From Hillary Clinton’s Venice Visit to the Death of Photographer Robert Frank: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week
Catch up on this week's news, fast.
It’s All About That Pace – The mega-gallery has opened up a new headquarters in Chelsea, and we got a sneak peak at the cavernous new digs.
But Pace Yourself – artnet News’s Tim Schneider has a few reservations about the new behemoth, and will be closely following the program as it develops.
Stonehenge in Spain – A massive drought in Spain has revealed a long-submerged megalithic stone structure, probably used for burial ceremonies.
A Frenchwoman in Germany – The French artist Pauline Curnier Jardin won Germany’s prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie.
Hillary Reads… Her Own Emails – Artist and poet Kenneth Goldsmith’s show in Venice dedicated to the Democrat’s email debacle had a very special visitor.
Q-Tip’s Tip – Rapper Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is revealing his personal fine art collection in a non-selling exhibition at Bonhams in New York.
Introducing Intelligence – Our Intelligence Report for fall 2019 is now live, with data analysis, features delving into the African art market and a look back at 30 years of artnet’s own business, among others.
Museum Mania – All of the museum shows you can’t afford to miss this fall in New York, from the Whitney to the Queens Museum and everywhere in between.
Long Live Disco – The Brooklyn Museum is dedicating a show to the epic New York nightclub Studio 54 and the visual aesthetics it inspired.
Remembering Robert Frank – The photographer who ushered in a new documentary style and inspired generations of artists died this week at age 94.
Losing Mary Abbott – The painter died at age 98 after a long career that saw her rise through the ranks of New York’s Abstract Expressionist movement.
Sexism in Specimens? – Analyses of natural history museums in the US and Canada reveal that modern mammal specimens are overwhelmingly male.
Attack on an Icon – The Wall Street sculpture Charging Bull was attacked by a man wielding a spiked banjo, thrashing the bronze animal in broad daylight.
Hockney’s Leaving America – The lovable British artist is shipping out from his LA digs to Normandy, where he will be allowed to smoke wherever he pleases.
O’Keeffe or O’Keefe?? – In “news of the weird,” an online conspiracy theory holds that the different spellings of Georgia O’Keeffe’s name are proof we are slipping between multiple dimensions.
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