Grand piano suspended above former home of BBC by artist Catherine Yass Installation at the iconic former home of the BBC in White City by artist Catherine Yass is one of eight artist residencies at the west London site.

Billy Name, photographer at Andy Warhol’s Factory, dies aged 76 Briefly Warhol’s lover, Name captured the models, musicians and superstars who passed through Warhol’s studio, including the Velvet Underground and Nico.

Woman who received Van Gogh’s ear named 130 years after artist cut it off Gabrielle Berlatier, a farmer’s daughter, was given Vincent Van Gogh’s ear when she was working as a maid at a brothel.

Match funding can double fundraising results, report finds While match funding can be a ‘brilliant booster’ for charitable fundraising, it must not be relied on as a silver bullet, researchers have warned.

Amanda Moström receives inaugural City and Guilds of London Art School Studio Award Graduating fine art student to receive one-year rent-free shared studio in east London, plus bursary and mentoring through partnership award funded by Acme and City and Guilds of London Art School.

More than 2,500 protestors urge Google to restore Dennis Cooper’s blog Writer Mark Doten starts petition urging Google to restore Cooper’s blog, return control over the content to the writer, and explain why it was erased.

Gagosian Gallery owes New York State $4.3 million in back taxes Attorney general’s office said Pre-War Art Inc., Gagosian’s California affiliate, shipped and sold around $40 million in art from 2005 to 2015 to Gagosian’s customers in New York, but did not pay taxes on those sales.

Iran drops charges against Parviz Tanavoli Iranian authorities return Parviz Tanavoli’s passport and drop all charges against the Iranian artist after he was temporarily prevented from leaving the country.

Jeff Koons allegedly lays off over a dozen staff after unionisation attempt Chelsea studio laid off fourteen ‘night-crew workers’ who were in the midst of trying to unionise.

1. Catherine Yass suspends grand piano over former BBC Television Centre
2. Amanda Mostrom, Welcome to the common ground series, 2016

More on

Jenny Steele, The Sea Breeze Was The Cure

Pictures of… Jenny Steele’s An Architecture of Joy


Hurvin Anderson, painter

A Q&A with… Hurvin Anderson, painter


Ryan Gander, La Joute, hand painted room numbers rendered in ‘Milliganhand’, a typeface made by appropriating every character from the handwriting of Spike Milligan, 2016.

NOW SHOWING #156: The week’s top exhibitions