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Overtime: May 6 – May 12

More stories from the week ended May 12: The provocative photography of Nobuyoshi Araki currently on display in London. RIP: Taylor Mead, who died of a stroke in Denver at the age of 88. Carolina Miranda writes about the fallout from a possible cancellation of MOCA’s architecture show. FEMA denies university’s final attempt to obtain funding to aid in replacement of flood-damaged building. 9/11 museum at Ground Zero will charge for admission ($20-25), angering family members of victims. Zao Wou-ki’s third wife and son fighting […]
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Overtime: April 29 – May 5

More stories from the week ended May 5: An in-depth look at JR’s studio. RIP: Channa Horwitz. MOCA architecture show, funded by Getty, could face cancellation due to financial issues. Sequestration temporarily closes parts of Hirshhorn, African Art Museum, and Smithsonian Castle. MBW’s Sid Vicious works, based on Dennis Morris photo are “not transformative”, breaks copyright. Collector files lawsuit against Sotheby’s saying it sold him Nazi-looted artwork. Canadian government funds research on Holocaust-era art provenance project. Peter Doig’s parole officer claims to own early Doig […]
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Overtime: April 22 – April 28

More stories from the week ended April 28: Financial Times interviews and profiles George Condo. RIP: former L.A. Times art critic William Wilson dies at 78. He suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Heirs of Baron Mor Lipot Herzog can now sue Hungary over Herzog’s art collection looted during WWII. Michael Little arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit Chihuly art. Francois Pinault will donate two looted bronze relics from his collection to the Chinese government. Cleaning lady pleads guilty in $3M theft of Benjamin Franklin Houdon bust made […]
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Overtime: April 15 – April 21

More stories from the weekend ended April 21: Ugo Rondinone’s giant human-shaped stone sculptures go up at Rockefeller Center. Helly Nahmad gallery raided and family charged with international gambling and money-laundering operation. Spanish court sends Chinese businessman, art dealer & fraud/money laundering suspect Gao Ping back to jail. Ai Weiwei + Serge Spitzer collaborative sculpture damaged when elderly woman tripped and fell into the work. €1million stolen gold egg recovered near French-Swiss border during a routine police roadblock. Student who killed chicken as part of a […]
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Overtime: April 8 – April 14

More stories from the week ended April 14: A provocative suspended installation by Korean artist Bohyun Yoon. After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery, will start April 25, with work by Craig-Martin, Schutz, Owens, et RIP: Zao Wou-ki, who died at age 93. He suffered from dementia and weak health. RIP: Daniel Reich, who took his own life at the age of 39. Virginia woman fights ownership dispute of Renoir painting she claims to have purchased for $7 at flea market. Terrence Riggins charged with […]
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Preview: Gregory Euclide @ Martha Otero Gallery

Opening this Saturday (April 13th) in West Hollywood is Gregory Euclide’s first solo exhibition with his West Coast gallery Martha Otero. The artist will present fresh work consisting of landscape relief paintings along with a series of porcelain-coated steel specimens painted with Japanese sumi ink. Euclide uses a range of media to create his signature immersive landscape pieces, including both components found in nature and also artificial ones as well. This duality of nature-made versus man-made reflects his highlight of the environmental friction of man’s […]
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Overtime: April 1 – April 7

More stories for the week ended April 7: Ryan Mcginley’s Blue Falling is the April HIGH LINE BILLBOARD in NY, presented by High Line Art. RIP: Pasha P183, known as the Russian Banksy has died at age 29. Cause is unknown. Tate removes Graham Ovenden prints after artist found guilty of indecency with a child and indecent assault. As a result of the economic crisis gripping Spain, more of its artists are moving to the United States. Chelsea’s future in question after New York flood map […]
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Overtime: March 25 – March 31

More stories from the week ended March 31: Steven A. Cohen purchases Picasso’s Le Rêve for $155 million from Steve Wynn. Nicole Klagsbrun to close New York gallery after 30 years in the business. 20×200 has been offline for months and some collectors still have not received prints they ordered long ago. Historic Berlin Wall section featuring some classic murals, removed with police guard protection amid protests. Joseph J. Lhota has no regrets when looking back at his campaign to remove Ofili piece from Sensation show. […]
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Streets: Bumblebeelovesyou – “Walk the Dog” (Hollywood)

Bumblebee’s street work oftentimes deals with serious issues, such as youth homelessness and environmental awareness. His most recent mural though, a 8′x40′ piece located on the corner of Melrose and Spaulding in Hollywood, CA, is of a more whimsical and personal sort. Walk the Dog combines the artist’s childhood past times and hobbies of yo-yoing and skateboarding. As winter transitions into spring, be reminded of how much fun you had during spring break with no school and endless hours with your four-legged best friend and […]
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Openings: Charming Baker – “Lie Down I Think I Love You” @ Milk Studios (LA)

On March 22, Milk Studios in Hollywood was the site of the VIP opening preview of Charming Baker’s solo exhibition Lie Down I Think I Love You. The artist’s largest show to date explored the unpredictable nature of love through 20 paintings, as well an over-sized sculptural installation of a plastic toy passenger plane, prints, and other sculptures. Big names within the art world came to view the new body of work, including Hammer Museum Board of Trustees member Kevin Wall, Hammer Museum’s David Morehouse, […]