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More stories from the week that ended Feb 19 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Doug Aitken’s MIRAGE, composed of reflective mirrored surfaces, unveils next week as part of Desert X.
  • RIP: Jannis Kounellis, who passed away at the age of 80.
  • RIP: Dick Bruna, who passed away at the age of 89.
  • RIP: Jiro Taniguchi, who passed away at the age of 69.
  • House of the Chaste Lovers to open from Feb 11 to 14 before closing for four-year restoration project.
  • Erich Klahn heirs win court battle that will ensure his art continues to be displayed in convent in Germany.
  • Organizers of Anselm Kiefer exhibition at CAFAM fight back against the artist’s dealers that oppose the project.
  • More layoffs at Paddle8.
  • Davis Museum responds to Trump’s travel ban by removing/obscuring work by made/donated by immigrants.
  • Rozalia Jovanovic departs as editor in chief of artnet News. Andrew Goldstein will take over her former position.
  • Three Boston University students stop thief who attempted to steal works from Galerie d’Orsay.
  • Do you have to have rich parents to work in the art world?
  • According to co-founder, creators of High Line “failed” to design park that benefited neighborhood around it.
  • Fluxus in Barcelona closes because they felt the space became a meeting place for “imbeciles”.
  • Greece’s culture ministry rejects request by Gucci to use the ancient Acropolis for a fashion event in June.
  • UK export license denied for Pontormo portrait after offer to buy painting from US owner was rejected.
  • Artinfo’s 7 Art-World Breakups That Changed Art History.
  • Jake and Dinos Chapman leave White Cube for Blain|Southern.
  • SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne challenges Hauser & Wirth over August Sander estate.
  • Guercino painting stolen from a church in Modena  in 2014 found in Casablanca.
  • New arts program in Brooklyn offers an alternative to incarceration for minors.
  • World Press Photo awards top honor to Burhan Ozbilici’s image of gunman standing over Ambassador Karlov.
  • Italy recovers 14 more paintings, including a Salvador Dalí, From collection of Gioacchino Campolo.
  • Donald Trump appoints art historian Victoria Coates to National Security Council.
  • Major art world figures sign up in support of the Hands off our Revolution movement.
  • Nancy Spector will be back at the Guggenheim, only 10 months after leaving it to join the Brooklyn Museum.
  • The Art Newspaper previews Wolfgang Tillmans’ show at Tate Modern. Artnet reviews the show.
  • Zeitz MoCAA will open in Sept. in Cape Town with three exhibitions by African artists.
  • Albright-Knox opening solo exhibitions featuring emerging artists, like Jacob Kassay and Eric Mack.
  • Hunter Drohojowska-Philp reviews Andy Moses at Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College.
  • Holburne Museum in Bath discovers confirmed (after examination) painting by Pieter Brueghel the Younger.
  • Hammer Museum announces curators for Made in L.A. 2018: Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale.
  • Jay Sanders appointed executive director and chief curator of Artists Space.
  • Creative Time names Nato Thompson as new director, Elvira Dyangani Ose as curator.
  • Public Art Fund (PAF) is bringing Anish Kapoor’s Descension to the Brooklyn Bridge Park.
  • Gustav Klimt’s Bauerngarten painting to lead Sotheby’s London Impressionist and Modern Art auction.
  • Georg Baselitz could have new auction record with his Sotheby’s London lot.
  • Auction houses and their rising use of forensics.
  • Rare linoleum cut Picasso print collection offered for private sale in Australia.
  • The expanding market in China for auction houses.
  • Artsy explores the practice of flipping today.
  • Yahoo! Finance’s The 8 Rules Every Art Collector Needs to Know.
  • Observer profiles Marianne Boesky.
  • NY Times interviews Norman and Irma Braman about their collection.
  • Conservation, display, and restoration of work on paper.
  • T Magazine looks at key figures of the Pictures Generation.
  • Scott Indrisek reviews TM Davy’s Horses show at 11R.
  • Mimi Lauter Interiors reviewed in LA Times.
  • 10 things to know about Ed Ruscha.
  • Artinfo interviews David Salle.
  • Scott Indrisek attends Bjarne Melgaard’s The Purge. Artnet writes about the madness. Henri Neuendorf interviews the artist.
  • Understanding Raymond Pettibon by looking at three of his works.
  • JR hangs out with Tim Cook.
  • Rhizome Prix Net Art awarded to Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Eva & Franco Mattes, Bogosi Sekhukhuni.
  • The Guardian interviews John Waters.
  • Artnet interviews Jean Pigozzi.
  • Interview Magazine interviews Jennifer Goode.
  • Jonathan Meese releases video on Donald Trump and the end of democracy on his YouTube channel.
  • Artnet’s list of 9 Things to See in New York This Week.
  • The Art Newspaper reviews the Nicolas Poussin catalogue raisonné.
  • Kickstarter for Vincent van Gogh action figure.
  • The week in social events and parties in New York.
  • Richard Meier’s city hall building in The Hague is repainted as the world’s largest Mondrian.
  • Whitney Museum shop sells Jeopardy! style t-shirts.
  • OC Weekly covers the Daft Punk pop-up shop at Maxfield in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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