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Art & Activism
Art Services & Suppliers
- Art in General, Crucial New York Alternative Space, to Close Because of Covid-19
October 15 - Art News - By Alex Greenberger - Art in General, a 39-year-old alternative space that has formed a crucial nexus of the New York art scene since its founding in the 1980s, will close permanently as a result of the coroanvirus pandemic, its leadership said Thursday.
- Art Supplies and Materials Market Worth Observing Growth: Faber-Castell, Talens, Sakura, Caran d’Ache
October 20 - re: Jerusalem - Art Supplies and Materials Market is Dazzling Worldwide. A latest survey on China Art Supplies and Materials Market is conducted to provide hidden gems performance analysis.
- Building This Metal Cart Will Teach You the Basics of Welding
October 17 - Popular Mechanics - By Mike Allen - The joy of laying the perfect bead is a delicate art. Master the craft and ordinary mild steel becomes a blank canvas of invention.
- Dashiell Tools & Materials Award Available for Art Majors at UA
October 19 - The Buchtelite - By LeKesha Parkman - Created in 1997, The Malcolm J. Dashiell scholarship fund was dedicated by Janet Dashiell Gardner in memory of her husband.
- How to shop for Eco-Friendly art supplies
October 18 - Live Kindly - By Jopie Louwe Kooijmans - How do you make eco-friendly choices when buying art supplies? Read on for tips on buying sustainable and vegan tools for your creative creations.
- Hybrid 3D Printing Technique Creates Plastic-Metal Structures All at Once
October 21 - 3dprint.com - By Vanessa Listek - Until now, metal and plastic additive manufacturing technologies have been incompatible with each other because their melting points are very different.
- New Materials: A novel polymer should make 3D printing more effective
October 10 - The Economist - Materials scientists have long sought to emulate biology’s trick of joining materials that have wildly different properties into seamless functional units with no weak points, in the way that bones, connective tissue and skin are joined into limbs.
- PERI builds the first 3D-printed residential building in Germany
October 9 - Design Boom - By Juliana Neira - PERI is building Germany’s first 3D-printed residential building in Beckum, North Rhine-Westphalia. Featuring a two-story detached house with approximately 80 square meters of living space per floor, the house is being built with a 3D construction printer.
- Prints and the Revolution: These Home 3D Printers Are a Total Game-Changer
October 20 - Rolling Stone - By Joshua Kanter - From replacement appliance parts to bio-friendly transplant material for medical patients, the possibilities with 3D printers are endless
- The Best Sculpture Wire Mesh Makes for a Pliable Medium
October 20 - ARTnews - By The ARTnews Recommends Editors - Sculpture wire mesh is a flexible and easy-to-use material, ideal for creating lightweight, sturdy sculptural forms quickly.
- At-home kits allow Concordia fine arts students the full remote-learning experience
October 21 - Concordia University News - By Andy Murdoch - Many courses will provide safe in-house workspaces for the fall and winter terms
- Curator Nato Thompson’s Alternative Art School Is Kicking Off Classes With A-List Artist Instructors for a Fraction of the Price of an MFA
October 21 - Artnet News - By Sarah Cascone - Artists Trevor Paglen and Janine Antoni are among the artist faculty.
- Lauren O’Connor-Korb Wins Judge’s Prize for Work in B20: Wiregrass Biennial
October 16 - Carnegie Mellon University School of Art-The Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) named Sculpture Technician Lauren O’Connor-Korb as the recipient of the Judge’s Prize for her work “The Soloist” in the online exhibition “B20: Wiregrass Biennial.”
- MAP master’s student receives international recognition for artwork
October 9 - University of Regina - Jennifer Shelly Keturakis, or Jen SK as she’s known in art circles, has added another honour to the long list of awards and accomplishments she’s amassed during her artistic career. Shelly Keturakis, a master’s student in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance (MAP), is the recipient of a 2020 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center, in New Jersey for her work Free Hugs 2.0.
- Material Resolution: A Conversation with Luanne Martineau
October 13 - Sculpture Magazine - By Ray Cronin - Luanne Martineau, who works in Montreal and teaches in the Painting and Drawing Department of Concordia University, uses felt, paper, and other textile-based processes to make objects and reliefs that combine a painterly sense of image and color with an often startling materiality.
- Notebooks belonging to Castleford sculptor, Henry Moore, will go on show for the first time as part of a celebration
October 12 - Wakefield Express - By Olivia Hale - The Henry Moore Institute and Leeds Arts University will unveil the books on Tuesday October 13 - to mark the 100th anniversary of the Castleford born artist taking his first step on his journey to becoming a world renowned figure.
- U of A's School of Art Breaks Ground on Windgate Studio and Design Center
October 19 - University of Arkansas - Press Release - The University of Arkansas School of Art hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 13, for its new Windgate Studio and Design Center building at the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Hill Avenue.
- Check out these outdoor art exhibits and open museums in Manhattan this fall
October 21 - amny - By Emily Davenport - While New York City continues to slowly reopen, many are looking for activities that they can enjoy safely. New York City’s museums are taking steps to ensure their customers’ safety, and there are plenty of outdoor art exhibits to explore.
- Fiber Works Seek to “Celebrate, Mourn, and Heal” the Experiences of Indigenous Women
October 20 - Hyperallergic - By Sarah Rose Sharp - A peek at Decoding Craft, an exhibition of works by Erin Lee Antonak and Sariah Park, presented as part of the ongoing Indigenous Women’s Voices Summit.
- Impossible Restraint: A Conversation with Polly Morgan
October 20 - Sculpture Magazine - By Rajesh Punj - In a new body of work after a hiatus of several years, British taxidermist and sculptor Polly Morgan has returned her attention to questions of etiquette, critiquing codes of conduct as social control.
- Virtual Exhibition: Mark Beltchenko
October 22 - Marshall Fredericks Museum - Mark Beltchenko "SOS" - Mark Beltchenko is a Detroit-area sculptor that is highly skilled in multiple media. Equally comfortable working in stone, steel, aluminum, wood and the non-ferrous metals, his work serves as a meditation on the good and bad in our current lives: the environment, political hypocrisy, positive growth, greed and human narcissism.
Fabricators & Foundries
- Call for artists for large-scale commissions at Hacienda project
October 19 - The Richmond Standard - By Kathy Chouteau - Mercy Housing and the Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) are calling out to professional artists in the nine Bay Area counties respond to a request for qualifications (RFQ) for art commissions at the Hacienda Heights residential development at 1300 Roosevelt Ave. in Richmond.
- Customized sculptural seating becomes part of Tuscawilla Art Park
October 19 - Ocala-News - The City of Ocala has announced the installation of new sculptural seating at Tuscawilla Art Park, located 223 NE Fifth St.
- FOUNDRY OF THE WEEK - SONAFI S.A.
October 13 - Foundry Planet - ESTABLISHED IN 1951, SONAFI WAS THE FIRST COMPANY IN PORTUGAL WITH HIGH PRESSURE DIE CASTING TECHNOLOGY (HPDC). THE COMPANY IS LOCATED IN S. MAMEDE DE INFESTA, JUST ASIDE OF OPORTO AND THE AIRPORT.
- Placing women on a different sort of pedestal
October 23 - The Chicago Tribune - By Shannon Eblen - When Eleanor Jordan first visited the Kentucky Capitol as an 11-year-old, she didn’t see herself, a Black girl, represented in the grand halls.
- Progress continues at Aquarium
October 16 - Branson Tri Lakes News - By Madison Bryan - Demiurge, a multifaceted art fabrication studio in Denver, collaborated with aquarium developers Kuvera Partners, on this one-of- a-kind sculpture and will be on-site to install the structure over a six week period.
- Putting together a career as a metal sculptor, one piece at a time
October 17 - The Fabricator - By Eric Lundin - Missouri-based artist acquires skills, scrap steel and other raw materials bit by bit
- Waupaca Foundry wins 2020 Green Foundry Sustainability Award and Chattanooga-area career moves
October 10 - Chattanooga Times - By Staff - Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, is the winner of the 2020 Green Foundry Sustainability Award presented by the America Foundry Society.
- Häusler Contemporary presents an exhibition of works by James Turrell
October 14 - Art Daily - ZURICH - Häusler Contemporary opened the new season with the eight solo exhibition of James Turrell. Selected works by Turrell document his long-time and groundbreaking artistic research on the subject of light allow us to experience it impressively in the exclusive presentation of the new work type «The Circular Glass».
- How green is your gallery? Art and the environment
October 22 - Financial Times - By Melanie Gerlis - Also, Marina Abramović mixes reality at Christie’s, Trump painting sells well at Phillips and more
- Intersect Chicago / SOFA Presents Over 100 Exhibitors For Its Virtual Fair, November 6-12
October 15 - Intersect Art and Design announces over 100 exhibitors for the inaugural edition of Intersect Chicago, a virtual art fair replacing SOFA Chicago for the 2020 edition due to COVID-19. Intersect Chicago will be online from November 6-12, 2020 at IntersectChicago.com
- Marian Goodman on Closing Her London Gallery: ‘Brexit Has Changed London’s Role’
October 22 - ARTnews - By Sarah Douglas - Earlier today, Marian Goodman Gallery revealed that it would shutter its London space and pivot its British operations to a new exhibition model called Marian Goodman Projects.
- National Galleries of Scotland Cuts Ties with Anthony d’Offay
October 12 - Art News - After Tate cut ties with embattled former dealer Anthony d’Offay in September, the National Galleries of Scotland has followed suit.
- Queensland Art Gallery Receives $35 M. Bequest
October 12 - Art News - The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Australia has been given a $35 million bequest from the late philanthropist and gallerist Win Schubert AO, who died in 2017.
- Richard Tuttle represented by David Kordansky Gallery
October 22 - Art Daily - LOS ANGELES, CA - David Kordansky Gallery announced its West Coast representation of Richard Tuttle.
- Tal R at Anton Kern Gallery
October 9 - Whitehot Magazine - By Anton Kern Gallery - Tal R is an expressionist artist in his fifties who lives and works in Denmark. This current show involves patinated bronze sculptures, shown for the first time in his career, and paintings, often of traditional themes such as still lifes and interiors, that manage to be both luminous and dark.
- With Black artists' input, one gallery is 'starting to look different'
October 21 - Art Daily - LOS ANGELES (AFP) - David Kordansky keeps one of Bob Weir’s guitars and Jerry Garcia’s amplifiers in the office of his gallery here in Mid-City.
- AAMD Releases Salary Survey for Museum Field With Pre-Pandemic Data
October 21 - Artfix Daily - New York, NY - The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has released its 2020 Salary Survey, which includes responses from 187 museums in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
- Baltimore Museum of Art curators respond to deaccessioning criticism
October 13 - The Art Newspaper - By Asma Naeem and Katy Siegel - Equity and diversity make history fairer, more accurate and more meaningful in the present, they say.
- Can Museums Engage In Election Advocacy? Yes, With Some Caveats
October 13 - Hyperallergic - By Valentina Di Liscia - The American Alliance of Museums’ newly updated “Guide to Election Year Activities” outlines what institutions can and can’t do in the lead-up to the presidential election.
- Chinese granaries transformed into art centre with sweeping brick corridors
October 12 - de zeen - By Lizzie Crook - Shanghai studio Roarc Renew has slotted two sweeping brick corridors between a pair of disused granaries in Jiaxing, China, to create the TaoCang Art Centre.
- Column: Are art museums still racist? The COVID reset
October 22 - The LA Times - By Carolina A. Miranda - “Are art museums racist?” That is the question asked by curator and critic Maurice Berger in a famous essay that bears that fraught yet simple inquiry as its title.
- Dozens Of Artifacts Apparently Vandalized At Berlin's Museums
October 21 - NPR - By Esme Nicholson - Statues and Ancient Egyptian sarcophagi are among about 70 objects that have been damaged with an oily substance at several of Berlin's major museums.
- Europe’s Museums Are Open, but the Public Isn’t Coming
October 19 - The New York Times - Attendance at some major institutions is a third of what it was last year. Their ability to cope depends almost entirely on how they are funded.
- For This Year’s Crop of Smithsonian Craft Show Artists, the Pandemic Changes Everything
October 9 - Smithsonian Magazine - By Roger Catlin - Ceramicist Patti Warashina, the winner of the show’s prestigious Visionary Award, reflects on how her artwork reveals the surreal of these times
- Fredericks sculpture museum hosts politically-themed virtual art exhibit
October 9 - Our Midland - By Lori Qualls - Features Detroit area artist Mark Beltchencko
- Guggenheim director optimistic about art in time of crisis
October 12 - The Korea Herald - By Kim So-hyun - When museums closed for months due to COVID, many offered virtual exhibitions which some say made art more accessible to the wider public, albeit with limitations.
- Museum of the Year: £200,000 prize split five ways amid 'financial peril'
October 13 - BBC News - Five museums and galleries have shared the coveted title of Museum of the Year title for 2020 - and the annual award's increased prize fund of £200,000.
- Prado Museum Pulls Work by Man from Exhibition About Women in the Spanish Art World
October 19 - Art News - By Claire Selvin - The Museo del Prado in Madrid has removed a painting from an exhibition dedicated to women of the 19th-century Spanish art world after an expert provided evidence that the canvas was created by a man.
- South Korean avant-garde art to be introduced at Guggenheim Museum in 2022
October 20 - The Korea Herald - By Park Yuna - Major exhibitions of Korean modern art in the US, China will take place in 2022, co-organized by MMCA
- 'We are not a suburb of Paris' incoming director of Montreal Museum of Fine Arts champions a North American Identity
October 20 - The Art Newspaper - By Nancy Kenney - Stephane Aquin has taken over after Nathalie Bondil's controversial dismissal
People & Places
- Announcing 2020 Recipients of Painters & Sculptors Grants
October 21 - Joan Mitchell Foundation - Press Release - We are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the annual Painters & Sculptors Grants, which provide 25 artists with $25,000 each in unrestricted funds.
- At 77, Howardena Pindell Exorcises a Chilling Memory From Childhood
October 16 - The New York Times - By Jillian Steinhauer - The artist’s first new video in 25 years, on view at the Shed, mines the history of violence against African-Americans in this country.
- Chicago non-profit 3Arts awards $150,000 to three women artists
October 19 - The Art Newspaper - By Ruth Lopez - In its largest round of grants ever, the arts club turned artist funder has created a new "Next Level" series of prizes.
- How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life
October 19 - The New Yorker - By Alexis Okeowo - The scholar’s provocative writing illuminates stories that have long gone untold.
- How Simone Leigh’s Sculptures Centering Black Women Brought Her to the Venice Biennale
October 19 - Art News - By Alex Greenberger - Last week, it was announced that Simone Leigh would make history at the Venice Biennale by representing the United States in 2022, making her the first Black woman ever to do the country’s pavilion at the world’s top art festival.
- In Historic First for Norway, Indigenous Artists Will Transform Nordic Pavilion into Sámi Pavilion at 59th Venice Biennale
October 15 - Artfix Daily - Venice, Italy - Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) announced from the Sámi Parliament in Kárášjohka, in the Norwegian part of Sápmi, that Sámi artists Pauliina Feodoroff, Máret Ánne Sara and Anders Sunna will represent Sápmi, their Sámi homeland, and transform the Nordic Pavilion into the Sámi Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in 2022.
- Martina Droth Appointed Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Yale Center for British Art
October 14 - Artfix Daily - NEW HAVEN, CT - Martina Droth, currently Deputy Director of Research, Exhibitions and Publications, and Curator of Sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art, has been named Deputy Director and Chief Curator.
- New Documentary Offers Touching Portrait of Collector and Philanthropist Agnes Gund
October 9 - Art News - By Maximiliano Duron - Encapsulating the life story of Agnes Gund, one of the most beloved people in the art world, is no small task, but a new documentary called Aggie has set out to try.
- San Francisco’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan Includes a $1,000 Monthly Stipend for 130 Artists
October 15 - Hyperallergic - By Valentina Di Liscia - The city will also set aside $265,000 to commission artists to paint murals on boarded-up businesses and performers to promote coronavirus-safe practices.
- Saudi Arabia Launches First Residency program
October 12 - Art News - The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced the launch of Art Residency | Al Balad, a residency program that will host international and Saudi artists, curators, and writers in Al Balad, the historic district of the city of Jeddah.
- Sculptor Simone Leigh Picked to Represent United States at 2022 Venice Biennale
October 14 - Art News - By Alex Greenberger - With her sedate, elegant sculptures enjoying increased visibility, Simone Leigh has been chosen to represented the United States at the 2022 edition of the Venice Biennale in Italy, the world’s biggest art festival.
- The Guerrilla Girls: 'We upend the art world's notion of what's good and what's right'
October 19 - The Guardian - By Nadja Sayej - The art world rebels have spent 35 years fighting against sexism and inequality in the art world and they have only just begun
- Yang Hae-gue’s art cuts through regions, generations, times
October 12 - The Korea Herald - Park Yuna - Artist whose ever-evolving works provoke thoughts, imaginations is now cutting and unfolding hanji
- #MeToo Medusa Sculpture Met with Controversy Ahead of Unveiling in New York
October 12 - Art News - By Tessa Solomon - Downtown Manhattan will soon to be the home a seven-foot-tall bronze of the gorgon Medusa.
- A nationally touring exhibit brings a Kehinde Wiley sculpture to West Philly
October 17 - The Inquirer - By Brandon T. Harden - Smells of Big Gee’s fried chicken and the sounds of Bob Marley’s voice filled the afternoon air Saturday as a small team unveiled Rumors of War, an approximately 5-foot statue designed by the renowned artist Kehinde Wiley.
- A Poignant Take on the Controversy Surrounding Public Monuments
October 10 - New York Times - By Daniel S. Palmer - Using a blizzard and a scarf, David Hammons humanized an otherwise demeaning 19th-century sculpture in New York.
- Artist Chakaia Booker’s recycled tire sculptures installed in Laguna Beach
October 19 - The OC Register - By Leonard Ortiz - Three works by acclaimed American sculptor Chakaia Booker have been moved from Chicago’s Navy Pier to Laguna Beach’s Heisler Park as part of the city Arts Commission’s newest temporary public art installation.
- Banksy Unveils New Work in United Kingdom
October 20 - Art News - The street artist Banksy has created a new mural depicting a girl hula hooping with a bicycle tire in Nottingham, England.
- Carrie Mae Weems Takes Over Lincoln Center to Highlight COVID-19 Impact on Communities of Color
October 15 - Hyperallergic - By Valentina Di Liscia - Resist Covid / Take 6! pairs text with iconic photographs by Weems to underscore the importance of preventive measures, dispel myths about the virus, and thank essential workers.
- Cuomo Unveils Statue of Mother Cabrini
October 12 - New York Times - By Zachary Small - A year after a dispute between New York City and the state, a memorial to the patron saint of immigrants is dedicated in Manhattan.
- Elephant sculpture among Sound Transit’s proposed public artwork designs
October 21 - Federal Way Mirror - By Olivia Sullivan - Designed by Donald Lipski, the concept reflects Federal Way’s rich diversity.
- New Public Art in Montpelier, VT
October 20 - Press Release - This two-part interactive sculpture entitled Counter Rotation is a collaboration between artists Gregory Gómez and Rodrigo Nava. It sits just outside the entrance to Montpelier, Vermont's new Transit Center.
- Orange County chooses winner of I-4 public art contest
October 15 - Bungalower - By Brendan O'Connor - The latest sculpture in the ongoing I-4 Ultimate Art Endownment Program has been announced and it is by none other than local/international artist, JEFRË, who is currently exhibiting works at the Orlando Museum of Art through January 3, 2021.
- Public Art Is Transforming This Maui Town
October 18 - Honolulu Civil Beat - By Alan Isbell - Wailuku, Maui’s county seat, has become home to dozens of murals aimed at engaging the public.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Native Daughter of Brooklyn, to Get a Statue in Her Hometown
October 15 - The New York Times - By Mihir Zaveri - The memorial, announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is one of several efforts to honor Justice Ginsburg in Brooklyn, where she grew up.
Sculpture Parks & Gardens
- A lark in the park: Families find outdoor escape at the deCordova Sculpture Park in Lincoln
October 13 - Milford Daily News - By Nancy Olesin - The indoor galleries at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln have finally reopened with two new exhibits, “Visionary New England” and “Transcendental Modernism.”
- Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens' outdoor season could be a respite from the pandemic
October 16 - Palm Beach Daily News - By Jan Sjostrom - If you’re looking for somewhere to unwind from the stresses of the pandemic the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach might be the perfect retreat this season.
- Art Park unveils ‘Filipendulous,’ partners with library
October 12 - Eagle News Online - By Kate Hill - This month, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park introduced “Filipendulous,” an interactive sculpture that represents personal connection during times of isolation.
- Burlington names ‘Big Dog’ sculpture after retired police dog
October 19 - Wicked Local - The Burlington Sculpture Park Committee announced on Oct. 13 that the Burlington community has chosen a name for the “Big Dog” sculpture located on the Common across from the new Burlington Sculpture Park.
- But is it Art? Evasive Responses from Hirshhorn Officials about the Sculpture Garden Redesign
October 19 - The Cultural Landscape Foundation - The contrast could not have been starker at the October 7, 2020 Section 106 meeting about the proposed redesign of the Hirshhorn Museum’s sculpture garden.
- Chrysler Museum breaks ground on new sculpture park
October 9 - 13 News Now - 'Jumbo Wumbo Technico' is the work of Richmond-based artist Tommy Fox and on Friday it began to go up at the corner of Brambleton Avenue and Yarmouth Street.
- City Sculpture Park
October 13 - The CW 50 - City Sculpture is an art park displaying the large-scale work of longtime Cass Corridor artist Robert Sestok.
- Contemporary Arts Center, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park partner on first-ever fall fest
October 13 - Cincinnati Business Courier - Two iconic Greater Cincinnati arts organizations are partnering to put on their first-ever fall festival next month.
- Jerusalem’s Botanical Gardens bring sculpture to green spaces
October 22 - Times of Israel - By Jessica Steinberg - The urban nature site launches ‘Returning to Nature’ exhibit, offering outdoor access to arts and culture
- Joplin's sculpture park a safe getaway from COVID
October 22 - The Joplin Globe - By Marta Churchwell - When local Rotary Clubs recently added three new art pieces to their sculpture garden at Mercy Park, they may not have realized the importance of their timing.
- New sculpture in Heart of Cedar Springs park (MI)
October 13 - Cedar Springs Post - By Sue Wolfe - A new sculpture was recently set in place near the Cedar Springs Community Library in the Heart of Cedar Springs city park running along Cedar Creek.
- Socrates Director to step down in coming year
October 15 - Art Daily - LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- John Hatfield, Executive Director of Socrates Sculpture Park since 2012, has announced his plans to step down after nine years leading the outdoor sculpture park.
- The Sculpture Trail Grows at Laurelwood Arboretum
October 21 - Tap Into Wayne - By Alice Moskowitz - Two new sculptures were recently installed at Laurelwood Arboretum, bringing the current total to five now on exhibit in A Sculpture Trail.
- Visit these Whidbey Island sculpture parks to escape COVID-19
October 22 - HeraldNet - By Sarah Bruestle - Check out the latest sculpture at Earth Sanctuary in Langley, then stroll the new Price Sculpture Park in Coupeville.
- Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Grimm & Co and the Brudenell Social Club get Culture Recovery Fund support
October 12 - The Yorkshire Post - By John Blow - Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Grimm & Co and the Brudenell Social Club are among 1,300 arts and cultural organisations to receive a share of £257m from a relief package.
The Art Market
- ArtRio forges ahead, making it the first major event to take place in Brazil since the pandemic began
October 16 - The Art Newspaper- These days, it is news when an art fair manages to go ahead rather than be postponed due to the pandemic and Brazil's ArtRio in Rio de Janeiro is one such rare example, with both a live event and a digital edition.
- Brooklyn Museum to Sell Monet, Miro, Degas and More at Sotheby’s in Second Deaccesioning Round
October 16 - Art Market Monitor - As part of its long-term plan to deaccession works to generate funds for the care of its collection, the Brooklyn Museum has announced a second round of works it plans to deaccession. These blue-chip works will head to sale at Sotheby’s New York modern and contemporary evening sale on October 28.
- How Abu Dhabi Art 2020 has adapted: what to expect as event goes online
October 15 - The National News - By Alexandra Chaves - The art fair will bring in more curated sections, as well as artist videos and virtual tours, in an effort to enrich visitors' experience
- Intersect Chicago / SOFA Presents Over 100 Exhibitors For Its Virtual Fair, November 6-12
October 15 - Artfix Daily - Chicago, IL - Intersect Art and Design announces over 100 exhibitors for the inaugural edition of Intersect Chicago, a virtual art fair replacing SOFA Chicago for the 2020 edition due to COVID-19.
- Online Art Fairs: Once More, With Feeling
October 16 - ArtReview - By Martin Herbert - The champagne-fuelled anxiety is gone – now it’s ominousness, even nostalgia, when you log in to Frieze’s viewing rooms
- Sotheby’s Will Sell a Nine-Foot-Tall Giacometti Sculpture for at Least $90 Million in an Unusual Sale Where the Bids Are Kept Secret
October 21 - Artnet - By Eileen Kinsella - The work reportedly comes from the collection of billionaire Ron Perelman.
- Steal and repeat: why art gets stolen time and again
October 13 - The Art Newspaper - By Riah Pryor - When works of art are taken multiple times, it is often more about criminal prestige or bargaining chips for reducing prison sentences.
- Vinci Chang, Leader in Modern Art Market in Asia, to Leave Sotheby’s
October 12 - Art Market Monitor - By Angelica Villa - Last week, Sotheby’s announced the departure of Vinci Chang, head of Sotheby’s Asia modern art department. Felix Kwok, Head of Modern Asia Art Sales at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, will assume the position.
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