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More stories from the week that ended May 25 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Damien Hirst's Gone But Not Forgotten sculpture raises $15mil. at Amfar fundraiser.
  • RIP: Lynne Cohen, who died at the age of 69 following extended battle with lung cancer.
  • Big fire breaks out at the Glasgow School of Art building.
  • Lee Wen claims that he was attacked and left unconscious in bathroom at Hong Kong's City University.
  • Egypt has looting problem with its antiquities and is fighting it with spacecraft and statecraft.
  • FBI says it has confirmed sightings of missing artwork from Gardner heist.
  • 3 museum collections in Netherlands may include pieces and artifacts looted by Nazis from a Jewish family.
  • Israel Museum purchases and acquires rare Gustav Klimt painting that evaded Nazi destruction.
  • Tensions and drama escalate between MOCA NoMI and North Miami.
  • Artists protest Carl Andre retrospective with chicken blood and guts outside of Dia:Chelsea.
  • Facebook censors and blocks Sight+Sound's page due to nude image posted.
  • Loic Gouzer and Wade Guyton carry out public drama on Instagram.
  • Kevin Sutherland, who was convicted of trying to sell fake Hirst paintings, sentenced to six months in prison.
  • Chinese police shut down Lucheng museum after discovering a third of the 8,000 items on display are fake.
  • Supposed Van Gogh painting recently discovered in Spain turns out to be a fake.
  • The process of how graffiti was removed from the vandalized Mark Rothko painting.
  • Another fire reported at Larry Gagosian's Hamptons house.
  • The Met planning to rebuild its wing for Modern and contemporary art. What Jerry Saltz wants them to consider. Justin Davidson questions the renovation plans.
  • Artwork by black artists is still overwhelmingly consumed more by white people.
  • Two long lost Salvador Dalí pieces authenticated by the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation. Oil painting purchased for $200 becomes certified as Salvador Dali's first Surrealist work.
  • Max Levai and Pascal Spengemann from Marlborough Chelsea organize outdoor public art show in NY.
  • Artspace's list of 6 Artist Texts That Are Defining Today's Avant-Garde.
  • Artnet's list of the World’s Top 20 Biennials, Triennials, and Miscellennials.
  • Erbil Sivaslıoğlu and Onur Erdemol create mobile app to locate graffiti art in Turkey.
  • New York Academy of Art slowly improving on its reputation.
  • Rory Pullens leaves Duke Ellington School of the Arts for position in L.A. Unified's arts education program.
  • Count of the number of US museums revised to 35,144 nationwide.
  • Todd DeShields Smith named new chief executive and director of OCMA.
  • Final group of artwork from Paul Mellon's collection arrives at museums.
  • Musée Rodin utilizes crowd-funding to help raise remaining amount needed for an acquisition.
  • Walters Art Museum awarded $913,000 in grants to support renovations and exhibitions at the museum.
  • Saudi Arabia spending over $1.7bil. on building 230 new museums to promote the country’s culture.
  • List of artists for 2014 Taipei Biennial released.
  • Images from LA><ART’s second annual UNGALA.
  • Will Cotton’s portrait painting of Katy Perry heads to National Portrait Gallery.
  • Mana Contemporary to open world's first permanent museum dedicated to street art and graffiti.
  • Kenny Schachter writes about his experience in NY for the art fairs and auction week.
  • Why the art market is not in a bubble.
  • Why market for Norman Rockwell's work has been heating up.
  • Art Basel Hong Kong a success for participating galleries. A sales report from the fair.
  • Founders of ArtHK planning new satellite fair for Hong Kong.
  • A profile of Xin Li of Christie's.
  • LA Times has a extensive profile of Llyn Foulkes.
  • U.S. Soccer names Futura art director for men's national team World Cup campaign.
  • Michael Schmidt wns 2014 Prix Pictet photography prize
  • Shepard Fairey creates his first neon work and will create new murals in South Carolina. Paper interviews him.
  • What Harmony Korine has been up to as his Gagosian show opens.
  • Peiqi Su discusses her wall of penises work.
  • Robert Irwin testing prototype fabric for scrim at Cuesta College.
  • 10 interesting stories and facts about Takashi Murakami.
  • Andres Serrano raising awareness about the homeless in New York.
  • NY Times profiles Pierre Soulages.
  • Céleste Boursier-Mougenot will represent France at the 2015 Venice Biennale.
  • LAist has photos from Ann Magnuson-curated Bacchanal (to celebrate Mike Kelley) at MOCA.
  • Hammer shop has limited edition temporary tattoo set by Baldessari,  Kunath, Muller,  Owens, and Pettibon.
  • Amy Sillman ceramic vase editions available at Whitney shop.
  • Limited edition Harmoy Korine canvas bag released.
  • Juliette Binoche creates all the artwork that appears in her film that she stars in.
  • Cindy Sherman: Art Intelligence app now on iTunes.
  • Play a game in which you can drop and break Ai Weiwei vases.

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