Overtime: Feb 4 – Feb 10

More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Mexico City’s Zona Maco is buzzing with dynamic voices from the region.
  • Zona Maco is exhilarating, inviting, and full of heavy-hitting art.
  • Economic policies introduced by Mexico’s new president have yet to dent dealers' sales at Zona Maco.
  • As Zona Maco opens, the best exhibitions to see across Mexico City.
  • How Graciela Iturbide became one of Mexico’s greatest photographers.
  • Grace Jones graces the stage for Aids charity at Mexico City home of Eugenio López.
  • The Desert X Biennial opens in the Coachella Valley with art scattered across 55 miles.
  • Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries.
  • The “Art Supermarkets” catering to China’s growing middle class.
  • Here’s the exhibitor list for Frieze New York 2019.
  • Christie’s posts record sales total of £5.3 billion for 2018.
  • Sotheby’s is entering the AI art fray, selling a surreal artwork by one of the movement’s pioneers this spring.
  • Singer George Michael’s collection of YBA Art goes to auction in London next month.
  • Nan Goldin’s activistism escalates its war against the Sacklers with an open call to action at the Met.
  • New Orleans Museum of Art to open expanded sculpture garden this May.
  • Typing tools, tropical trees and a whole lot of sunshine – the new Norton Museum of Art.
  • National Museum of Scotland completes 15-yr makeover revealing whole world under one roof.
  • Museums are becoming more diverse, but there’s still work to do.
  • Marian Goodman Gallery hires museum vet Philipp Kaiser.
  • PODCAST: Tracey Emin on mourning and #MeToo; George Shaw on realism and Rembrandt.
  • PODCAST: The rise and rise of the Los Angeles art world.
  • Rapper and Actor Edison Chen shares what he’d do with 24 hours in Los Angeles.
  • Here are 10 young movers and shakers taking the Los Angeles art scene by storm.
  • Meet Vladimir Kush, the painter suing Ariana Grande.
  • Ivanka Trump decries Jennifer Rubell performance being staged in Washington D.C.
  • Tracey Emin lays bare her own traumas in piercing new show.
  • Tracey Emin to turn Margate studio into a museum for her work when she dies.
  • For Serpentine performance, Marina Abramović to appear in augmented reality experience.
  • Met selects Alicja Kwade for 2019 roof garden commission.
  • 15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death.
  • Robert Ryman, relentlessly inventive abstract painter, is dead at 88.
  • The man who keeps Robert Irwin’s stunning, 500-plant garden alive.
  • Why it’s refreshing when white male artists doubt themselves.
  • Exploring Aaron Johnson's studio and otherworldly artworks.
  • How Josef Albers created the modern art school as we know it.
  • The salacious violence of Lucio Fontana’s slashed canvases.
  • What Andy Warhol really ate.
  • The do’s and don’ts of death.
  • How quitting Instagram made me appreciate art again.
  • How Van Gogh's sunflowers have inspired generations of British artists.
  • 4 artists around the world that are worthy of your eyes right now.
  • teamLab's ‘Forest of Resonating Lamps’ installation shines pink for spring 2019.
  • In picture books and paintings, Oliver Jeffers explores our place in the cosmos.
  • Billionaires are storing hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of art on superyachts.
  • Billionaire Tom Hill shares the stories behind 5 beloved works in his new museum.
  • Why artists are struggling to make a living from their art, and the activists fighting back.
  • Art to die for? – Velvet Buzzsaw reviewed.
  • How to set up a painting studio at home.
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