Last year, photographer and Colors co-founder Oliviero Toscani gave a speech at the 92nd Art Director's Club festival. The text has now been turned into a newspaper and a series of four typographic posters by illustrator Ben Weeks and Underline Studio...
To be fair, the display consisted of a melange of newspaper, cardboard and cookies that were strewn across the floor.
A cleaner in Italy tidied up Sala Murat's Mediating Landscape exhibition and threw out works made of newspapers, cardboard and cookie pieces scattered across the floor. Believe it or not, this rubbish is supposedly worth £8,200. One look at the photo and you see that the cleaner was absolutely right. Show More Summary
A cleaning woman at a Spanish gallery accidentally threw away thousands of dollars of art by New York modernist Paul Branca when she mistook his crumpled newspaper, cardboard, and cookie installation scattered across the floor for garden-variety trash. Read more...
Whoops: A cleaner at an art exhibition in Italy threw away some pieces of cardboard, cookies, and newspaper that were strewn on the floor... not realizing they were actually part of artist Sala Murat's display. She assumed the debris was trash left behind while the display was being set up;...
This week's full-text RSS feed is supported by Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art is probably one of the most informative introductions to how comics work, visually and narratively, ever written. Show More Summary
Former newspaper reporter Bernard Weinraub's heavy-handed 'Above the Fold' lacks balance, an element crucial in both journalism and the dramatic arts. "Above the Fold," the title of former New York Times reporter Bernard Weinraub's stacked new morality play about 21st century journalism, reveals the author's background as an ink-stained dinosaur.
Returned from Dallas. Source: Dallas Museum of Art Julia Halperin and Javier Pes have written about the attitude of North American museums towards repatriation ("US museums' about-face on restitution", The Art Newspaper, February 2014). Show More Summary
In response to a public outcry, the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany, has canceled an exhibition of Polaroid photographs taken by the French-Polish artist Balthus, The Art Newspaper reported.
Julia Halperin and Javier Pes, 'US museums' about-face on restitution' The Art Newspaper, Issue 254, February 2014 In January 2013, the American Association of Museum Directors (AAMD) revised its rules, requiring its 217 member museums...Show More Summary
The Sunday Times, a British Sunday newspaper, has launched a new initiative to explore what it calls "the four corners of culture" -- art, music, film and TV -- over the next four weeks. To advertise for the project, the publicationShow More Summary
If the howlings this week surrounding the fate of the American Folk Art Museum building are any indication, a low-stakes outrage has gripped the culture pages of virtually every newspaper and magazine in America.
Around this time last year, Hilary Mantel infuriated a certain kind of tabloid newspaper and a certain kind of tabloid-pandering prime minister by saying some things about the Duchess of Cambridge. Her long, subtle speech was clearly a comment on the media coverage of our young queen-to-be – that the real person is imprisoned in [...]
Italy’s state legal counsel on the Symes case, Maurizio Fiorilli, was planning to send this month a final warning to the liquidator (BDO) responsible for some antiquities currently stored in London which it is claimed left Italy illegally. Show More Summary
In today's article in The Art Newspaper online, "Italy threatens to sue UK firm over ancient 'loot'", Cristina Ruiz and Javier Pes writes about the 'Government's liquidator rumoured to be selling disgraced dealer Robin Symes's antiquities'. Show More Summary
An earlier return to Italy (from Switzerland).Source: Carabinieri Cristina Ruiz and Javier Pes are reporting in The Art Newspaper ("Italy threatens to sue UK firm over ancient ‘loot’", January 16, 2014) that the Italian government has requested that the UK Government return some 700 objects identified as being removed from Italy. Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has proposed a $350 million, 20-year plan for the state to protect Detroit retiree pensions and the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, local newspapers reported on Thursday...
An intimate inauguration launched Shanghai's Yuz Museum on January 7 and will be followed by a formal opening in May with a contemporary art show curated by University of Chicago professor Wu Hung, The Art Newspaper reports. [ more ...
A "frail-looking" Fidel Castro showed up in public for the first time in nine months last night, reports the BBC. The occasion was the opening of an art studio in Havana, and the AP notes that the state's official newspapers and websites showed the 87-year-old only from behind. Still, Castro...
Former President of Cuba Fidel Castro made a rare public appearance to attend the opening of an art studio in Cuba’s capital on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. Cuban newspapers, broadcasts and websites all publicized a photo Thursday of Castro at the event. Show More Summary