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Overtime: Nov 19 – Nov 25

Overtime stories of the week: Phlegm working through possible covers for his new book. RIP: Arnaud Maggs, who died at the age of 86. Congratulations: Julian Schnabel and The Hole’s May Andersen get engaged. An insightful look at the market for Damien Hirst works and how he may have damaged it with his actions. Sotheby’s posted a pre-tax loss of $46.4m, representing a 58% fall in net profits for first nine months of year. Per ArtTactic, confidence in the Chinese contemporary art market declines as […]
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Overtime: Nov 12 – Nov 18

Overtime stories of the week: Excerpts from Patti Astor’s (FUN Gallery) new memoir. Astor and Futura pictured – image © Anita Rosenberg. RIP William Turnbull, who died at age 90. Hot art market for South African works a contributing factor to big $2 mil. heist. Few days later, four of the five stolen paintings found on a bench in a cemetery in Port Elizabeth. Brian Ramnarine indicted on charges he used Jasper Johns’s mold to make unauthorized bronze sculpture. Met Museum being sued over misleading […]
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Overtime: Nov 5 – Nov 11

Overtime stories of the week: More spectacular aerial images of New York by Iwan Baan after parts of it loses power due to Sandy. How he captured the images. Galleries struggling to navigate complex options of insurance policies regarding flooding post-Sandy. Sandy exposes major flaw in design of National September 11 Memorial and Museum. Artwork damaged due to Sandy overwhelm art conservators in the NY area. Doug and Mike Starn’s South Ferry mosaics escape damage from Superstorm Sandy. Sandy miraculously spared 1st phase of Artlantic – […]
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Overtime: Oct 29 – Nov 4

Overtime stories of the week: Jesus backs Pussy Riot on South Park. Galleries in Chelsea suffer damage as a result of Sandy storm.  More from Hyperallergic and NY Times. Adam Lindemann’s picture of the devastation caused by Sandy in Chelsea. Sandy forces closures for Broadway, concerts, museums in NYC and mid-Atlantic region of US. Sandy forced the Whitney and dozens of nonprofits to cancel their galas and fundraisers. Sandy inflicted “extensive” damage to National September 11 Memorial, built at World Trade Center site A image […]
Damien Hirst's Giant Bronze Sculpture Of A Pregnant Woman "Verity" Is Erected In Ilfracombe

Overtime: Oct 22 – Oct 28

Overtime stories of the week: Damien Hirst’s new controversial dissected & pregnant Verity sculpture has been installed in the UK. Lawsuit claims Knoedler Gallery “substantially dependent” on profits from fakes in sustaining business. Gao Ping, Chinese gallery owner, arrested in Madrid on suspicion of money laundering. Rotterdam’s Kunsthal says security system in order during art heist.  The works taken last week have been valued at over $100 million, but Colin Gleadell believes this is a large overestimate. Pompidou president Alain Seban thinks call for removal of Adel […]
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Overtime: Oct 15 – Oct 21

Overtime stories of the week: AriZona partners with Richard Prince (who approached the drink company himself) to create Lemon Fizz. RIP: Michael Asher (1943-2012), who died in his sleep. Major burglary at Rotterdam Kunsthal sees theft of Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Gauguin, and Freud paintings.  Watch video released of the heist. Wlodzimierz Umaniec pleads guilty in court to defacing Rothko painting at Tate. Gagosian Gallery drops its lawsuit against Ron Perelman’s MAFG Art Fund LLC. The rise and fall of art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi. The recently sold […]
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Overtime: Oct 8 – Oct 14

  Christie’s will offer Monet’s Nymphéas water lillies painting.   It is estimated to sell between $30-50 mil. Mark Rothko’s Black on Maroon – part of Seagram mural, defaced by man at Tate Modern museum. Jonathan Jones on why the greatest works of art get attacked. Buddhist nun stops sale of £1million Zhang Daqian painting after ownership is called into question. Diaries could provide a vital clue to origin of controversial early original Leonardo da Vinci Mona Lisa. Restorers tackle obscene (including genitalia) 17th-century graffiti on […]
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Overtime: Oct 1 – Oct 7

Overtime stories of the week: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s exhibition features Vote Mitt Romney painting by Richard Phillips. Mitt Romney’s arts voting record not good. China to shut down Ai Weiwei’s art firm for not following annual registration requirements. MOCA launches its MOCAtv channel on YouTube.  Offers free museum membership to subscribers. Four of Picasso’s heirs have formed Picasso Administration – dedicated to authenticating the artist’s work. According to study, Qatar will soon be global leader in museum industry. New art fair – ArtInternational Istanbul – due […]
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Overtime: Sept 24 – Sept 30

Overtime articles of the week: Damien Hirst reinterprets AK-47 using his spin technique.  Sale proceeds benefit Peace One Day’s campaign. Molly Crabapple shares her experience on being arrested at Occupy Wall Street. Ilya Bolotowsky painting bought for $9.99 from a Goodwill store sells for $34,375 at Sotheby’s. $7 Flea-market Renoir allegedly was stolen from Baltimore Museum of Art. Auction is subsequently canceled. A painting thought to be by JMW Turner, which could be worth £20m, was purchased for just £3,700. Jeffrey Gundlach offers $200,000 reward […]
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Overtime: Sep 17 – Sep 23

Overtime stories of the week: First confirmed images (from 2001 in Mexico) of Banksy have been revealed. At MOCA, having five billionaires on its board isn’t enough to solve its problems. Ongoing issues plaguing The Power Plant in Toronto, as more turnover has occurred at the highest levels. Eli Broad may be angling to loan from MOCA’s art collection for his own museum. Mao Sugiyama, artist who cooked & served own genitals during performance, faces indecent exposure charge. Larry Gagosian misses crucial court appearance because […]