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Overtime: May 27 – June 2

More stories from the week ended June 2: Marc Quinn unveils inflatable sculpture portraying Alison Lapper outside the church of St. Giorgio Maggiore. RIP: Otto Muehl, who died at the age of 87 after suffering from Parkinson and heart problems. Formal debate at Art Basel HK considers the assertion: The Market Is the Best Judge of Art’s Quality. The Art Law Blog states that despite what some may think, Detroit is able to sell artwork from DIA collection. Velvet Underground settles Warhol lawsuit with Warhol Foundation […]
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Overtime: May 20 – May 26

More stories from the week ended May 26: John Constable masterpiece, Salisbury Cathedral from the Water Meadows, bought by Tate for £23.1mil. RIP: Cecilia Steinfeldt, known as the First Lady of Texas Art, pass away just a week shy of her 98th birthday. Detroit Institute of Art’s multibillion-dollar art collection could face sell-off to satisfy Detroit’s creditors Joseph Beuys biography accuses him of having close ties to the Nazis. SplitArt ends in liquidation due to a split between the investors about its direction. Nils Jennrich, […]
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Overtime: May 13 – May 19

More stories from the week ended May 19: New Yorkers upset over neighbor Arne Svenson’s photos taken through windows for art exhibit. Chinese authorities begin demolishing ancient capital of Lhasa to transform city into a tourist destination. Construction company destroys one of Belize’s largest Mayan pyramids to extract crushed rock for project. RIP: Thomas M. Messer, longtime director of the Guggenheim Museum, who died at the age of 93. British police interrupt stunt by Voina on London Tower Bridge. Activists occupy Budapest’s Ludwig Museum protesting the […]
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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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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. […]