Your Weekly Art News (May 21-28)

Your Weekly Art News is a digest of the most important developments coming out of the art world from markets, finance, upcoming shows, exhibitions, and scandals. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, May 21st. Hobby Lobby’s illicit artifacts are returned to their Iraqi homeland, as per The Washington Post: The priceless artifacts entered the United States seven years ago in packages labeled “tile samples,” …
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JJ Brine on Post-human Art

Multimedia installation artist JJ Brine is the forerunner of what he calls the Post-human Art movement. At the epicenter of the movement is his notorious art space vector Gallery, which recently moved from Manhattan to Bushwick in its fifth incarnation. Drailed Mag: Vector Gallery isn’t a gallery in the traditional sense. You have defined it as a sovereign state with its own government, religion, and …
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Your Weekly Art News (May 14 – May 21)

Your Weekly Art News is a digest of the most important developments coming out of the art world from markets, finance, upcoming shows, exhibitions, and scandals. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, May 14th.  Melbourne-based artist Yvette Coppersmith has been announced as this year’s Archibald Prize winner. Coppersmith is the 10th female artist to cinch the prize in its 97-year history; while in …
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Your Weekly Art News (May 7 – 14)

Your Weekly Art News is a digest of the most important developments coming out of the art world from markets, finance, upcoming shows, exhibitions, and scandals. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, May 7th.  Julia Halperin and Jerry Saltz both weigh in on the state of art fairs. “‘It Isn’t Working Anymore’: Dealers at Frieze New York Reckon With the Thorny State of …
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Your Weekly Art News (April 30 – May 6)

Your Weekly Art News is a digest of the most important developments coming out of the art world from markets, finance, upcoming shows, exhibitions, and scandals. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, April 30th.  Chinese artist Ai Weiwei takes a selfie with German far-right politician, claims ignorance, then gets lambasted by Hamid Dabashi all in the same week.   An #AiWeiwei sollten sich die …
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