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Overtime: Jan 19 – Jan 25



More stories from the week that ended Jan 25 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Calvin Marcus at C L E A R I N G is an ArtForum critic's pick.
  • Death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia disrupts 21, 39 Jeddah Arts opening events and programming.
  • Ryder Ripps receives an anonymous threat.
  • Blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of Tutankhamun glued back on with epoxy, causing damage.
  • Emma Sulkowicz attends State of the Union in push for stronger policies against sexual assault.
  • Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship show to feature LGBTQ art previously censored from major museums.
  • Three arrested in Spain for Picasso, Miro, and Matisse forged drawings.
  • Five artists arrested for performance in which one nearly dies from being cast in plaster.
  • Blue Rider performance group arrested for dousing Lenin’s Mausoleum with blessed holy water.
  • Luc Tuymans found guilty of plagiarism for painting Katrijn Van Giel's photo of Jean-Marie Dedecker.
  • Jeff Koons plagiarism lawsuit case over Fait d'Hiver could be in the millions.
  • Jacobus Rentmeester suing Nike in US federal court for copyright infringement related to Jumpman logo.
  • Wildenstein files a lawsuit against Qatar for reneging on its purchase of townhouse.
  • Four in Denver arrested for stealing and subsequently destroying three of four Dale Chihuly sculptures.
  • Gianfranco Becchina and Ursula Juraschek's warehouses raided and €50mil antiquities recovered.
  • Herge museum cancels Charlie Hebdo magazine tribute exhibition due to security concerns.
  • Manhattan DA investigating galleries and art dealers with possible violation of sales tax regulations.
  • Spanish government did not accept any art in lieu of tax in 2014 due to low quality of works.
  • Court in Berlin rules that drawing by George Grosz may not leave Germany.
  • Thaier Helal denied visa to travel to Britain for exhibition of his works in London.
  • Professor Nouriel Roubini looks at the troubles in the art market.
  • Skate’s 2014 Art Fairs Report found that general attendance at art fairs has dropped significantly.
  • US Supreme Court declines to hear Norton Simon's Nazi-loot appeal for its Lucas Cranach the Elder's paintings.
  • French Facebook user suing the social media site for closing his account due to sharing Courbet image.
  • Berthold Albrecht heirs win €19.4mil judgement against Helge Achenbach, who was accused of overcharging.
  • Architecture for Humanity closing and filing or Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.
  • Banksy street piece returning to San Francisco after being removed from side of building years ago.
  • A look at Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, India’s emerging art district.
  • Creative Time may be participating in Venice Biennale.
  • A list of the 10 most popular lists of 2014.
  • Creative Interventions uses art to bring people in cities together.
  • Colonial Williamsburg accepts donation of iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington.
  • Visitors to MoMA physically interact with and Instagram Oscar Murillo's participatory works.
  • Budi Tek planning "art park" in Bali that could cost $100 for admission.
  • Bronx Museum of the Arts and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Cuba announce exchange of works.
  • LACMA announces major gifts from two of its big donors.
  • Met plans $250mil bond offering to finance capital infrastructure improvements over next decade.
  • Why museums do not display large parts of their collections and what is being done about it.
  • Live performances and dance gaining popularity with museums.
  • V&A decides to print 50,000 more tickets for its Alexander McQueen show.
  • George Lucas could turn to Los Angeles if plans fall through for his museum in Chicago.
  • Dahesh Museum of Art has new home in New York.
  • Los Angeles Nomadic Division looking for backers for its The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project.
  • Gormley, Hirst, Lucas, Opie, McQueen, and more donate works to raise money for Gallery at Goldsmiths.
  • Record sales in 2014 for both Christie's and Sotheby's, but Christie's still maintains the lead. Christie's post $8.4bil. in results for 2014.
  • Christie's selling Tracey Emin's Exorcism of the Last Painting I Ever Made.
  • Sotheby’s to sell rare double self-portrait by Francis Bacon.
  • Darren Bader crowdfunding for art project to be sold at Christie's.
  • Artsy is growing.
  • Carol Vogel's parting article for the NY Times takes a look at today's art market and world.
  • Matt Moravec opening Off Vendome in New York.
  • Adam Lindemann provides his thoughts on today's art market.
  • James Fuentes opens a new project space.
  • Garage Magazine organizes garage sale to benefit CalArts and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art's education center.
  • Happy birthday, Cindy Sherman - she turns 61.
  • Interview with Wilhelm Sasnal.
  • Christian Marclay showing at White Cube.
  • Mark Bradford, Julie Mehretu, and Kehinde Wiley among winners of U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts.
  • David Altmejd answers some questions.
  • Elizabeth Jaeger talks about her show at And Now.
  • Roman Abramovich buys a large part of a city block in NYC.
  • Artnet covers Takashi Murakami's Instagram meet.
  • Bomb Magazine interviews Valentin Carron.
  • W Magazine does a studio visit with Kon Trubkovich.
  • Profile of Daniel Arsham and why celebrities are so into his work.
  • Meredith James, Kameelah Rasheed, and Casey Tang wins Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation fellowships.
  • Theaster Gates wins the 6th Artes Mundi Prize and shares £40,000 winnings with the other shortlisted artists.
  • Jeff Koons presented with Arison Award.
  • Q&A with Andrew Black.
  • Damien Hirst collaborates with Lalique on limited edition crystal panels.
  • Converse x Andy Warhol shoes coming.
  • Kenny Schachter talks luxury destinations in London.
  • Jonathan Jones reviews Paul Simonon's ICA, London show.
  • Artnet writes about Street Art Throwdown reality show coming to Oxygen Feb 3.
  • Charles Saatchi gets a haircut, goes on a date.

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