From Van Gogh Fever Sweeping the Nation to a Study About the Plight of Gallery Assistants: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week
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Hallelujah, Corita Kent’s Studio Is Saved – The city of Los Angeles voted to save the artist nun’s studio from demolition, and will instead designate it as a landmark.
Invisible Art – An Italian artist has sold a sculpture that exists only in his imagination… for $18,000.
Reviving New York Culture – The Mellon Foundation is dispersing $125 million to help New York creatives get back to work.
On Your Marks, Get Set, Gogh – Van Gogh fever is sweeping the nation. Is an immersive Van Gogh coming to your state? We’ve got a guide to everywhere the post-Impressionist light shows are touching down.
Union Win at the Whitney – The Whitney Museum of American Art is the latest institution where workers have won the right to unionize. The museum said yes voluntarily.
Art Basel Is Back, Baby – The fair confirmed it will hold its marquee edition in Basel, Switzerland this September.
Eau de Van Gogh – The Van Gogh Museum is creating a perfume inspired by the artist’s famous paintings.
It’s Bad For Museums—But Not As Bad as We Thought – A new study revealed that only 15 percent of museums may close, instead of the previously projected 30 percent.
Report Revals Staggering Low Wages – In a report issued by Artnet News, gallery assistants reported earnings far less than what most would deem a “livable wage.”
Kaves Sues NYPD – The street artist says that the police department whitewashed his mural even though he had permission.
Black Wall Street Gallery Defaced Multiple Times – Vandals attacked the Soho gallery with white paint on the anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre.
China Shuts Down Show – An exhibition commemorating the horrific events of the Tiananmen Square protests was shut down in Hong Kong.
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