Archive for January 2019

Lina Iris Viktor reaches settlement with Kendrick Lamar and SZA

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor and hip-hop artists Kendrick Lamar and SZA have seemingly reached a settlement in the lawsuit Viktor filed against Lamar and SZA concerning their music video […]

2019 Red Bull Arts Detroit residents and fellows announced

After two months of deliberation, Red Bull Arts Detroit (RBAD) announced those selected for their 2019 residency and fellowship programmes. Out of 665 artists, 79 curators, and 77 writers, the […]

Uffizi director calls out Germany for stolen painting

Director of the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, Eike Schmidt, has boldly called out Germany concerning the return of a painting stolen by Nazi troops in 1944 during World War II. […]

French supreme court rules in favour of Christie’s France

In November, the French supreme court ruled that the droit de suite – resale royalties benefiting artists or their heirs – could lawfully be charged to the buyers of artworks […]

It’s Sinatra’s world…and Sotheby’s sold it

Start spreading the news… Over the course of 11 days and three auctions, Sotheby’s saw a total of $9.2 million during their Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank […]

Oblique space

In anticipation of the exhibit beginning on January 17, 2019 dedicated to the geometric abstract painter Geneviève Claisse who died in April of last year, the Denise René Gallery’s Marais […]

Queen includes members of the arts community in 2019 honours

With the ringing in of 2019, a new set of people in the arts have been recognized by Queen Elizabeth for their work. Included on the UK’s list of honourees […]