More stories from the week that ended March 16 (click on bolded words for more information):
- Jesse Krimes creates 39-Panel mural made from bedsheets, hair gel and newspapers while in prison.
- 18 Chinese artists (calligraphers, painters, poets) were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
- Dodge Gallery in NYC’s Lower East Side will close after four years in business.
- Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marfa heavily defaced and vandalized. Elmgreen & Dragset respond.
- Emil Nolde painting stolen from Ølstrup Church in Denmark.
- 70 identified artworks stolen recently from the National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana worth close to $1.5mil.
- Student artwork at UC Davis removed after it was mistaken for vandalism.
- Patrick Cramer sues Calder Foundation after it says Eight Black Leaves mobile is just fragment of larger work.
- Women museum directors earn about a third less than their male counterparts, according to report.
- Advertisement image of Michelangelo’s David brandishing an AR-50A1 sold by ArmaLite angering those in Italy.
- Sotheby’s rejects Daniel Loeb’s nominees for board and nominates two other members.
- Higher salaries in North America are attracting an increasing number of British curators to make the move.
- France returns 3 paintings stolen by Nazis.
- Missing Norman Rockwell painting Sport recovered after it went missing from storage facility.
- Harvard Art Museums will reopen in Nov. after a six-year, $350 million renovation and expansion.
- Banksy works resurface in Syria and Detroit. Detroit Banksy may not be by Banksy.
- Manifesta 10 to stay in Russia, despite calls for it to relocate.
- Cézanne web-based catalogue raisonné to be able to be accessed for free.
- Stonehedge monument might be able to make music, according to study.
- Maccarone Gallery to open space in Los Angeles on South Mission Road.
- Successful investments help Getty endowment rise to $6.2 billion for 2013.
Shanghai’s K11 Art Mall has a Monet show in the basement.
- National Gallery of Art receives donation of 30 photographs from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker.
Long-rumored merger between North Miami MOCA and Bass Museum moving forward.
- Las Vegas planning new contemporary art museum.
- Afrika Bambaataa and others plan to open Universal Hip Hop museum in Bronx.
- Williams College’s art museum allows students to borrow works.
- A look at San Francisco’s Bitcoin Art Fair.
- Tour of the Hort family collection during Armory week.
- TEFAF art market report says 2013 best year on record since 2007 and market outlook bullish.
- Calder sculpture that had been on view in Gramercy Park for the past three years turns up for sale in Maastricht.
Art works confiscated from family of Chun Doo-Hwan auctioned to pay fines imposed for bribes.
- Christie’s sale of Alexis Adler’s Basquiat works has been postponed.
- Jonathan Demme selling most of his art collection at auction.
- The complex issues that surround insurance for artwork.
- Jackson Pollock’s Mural proven to have been painted for more than just one night.
- Alice Aycock sculptural installation goes on view on Park Ave.
BGL will represent Canada at the 2015 Venice Biennale.
- The return of Plastic Little.
Simon Evans’s wife wants more credit for art work, as she also contributes.
- Bobby Hundreds interviews Eric Nakamura.
- Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck making appearance at The Chrysler Museum of Art reopening.
- A look at Grazyna Kulczyk and her art collection.
- Profile of and updates on Emmanuel Perrotin.
- More on Oscar Murillo and his next show, his first at David Zwirner Gallery.
- Walead Besthy show at Regen Projects reviewed by David Pagel.
- A review of the Yoshitomo Nara show at Blum & Poe.
- LA Times takes a look at Jacob Hashimoto’s installation at MOCA PDC.
- A look at Mark Flood’s show at Modern Art.
- Paddy Johnson reviews Brad Troemel’s show at Zach Feuer Gallery.
- Daniel Gordon wins Foam Paul Huf Award 2014.
- Limited edition BÄST high tops for Marc Jacobs, made from original canvases.
- New Jeremy Fish limited edition print available for pre-order.