March 11, 2015: Paris Photo L.A., NADA New York Release Exhibitors & Sacramento Stadium to Install a Koons Sculpture

Daily Digest: Top Art News
Mar 11, 2015 7:55PM


In New York …Daniel Heidkamp: Barbizon Beauty School” opens at half gallery; “And,” featuring works by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Louise Lawler, Gabriel Orozco, and more, opens at 601Artspace.

In London … “Potential Architecture,” with works from Alexander Brodsky, Joar Nango, Sean Griffiths, and Apolonija Šušterŝič, opens at Ambika P3.

In Milan … “Roberto Coda Zabetta: FILM# 00 – 56” opens at Fondazione Mudima.

Today’s Notable News

Sacramento’s city council has approved a contract that will see an $8 million sculpture by Jeff Koons installed outside the stadium of the Sacramento Kings, despite backlash from local artists. (via The Sacramento Bee)

Chelsea’s Zach Feuer and the LES’s Untitled have announced plans to merge, and will occupy two gallery spaces on the Lower East Side, Feuer/Mesler and Mesler/Feuer. (via ARTnews)

Jenny Holzer will design a portion of NYC’s first AIDS memorial, which is scheduled to go on display in the West Village this December, in time for World AIDS Day. (via artnet News)

According to David Anderson, director general of National Museum Wales, and Christoph Vogtherr, director of the Wallace Collection, UK museums are suffering from cuts to government funding that have been put into effect over the last five years. (via The Art Newspaper)

Paris Photo Los Angeles and NADA New York have published their 2015 exhibitor lists. (via ARTnews)

Moscow’s culture czar, Sergei Kapkov, has stepped down from his post and will be replaced by former director of Moscow’s cultural heritage department Alexander Kibovsky. (via The Art Newspaper)

Best of Instagram

Via @lehmannmaupin: “#NoFilter needed! The steadfast team behind #TeresitaFernandez’s #FataMorgana are in @madsqparknyc this morning for a walk through. Mark your calendars—the exhibition opens to the public April 30th! #MadSqArt”

Good Reads

This Little French Bulldog Is The Art World Darling You Should Be Following(via The Huffington Post)

Take a Look Inside Leonardo DiCaprio’s Growing Art Collection(via artnet News)

Crimes of the Art(via Hyperallergic)

Artist of the Day

Born on this day in 1963, artist and filmmaker David LaChapelle has most recently gone viral for his video of Ukrainian ballet dancer Sergei Polunin dancing to Hozier’s “Take Me to Church.” Having worked as a commercial photographer producing images of everyone from Ben Affleck to Britney Spears, LaChapelle focuses his fine art practice fittingly, or perhaps ironically, around a thoughtful dissection of modern life and popular culture.

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