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Overtime: Oct 14 – Oct 20

More stories from the week that ended Oct 20 (click on the bolded words for more info): Pieter Brueghel the Younger painting unknown to the world for 400 years will be shown at Frieze Masters. RIP: Carter Wellborn, who died at the age of 86 due to a heart attack. RIP: Leslie Sacks, who died at the age of 61 due to cancer. Heirs of seller who sold Klimt Frieze at huge discount pressing Austria to return it to family. Two poster collections, including work […]
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Overtime: Oct 7 – Oct 13

More stories from the week that ended Oct 13 (click on bolded words for more information): Andrew Russeth writes about The 2013 Carnegie International. (above: artwork by Wade Guyton). Graham Ovenden thrown in jail for two years and three months for sexual offenses against children. Leonardo da Vinci painting of Isabella d’Este lost for centuries found in Swiss bank vault. Heirs of Jewish art dealers say their forefathers were pressured into selling trove in 1935 by the Nazis. David Edwards, brother of Francis Bacon’s closest friend sold […]
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Releases: Jason Jaworski – “1000 Miles” Project and Zine Collection

Los Angeles is famously known, substantiated or otherwise, as a city that is impossible to walk. You must have a car and everyone drives everywhere. That’s why heavy traffic is such a fundamental feature of LA. While pondering “comminuted substances of existence” and inspired by the binary code of 1s and 0s that account for all of today’s digital technology, Jason Jaworski organized, in collaboration with MOCAtv, a 1000 mile walk performance throughout Los Angeles over the course of 100 days, completing 10 miles per day. Throwing a dart on […]
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Streets: Cyrcle. x Woodkid (Los Angeles)

The always productive Cyrcle. crew has blessed Los Angeles with another epic mural. This time, on a wall provided by Branded Arts, the boys collaborated with Woodkid on a piece that is located on the hotbed art gallery Hollywood intersection of Santa Monica Blvd and Highland. Although it features the visual artists working with a musician, rather than being a marketing piece for a new album release or a advertisement, the work explores the aesthetic and concept of his music. It rewards followers and fans […]
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Previews: Quam Odunsi – The Reagents @ Design Matters Gallery

Opening this Thursday, Oct 10, is Quam Odunsi’s second solo exhibition at Design Matters Gallery in Los Angeles. Titled The Reagents, this brand new body of work, in which the Los Angeles-based artist takes on the role of a government surveillance official who starts to become more and more absorbed with his citizens and their private lives, features 35mm, 120mm, and Polaroid images taken with actual film (none of that digital stuff) cameras. The show will include printed silkscreen and film works, painting on canvas, […]
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Overtime: Sept 30 – Oct 6

More stories from the week that ended Oct 6 (click on bolded words for more information): Long-lost Napoleon portrait by Jacques-Louis David in 1813 resurfaces in New York after painting is cleaned. Leonardo da Vinci experts identify painting as Isabella D’Este portrait previously lost for 500 years. Magritte’s missing nudes found hidden under paintings after 80 years thanks to the help of x-rays. RIP: Mario Montez, who was one of Warhol’s superstars, died at 78. Daniel Loeb has called for the resignation of Sotheby’s CEO […]
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Overtime: Sept 23 – Sept 29

More news from the week that ended Sept. 29 (click on bolded words for more information): Prada Marfa installation by Elmgreen and Dragset may be at risk due to attention caused by Playboy piece. The Mallawi Museum in Egypt recovers 13 more looted items & arrest is made in connection with ransacking. International Council of Museums’ emergency red list of Syrian cultural objects in danger of being looted. The Auction Room website crashes during last half-hour of bidding in Saatchi’s Middle Eastern art sale. Alexandre Arrechea […]
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Overtime: Sept 16 – Sept 22

More stories from the week that ended Sept 21 (click on the bolded words for more info): Cryptic message on Banksy’s official website, as everything else on site appears to be taken down. RIP: David Gilhooly, who died at the age of 70 due to cancer. RIP: Cecil Fergerson, who died at the age of 82. He had been suffering from pneumonia. Glafira Rosales pleads guilty to art forgery scam and could face 99 years in prison. G. Wayne Clough resigns from his position as […]
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Overtime: Sept 9 – Sept 15

More stories from the week that ended Sept 15 (click on the bolded words for more info): Museum identifies newly discovered Van Gogh painting previously found stored in an attic. RIP: Gerald Buck, who turns out to have a huge collection of art by California artists. RIP: Jack Beal, who died at the age of 82 of kidney failure. Shanghai authorities demolish Yuan Gong’s Art Garage compound. Painting thought to be by Peter Doig is actually a genuine Peter Doige work and is worth a […]
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Overtime: Sept. 2 – Sept. 8

More stories from the week that ended on Sept. 8 (click on bolded words for more): Gilbert & George presents Waking (1984) on the High Line billboard – up until Oct. 1. RIP: Michael McManus, who died at 60. He was the former chief curator at Laguna Art Museum. Dennis Szakacs, director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art, will resign effective Dec 31. New Stalin monument defaced in Georgia after locals say it was erected without their permission. Egyptians use Twitter to […]