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Overtime: Sept 14 – Sept 20



More stories from the week that ended Sept 20 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Bloomberg provides a tour of the Broad museum. KPCC gives a behind the scenes tour. Christopher Knight reviews the inaugural show at the Broad. Holland Cotter of the NY Times also reviews the museum. LA Times reveals the opening festivities. Artnet writes about why The Broad one of the best museums in North America. How the Broad hires and trains its staff. Image above by Iwan Baan.
  • RIP: Phoebe Fairweather, who died at 23 after jumping from the 16th floor of her family's apartment.
  • RIP: Nereo López, who died at the age of 95.
  • Vandals write anti-semitic graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst.
  • Yves Bouvier to be questioned in Paris court over 60 missing Picassos stolen from the artist's stepdaughter. He is charged with theft.
  • Judge rules that Banksy's removed Art Buff street piece is to be returned to Folkestone, where it originally was.
  • Tate's World Goes Pop show highlights pop art by women ignored by sexist establishment in '60s & '70s.
  • Activists contesting art sponsorship of museums by oil companies stage protests across London institutions.
  • Perry & Donna Golkin sue Danese Corey after unknowingly buying stolen Jasper Johns painting.
  • Joel Alexander countersues Honolulu Art Museum saying that his name has been unfairly tarnished.
  • Angry neighborhood resident threatens Shin Gallery over its massage parlor installation.
  • USC administration has Roski students’ blog shut down.
  • Charlie Hebdo’s new drawing of drowned Syrian toddler sparks controversy and criticism.
  • Santa Barbara County Arts Commission decides that Steve Olson work should be moved near restroom.
  • Angelique Hartigan claims that landlord sold her paint-spattered studio carpets as original works.
  • Alfred Taubman's widow locked out of the flat she shared with him by her step-children.
  • German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill after widespread protests ensued.
  • Nazi-era restitution claim for Renoir landscape at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery rejected.
  • Metropolitan Opera House trying new things after attendance levels have been struggling.
  • ArtRio loses momentum and shrinks due to Brazil's recession and general pessimism.
  • Archiv Franz West accuses Gagosian Gallery of using unauthorized versions of artist's work in its exhibition.
  • Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor take to Instagram to call for protest walk for refugees. The Guardian and The Art Newspaper cover the walk.
  • Hamptons Expo Group (ArtAspen, ArtHamptons, and Palm Springs Fine Art fairs), sells to Urban Expositions.
  • Frank Gehry provides pro bono design for Children's Institute Inc. in Watts, CA.
  • Citywide Mural Program in LA calls for $750k to be spent on restoration, preservation, & creation of art murals.
  • Gucci and Ferragamo each donate funds to help Italian museums.
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies gives out $30mil. in grants from AIM program to 262 arts organizations.
  • Koch family donates $10.5mil. gift of land and money to the Wichita Center for the Arts.
  • Time Out's list of the 26 best art museums in America.
  • Salvador Salort-Pons named new director of Detroit Institute of Arts.
  • ICA Miami appoints Ellen Salpeter as its new director.
  • Hirshhorn adds Theaster Gates and three others to its Board of Trustees.
  • Artinfo looks at the Frank Gehry show at LACMA.
  • Sheffield hosts city-wide Going Public art exhibition project. Jake and Dinos Chapman install Cyber Iconic Man sculpture in Sheffield Cathedral.
  • Milo Moiré to make an appearance at the NRW-Forum museum in Düsseldorf.
  • Sotheby's to auction $60mil. estimated Cy Twombly painting owned by Audrey Irmas. It also gains $200mil. in credit to finance guarantees.
  • Emily Ratajkowski highlights some works from Sotheby's Contemporary Curated sale. Carter Cleveland also chooses some works.
  • RM Sotheby's to sell Janis Joplin's Porsche, painted on by Dave Richards.
  • Christie's specialists discuss six artists included in its sales.
  • 1stdibs raises between $50mil. and $60mil. in funding from Insight Venture Partners.
  • Maya Angelou's art collection sells for ~$1.3mil at Swann Galleries auction.
  • Michelle Grabner makes some artwork picks from the EXPO Chicago art fair. Forrest Nash also provides his choices. Andrew Goldstein makes some picks and discusses eight rising stars from the fair. Ben Davis chooses his 10 best booths at the fair. Scott Indrisek writes about the fair.
  • Artnet previews works at the Frieze London art fair.
  • Exhibitor list for the UNTITLED Miami Beach 2015 art fair released.
  • Artinfo recommends some things happening during the New York Art Book Fair.
  • Artnet covers the Art Berlin Contemporary art fair.
  • Introducing Art:i:curate, a startup injecting crowdfunding methods to finance and invest in emerging artists.
  • NY Times profiles and provides an update on Joshua Roth's agency.
  • Artnet has a guide on how dealers can keep their artists happy.
  • Forbes writes about wealth management for wealthy art collectors.
  • Linda Yablonsky writes about the opening art season in New York.
  • NY Times writes about today's Downtown Los Angeles gallery scene.
  • Cait Munro talks about the best and worst things about gallery openings.
  • WSJ provides an extensive look at the market for Damien Hirst works.
  • Peter Halley interviews Wolfgang Tillmans.
  • ArtReview interviews Yoshitomo Nara.
  • How Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate sculpture was constructed.
  • Interview Magazine interviews Servane Mary.
  • Artspace interviews Trevor Paglen.
  • Hyperallergic's interview with Jonas Wood.
  • ExhibitionA interviews Ben Whine.
  • Ryan Steadman interviews Robert Blumenthal about his artwork.
  • Shortlist for Artes Mundi prize announced and includes Hito Steyerl, Neïl Beloufa, and Bedwyr Williams.
  • Tauba Auerbach limited edition screen print on Duralar released by Song Cave.

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