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More stories from the week that ended March 5 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Vogue Italia visits Terence Koh’s show at Moran Bondaroff.
  • RIP: Leigh Markopoulos, who passed away at the age of 48.
  • RIP: Gustav Metzger, who passed away at the age of 90.
  • Bomb threats to Jewish museums and community centers forces evacuations in US, UK, and Australia.
  • Juan Garcia Mosqueda detained, questioned, and denied entry into US last week after a trip to Buenos Aires.
  • Parkett to cease print magazine after publishing them for 33 years. Bice Curiger on why Parkett is shutting it down.
  • Thomas P. Campbell resigns under pressure as director and chief executive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Speculation on whom will replace him. Interview with George Goldner about the museum’s challenges.
  • The current gentrification battle between residents and galleries of Boyle Heights.
  • Yayoi Kusama pumpkin damaged by negligent selfie-taker at her Hirshhorn show.
  • Brad Pitt missed the Academy Awards because he was at Thomas Houseago‘s studio making a sculpture.
  • Rob Colvin writes about Like Art and its lack of risk-taking.
  • Louvre has record attendance for its Vermeer exhibition and is forced to suspend online ticketing.
  • Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, and Adam Pendleton together save Nina Simone’s home.
  • LD50 and an exploration of whether art galleries should try to debate controversial politics.
  • ArtFCity found the NADA NY fair disappointing and thinks it could do better.
  • Booth curator at and organizers of SPRING/BREAK art fair accused of cultural insensitivity and passive racism.
  • Etruscan bronze statuette returns to Berlin’s state museums 70 years after it disappeared during WWII.
  • ARCIS freeport set to open in Harlem, NY.
  • Declassified papers reveal that Margaret Thatcher campaigned hard to bring Thyssen collection to the UK.
  • New digital photos show the Sistine Chapel in unprecedented detail.
  • Laurence des Cars named new director of Musée d’Orsay.
  • Alan Hergott and Curt Shepard donate 22 key works, exploring gender and queer identity, to MOCA.
  • Met Breuer to host first major US retrospective of Lygia Pape.
  • Ashley Bickerton to receive retrospective exhibition at Newport Street Gallery.
  • Vajiko Chachkhiani will bring a piece of a wooden hut from Georgia to the Venice Biennale.
  • Sotheby’s stock jumps 15% after it’s announced that fourth-quarter profit beats estimates. Judd Tully analyzes the company’s year. How Asian buyers bolstered the auction house’s revenue.
  • Colin Gleadell analyzes the Christie’s Impressionist and Modern art auction. Judd Tully also covers the sale.
  • Judd Tully reports on the Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art sale in London. Colin Gleadell also anaylzes the sale. The Art Newspaper gets in on the action.
  • The Art Newspaper explores how art fairs can improve.
  • A roundup of the fairs in New York. Vogue writes about the week in New York.
  • Henri Neuendorf writes about the ADAA Art Show. Helen Stoilas also covers the fair.
  • Jeffrey Deitch channels Florine Stettheimer’s studio once more for his Armory Show presentation.
  • Eileen Kinsella has a sales report from the Armory Show.
  • Ben Davis attempts to uncover trends at the Armory Show. Andrew Goldstein looks at 3 bleeding-edge artists showing at the fair. Artsy’s list of 20 Artists to Watch at The Armory Show. The Instagram-ready booths at the fair. Artsy’s choices for The 20 Best Booths at The Armory Show. The most outrageous work at the fair. The Art Newspaper’s thoughts on Armory.
  • Scott Indrisek’s experience and observations at NADA NY. Artspace’s choices of 10 artists to discover at NADA. Activism art at the fair.
  • W Magazine visits the SPRING/BREAK fair. Artinfo highlights six rooms.
  • The market for virtual reality art and the Moving Image art fair.
  • The Canadian Art Foundation shares 5 Ways to Succeed as an Art Dealer in a Smaller City.
  • Kenny Schachter writes about Sigmar Polke.
  • The Economist’s 1843 Magazine writes about Stefan Simchowitz.
  • Marc Straus to build luxury condos and gallery space at Lower East Side site his family owns.
  • Michael Werner awarded France’s Legion of Honor in the rank of Chevalier
  • Introspective Magazine interviews Richard Solomon of Pace Prints.
  • Profile of Eric Shiner.
  • Pace Gallery now represents the Tony Smith estate, which was formerly with Matthew Marks Gallery.
  • Ibrahim Mahama joins White Cube and has a show opening.
  • LA Times reviews the Ron Nagle show at Matthew Marks, Los Angeles.
  • Sarah Morris made Monarch art train for Swiss Alps.
  • Paper Magazine covers Ryan McGinley’s Early opens at Team Gallery.
  • WestwoodWestwod remembers Ren Hang.
  • Christie’s list of 10 things to know about Peter Doig.
  • Artnet profiles Egon Schiele.
  • Jose Dávila, Eric N. Mack, Toni Schmale and Shen Xin named recipients of inaugural Baltic Artists’ Award.
  • Artinfo looks at the Pier Paolo Calzolari at Marianne Boesky Gallery.
  • LA Times reviews Olga Balema’s exhibition at Hannah Hoffman.
  • Surface visits Sterling Ruby.
  • The Art Newspaper writes about Doug Aitken’s Mirage piece in Desert X.
  • Ai Weiwei film about the refugee crisis will be released in the summer of 2017.
  • Paper shares 6 feminist artists and zine makers to know from the LA Art Book Fair.
  • Bumblebeelovesyou releases a print on wood with Prints on Wood.
  • Jaden Smith making paintings and leaving them at locations in Los Angeles for people to find.

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