More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information):
How Leo Castelli changed the art market forever.
- MoMA PS1’s Klaus Biesenbach, a champion of the Avant-Garde will now lead MOCA Los Angeles.
- Debate ignites in Los Angeles over MOCA hire.
- How graffiti artists are fighting back against brands that steal their work.
- Painting in the age of anxiety.
- Painting: An (incomplete) survey of the state of the art by Roberta Smith.
See the first images of Site Santa Fe’s 2018 ‘Casa Tomada’ biennial.
- Stale and almost dead? Curators give their thoughts on the Biennial bulge.
- Simon Shaw named vice chairman of Sotheby’s global fine art division.
- ACT UP members protest David Wojnarowicz’s Whitney show, claiming it ignores an ongoing crisis.
- Art project listing names of dead refugees and migrants is destroyed.
- Russian authorities order the destruction of anti-Putin digital artwork.
- Artists protest London’s Design Museum as they retrieve works from Hope to Nope exhibition.
- US Planned Parenthood campaign includes artists Shirin Neshat and Carrie Mae Weems.
- Hearing from the artist behind Anonymous was a woman.
- Art Fair or Marvel movie? The Seattle Art Fair kicks off with an epic robot battle.
Seattle Art Fair artistic director Nato Thompson on how to cut the crap and connect with an audience.
Despite threats of budget-slashing, the NEA actually saw its funding increase in newly passed budget.
Here are 10 politically intriguing Eastern European art collectors to know.
- Why Gala Dalí—muse, model and artist—was more than just Salvador’s wife.
- Explaining exquisite corpse, the Surrealist drawing game that just won’t die.
- Brazilian artist Antonio Dias dies at the age of 74.
- Ivan Albright, a master of the flesh and painter of the soul.
- Picasso pieces among forgotten works rediscovered in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art’s collection.
- Was the Met’s prized Picasso sold under duress because of the Nazis?
- How Robert Indiana’s caretaker came to control his artistic legacy.
- The Perennial-Ennials, rethinking the format.
Tips for artists on how to settle into a new city.
Andy Warhol’s iconic ‘Shadows’ paintings to be displayed at Calvin Klein’s NYC headquarters.
Here are 6 online platforms looking to help emerging artists make a buck.
Trade war? Trade more, say the hip Western art dealers popping up at Condo Shanghai.
David Zwirner hires a millennial social media influencer to reinvent its online sales operation.
Tyler Mitchell will be the first black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover which will feature Beyoncé.
The Vogue model who photographed World War II, and became a Surrealist icon.
Artist Genevieve Gaignard wants to undermine your assumptions about beauty and blackness.
- Nobuyoshi Araki’s photographs remain influential, and also highly controversial.
- Harmony Korine turns VHS covers into painted sculptures for “BLOCKBUSTER” show.
- Royal Photographic Society seeks ‘hundred heroines’ for special award.
- These photographers captured the renegade youth of skate culture.
- Nicole Eisenman wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth/FLAG Art Foundation Prize.
- 5 oil painting tips for beginners.
- Jasper Johns show and catalogue raisonné open Menil Collection’s new Drawing Institute.
- Beijing art spaces providing alternatives to the white cube.
- Photographer Yan Wang Preston follows the urban migration of China’s rural trees.
- These unconventional playgrounds could make your kids more creative.
- Ai Weiwei says farewell to his Beijing studio that’s being demolished.
- Artists who defined Chinese contemporary art.
- Lucy Sparrow displays 31,000 felt groceries inside Los Angeles supermarket installation.
- Keith Sonnier finally gets his due in a trifecta of summer exhibitions.
- These 20 female artists are pushing sculpture forward.
- Jenny Holzer launches free exhibition at Tate Modern’s “Artist Rooms” gallery.