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Overtime: June 19 – June 25


More stories from the week that ended June 25 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Frieze reviews Joyce Pensato's show at Lisson Gallery, London.
  • RIP: Hans Breder, who passed away at the age of 81.
  • RIP: Joella Jean Mahoney, who passed away at the age of 84.
  • RIP: Julius Schmidt, who passed away at the age of 94.
  • Silberkuppe Gallery closes after 10 years in business in Berlin.
  • ISIS bombs and destroys historic Al Nuri Grand Mosque in Mosul.
  • Third noose discovered hanging near National Mall, outside the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
  • Envoy Enterprises closes gallery after a decade in business.
  • Lucy Sparrow has to close her fake bodega after selling out 9,000 works.
  • Nearly every employee of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art resigns.
  • William Pordy has $12mil. worth of paintings stolen from his storage unit in Queens.
  • Tate Britan to exhibit Khadija Saye's works as a tribute to the late artist, who died in London tower blaze. Two memorial appeals launched to remember the artist. A look back at her work.
  • John McEnroe complains that Andy Warhol cockblocked him.
  • Philippe Dupont sues Christie’s for cancelling auctioned David Hammons work after title had already passed.
  • Jeff Koons lays off half of his studio staff of painters, going from 60 to 30.
  • Helge Achenbach ordered to pay €18.7mil. to the heirs of Berthold Albrecht over fraud.
  • Vincent Lopreto charged with selling $400k worth of fake Damien Hirst prints over two years.
  • Richard Mosse arrested while observing anti-refugee rally on Greek island of Chios.
  • Ei Arakawa work stolen at Skulptur Projekte Münster.
  • Formal complaint calls for end to BP sponsorship of National Portrait Gallery.
  • St. Petersburg court dismisses lawsuit filed by Andrey Vasilyev against art expert Yelena Basner.
  • Artists in Antarctic Pavilion at Venice Biennale had to make works smaller to make room for curator's works.
  • Famed D.C. mural replaces Bill Cosby with Dave Chappelle, Taraji P. Henson and Obamas.
  • Artists in Hong Kong see or fear Chinese censorship in making their work.
  • Theory suggests that Vincent van Gogh traded lives with a Scottish doppelgänger after failed suicide pact.
  • Installation of Jeff Koons’s flower sculpture for Paris is delayed due to funding issues.
  • Arts Council of England wants to measure culture.
  • Did Goldie inadvertently reveal Banksy's true identity?
  • Arthur Brand thinks that the missing Gardner paintings still exist and that he can recover them this year.
  • Police discover a secret gallery of Nazi artifacts behind an art collector’s bookcase.
  • LA City Hall provides $400k in relocation assistance for those who lived at former artists' warehouse.
  • American Arts Revival Act bill to offer art student loan forgiveness up to $10k for qualified individuals.
  • French military funds technology to document heritage in conflict zones with $1.1mil. grant.
  • Art UK to put entire body of UK public sculpture online by 2020.
  • Hermann Nitsch gets his biggest audience ever at MONA Museum’s Dark Mofo festival.
  • Moca Taipei announces major LGBTQ show as Taiwan first Asian country to legalize gay marriage.
  • The Centro Botín, designed by Renzo Piano, opens in Santander on June 23.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum to unveil $69mil. expansion soon.
  • Albright-Knox Gallery shares its $155mil. expansion plans.
  • Pinkie the parrot gets to live in the Guggenheim for a month.
  • Ben Davis reviews documenta 14.
  • Kassel to build permanent Documenta Institute to serve as a research center and host shows and events.
  • Sam Korman provides an unofficial user's guide to Skulptur Projekte Münster.
  • Artnet covers the 9th Nordic Biennale.
  • dOGUMENTA names 10 artists for NYC debut.
  • Pinakothek der Moderne acquires five works by Anselm Kiefer.
  • Patricia Phelps de Cisneros donates 119 works of colonial art to five leading institutions.
  • Kara Walker's Figa at DESTE’s Project Space opens.
  • Kandinsky record falls twice in Sotheby’s Imp/Mod sale.
  • Jan Prasens named managing director of Sotheby’s Europe.
  • Huang Binhong's Yellow Mountain sells for $50.6mil. at China Guardian Auctions.
  • Colin Gleadell's report from Art Basel, Basel. Alain Servais’ top picks from Art Basel.
  • Kenny Schachter writes about the collectables market and the rise of art, design, and cars. He also writes about his adventures in Basel.
  • Exhibitor list announced for 1:54 art fair in London.
  • Tim Schneider writes about the elusive art gallery waiting list.
  • Antiques Roadshow discovers Fabergé flower study valued at an estimated £1mil.
  • Julia Peyton-Jones joins Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac as Senior Global Director.
  • Larry's List features Victor Benady and his collection.
  • Magda Danysz Gallery now represents André Saraiva.
  • The story of Maud Lewis.
  • Artinfo interviews Ha Chong-Hyun.
  • Someone named Mokie spray paints swimsuits onto Antony Gormly’s nude iron men.
  • The Brilliance interviews Andrew Kuo.
  • Jena Friedman reviews Jeff Koons' show at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills.
  • Christopher Knight reviews Tatsuo Kawaguchi's show at Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery.
  • Benjamin Sullivan wins BP Portrait Award 2017 - £30k and a commission.
  • Jennifer Piejko's guide in Frieze to the best current shows in Los Angeles.
  • The story of how YInMn Blue was brought to the masses and changed a chemist's life.
  • Leonard Blavatnik is made a knight.
  • Artnet interviews Michael Portnoy.
  • Audrey Tautou has an exhibition of photographs in France.
  • Artnet writes about 34 Amazing Public Art Shows to See in New York This Summer.
  • The Daily Show has a New York pop-up exhibition featuring artwork with Donald Trump's tweets.

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