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Overtime: July 11 – July 17



More stories from the week that ended July 17 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Patrick Jackson's Drawings and Reliefs at Ghebaly Gallery is an Artforum Critic's Pick.
  • RIP: Alan Vega, who passed away at the age of 78.
  • RIP: Bill Jones, who passed away at the age of 81.
  • RIP: Gabrielle "Gabby" Tillman, who passed away at the age of 23 after taking her own life.
  • RIP: Harold E. "Hank" Muma, who died at the age of 94 due to respiratory failure
  • Boyle Heights Alliance Against Artwashing and Displacement demand that galleries leave Boyle Heights.
  • LITER arrested for defacing a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice just before Memorial Day.
  • New evidence further proves that van Gogh cut off his ear and that his mental illness hampered his work.
  • Hannelore K. damages Arthur Köpcke by using a ballpoint pen to "solve" his crossword artwork.
  • Human Rights Foundation strips Pyotr Pavlensky of the Vaclav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent.
  • Parviz Tanavoli faces charges in Tehran of disturbing the peace. They are based on the content of his artwork.
  • More Banksy street stenciled works destroyed by construction workers in Melbourne.
  • Art expert vanishes without a trace with an elderly client’s sketch, possibly by Leonardo da Vinci.
  • Olivier Thomas indicted again as new evidence emerges in ongoing investigation into stolen Picasso paintings.
  • Bloomberg writes about the bitter battle over the Wildenstein art empire.
  • Value of sales at Sotheby’s fell 24% during the 1st half of the year, to $2.4bil.
  • Corey Menafee faces charges after shattering and destroying stained-glass window depicting working slaves.
  • Peter Doig sued for $5mil, over painting he claims that he did not paint.
  • Athens Biennale co-director, Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, as well as its program director, Massimiliano Mollona, quit.
  • Andre Saraiva apologizes for vandalizing Joshua Tree National Park.
  • Gina DiSabatino tries to have Nahmads in jail, stemming from depositions related to her divorce proceedings.
  • New York Central Art Supply will close by the end of September.
  • Holocaust Museum would like visitors to stop catching Pokémon there.
  • 5 art-related things you should abstain from doing while traveling.
  • Brooke Shields and Will Kurtz rummage through trash to recover artwork mistakenly thrown away.
  • The best anti-Trump art from around the world.
  • Martin Parr photographs the food under threat from the UK's impending EU exit.
  • Rafael Schacter argues that Street Art has come to an end.
  • Is social media ruining art?
  • 5 things artists shouldn't do.
  • How Do Black Lives Matter in MoMA’s Collection? The art world's BLM Instagrams.
  • LACMA's attendance rose to 1.4mil. in the past year.
  • Review of The Art Gallery of New South Wales’s Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition.
  • Sadiq Khan nominates London Underground logo into the Design Museum permanent collection display.
  • Getty Foundation and Rothschild Foundation team up for new joint, annual fellowship.
  • The Irish Museum of Modern Art and Hennessy agree to a partnership to create an acquisition fund.
  • Museo del Prado unveils video installation based on Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights.
  • Takahiro Iwasaki to represent Japan at 2017 Venice Biennale. Samson Young to represent Hong Kong in the show.
  • The Contemporary Austin will be host the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100k unrestricted biennial award.
  • Helena Newman has been named chairman of Sotheby’s Europe.
  • David Bowie's art collection to be sold at Sotheby's. His Sottsass collection is also up for sale.
  • Artcurial tops in sales in Paris so far for 2016, beating Christie's and Sotheby's.
  • Artnet Auctions offers early Peter Doig work.
  • FIAC fair expands into two new spaces.
  • Houston Art Fair, under new management, returns in Sept.
  • New York Times writes about collecting street art.
  • Seventeen Gallery to open in NY on Bowery.
  • The collectors that have been driving the trend for super-sized artwork.
  • Tico Murgrabi getting married to Colby Jordan.
  • Larry's List profiles and interviews Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis.
  • Sexy Beast, the gala and art auction that benefits Planned Parenthood, announces 2016 lineup.
  • George R.R. Martin invests in Meow Wolf.
  • New York Times has an extensive profile of Chuck Close. A list of his most expensive works at auction.
  • Barry Schwabsky writes about Nicole Eisenman.
  • Danh Vō  to create sprawling installation at White Cube in Hong Kong.
  • Part IV of Mark Flood's diary on ARTnews.
  • Profile of Sam Gilliam in the Washington Post.
  • Deborah Kass creates Warhol Nixon-style anti-Trump art for Hillary Clinton campaign.
  • Lucas Samaras' experimentations and artworks using Polaroid film.
  • Richard Prince's upcoming marijuana and High Times-themed exhibition at Blum & Poe. Page Six also previews the Green Street Agency-organized project.
  • Metro Pictures gallery now represents Oliver Laric.
  • Michael Simpson named the winner of the 2016 John Moores painting prize, which includes £25k.
  • Robert De Niro takes JR around New York.
  • Sotheby's interviews Joel Messler and Adam Abdalla about their partnership and the artist's work.
  • How living in Monaco affected Francis Bacon's work.
  • Daily Mail writes about 13-year old Kieron Williamson.
  • Mike Daisey to have performance work based on Donald Trump.
  • Christian Marclay honored with SFMoMA’s 2016 Contemporary Vision Award.
  • Julius von Bismarck awarded the city of Wolfburg’s 2017 Art Prize.
  • Spencer Tunick's latest photoshoot is in Hull.
  • Artinfo visits Intimisms group show at James Cohan.
  • Artillery goes to M+B's Please Have Enough Acid in This Dish!” opening.
  • Socrates Sculpture Park announces recipients of its 2016 Emerging Artist Fellowship.
  • Artsy explores how certain photographs come to define a movement.
  • Study shows that Rembrandt used a clever combination of mirrors to create his work.
  • Artists and their use of studio assistants.
  • Artinfo's list of 7 Young British Designers to Watch Out For.
  • Elena Soboleva’s Instagram tips.
  • The busy art week in New York.
  • Norberto Rodriguez's It’s The Least I Can Do series now available online to purchase from Maitland Foley.
  • Jerry Seinfeld learns of Genesis P-Orridge's body transformation.
  • When you play Pokémon GO at MoMA.

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