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In Need of Cash, Burning Man Is Selling Art in a Sotheby’s Charity Auction That Includes a $50,000 Rocket Car

Sotheby’s New York is hosting an auction and exhibition of artwork from Burning Man, the annual gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The charity auction, which runs online through October 8, is aimed at helping participating artists as well as the Burning Man nonprofit, which has been forced to cancel its in-person events since 2019. “Two years of not having our event has had a ...

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Museum Gets $1.5 M. From Director, Burning Man Ends—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines AT LAST, M+ HAS AN OPENING DATE. The hotly anticipated art museum in Hong Kong, scheduled to open in 2017, will welcome visitors in November, “after years of construction, several delays, and a series of controversies,” ARTnews reports. The news was marred by another controversy: M+ removed from its website a photograph by Ai Weiwei in which he gives the ...

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Burning Man Festival Mulls Vax Rule—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE FATE OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT ART COLLECTIONS is coming into focus. Since the Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee died last October in Seoul, there has been vigorous speculation about what would become of his art holdings, which could be worth more than $2 billion. Hints have trickled out recently, and now Yonhap reports that the long-awaited ...

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Marko Ilic’s ‘A Slow Burning Fire’ – ARTnews.com

In April 1972, a crate containing several dozen works of mail art by international artists arrived at the Student Center Gallery in Zagreb. The works had originally been assembled by the French critic Jean-Marc Poinsot for a special section of the seventh Biennale de Paris the previous year; Poinsot’s “Section des envois” proved popular—and portable—enough to warrant a tour. But when visitors arrived at ...

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