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Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   vanessa german in her exhibition “MATRIX 174/i come to do violence to the lie” (2016), Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn. | Photo by Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Representation Kasmin announced its representation of Pittsburgh-based artist vanessa german. The New...

OCMA to Relaunch California Biennial—and More – ARTnews.com

OCMA to Relaunch California Biennial—and More – ARTnews.com

Monday, June 14 Orange County Museum of Art Will Relaunch California Biennial in 2022The Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, California, will bring back its acclaimed California Biennial, which staged its first edition in 1984. The 2022 California Biennial will be the inaugural exhibition at OCMA’s new 53,000-square-foot at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts when it opens in October of that...

The Chicago-Based Scientist Who Helped Find Art-World Frauds | Chicago News

The Chicago-Based Scientist Who Helped Find Art-World Frauds | Chicago News

Rembrandt van Rijn, “Christ In The Storm On The Sea Of Galilee,” 1633. The recently released Netflix documentary series “This Is a Robbery” explores the twisted story surrounding the theft of 13 pieces of art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. One of the potential paths to recovering the $500 million in stolen artwork involves scientific analysis of paint chips, with microscopic detective work...

Robert Indiana Estate, Morgan Art Foundation Dismiss Lawsuits – ARTnews.com

Robert Indiana Estate, Morgan Art Foundation Dismiss Lawsuits – ARTnews.com

A three-year-long, multimillion-dollar legal battle between the estate of Robert Indiana and the Morgan Art Foundation, which represented Indiana during his lifetime and owns the copyright to much of his work, including his famed “LOVE” symbol, has culminated in a settlement. Various suits and countersuits that were pending in court were also dismissed. The news was first reported by the New York Times. According...

High-Tech Works About Human Nature – ARTnews.com

High-Tech Works About Human Nature – ARTnews.com

In 2018, a study conducted in Japan by a team of researchers led by Ryota Kondo, Maki Sugimoto, Kouta Minamizawa came to a striking conclusion about virtual worlds. All we need to have a sense of self in them, the researchers wrote, is simply a pair of hands and feet. But what would it take to have a sense of a body that isn’t...

Dorothea Rockburne Sues Ex-Twitter CEO After His Bathroom Leak Ruined Dozens of Her Artworks + Other Stories

Dorothea Rockburne Sues Ex-Twitter CEO After His Bathroom Leak Ruined Dozens of Her Artworks + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, June 14. NEED-TO-READ Beijing Steps Up Censorship of Film in Hong Kong – Beijing authorities are expanding their crackdown of criticism of the Communist party in Hong Kong with new amendments to the guidelines for...

Gwangju Biennale President Speaks Out Against ‘Unfounded Claims’ – ARTnews.com

Gwangju Biennale President Speaks Out Against ‘Unfounded Claims’ – ARTnews.com

A controversy at the top of South Korea’s most important biennial has deepened, with its outgoing president calling claims of misconduct by its union “unfounded.” Earlier this month, Sunjung Kim, who has served as president of the Gwangju Biennale Foundation since 2017, announced that she would step down from the role when her contract expires at the end of June. She has been accused...

Christo’s Arc de Triomphe Wrapping Set for September – ARTnews.com

Christo’s Arc de Triomphe Wrapping Set for September – ARTnews.com

After multiple delays, a Christo project that will wrap Paris’s Arc de Triomphe in blue fabric is officially set to be unveiled in September. The Bulgarian-born artist as known for producing large-scale public art installations with his wife Jeanne-Claude, who died in 2009. The two are most recognized for monumental projects that involved covering historic landmarks in various materials like fabric and plastic. It...

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