Overtime stories of the week:
- First confirmed images (from 2001 in Mexico) of Banksy have been revealed.
- At MOCA, having five billionaires on its board isn’t enough to solve its problems.
- Ongoing issues plaguing The Power Plant in Toronto, as more turnover has occurred at the highest levels.
- Eli Broad may be angling to loan from MOCA’s art collection for his own museum.
- Mao Sugiyama, artist who cooked & served own genitals during performance, faces indecent exposure charge.
- Larry Gagosian misses crucial court appearance because he had shows opening that day.
- Felix Salmon’s take on the Perelman vs. Gagosian lawsuit(s).
- Michael Hammer, chairman of the gallery, added to Knoedler Gallery fraud lawsuit.
- Over $10 mil. worth of paintings by such artists as Mondrian & Jasper Johns stolen from Santa Monica home.
- Independent News and Media selling off its art collection due to need for cash and lack of wall space.
- The Getty Center was evacuated when a fire broke out across the 405 Freeway.
- Crystal Bridges Museum receives a $5 million commitment from the Tyson family and Tyson Foods, Inc.
- San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art closing permanently after current exhibition ends.
- Sotheby’s signs 10-year joint-venture agreement to form the first international auction house in China.
- Enormous Roman mosaic found under farmer’s field in southern Turkey.
- Edvard Munch’s The Scream pastel to go on view at MoMA for six months beginning Oct. 24.
- Philip Johnson’s Giacometti sculpture that he shipped to Paris in 1966 to be restored has been found.
- Berlin may lose the Heiner and Ulla Pietzsch collection due to Old Masters dispute.
Jackson Pollock’s reported final painting removed from auction – sale postponed at least until next year.
- Collection of 400+ recently rediscovered prints by Dennis Hopper to be shown at Martin-Gropius-Bau.
Damien Hirst’s record-breaking show at Tate Modern attracts 463,000 visitors in five months.
- Sarah Lucas curates Free exhibition, which showcases prison inmates’ creations at Royal Festival Hall.
- Controversial statue of John Paul II by Oliviero Rainaldi gets a nine month makeover.
- ArtInfo’s The 100 Most Iconic Artworks of the Last 5 Years includes Fairey, Swoon, JR, Hirst, McGinley, etc.
- 860,000 people (14% more than the last one) visited dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel.
- Linda Yablonksy curates the art collection of a billionaire in the set of the film Arbitrage.
- Printing Show – a rare opportunity for participants to create their own #ed/LE photobook by Daido Moriyama.
- Damon Dash opening his Poppington Gallery at 60 Orchard Street in NYC.
- David Roberts opens huge new arts centre in 12,000sq ft former furniture factory in Camden Town.
- Jeff Koons & Richard Meier among those that will advise on aesthetics of a new Tappan Zee Bridge.
- Andy Goldsworthy installing a major sculptural commission at Saint Louis Art Museum.
- Mark Grotjahn discusses his sculptural show at Gagosian Gallery.
- Ralph Heimans moved from Australia to London for a highly coveted sitting with the Queen.
- Nars produces a cosmetics collection featuring Andy Warhol.
- Wild Life hoaxes Los Angeles with series of street signs.
- The Onion visits the art museum.
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