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March, 2018

  • 26 March

    Artist Mark Jenkins Shocked London

    It’s called “Project 84,” and it’s composed by 84 sculptures representing the number of men who take their own lives every week in the UK. Suicide is the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK, with three in four of all suicides being male according to Quartzy.qz.com The …

  • 5 March

    The unpleasant gift

    Jeff Koons offered a sculpture as a gift to the city of Paris but the Ville Lumiere doesn’t agree where to place it.           A copy of the full statement from the Professional Committee of Art Galleries, translated by artnet News, is below. The Professional Committee …

  • 1 March

    Welcome to LOOP

    A new interactive public art installation is getting ready to make its way to Manhattan and it’s just the kind of stuff that Instagrammers go crazy for, so prepare to see it all over your feed. The immersive installation, named Loop, will bring six large cylinders to the Garment District’s pedestrian plazas …

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    A gold toilet for the White House

    The White House asked to borrow a Van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead. Here the letter from Guggenheim: The White House apparently contacted the Guggenheim Museum in New York and asked for the loan of Van Gogh’s 1888 Landscape With Snow. The museum wrote back to say it …

  • 26 January

    Glenstone is the new Frick

    A rural suburb of Washington, DC, will soon become home to one of the largest private museums in the world. A new expansion is expected to up annual attendance from 10,000 to 100,000. Glenstone is about to become one of America’s largest private museums, according to Arnet.com “When we opened Glenstone …