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Art World Roundup: Easter egg found at Santiago de Compostela, lightning bolt becomes protest icon, David Alan Harvey’s suspension from Magnum, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup includes an art historian who’s found an Easter egg at Santiago de Compostela, another type of pilgrimage for Bob Ross enthusiasts and an exhibition of works by Ahmet Ögüt pulled early in Azerbaijan. Learn more about Ola Jasionowska, the artist behind the red lightning bolt used by Polish protesters, and […]

Art World Roundup: Kaywin Feldman on the Philip Guston show, Ai Weiwei’s outlook, a T. rex. sells for millions and more

This week’s Art World Roundup brings Kaywin Feldman’s response to criticism over a postponed retrospective of Philip Guston works and Ai Weiwei’s thoughts on Trump, China’s relationship with Germany, and how we react to images today. Also, French auditors urge transparency for how money is spent in the restoration of Notre-Dame, the Andrew W. Mellon […]

Art World Roundup: update on Beirut’s art scene, a stolen Spencer painting recovered, the Musée d’Orsay in hot water, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we look at the state of Beirut’s arts community a month after devastating blasts shook the city, a series of 100+ artworks by Katsushika Hokusai acquired by the British Museum, the Tate’s relationship with Anthony d’Offay, the recovery of a Robert Spencer painting by Art Recovery International, and the […]

Art World Roundup: thieves steal Frans Hals painting for the third time, a UK study highlights lack of women represented in public works, and more

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover a library acquisition nearly 400 years in the making, a UK study showing the disparity amongst women and men in publicly-owned statues, a Frans Hals work stolen for the third time, the sentencing of a man who tore through a Picasso, and Banksy’s endeavor to help refugees.  […]

Art World Roundup: a £1.1M facemask, the search for the owners of a painting stolen in WWII, and more

As this week comes to a close, we dig into a painting that’s gone on display in France after it was stolen during WWII with the hopes of finding its rightful owners and an auction at Christie’s aiming to support Black artists through an unusual buyer contract. We also check out Magnum Photos reevaluation of […]

Art World Roundup: from Thomas J. Price’s new London statue to NYC’s odd COVID-19 poster to the ongoing 5Pointz battle

This week’s Art World Roundup covers a British artist’s depiction of the Black “everywoman”, the ongoing battle over 5Pointz, NYC governor Cuomo’s unusual COVID-19 poster, museums masks, and a recently discovered Picasso.    Statue of Black “everywoman” unveiled for East London Thomas J. Price, a British artist known for his figurative sculptures, this week revealed […]

Art World Roundup: Black trans women artists honoured with new grant, an update on Notre Dame, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup covers a new grant designed to highlight Black trans women artists while Anish Kapoor calls out museums for their tokenistic use of non-Western artists. Also, a LA artist is producing a new sculpture to raise money for the BLM movement, Creative Capital sets up more support for artists during the […]