Tag: Art World

Art Industry News: Museum Director Says Blockbuster Shows Are ‘Killing Museums’ + More Must-Read 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 this Tuesday, January…
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London’s Hayward Gallery Is Born Again at 50, Celebrating Its Major Revamp With Andreas Gursky Show

Ralph Rugoff’s arrival at London’s Hayward Gallery more than a decade ago was a game changer for the Brutalist Kunsthalle besides the Thames, which is 50 years old this year.…
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French Art Luminaries Reject Jeff Koons’s Flashy Gift to Paris as a ‘Cynical’ Act of ‘Product Placement’

This past Sunday, January 21, French cultural personalities penned an open letter in the daily newspaper Libération urging the city not to go ahead with the planned installation of the…
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Art Industry News: Anti-BP Activists Expose Oily Emails Between British Museum and Russia + More Must-Read 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 this Monday, January…
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William Kentridge’s Great War Performance in Tate Modern and New York’s Armory Will Remember Black Africa’s Forgotten Men

The hundreds of thousands of forgotten Africans who fought and died as soldiers, porters, and laborers in World War I in the armies of their colonial rulers, will be remembered…
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Conceptual Artist Jill Magid Wins the 2017 Calder Prize—and the Keys to Alexander Calder’s Home

The Calder Foundation announced today that the New York-based artist Jill Magid has won the 2017 Calder Prize. The award comes with $50,000 cash and the promise to place one…
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A Dazzling Man Ray Portfolio + Irresistible Works by Josh Smith, Francis Bacon, and Others From Artnet’s Latest Auctions

The team of specialists at artnet Auctions has assembled some of the finest paintings and prints from this month’s curated sales. Browse our selection of artworks from some of the…
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North Korea Is Sending a Massive ‘Art Troupe’ to Perform at South Korea’s Winter Olympics

With next month’s Pyeongchang Olympics rapidly approaching, there are more and more signs of a possible rapprochement between North and South Korea. The two countries, divided at the 38th Parallel…
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The Director of the Beyeler Foundation Promises to Break Its ‘Glass Ceiling’—After Baselitz and Balthus Shows

In just over 20 years, the Fondation Beyeler has become Switzerland’s most-visited art gallery. And it is growing, in both ambition and size. The Beyeler’s director, Sam Keller, is overseeing the forthcoming…
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One Texas Woman’s Unpopular and Paradoxical Quest to Prove She Owns a Major Work of Conceptual Art

Can you solve this art historical riddle? A woman moves into a new home. Beneath a swath of drywall in the living room is a work by one of the…
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