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Overtime: March 9 – March 15



More stories from the week that ended March 15 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • See images from Gagosian Gallery's John Chamberlain and Jean Prouvé show in Chelsea.
  • RIP: Frei Otto, who died at the age of 89, one day before being named winner of Pritzker prize.
  • RIP: Michael Graves, who died at the age of 80 of natural causes.
  • Islamic State destroys the remains of the ancient site of Hatra, Iraq, a World Heritage Site since 1987. It is also reported that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad was also attacked.
  • Two American women from California caught carving their initials into Rome’s Colosseum.
  • David Lynch says that graffiti has "pretty much ruined the world".
  • Erika Rosenberg sues Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum for Oskar Schindler’s lists.
  • Berlin artists protesting eviction after plans call for their studios to be turned into luxury condominiums.
  • Daniel Buren files court complaint for intellectual property infringement against Iheap Art School in Paris.
  • Discovery of Steve Cohen's Modigliani sale price caused Dmitry Rybolovlev to file Yves Bouvier criminal complaint.
  • Kubra Khademi dons suit of armor on the streets of Kabul to protest Afghanistan's persistent sexual harassment.
  • Tania Bruguera believes that Cuba is building a criminal case against her.
  • National Gallery in London staff to launch fresh strikes over privatization of services.
  • Artists for Justice NYC stages a die-in performance at the Armory Show, demonstrating against the death of Eric Garner.
  • French court to hear case on censorship of Courbet painting on Facebook.
  • Yvon Lambert closes gallery and will now focus on limited edition artist books.
  • Judge rules that Keith Haring Foundation can not be sued for its refusal to authenticate ~80 works.
  • Tony Shafrazi sues the landlord of his former gallery space over failure to inform him of train extension construction.
  • Banksy's Spies street piece has made the life of the owner of the Gloucester house very difficult.
  • Art Basel denies that it has any partnership with Artsy.
  • John Ruskin wrote about a concept very similar to fairtigue in 1857.
  • Asian women that are wielding more power and influence in the art world.
  • Jared Baxter claims that Van Gogh may have hidden messages to da Vinci in his painting.
  • 40 paintings by Sir Winston Churchill, worth £9.4mil given to UK by his family in lieu of inheritance tax.
  • Sacramento city council unanimously approves contract with Jeff Koons for $8 million public sculpture near arena.
  • The artists that are still working in war-ravaged Syria.
  • Betsey Franco, James Franco's mom, helping raise money for WomenArts, a nonprofit that supports female artists.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art names Daniel Weiss its president as Emily Rafferty departs.  The museum has also selected David Chipperfield to design its new wing for modern and contemporary art.
  • St Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum plans to open satellite in Moscow with focus on contemporary art.
  • Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture acquires Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.
  • Ford Family Foundation gives $95,690 to eight Oregon art institutions to fund acquisitions.
  • Scott Mueller gifts and matching donations complete $20mil fundraising for Cleveland Museum of Art.
  • ICA Miami receives $5mil gift From Knight Foundation to support development and presentation of exhibitions.
  • RISD receives $2.5mil from David Rockefeller to endow curatorial position at museum and to support new gallery.
  • The Clark Art Institute receives $15mil. gift from Felda and Dena Hardymon.
  • Judge rules that change in state law would be needed if Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is to be built on proposed site.
  • Zócalo/Getty "Open Art" event discussion explores the difference age makes in artistic greatness.
  • A look at Paul Chan's "Nonprojections for New Lovers" exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
  • NY Times writes about Matthew Barney's upcoming show at MOCA.
  • Upcoming Zócalo/James Irvine Foundation Event on how Riverside, CA can improve its art scene.
  • A look at the involvement of corporate brands at art fairs.
  • Artnet provides a summary of the 2015 TEFAF Art Market Report.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio buys Jean-Pierre Roy painting from Gallery Poulsen at Pulse that he found on Instagram.
  • Interview with Clare McAndrew on how she prepares the TEFAF Art Market Report.
  • Judd Tully looks at the prices and sales of works at the TEFAF art fair.
  • NY Times writes about Art Basel Hong Kong.
  • The latest by Kenny Schachter about the art market and the New York fairs. Here is part II.
  • Judd Tully discusses the art fairs from Armory week in Artelligence podcast.
  • Observer writers vote Spring/Break as the best fair during Armory week in NY.
  • Independent Art Fair to expand to Brussels in 2016.
  • The exhibitor list for Paris Photo Los Angeles 2015.
  • The exhibitor list for NADA New York 2015.
  • A preview of the TEFAF Maastricht art fair.
  • Work by three artists at the Armory fairs that were impossible for collectors to buy.
  • Wall Street Journal writes about art funds.
  • Artnet's choices for the best works from William Louis-Dreyfus' collection, which is being sold to benefit charity.
  • A look at what may be in Leonardo DiCaprio's art collection.
  • A profile of the collector Alan Lo.
  • The wacky adventures of Tony Shafrazi.
  • Zach Feuer and Joel Mesler merging their galleries via two spaces called Feuer/Mesler and Mesler/Feuer.
  • Pablo Picasso had possible involvement in Scientology.
  • Jamian Juliano-Villani and Van Hanos talk to Marta Gnyp.
  • Texte Zur Kunst reviews Amalia Ulman's show at James Fuentes.
  • Artinfo reviews the Kehinde Wiley show at Brooklyn Museum.
  • Paddle8 lists eight things you should know about Christian Rosa.
  • Phaidon interviews Yin Xiuzhen.
  • Scott Indrisek looks at Kelley Walker's show at Paula Cooper.
  • Richard Prince's appropriated fashion photography work.
  • Damien Hirst looking to hire photorealist painters.
  • M.H. Miller spends some time with Julian Schnabel.
  • Cindy Sherman emoticons available for download.
  • Kanye West as art curator.
  • Notorious B.I.G. to get a mural on a Key Food Market (where he worked) wall in Clinton Hill by Danielle Mastrion.
  • Kickstarter page for Manfredi Gioacchini's book of portraits of Los Angeles artists.
  • Paul McCarthy limited edition skate deck set in a custom flight case.
  • Limited edition Alexander Calder plates available from Whitney Museum shop.
  • Jenny Sharaf x Richard Prince collaboration products available.

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