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This Week's Top Stories: Remembering Brice Marden, Frank Bowling enjoys late-career success and Phillips will start art drops

3 min read  · 11 Aug 2023


Brice Marden at his studio in Tivoli, N.Y. Copyright Brice Marden/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Lauren Lancaster for The New York Times


Brice Marden has died, aged 84 The critically acclaimed US artist Brice Marden rejuvenated abstract art in the 1960s and kept pushing painting to the end of his long career. (New York Times)

Valie Export Gets the Retrospective She Deserves The radical feminist artist from Austria, VALIE EXPORT, who chose a cigarette brand as a name, looks back on her career as a major retrospective goes on show in Vienna. (Whitehot magazine)


Barnes Museum Can Loan Its Masterworks A US court has relaxed Albert Barnes’ inflexible rule that none of the 20th century masterpieces in his collection could be moved, opening the door for high-profile loan exhibitions. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

British Museum Settles Copyright Dispute With Translator A writer and translator who called out the British Museum for using her work in an exhibition without permission or a fee has settled with the institution after taking to social media and crowdfunding legal support. (ARTnews)


How Buddhism Shaped John Giorno’s Art A solo show at Almine Rech Shanghai explores the importance of Buddhism for the late poet-artist John Giorno, who turned his New York home into a temple. (HENI News)

Frank Bowling Enjoys Late-Career Success The veteran artist Frank Bowling’s color-soaked abstract and map paintings reflect his travels between Guyana, London, and New York in the 1960s and 70s in a solo show at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (New York Times)


Phillips To Begin Drops of New Works The auction house is entering the primary market by launching a digital platform with monthly "drops" planned of new, limited edition works by in-demand artists. (The Art Newspaper)

Ukraine Hunts for Art Collected by Oligarchs Ukraine’s anti-corruption taskforce hopes to identify trophy works of art thought to have been bought and sold by wealthy Russians, including those sanctioned after Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. (The Guardian)


Brice Marden

Valie Export