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Opening This Week

Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance (The Rubin Museum, New York, Aug 16)

Ugo Rondinone (Kunsthalle Helsinki, Aug 17)

Art Industry News

Pace Gallery  is launching  PaceX , an ambitious new initiative to promote projects that unite  art and technology  (Artnews, Aug 13)

Pace Gallery is launching PaceX, an ambitious new initiative to promote projects that unite art and technology (Artnews, Aug 13)

The museums putting Baltimore back on the cultural map (Apollo Magazine, Aug 17)

Tate Modern surpassed the British Museum to become London’s most-attended art institution in 2018 (Artnet News, Aug 14)

New Photography Center opens in Tuscany (Artforum, Aug 14)

For museum boards, age diversity is one of many issues—could nixing trustee dues fix them all? (Observer, Aug 14)

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults (Guardian, Aug 14)

Museums across the UK are making doomsday plans for Brexit. Here are their biggest fears (Artnet News, Aug 14)

How US museum leaders are grappling with the fallout of Warren Kanders’s controversial resignation from the Whitney (Artnet News, Aug 13)

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? (The Star, Aug 13)

Chelsea’s biggest galleries are pushing an impossible standard for dealers (Observer, Aug 13)

The best lesson I learned on the road as a traveling art handler (Observer, Aug 13)

SF mural controversy raises questions about our obligations to protect art (San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 13)

Controversial Monument to Women’s Suffrage redesigned to include Sojourner Truth (Hyperallergic, Aug 13)

From Chelsea to the Upper East Side, New York’s Gallery landscape is getting a makeover ahead of the fall season (Artnet News, Aug 12)

Experts thought the Holy Grail of print portfolios was lost to history. But one family kept it intact—and now it’s heading to auction (Artnet News, Aug 12)

Artist News

Arthur Jafa in Bloom   Sought after by Spike Lee, Stanley Kubrick, and Solange Knowles alike, the visual artist is changing representations of blackness in museums and beyond.  (The New York Times Magazine, Aug 14)

Arthur Jafa in Bloom

Sought after by Spike Lee, Stanley Kubrick, and Solange Knowles alike, the visual artist is changing representations of blackness in museums and beyond. (The New York Times Magazine, Aug 14)

New images of a Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Virgin of the Rocks’ have revealed underdrawings of an entirely different composition (Artnet News, Aug 14)

teamLab cancels its Brooklyn debut to rethink its strategy for cracking the US market (Artnet News, Aug 13)

The artistic achievements of Native Americans through the ages (Hyperallergic, Aug 13)

Andrea Fraser puts male feminism on the line (Hyperallergic, Aug 13)

Maggi Hambling, British artist, at 73: ‘I wake up every day at 5am full of optimism and the first thing I do is make a drawing’ (South China Morning Post, Aug 11)

Lee Krasner’s early prophecies (Hyperallergic, Aug 10)

Ai Weiwei is planning to make a documentary about protests in Hong Kong (Observer, Aug 10)

Greek sculptor Panayiotis Vassilakis, known as Takis, has died at 93 (The Art Newspaper, Aug 10)

On Now

‘Bodies of Knowledge’ review: Balancing the aesthetic and the political (The Wall Street Journal, Aug 17)

Liam Gillick and an Austrian Art Collective transformed Vienna’s Kunsthalle into a nightmarish film set (Artnet News, Aug 15)

Get Up Stand Up Now is London's essential Summer art exhibition (Forbes, Aug 14)

Steve Martin and Gagosian bring ‘Desert Painters’ to Beverly Hills (Forbes, Aug 13)

Artists demand removal of their works from Aichi Trienniale in open letter (Hyperallergic, Aug 13)

Wheelchair user criticizes Tate Modern for inaccessibility issues at Olafur Eliasson exhibition (Hyperallergic, Aug 12)

Artists show subversive ways to challenge power in the Rubin Museum’s new exhibition (Observer, Aug 12)

Minimalism, murals and makeshift studios – contemporary art comes to Munich (Apollo, Aug 12)

Royalty, a naked visitor and shrunken heads at the Met (The Wall Street Journal, Aug 11)

Financial & Global Markets

People

Why an heiress spent her fortune trying to keep immigrants out (The New York Times, Aug 14)

Fifty years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation (The Conversation, Aug 14)

Operas cancels Plácido Domingo concert after sexual harassment allegations (San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 14)

Inside Cirque Du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté's plan to create another entertainment phenomenon (Forbes, Aug 13)

Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys are opening an Art and Music Center in Upstate New York to build a ‘Global Creative Community’ (Artnet News, Aug 13)

How creative director and designer Jide Osifeso is bridging fashion and music (Forbes, Aug 13)

Hussam Otaibi turned a passion for art collecting into a platform for emerging artists (Robb Report, Aug 12)

How Indigenous fashion designers are taking control and challenging the notion of the heroic, lone genius (The Conversation, Aug 12)

Singer Billie Eilish cancelled her new fashion collection after a design collaborator admitted to stealing an artist’s work (Artnet News, Aug 12)

Technology

This is the computer you’ll wear on your face in 10 years (Fast Company, Aug 14)