Tag: Stories

Art Collector Yusaku Maezawa Is About to Become the Next Billionaire to Go to Space (and He’s Filming It) + 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, October 18. NEED-TO-READ Law Firm Stops Representing HKU Over Sculpture Row – The U.S. law firm Mayer Brown says it will no longer represent the University of Hong Kong following its push to remove ...

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Did Banksy Pull Another Bait-and-Switch When It Comes to His Notorious Self-Shredding Artwork? + 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 Thursday, October 14. NEED-TO-READ More Than 1,000 Benin Bronzes May Be Returned to Nigeria –  German and Nigerian government officials signed a memorandum today, October 14, agreeing to consider returning more than 1,000 bronzes that ...

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Paul McCartney Says That John Lennon’s Desire to Make Art With Yoko Ono Really Did Break Up the Beatles + 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 Wednesday, October 13. NEED-TO-READ Danish Artist Hires Lawyer to Fight His Sculpture’s Removal in Hong Kong – Jens Galschiøt has hired a lawyer to liaise with the University of Hong Kong, which has demanded The Pillar of ...

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Art Industry News: German Painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s Death by Suicide May Actually Have Been Murder + 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 Tuesday, October 12. NEED-TO-READ Kunsthaus Zurich Under Scrutiny For Arms Dealer Ties – The splashy new Kunsthaus Zurich is getting flak for its association with the Swiss industrialist Emil Georg Bührle, who made his fortune ...

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Art Industry News: Tania Bruguera Has Agreed to Leave Cuba in Exchange for the Release of 25 Political Prisoners + 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, October 11. NEED-TO-READ City of London Won’t Remove Slaver Statues After All – The City of London has decided to “retain and explain” several statues of historical figures with links to the slave trade, ...

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Art Industry News: The Frick Will Hang Queer Contemporary Artists Alongside Old Masters at the Breuer Building + 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 Tuesday, September 29. NEED-TO-READ Two of the Earliest Portraits of African Men Go on View Together – Albrecht Dürer’s 1508 sketch, which was discovered in his workshop when he died, and Jan Mostaert’s portrait, which dates ...

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The British Museum Is Minting NFTs of Its Art—Because of a Cold LinkedIn Message From a Start-Up + 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, September 27. NEED-TO-READ Are Joint Acquisitions the Future? – Dia Beacon’s joint acquisition of Sam Gilliam’s vibrant 1968 abstract work, Merge, with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, may serve as an example for other ...

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Gilbert & George Are Opening a Gallery for Their Art Because They Say ‘Woke’ Museums Are Ignoring Them + 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 Friday, October 8. NEED-TO-READ Producer Douglas S. Cramer’s Collection Heads to Sotheby’s – TV producer Douglas S. Cramer’s expansive art collection will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York in November. The trove, which ...

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Protesters Cover New York’s Theodore Roosevelt Statue With Red Paint Ahead of Indigenous People’s Day + 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 Thursday, October 7. NEED-TO-READ Mysterious Shanghai Museum Closures Raise Eyebrows – Recent closures at Shanghai museums have sparked speculation about potential government interference. The Long Museum West Bund abruptly shuttered for two days at the end of September ...

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Dave Grohl Says ‘Nevermind’ Might Get New Album Art in Light of the Lawsuit From the Cover Baby + 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 Wednesday, October 6. NEED-TO-READ The U.K. Rejects UNESCO’s Call to Reassess Ownership of Parthenon Marbles – The U.K. department of digital, culture, media, and sport has rejected UNESCO’s call, made during its last session, for the ...

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