Thaddaeus Ropac has secured representation of the estate of Joseph Beuys worldwide. The Austrian dealer revealed the news on the eve of opening what he describes as the “most important” show of the German conceptual artist’s work to be held in the UK in a decade.
Relatives of the estate of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are considering suing the Frida Kahlo Corporation over claims it holds the rights to her image. Mattel, toy maker and creators of the Barbie Doll recently launched a range of new Barbie dolls.
The directors of the Giacometti Foundation in Paris have revealed details about the new Giacometti Institute, scheduled to open June 20 in the historic district of Montparnasse, where the sculptor lived and worked.
In an unusually frank press release sent out last Friday, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam announced the cancellation of a much-anticipated spring show, the first Dutch retrospective of pioneering Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.
The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program has revealed its list of 2017 grantees. A total of $760,000 will be given to 23 writers, with individual grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000.
The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts has brought the photographer Catherine Opie onto its board of directors. Other board members include Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Stephanie Barron; the Getty Foundation’s director, Joan Weinstein; and artist Jim Shaw.
Could artificial intelligence be the end of the dubious science of connoisseurship? According to a new study, a form of AI called a recurrent neural network may now be able to identify forged paintings.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation announced the recipients of its 24th annual Painters & Sculptors Grants on Tuesday. Founded in 1993, the grants are awarded yearly to under-recognized artists who have made significant contributions to the national cultural or artistic discourse. Grantees are awarded an unrestricted stipend of $25,000 and made eligible to apply for the Joan Mitchell residency in New Orleans.