October 7, 2014: IRS Passes Favorable Ruling for Artists, NYC Subsidized Housing Complex to Include Children’s Art Museum, and Eiffel Tower Renovation Unveiled

Daily Digest: Top Art News
Oct 7, 2014 7:13PM

Today’s Notable News

The Sugar Hill subsidized housing complex being built in Upper Manhattan will include a school and a museum of children’s art and storytelling, which will display works by local artists alongside art by kids. (via New York Times)

The United States Tax Court has ruled that artists who make little money from selling art are still considered an artist by profession. The ruling is being considered a victory for many artists who supplement their income with other jobs, such as working as a studio assistant or a teacher, and are now able to write off items such as art supplies and travel that are necessary for work as an artist. (via New York Times)

Melbourne’s MPavilion is being criticized for closely copying the Serpentine pavilion in London’s Hyde Park. (via The Guardian)

The personal archive of 20th-century British sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi has been donated to the Tate in one of the largest gifts ever made to the institution. (via The Guardian)

The studio of coal-miner-turned-artist Norman Cornish was acquired by County Durham museum. (via The Art Newspaper)

The renovated first floor of the Eiffel Tower, designed by architects Moatti-Riviere, officially reopened today. (via Hyperallergic)

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Good Reads

The True Story of how Four Ordinary Americans Ended up in the Biggest Show of the Year” (via Huffington Post)

Exploring Greenpoint, Studio by Studio” (via Hyperallergic)

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