October 2023 Art News

Several editors of Artforum have resigned in solidarity with its former editor-in-chief, David Velasco, who was fired for his decision to publish a letter in support of Palestinian liberation.
A newly restored work by Artemisia Gentileschi, that had been censored centuries ago, makes its debut at Casa Buonarroti in Florence in the exhibition, 'Artemisia Up Close | Artemisia in the Museum of Michelangelo.'

Judging by its nicknames (Tinseltown, La-La, City of Angels) Los Angeles nestles in the collective imagination as a place that's not quite there: Not surreal, like, say, Las Vegas, but irreal, a mirage consistent with its true nature as a desert basin populated by freeways, movie studios, and glitzy neighborhoods sprawling through arroyos and canyons. Then, of course, there’s the evanescing quality of L.A.’s light, which seems to suspend everything within it like motes in a projector beam.

For 120 years, Rome and Carthage fought three protracted wars; at their conclusion, one people emerged as the major power in the Mediterranean, the other was wiped from existence.
When the heirs of the late Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, began looking through his belongings, they were shocked to find a collection of almost 25,000 works of art – most of it worthless.
See 10 highlights from Paris+ par Art Basel (pronounced "Paree ploos") featuring Marlene Dumas, Urs Fischer, Prune Nourry, and Magritte protegé Evelyne Axell.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s former Georgetown home, the first home she bought after John F. Kennedy's assassination, is up for auction with a list price of $19.5 million.
Visionary Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) was exploring abstraction five years before Piet Mondrian and Wassily Kandinsky. We take a brief look at her work timed with its inclusion in the survey exhibition Judy Chicago: Herstory at the New Museum.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York has announced that it will rectify its care of some 12,000 human remains, and remove all human bones from public display.
Here are five facts about breakout emerging artist Danielle Mckinney, whose work is currently on view in Marianne Boesky’s booth at Frieze London, marking the artist’s debut U.K. solo presentation.
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