Overtime: Oct 29 – Nov 4

More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information):
  • Ahead of midterms, artists diversify Norman Rockwell’s ‘Four Freedoms’ with help from Rosario Dawson.
  • From coast to coast, here’s how artists are mobilizing before the midterm elections.
  • Artist Michele Pred uses art and community to encourage voting, bringing a feminist art parade to NY.
  • Women's march 1968: Bev Grant and the art of protest.
  • Why Hilma af Klint’s occult spirituality makes her the perfect artist for our technologically disrupted time.
  • Hungary’s radical women artists are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
  • New database aims to become the world’s best resource on the history of overlooked women artists.
  • PODCAST: Don’t call me a woman artist: Overlooked Surrealists, plus Klimt/Schiele.
  • The Menil Drawing Institute's new $40 million building opens in Houston with a lofty goal.
  • Bill Arning resigns suddenly as director of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.
  • Knight Foundation announced that it is investing $20 million to strengthen the arts in Detroit.
  • Van Gogh painting almost sold by cash-strapped Detroit will be star of major show on the artist in 2020.
  • Art dealer David Kordansky will expand his gallery to take over an entire city block in LA.
  • From Lichtenstein to Thiebaud, why Pop artists were obsessed with food.
  • Stanley Lewis finds a way to step aside and let the world become paint.
  • Artist JR on why he’s glad everybody on the NRA side has loved his mural about America’s gun crisis.
  • Takashi Murakami announces new Perrotin Shanghai exhibition.
  • Shohei Morimoto's paintings capture emotions that don’t particularly belong to anywhere.
  • Five artists, curators and writers discuss the projects informed around decolonizing culture.
  • A new documentary, 'The Price of Everything’ has a vision of the art market to sell you, but don’t buy it.
  • Husband-and-wife duo who sold hundreds of forged artworks in Finland are headed to prison.
  • How artist Emekah Ogboh became one of Europe’s fastest-rising stars—without a gallery or PR.
  • What’s behind the closure of one of Brooklyn’s best galleries.
  • Tal R’s current exhibition is playfully skewed art history.
  • Why galleries are joining the Podcast wave.
  • Largest collection of KAWS companions hits Heritage Auctions.
  • Sotheby’s posts $27.8 million third-quarter loss and predicts 2019 market will be "a bit more subdued".
  • What the art world is failing to grasp about Christie’s AI portrait coup.
  • Can connoisseurship survive in the digital age?
  • To fund refugee aid, Christie’s will sell private collection of Hudson River School paintings.
  • Untitled Art Fair in San Francisco moves to Pier 35 on the waterfront of the Embarcadero.
  • Art Basel’s parent company, MCH Group, cuts regional fairs amid major losses.
  • Why some art fairs foot the bill for wealthy collectors to attend.
  • Here’s the exhibitor list for Art Basel Hong Kong 2019.
  • Ralph Steadman speaks out: "Trump is a lout. He's a godawful disgrace to humanity".
  • Trump appoints a Republican political strategist to lead the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • ‘Contemporary Art Hates You’: John Waters, the prince of puke, on his new retrospective.
  • Vikki Tobak’s new book "Contact High" looks at hip-hop photography from before the era of Instagram.
  • 6 cinematographers who took cues from famous painters, from Caravaggio to Hopper.
  • India just unveiled the world’s tallest statue, and it’s twice as big as the Statue of Liberty.
  • A famous dealer’s family, desperate for leads, is crowdsourcing its search a Nazi-looted Degas.
  • An exhibition at Maureen Paley, London, explores the artist collective's well-known wallpaper "Imagevirus".
  • 10 university art classes you can take for free online.
  • Alex Katz on 10 artists who inspire him.
  • What is driving the market frenzy around late German artist Günther Förg?
  • Why are so many great artworks acquired by museums locked away in storage?
  • Here’s the list of artists for the 2019 Honolulu Biennial.
  • When James Abbott McNeill Whistler sued his harshest critic—and won.
  • Pablo Vargas Lugo's sinkhole to the afterlife of Mexico City.
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