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Overtime: Feb 17 – Feb 23


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More stories from the week that ended Feb 23 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Alex Israel's sky billboard featuring detail of L.A. Dance Project Logo for Ace Hotel & LA Dance Project.
  • RIP: Corcoran Gallery of Art.  A timeline of the museum's trouble history.
  • Robert Vineberg, who allegedly sold heroin to Phillip Seymour Hoffman, also did heroin with Basquiat.
  • Kiev History Museum’s collections have been ransacked and looted in Ukrainsky Dom.
  • Morocco's anti-Israel lobby objects to Tel Aviv-based artist Keren Cytter’s inclusion in biennial.
  • Keith Haring Foundation sued for allegedly not fully evaluating works it labeled "counterfeit" and "fake".
  • Paul Branca work valued at $13k thrown out by cleaning lady because she thought it was trash.
  • Maximo Caminero allegedly destroys Ai Wewei vase as a protest for artists that don't get shown in museums. Ai Weiwei responds. More from Caminero.
  • Ivan Hewett and Dea Birkett debates on whether children should be banned from museums.
  • The use of buying and selling art to smuggle and launder money out of China.
  • 60 Minutes does a feature on Wolfgang Beltracchi, who may be the successful art forger ever.
  • Artists threaten to boycott Biennale of Sydney due to its main sponsor.
  • When street art gets covered with graffiti.
  • How to remove a Banksy street piece from the walls.
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science returning 30 artifacts in their collection to the Kenyan government.
  • University of Oklahoma trying to keep Pissarro painting woman says was stolen by Nazis.
  • National Corvette Museum to display cars that were damaged by sinkhole.
  • President Obama apologizes for remark about art history majors. Marco Rubio responds to Obama's apology.
  • How artists are finding new uses for analogue products like expired film and obsolete paper.
  • The exhibitor list for NADA New York 2014 in May.
  • FIAC to host a Los Angeles edition of its art fair in 2015.
  • Marianne Boesky opening a gallery in Lower East Side to show emerging artists.
  • Getty curators pick the best and worst artist depictions and art movies ever made.
  • The third volume of How to Pronounce Artists' Names.
  • Marmottan Monet museum in Paris to showcase Impressionist masterpieces from private collections.
  • Privately owned paintings on loan to public collections could be at risk if Scotland becomes independent.
  • Norman Rockwell Museum nearly doubles collection of art with new gift from Famous Artists School.
  • Paris's Picasso museum to reopen in June five years after a two-year renovation.
  • The Hammer Museum announces the artists participating in Made in L.A. 2014.
  • Cornelius Gurlitt has set up a website to provide his side of the story. Six claimants are in talks with him, seeking return of artworks stolen from their families by the Nazis.
  • NY Times writes about the role of money and investment in acquiring and collecting art.
  • Buying art at the lower-priced fine art auction houses in New York.
  • Jade Jagger auctioned a painting given to her by Andy Warhol for £362,500.
  • Action Comics no. 15 original cover art feat. Superman by Fred Guardineer sells for $286,800 at Heritage.
  • Kenny Schachter, on the London auction day sales from last week.
  • Banksy's Kissing Coppers street piece sells for $575k. Two other works fail to sell. Seller lowering prices.
  • A visual chart of how Mark Grotjahn's butterfly paintings are faring at auction. And a look at Jacob Kassay's 48"x36" silver paintings.
  • Five of the six highest-selling lots at Sotheby's were predominantly red in color.
  • A look at flow chart art.
  • A beginner's guide to looking at contemporary art.
  • Jon Rafman's work appears in the new Robocop movie.
  • Dan Graham teams up with Günther Vogt to design Met Museum rooftop exhibit.
  • Preview of Chuck Close's Nudes show.
  • Roberta Smith writes about Hudson's life and work.
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist talks with Edi Rama and Anri Sala.
  • Paige Powell talks about Basquiat and her photos and exhibition.
  • LA Times reviews Oscar Murillo's show at The Mistake Room.
  • Crocs releases limited edition Jackson Pollock Studio Clogs.
  • Harry Styles revealed to be buyer of £2.8mil. Basquiat.
  • Shia LeBeouf spends time hugging fans after his art performance comes to an end. James Franco on Mr. LeBeouf's recent exploits.

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