Art World Must Reads

Art Industry News: Yves Bouvier Sells Off His Art Storage Company as Legal Battle Rages On + More Must-Read Stories.  Plus, a Liverpool museum gets a trove of unseen John Lennon photographs and Interpol pursues collector Jho Low.

Dia Redresses Its Gender Imbalances – Jessica Morgan, director of the Dia Art Foundation, has made big strides in improving gender parity at the institution. Historically supporting an all-male roster, Dia now has an entirely female curatorial team and has begun to acquire bodies of work by women like Dorothea Rockburne and Mary Corse. (The New York Times)

Sixth Painting From Gurlitt Trove Identified as Nazi Loot – As parallel exhibitions of the Gurlitt collection open next week in Germany, another work from the trove has been identified as Nazi loot. Its provenance was confirmed thanks to a nearly imperceptible hole in the painting, which had also been noted by an art historian who worked at the Jeu de Paume during the French occupation. (The Art Newspaper) …read more

Image: Yves Bouvier stepped down from his position running Luxembourg’s Le Freeport in 2015. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

 

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