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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Overtime: Aug. 26 – Sept. 1

More stories from the week that ended on Sept. 1 (click on bolded words for more information): Basketball court designed by Robert Indiana and used by Bucks in ’70s reemerges as a art piece. RIP: Matt Doust, who died at age 29 from epileptic seizure. He had just completed work for his first solo show. RIP: Stephen Antonakos, who died at age 86. It was discovered that David Hockney’s assistant Dominic Elliott died after drinking drain cleaner during binge. Zwelethu Mthethwa charged with murder of 23-year-old […]

Overtime: Aug 19 – Aug 25

More stories from the week ended Aug 25 (click on bolded words for link to more information): Egypt’s Malawi National Museum ransacked, looted and smashed up by vandals as result of unrest in country. Marx & Zavattero closes their gallery after twelve years in San Francisco. John Cleese sells off collection of art and memorabilia to help pay for divorce from third wife. Profile of Pei-Shen Qian, who is identified as artist who painted the Knoedler fakes. The story of Mark Landis, man who donates […]

Overtime: Aug 12 – Aug 18

More stories from the week ended Aug 18: The Whitney recreates Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks on Fifth Avenue in NYC as part of exhibition. RIP Allan Sekula, who died at the age of 62. Jasper Johns’s former assistant assistant charged with stealing 22 Johns works and selling for $3.4mil. Trial to start for six Romanians accused of stealing seven masterpieces from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum. The suspects have offered to return five paintings in exchange for moving their trial from Romania to the Netherlands. Jonathan Meese acquitted in court […]

Overtime: Aug 5 – Aug 11

More stores from the week ended Aug 11: Andy Warhol Bridge yarn bombed. (above photo by CBS Pittsburgh) RIP: Ruth Asawa, first Asian American woman to receive recognition as a sculptor, dies at age 87 in SF. RIP: Israel Hernandez, killed by Miami Beach police for putting up graffiti on abandoned building. Experts investigating Rotterdam heist find burnt remains of at least three different oil paintings. Two men rush stage, kiss, gropes Yan Yinhong during her performance about sexual violence against women. Van Gogh specialists […]