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Overtime: May 6 – May 12



More stories from the week ended May 12:
  • The provocative photography of Nobuyoshi Araki currently on display in London.
  • RIP: Taylor Mead, who died of a stroke in Denver at the age of 88.
  • Carolina Miranda writes about the fallout from a possible cancellation of MOCA's architecture show.
  • FEMA denies university’s final attempt to obtain funding to aid in replacement of flood-damaged building.
  • 9/11 museum at Ground Zero will charge for admission ($20-25), angering family members of victims.
  • Zao Wou-ki's third wife and son fighting over stockpile of paintings worth up to €500 million.
  • Activists return to protest Frieze NY's use of non-union labor.
  • Outcry in SoHo as residents rather have site for public art instead of a bike rack.
  • Honda sued by Dan Havel and Dean Ruck, artists who claim TV commercial uses their work.
  • Sixth lawsuit filed by client (Nicholas F. Taubman) against former Knoedler Gallery.
  • Joselito Vega, a house painter at a Long Island mansion allegedly stole more than $100,000 worth of art.
  • Looted dinosaur skeleton to be returned to Mongolia.
  • Gerrit van Honthorst's The Duet, which was stolen by Nazis, could fetch $2 million at Christie's auction.
  • French government begins one of its most extensive efforts ever to find the heirs and return Nazi-looted art.
  • Chris Brown's Hollywood Hills neighbors file a formal complaint regarding his graffiti art on his house.
  • Joe Lhota says he regrets tussling with the Brooklyn Museum over Chris Ofili painting.
  • Students occupy offices of Cooper president Jamshed Bharucha.
  • Sotheby's reports a loss of $22.3 million in the first quarter of 2013.
  • The long quest to prove the authenticity and authorship of a possible Caravaggio painting.
  • The Greenbox Museum, with over a million Facebook "likes", has more "likes" than Tate, Met, and Louvre.
  • National Portrait Gallery buys postcard-sized portrait of Elizabeth I for £329,000.
  • Competition underway among museums for Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo's collection.
  • Will Beijing or Hong Kong emerge as China's art capital?
  • The first European depiction of Native Americans discovered in a fresco in the Vatican.
  • Getty Museum acquires a Rembrandt and a classic scene of the Grand Canal in Venice by Canaletto.
  • The art collection in The Fine Arts Program of The Federal Reserve.
  • Arts contributes £7 to GDP for every £1 subsidised, UK report finds.
  • Steven Guttman building new art storage facility in Queens to rival spaces such as Christie's Brooklyn facility.
  • The current market for Marc Newson's work.
  • Ethan Wagner and Thea Westreich Wagner's guide to surviving Frieze NY.
  • Walter Robinson interviews Amanda Sharp about Frieze.
  • Gavin Brown on the relationship between fashion and art.
  • Benedikt Taschen still has faith in big, collectable books.
  • Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys on their love for Basquiat and collecting art.
  • Sam Falls joins the artist roster of Metro Pictures and also has some other movement as well.
  • Daniel Edwards sculpts Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian’s unborn babies.
  • Maria Lassnig and Marisa Merz awarded with Golden Lions at La Biennale di Venezia.
  • Lincoln Center invites Aaron Curry to create 14 site-specific sculptures.
  • In-depth profile of Jeff Koons.
  • Jonathan Jones on Jeff Koons' Gagosian show.
  • In-depth profile of Paul McCarthy.
  • Ottmar Hörl hopes to stimulate debate with 500 gnome-like figurines of Karl Marx in Trier
  • Ragnar Kjartansson hangs works by Edvard Munch inside a barn at Moderna Museet.
  • Jonathan Horowitz will bring Free Store to Art Basel in Switzerland.
  • The Grumpy Cat Art Project coming to Alabama.
  • Kai & Sunny are holding an artist's talk at London's Southbank Centre on 23rd May.
  • A studio visit with Ben Eine.
  • An interview in the WSJ with Leonardo DiCaprio about the charity art auction he is organizing.
  • Kidult's "Suepreme" parody T-shirt.
  • New sculptural works from Doktor A for a show at Stranger Factory.
  • An interview with The London Police.

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