.
- US Postal Service ordered to pay sculptor Robert Davidson $3.5 million for copyright infringement.
- Acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone’s technicolour sculpture heading to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.
- Bronx Museum highlights the reciprocal relationship between historical texts and the art they’ve inspired.
- Rick Bartow, the Native American Vietnam veteran who confronted loss through art.
- Picasso’s son argues many unnecessary exhibits are ruining his father’s name.
- Jack Whitten’s secret self, shows two different sides of the artist through two fully developed bodies of work.
- Plumbing the depths of Rodin’s Classical art influences.
- Artists and scientists concoct immersive projects at the Wellcome Collection in London.
- Richard Nonas’s sculptures alert each of us to the specificity of being—in a specific time and a specific place.
- Joseph Beuys’ only public artwork in New York temporarily unearthed.
- Cary Leibowitz explores gay, Jewish identities in Houston exhibit.
- A new exhibition asks, “are we all sexually repressed?
- Frank Cohen and Fortnum & Mason join forces for John Virtue show.
- When art becomes a lens through which Detroit can shine.
- A 65-foot hand-crocheted tree in Zurich’s train station gives a full sensory experience.
- A look inside Snarkitecture’s “Fun House” immersive installation.
- Onetime bad-boy artist Dan Colen on achieving maturity in his work.
- The Louvre is launching a new Jay-Z and Beyoncé–themed art tour, following the success of their music video.
- Theaster Gates discusses “through-lines” in his art and his exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel.
- Jean Shin emphasizes that mass-produced objects are imbued with meaning through use.
- Installation by Rodrigo Hernández titled “The Gourd & The Fish,” on view at Salts in Basel, Switzerland.
- Laylah Amatullah Barrayn celebrates women photographers of the African diaspora.
- Michael Stipe’s new photography book bares all (or at least some).
- Photographers who’ve captured Coney Island, from young love to Nathan’s Hot Dogs.
- Vasari Diary: Philippe Costamagna’s ‘The Eye,’ Barbara Rose on Greenberg, and Roger Ballen.
- Novelist and T magazine editor-in-chief Hanya Yanagihara writes about David Wojnarowicz.
- A look at Alex Yudzon’s “Common Table” exhibition currently on view at Slag Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.
- Ivan Black creates kinetic sculptures that are inspired by mathematical formulae and minimal design.
- Best art drops: Free Damien Hirst print, ‘Robot Surf’ sculpture & more.
- Hong Kong’s Harbour City “[email protected] SUMMER CHILL” welcomes a sky-high 7000%.
- Aiming to install 50 politically incisive billboards in 50 states, For Freedoms Group sets up shop in New York.
- Black Panther icon Emory Douglas speaks about his art and legacy.
- Therese Patricia Okoumou climbs the Statue of Liberty to give voice to her fellow immigrants.
- The American history of protestors climbing monuments.
- Emmanuel Macron orders radical review of France’s art residencies.
- Hand-copying the Constitution and other responses to Trump.
- Bloated baby Trump balloon will float over British Parliament during the president’s visit.
- After a $26 million renovation, Tate St Ives wins the UK’s top museum prize.
- How architects are using virtual reality to walk through buildings that don’t yet exist.
- 5 simple tips for improving your figure drawing skills.
- Podcast: All about the biennials.
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Anthea Missy1 week ago
Merci Romain De Reusme for his words on my recent best murals of 2018 with RainbowHouse Brussels ❤️🙏🦋