More stories from the week that ended Nov 7 (click on bolded words for more information):

  • Richard Hambleton, famed “shadow man” street artist, dies at 65.
  • Cities around the world using street art to slow down drivers.
  • Palestinian protestors crash Banksy’s street party.
  • The Whitney planning New York’s first Warhol retrospective in last 30 years.
  • Art Review’s list of most influential people in the contemporary art world in 2017 – Power 100.
  • Helen Downie’s collaboration with Gucci started with an Instagram post.
  • Barbara Kruger’s popup shop at Performa.
  • New MetroCards for NYC designed by Barbara Kruger.
  • David Zwirner staffs his Hong Kong gallery, his first in Asia.
  • Nazi era art hoard goes on display as curators continue to research the rightful owners.
  • Does Leonardo da Vinci’s art belong in a Contemporary Art Auction? Christie’s thinks so.
  • A new biography about Vivian Maier might reveal new truths about her life.
  • The Obamas and Black Painting’s new golden age in America.
  • Art market may lose¬†important¬†loophole with tax reform.
  • Paul Manafort’s art buying spree.
  • A look at the process of James Jean’s Shape of Water poster.