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Overtime: Oct 13 – Oct 19



More stories from the week that ended Oct 19 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • An interview with Kerry James Marshall on occassion of his show at David Zwirner.
  • Inaugural World Wide Art Fair in Los Angeles suffers from lack of attendees.
  • Third edition of Mardin Biennial canceled due to ISIS threat.
  • Paul McCarthy physically attacked in France over butt plug sculpture. Social media reacts to the sculpture. The piece eventually gets deflated by vandals.
  • Davide Perre of How & Nosm arrested and charged with felony assault after bar fight.
  • Brian Ramnarine gets 30 months in prison for selling fake bronze sculptures by Jasper Johns and others.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping attempts to influence what type of work artists in China should create.
  • Fine Arts Expert Institute (FAEI) estimates that half the artwork currently in circulation are fakes.
  • Banksy street mural defaced with a spray-painted aroused penis.
  • Museum workers in Britain go on strike for better pay.
  • How men and women see art differently.
  • The tumultuous Milwaukee art scene.
  • Banksy trying to get the Banksy.com domain.
  • Michael Bloomberg's Public Art Challenge grants to provide millions to cities for public art projects.
  • Amal Alamuddin-Clooney advices Greece on repatriation of Parthenon marbles from Britain.
  • Art work made of textile materials gaining international stature in art museums and among collectors.
  • British metal-detecting enthusiast finds the most significant Viking treasure hoard ever found in Scotland.
  • Artnet's list of the 100 most powerful women in art, part 1 of 3.
  • A Tumblr page featuring women looking at art.
  • Kunstmuseum Bern to accept artwork from Gurlitt trove that do not have restitution claims.
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi to borrow about 300 masterpieces from French museums for its 2015 opening.
  • Marisol exhibition of sculpture on works on paper opens at El Museo del Barrio.
  • Hello Kitty show at Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles is a hit.
  • Gary Nader to build Latin American Art Museum in downtown Miami.
  • Commission of Fine Arts approves concept of revised Frank Gehry design for Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.
  • Pope rents out Sistine Chapel to Porsche Travel Club for concert (funds go to charity).
  • Why “Jeff, Embrace Your Past” documentary film was not included in Jeff Koons Whitney retrospective.
  • Bloomberg looks at what's happening in London during Frieze week. Artnet's choices for the best booths at the Frieze fair. Fair attendees can have their nails did courtesy of Ed Fornieles at the Carlos/Ishikawa booth at Frieze. Some other unusual presentations at Frieze. A sales report from the fair.
  • Colin Gleadell reports on the Essl auction sale at Christie's. A look at the results of Christie's evening sale.
  • Christie’s selling 21 of Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills” in a single lot during its Nov. 12 evening sale.
  • A sales report from the Phillips evening sale in London.
  • Bonham's to auction off Lauren Bacall's 700-piece art collection.
  • Forbes takes a look at some relatively affordable artists that make work that looks like blue chip artists' works.
  • Works that are white in color selling very well recently.
  • Wall-(m)Art sells ownership of street art in the actual streets.
  • A look at the new Various Small Fires gallery space in Hollywood.
  • An attempt at defining the Post-Internet art movement.
  • WSJ interviews Gerhard Richter.
  • Ed Ruscha drives around Los Angeles.
  • Holly Myers' thoughts on Mike Kelley.
  • The story of how Israel “Lev” Levarek of Toy Tokyo met KAWS.
  • Anila Quayyum Agha becomes first artist to sweep ArtPrize, winning both jury and public grand prize awards.
  • Artist photographers like Vic Muniz and Alec Soth take pictures of their kids in their rooms.
  • Marc Quinn and Ryan Gander among artists that turn decommissioned American assault rifles into artworks.
  • Kara Walker's A Subtlety sugar sculpture to make partial return during her Sikkema Jenkins & Co. show.
  • What Bert Rodriguez has been up to.
  • Mariah Robertson feature on Art21.
  • Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo shares her picks for art shows in London during Frieze.
  • Jim Dessicino installs nine-foot Edward Snowden sculpture in Union Square, NY.
  • Mark Kostabi moves from Chelsea to the Upper East Side in New York.
  • Joyce Pensato answers some questions.
  • Richard Tuttle sculpture edition available for pre-order at Tate shop.
  • Mike Brodie limited edition of 100 signed screen prints released by TBW Books.
  • Harley Langberg recreates Banksy's (and other artist's) works using food items.
  • Jay Z and Beyonce take a whole bunch of art selfies and photos in Europe.
  • Ten Hollywood films that feature art in it.

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