August 6, 2021

Art News

Vines and Flowers Intertwine with an Imposing Skeleton in an Elegant Graphite Drawing by Guno Park

Detail of “Nature of Things,”  graphite/pencil on paper, 85 x 51.5 inches. All images © Guno Park, shared with permission Brooklyn-based artist Guno Park evokes the tradition of memento mori with an exquisite new drawing highlighting the precarious line between life and death. Titled “Nature of Things,” the meticulously crosshatched piece rendered in graphite stands

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To Celebrate Andy Warhol’s Birthday, One of His Favorite New York Restaurants Will Serve Up the Artist’s Regular Order All Night

Andy Warhol would have turned 93 today. To celebrate, one of his favorite restaurants, Serendipity 3, is offering diners a special deal on the Pop artist’s regular lunch order: a New York-style hot dog topped with sauerkraut, a side of crispy french fries and a frozen hot chocolate (the restaurant’s signature drink). “Andy Warhol has been

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An Italian Museum Director Has Resigned, Saying the Country’s New Vaccine Mandate Exploits Cultural Institutions

Fabrizio Masucci, the director of the Sansevero Chapel Museum in Naples, has resigned from his post in protest against Italy’s new state mandate requiring all museum visitors to show proof of coronavirus vaccinations.  Italy introduced its new “green pass” requirements today, August 6. The rules require people to show digital certificates proving they have had

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Police Probe Death of Doris Duke Curator, the Future of Heatherwick’s ‘Vessel,’ and More: Morning Links for August 6, 2021

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines AFTER 55 YEARS, A CLOSED CASE IS BEING REOPENED. In 1966, the heiress and art collector Doris Duke killed the designer Eduardo Tirella, who curated her art collection, when she ran him over with her car at her home in Newport, Rhode Island. The police ruled

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Art Industry News: Tensions Over Cuts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Are Nearing a Boiling Point + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, August 6. NEED-TO-READ Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Embattled Vision for the Hirshhorn – Artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s proposals to revamp the Hirshhorn’s sculpture garden are not going over well.

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