September 18, 2014: Russian Avant-Garde Forgery, Selfie Banning in Galleries, and Frieze Announces Sculpture Park Line Up
In New York… “Fade to White” opens at Baang and Burne; Atalay Yavuz opens at Protocinema; “Thread Lines” and Xanti Schawinsky open at The Drawing Center; Dave Hardy opens at Churner and Churner; Saul Leiter opens at Howard Greenberg Gallery, and “Cast From Life” opens at Skarstedt.
Today’s Notable News
Glenn Kaino, an artist who has been collecting rocks from protest and war zones from around the world, will be mounting an exhibition at the Kavi Gupta gallery in Chicago, featuring rocks from Ferguson, Missouri. (The Art Newspaper)
Charges have been made against to two men suspected of forging and selling 18 Russian avant-garde paintings, including works by Kazimir Malevich, Alexej Jawlensky, and Natalia Goncharova. (The Art Newspaper)
Arts Council chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette has recommended that UK galleries and art institutions should offer one hour per day where visitors are banned from taking selfies with paintings. (The Telegraph)
Frieze London has announced its sculpture park line up, which will include work by artists Martin Creed, KAWS, Yayoi Kusama, and Marie Lund. (ArtNews)
Best of Instagram
Via @duveberlin: Kasper Sonne with DUVE Berlin at abc - art berlin contemporary #kaspersonne #duveberlin #art #artberlincontemporary
“The State of ‘State of the Art’” A review of the exhibition at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art that focuses on artists working in overlooked cities such as Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, and Cincinnati. (Wall Street Journal)
“Sculpting a Nordic Landscape” A look at Artscape Nordland, a site-specific sculpture park in northern Norway. (via Hyperallergic)
“Catch ‘Em All: Can a Pokemon Tournament be an Artwork?” (via Art in America)
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