Art Industry News Gala Dalí Finally Gets Her Due + Other Stories

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Hanging Out With Mr. Disruptive, Stefan Simchowitz – In a recent interview, the art-market bad-boy known as “Simcho” shares his thoughts on the art world’s glass ceiling, the future of art schools, and the importance of social media for the democratization of the market: “Social media breaks [the] wall. Exclusion is not what pushes art forward, it’s inclusion, 100% inclusion.” (Hyperallergic)

Museum Director Resigns After Gala Fiasco – The numbers came in from a botched fundraiser at Australia’s Powerhouse Museum: it cost $388,000 to stage and raised only $78,000, with $1,050 garnered during the design museum’s black-tie fashion ball. Powerhouse director Dolla Merrillees will resign in the wake of the financial flop. (Sydney Morning Herald) …Read More

Pictured: Gala and Salvador Dali

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