Overtime: Nov 4 – Nov 10

Posted on November 10, 2013 by Khoi

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More stories from the week that ended on Nov 10 (click on bolded words for more information):
  • A stunning new piece from James Jean - Enoki II - sized at 72" x 90"
  • Nazi-looted art valued at over a billion dollars discovered in Munich apartment during raid. Bavarian authorities handling case under sharp criticism. Family spots their painting on TV and puts in a claim.
  • Knoedler and Company may have knowingly bought fakes.
  • Cornell University to return 10,000 ancient tablets that may have been looted back to Iraq.
  • Steven Cohen settles with Feds and will probably earn enough this year to cover $1.2 billion agreement.
  • Justin Bieber charged with illegal graffiti in Rio, Brazil.
  • Three men arrested at site of Banksy's final NYC piece for trespassing (criminal mischief also for one).
  • Pussy Riot member Nadya Tolokonnikova missing following her prison transfer. It is now believed that she is being moved to a prison in Siberia.
  • What will be the fate of Banksy's NYC balloon piece that was confiscated by police?
  • Heiner Friedrich and Fariha de Menil Friedrich suing Dia Foundation to stop sale of works.
  • Collectors sue Illustration House Gallery after it loses Dr. Seuss works they consigned there.
  • Tiki Shark Art is suing CafePress.com for stealing his artwork and removing his name from it.
  • George Stubbs' kangaroo and dingo paintings to stay in UK after funds are raised to keep them.
  • Norton Simon Museum closes for a day due to burst water pipe, but no artwork damaged.
  • Felix Salman writes about the possibility of an existing art market bubble.
  • WSJ writer thinks that some art institutions deserve to fail.
  • Hyperallergic's The 20 Most Powerless People in the Art World: 2013 Edition.
  • First art auction in Kenya to be held in Nairobi.
  • The Lourve raises €500,000 towards restoration of Winged Victory of Samothrace sculpture.
  • Vladimir Putin calls for Russia’s major museums to open provincial satellites.
  • Bill Gates' thoughts on donating to art museums.
  • Recap of LACMA's gala, which honored David Hockney and Martin Scorsese.
  • MoMA Art Film Benefit paid tribute to Tilda Swinton.
  • Edible Magritte, held in conjunction with Magritte show, offers surrealist-inspired dishes at MoMA.
  • New exhibition at Prado places objects from National Museum of Natural Sciences alongside masterpieces.
  • Per Skarstedt opening second gallery location where Haunch of Venison used to be.
  • Artspace's introduction to Process Art.
  • George W. Bush working on painting portraits of foreign presidents and prime ministers he's worked with.
  • The Neilsons' big collection of Chinese art.
  • An interview with KAWS.
  • KAWS featured in Paper Magazine.
  • Jeff Koons' Gorilla sculpture goes on display on Sixth Avenue, near 48th Street in NYC.
  • Damien Hirst helping out and supporting Banksy's work?
  • Jerry Saltz reviews Christopher Wool's retrospective at The Guggenheim. He also reviews Thomas Eggerer's show at Petzel.
  • Christopher Knight reviews Lari Pittman's exhibition at Regen Projects.
  • Interview with and profile of Emmanuel Perrotin.
  • Photos of RAE's bodega in the East Village.
  • Kim Dong-kyu puts mobile digital devices into classic paintings.
  • Erin Shirreff wins wins Aimia/AGO Photography Prize. which includes $50,000 in cash.
  • CNN writes about Sylvester Stallone's show at The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
  • Jason Bateman and Nicole Kidman will play a performance artist couple in new film.
  • Orlando Bloom and Sam Falls discuss the artist's work.

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