Wknd Update: Art News…


Good Evening my creative peeps! I wanted to do something different for today’s weekend update. Here are several or more news stories from ARTnews.com.

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Old Genres, New Women: “Pioneers” at the Musée du Luxembourg

Bucking gendered limitations and representations, women artists in 1920 Paris celebrated the “new woman” and hoped for societal change after WW1.

Italian Government Halts Sales of NFTs Based on Masterpieces from the Country’s Museums

NFTs of Leonardos and Modiglianis will no longer be allowed.

French Court Tosses Out Sculptor’s Lawsuit Over Authorship of Maurizio Cattelan Works

Lawyers for Perrotin gallery praised the ruling for protecting conceptual art under the rule of law.

German Museum Dismantles Damien Hirst Installation in Which Flies Die After PETA Complaint

The installation was included in an exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.

Perfectly Preserved Ancient Wooden Sculpture Found in Peru

The figure depicting a ruler’s litter bearer is one of the oldest found at Chan Chan, the capitol of the Chimú Kingdom.

Why Vienna Is Rising as One of Europe’s Hottest Gallery Scenes for Young Dealers

Low rent and an expanding collector base have been a draw for some galleries.

Why Climate Activists Are Gluing Themselves to Paintings Across the U.K.

An interview with one of the protestors.

One-of-a-Kind Dylan Record Nets $1.77 M., Indigenous Artists Battle Fakes in Canada, and More: Morning Links for July 8, 2022

Here’s what we’re reading this morning.

India’s Traveling Library Is Bringing Rare Photobooks to the Masses

Ever wanted to browse a massive library of photobooks?

Hard Truths: Should a ‘Serious Painter’ Stoop to Make NFTs?

An artist selling at blue-chip prices wonders if messing with NFTs might sink his market.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Acquires Entire Room Designed by Siah Armajani

The Fleisher Art Memorial donated the work to the Museum.

Artists and Writers Urge President Biden to Raise Human Rights Concerns During Saudi Arabia Visit 

An open letter released by PEN America calls on the President to advocate for the release of jailed dissident writers in Saudi Arabia.

Paper and Politics: Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho at 47 Canal

Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho explore the politics of land use through found materials.

Ruangrupa Says ‘No Boycott’ of Israeli or Jewish Artists at Documenta During Bundestag Appearance

The collective said there were Israeli and Jewish artists in the show, but it did not identify them.

Academy Museum Names New Director, David Hockney Talks Freedom, and More: Morning Links for July 7, 2022

Here’s what we’re reading this morning.

Photographer Donna Ferrato Centers the Political and Private Lives of Women in a Timely Survey

In her career survey in New York, the personal and political intersect in the lives of women.

Why a 95-Year-Old Computer Artist Has Turned to Making NFTs

Herbert W. Franke has become a sensation in the art world—and the crypto space.

That is it here for now, but you can visit the site, artnews.com for more and become a subscriber.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be safe, and blessed.

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