October 23, 2014: ArtReview Names 2014’s Power 100, a Hong Kong Class for Art Collectors, and Vandalism, Censorship, and Proper Payment for Art

Daily Digest: Top Art News
Oct 23, 2014 8:29PM

Opening

In New York … Judith Lauand: Brazilian Modernist, 1950s-2000s” opens at Driscoll Babcock Galleries; Abelardo Morell: Some Recent Pictures” opens at Edwynn Houk Gallery; Gladys Nilsson opens at Garth Greenan Gallery; “Margaret Lanzetta: Blues For Allah” opens at Heskin Contemporary; “Bang! Andy Warhol, Early Pop Drawings 1952-1962” opens at Hirschl & Adler Modern; “ETHEREAL: Curated by Dr. Amin Jaffer” opens at Leila Heller Gallery; “Ursula von Rydingsvard: Permeated Shield” opens at Galerie Lelong; “Robert Sagerman: Far Closer” opens at Margaret Thatcher Projects; “Mayumi Lake: Latent Heat” opens at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery; “Chuck Close: Portraits of Artists” opens at Pace Prints; “Ryan Wallace: Slo Crostic” opens at Susan Inglett Gallery; “Thomas Scheibitz: Studio Imaginaire” opens at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery; and “Bryan Graf: Prismatic Tracks” and “Mary Lum: Sixteen Collages” open at Yancey Richardson Gallery.

In London … Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude” opens at The Courtauld Gallery.

In Paris … FIAC 2014, Outsider Art Fair, and YIA Art Fair open today; “Amy Sillman: A Moveable Feast - Part XIV” opens at Campoli Presti; “Multiple Modernities: 1905 to 1970” opens at Centre Pompidou; “Seth Price: Animation Studio” opens at Galerie Chantal Crousel; “Jeff Elrod: ESP” opens at Galerie Max Hetzler; Keith Haring opens at Galerie Laurent Strouk ; Giovanni Anselmo opens at Marian Goodman Gallery; “Carte Blanche: Kurimanzutto, Mexico,” featuring works by Damián Ortega, Gabriel Kuri, Jonathan Hernandez, Gabriel Orozco, Jimmie Durham, Gabriel Sierra, and Rirkrit Tiravanija, opens at Galerie Patrick Seguin; “Liza Lou: Ixube” and “Tomorrow's Man,” curated by Jack Pierson, open at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac.

Today’s Notable News

ArtReview has released their Power 100 for 2014—topping the list of the art world’s powerhouses is Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate, with the top ten rounded out by David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth’s Iwan Wirth, MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry, Marina Abramović, The Serpentine Gallery’s Hans Ulrich Obrist & Julia Peyton-Jones, Jeff Koons (succinctly designated “Balloon Dog millionaire”), Larry Gagosian, Marian Goodman, and Cindy Sherman. (via ArtReview)

This fall, the University of Hong Kong will introduce a new course for budding art collectors, created in conjunction with Art Basel and London’s Central Saint Martins. (via The Art Newspaper)

On the heels of all the recent reports of vandalism of art comes a U.S. National Park Service investigation into the “artistic vandalism” of natural features in ten national parks across the American West. (via The L.A. Times)

The Swedish Agency for Cultural Policy Analysis reports that only the country’s largest institutions are rigorously complying with a rule that requires artists receive payment for exhibitions—only about 60% of artists who exhibited at smaller museums have been paid according to the requirement of Swedish law. (via The Art Newspaper)

An Australian art high school has decided to censor two artworks in an upcoming student exhibition, citing “the protection of children” as motivation. One artwork, which the administration claims is a recognizable nude portrayal of one of the school’s students, will be removed entirely; a second work, which features two women kissing, will be turned against the gallery’s wall during periods when young children have access to the exhibition. (via Hyperallergic)

Best of Instagram

Via @jackshainmanny: “#TBT: El Anatsui installed at the 2007 Venice Biennale. An exhibition of the artist’s new work is on view now at the gallery’s 24th Street space through November 15th. #elanatsui #jackshainmangallery”

Good Reads

Banksy: Does It Matter If His Art Is Defaced?(via The Telegraph)

Roller Models:” A recap of the 10th anniversary celebration of Buenos Aires’s Faena arts district (via Artforum)

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