In brief

Nude Painting That Irks Locals in Iowa Town Is Removed From Gallery Window

Hugh Stumbo has removed his controversial painting. Photo: KCRG.

Video Game for Blowing Up Jeff Koons Artworks Gets Museum Show

Trove of Purvis Young Artworks Gifted to Black Archives History Foundation in Florida

Maria Lind Appointed Artistic Director of 2016 Gwangju Biennale

Curator and writer Maria LindPhoto via: Clocktower

Cleaners Who Protested Working Conditions at Sotheby's London Barred From the Building

Murderers of Artist Clinton de Menezes Sentenced in South Africa

It's Official: After Much Turmoil, Second Kiev Biennale Opens in September

Curators of the 2nd Kiev Biennale Hedwig Saxenhuber und Georg Schöllhammer Photo: via Vienna Art fair

Richard Prince to Create 20 New Works For Beirut Retail Magnate Tony Salamé

Scientists Confirm Colors Used in Matisse and Van Gogh Paintings Are Fading

Ivory Artworks Loaned by British Museum Denied Entry to the US

New York Collector Returns $1 Million Looted Indian Statue Bought from Disgraced Dealer Subhash Kapoor

Manchester's Whitworth Museum Wins Museum of the Year 2015 Following £15 Million Renovation

The newly renovated Whitworth Photo: via the BBC

Pope Francis to Pay Respects to 9/11 Victims During US Visit

Brioni Taps Seth Price and Karl Holmqvist for Artist Ad Campaign

Adam Abdalla Leaves Nadine Johnson & Associates to Start His Own Firm

Court Keeps Artworks as Luke Brugnara Looks to Appeal Art Fraud Conviction

Luke Brugnara. Photo: via ABC.

Own Leonardo da Vinci's Oceanfront Estate for $14.6 Million

Photo via Lionard Exclusive Real Estate.

Vandals Burn Hitler Mustaches onto Jewish Photo Installation in Munich

Russell Brand, Laverne Cox, and Others Are Paying for Your Pride Selfies

What is he wearing?! Russell Brand poses for Powered by Pride Photo: courtesy Powered by Pride

Berlin Museum Sheds Light on Gay History in Germany

Bangladesh's Historic Lalbagh Fort Wall Demolished for Parking Lot

Anti-Confederate Flag Activist Bree Newsome on the Relationship of Art to Activism

Cartoon of Bree Newsome as a superhero

Picasso Ceramics Sell Out at Sotheby's White Glove Sale

Pablo Picasso, Cabri, (circa 1947). Photo: Sotheby’s.

Hedi Slimane Rebrands Yves Saint Laurent With California-Cool Painter Billy Al Bengston

Delaware Art Museum Sells Off Paintings by Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth

Winslow Homer Milking Time . Photo: The Bridgeman Library