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Overtime: Feb 20 – Feb 26

One of four versions of Edvard Munch’s The Scream will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in May. RIP Ken Price.  Another great artist passes away. Wasilla, Alaska gets a vagina public sculpture displayed at high school. Police recover bronze Gerald Laing sculpture stolen from Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum. UC Berkeley loses $1mil. Sargent Johnson artwork which it later mistakenly sells for $150. Tate Modern’s national photographic archive saved from being destroyed after internal tip. Police raid criminal gang suspected of faking antiquities and selling frauds for 2.5 […]

Overtime: Feb 13 – Feb 19

Behind the Scenes of Joyce Pensato’s exhibition at Friedrich Petzel. Sir Frank Dicksee’s painting “Romeo and Juliet” voted the UK’s most romantic work of art. Experts think Silicon Valley may fail to build community due to lack of art investment. Study discovers that fear heightens the appreciation of abstract art. Charles Saatchi urges Britain to sell its JMW Turners in order to buy contemporary art. Marc Jancou sues Sotheby’s & Cady Noland after Noland work was withdrawn from auction. Son of dentist who fled Nazi […]

Overtime: Feb 6 – Feb 12

  Frank Miller consigns two of his original Batman works to Heritage Auctions’ Feb 22-24 auction. Peter Norton to sell more of his collection in Christie’s March auction. Do you think porn should be considered art? Oldest works of art ever made may have just been discovered in a cave. America’s 50 top philanthropists include 12 arts donors, like the Broads. Article: The Art of Recession-Dodging by Sarah Thornton. Modern and Impressionist sales demonstrate current volatility of art market. The Turkish art market is booming. […]

Overtime: Jan 30 – Feb 5

Rare opportunity – Calvin and Hobbes original artwork offered in February auction. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, the documentary on Ai Weiwei, wins special jury prize at Sundance. In other Ai Weiwei news, he was questioned for “attacking” a security camera. Rest in peace: Dorothea Tanning – artist and wife of Max Ernst dead at 101. Jerry Saltz on Mike Kelley. William Poundstone recalls seeing Kelley’s art with parents. Thieves steal artwork from gallery by entering through skylight and repelling down. Netherlands returns paintings looted 70 […]

Overtime: Jan 23 – Jan 29

Ouch – David Hockney has his new works (like one above) harshly criticized by his art teacher. Hockney also billed as a fashion icon? Christopher Knight on the new Matthew Marks location in LA and its Ellsworth Kelly facade. Richard Jackson crashes a plane into a canvas as part of a PST performance. Marina Abramovic throws a silent party where participants wear lab coats and can’t talk. The Patrick Cariou vs. Richard Prince copyright case continues. Ronald Coles facing up to 10 years in jail […]

Overtime: Jan 16 – Jan 22

Beauty is Embarrassing – documentary about Wayne White – coming out soon. LA Artwalk sees drama as Occupy’s Sergio Ballesteros arrested there for alleged lynching. Black market for artwork run by drug dealers could be behind recent thefts in Auckland, NZ. Australia’s leading dealer charged with allegedly masterminding one of its largest ever art frauds. University of Notre Dame nuclear physicists using accelerated ion beams to detect art forgeries. Trial of black market mastermind in ancient art ends as statute of limitations expired. Has the […]

Overtime: Jan 9 – Jan 15

Ron English’s Cathy Cowgirl premiered at the MoMA recently. Authorities attempting to save derelict Van Gogh house and open it to visitors. £3.6 mil. Magritte painting returned for ransom after being stolen at gunpoint over two years ago after the thieves discovered that the piece was too famous to be sold on black market. Three paintings, including a Picasso and Modrian, stolen from Greece’s National Gallery. Istanbul, Turkey turning into a hub for stolen Islamic Art. George Clooney to star in The Monuments Men, a […]
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Overtime: Jan 2 – Jan 8

Urinating woman arrested for leaning against, punching, and sliding her ass down $30 million Clyfford Still painting. Jerry Saltz’s top ten for the year in art, 2011. Kathy Grayson gets asked questions, then answers them. Robert Lucky Jr. fined & sentenced 25 months for selling forged Clementine Hunter paintings. The Financial Times has lunch with Peter Brant, who says he identifies with the 99%. Check out Roman Abramovich’s star-studded £5million new year’s eve party in St. Bart’s. A collection of etchings by Lucian Freud to go up […]

Overtime: Dec 19 – Dec 25

Shepard Fairey is among the artists that have work in the Police Brutality Coloring Book. An interview with Askew. Tyke/Witnes and Dabs & Myla paint a wall in Miami – caught on video. Man accused of removing Banksy work off wall and putting on eBay for £17,000. LA Weekly’s top ten street art and graffiti stories of 2011.  Guess what’s number one? JR, Jacob Kassay, Aurel Schmidt, and Sam Falls,  among Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Art & Design. More MBW and Banksy speculation, including accusation […]
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Overtime: Dec 12 – Dec 18

Banksy’s Cardinal Sin – a comment on the Catholic Church child abuse scandal, is unveiled. Liverpool council will not remove Banksy street art from private property wall. Shepard Fairey discusses creating his TIME Magazine Person of the Year 2011 cover. And, background on Ted Soqui’s source image used for the cover. Christopher Knight criticizes Shepard Fairey’s TIME Magazine cover. Murals to flourish once again in Los Angeles - street mural capitol of the world. Sickboy’s collaboration confession bricks with artists D*Face and Word To Mother. Some photos from the INTI show in Paris. […]