London King’s Cross appoints curatorial team Tamsin Dillon, who was a member of the Jury for The Turner Prize 2016, and Rebecca Heald, previously of Tate Britain, the Hayward Gallery and Sadie Coles HQ, to head up The King’s Cross Project for the next three years, working on art commissions across the 67-acre neighbourhood.
World’s oldest operating photo studio closes in India Bourne & Shepherd officially closes following loss of a 14-year legal battle over the company’s sole space, a building in Kolkata’s busy Esplanade area.
Australian arts community protests $224 million cut to federal arts budget Nationwide campaign is demanding a restructuring of the federal arts budget, with demonstration held outside of prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s office in Sydney and a petition on change.org obtaining over 13,000 signatures.
Performers in ICA Miami show claim they were pressured to penetrate themselves with rope Controversy over Brazilian artist Laura Lima’s current exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Miami.
Liverpool Biennial site targeted by arsonist Turner-Prize-Winning artist Mark Leckey’s video installation moved to new location after saw mill where the work was going to be displayed was engulfed in flames.
Christie’s postwar and contemporary sale exceeds estimates in ‘post-Brexit London’ Art sale including two Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings raises over £38 million.
Bill Cunningham 1929-2016 American photographer fascinated by the street culture and fashion of New York dies aged 87 following stroke.
Street art mural stirs controversy in France Painting by French street artist Goin depicts two armed police officers wielding batons over a woman holding the French flag.
Dalí foundation has no legal standing to protect artist’s image, Spain’s Supreme Court rules Appeal from the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation in its lawsuit against a Barcelona exhibition production company dismissed.
Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective (CARCC) changes name to Copyright Visual Arts – Droits d’auteur Arts Canada’s two largest associations of visual artists, CARFAC and RAAV, renew their copyright collective society and will work together to ensure the provision of professional copyright administration services.
1. Rebecca Heald (L) and Tamsin Dillon (R), the new curators of King’s Cross. Copyright Hugo Glendinning
2. Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid, 1964 – 1999 AD, 2015. Courtesy the Artist and Cabinet, London