Last night’s episode of Broad City on Comedy Central centered on the two heroines of the show taking a magic-mushroom trip that was animated, phantasmagorically, by the New York artist Mike Perry.
Monument to Strangers and Refugees, an obelisk in Kassel, Germany, that was a highpoint of Documenta 14, might stay put—if the right price can be arranged. As it stands, artist Olu Oguibe would like €1 million for his work, but the city is unsure.
The Art Newspaper
The future of S.I. Newhouse’s art collection will be overseen by art adviser and former Sotheby’s auctioneer Tobias Meyer.
The New York Times
After Frieze week in London, ARTnews senior staff writer Nate Freeman appeared on the ArtTactic podcast to discuss the lay of the land.
Bernie Krauss, a 78-year-old electronic-music pioneer and noted field recordist, lost his home and all of his archives and equipment to the wildfire engulfing California.
A 2,300-year-old marble bull’s head will be sent back to Lebanon after a stint at the Met in New York owing to findings that it was stolen. The collectors in whose holdings it figured are also in hot water over another piece that was spied in a picture in an old issue of House & Garden magazine.
The New York Times
Author Vanessa Manko revisits her first experience of Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring. “I was familiar,” she writes, “with all kinds of dance genres and techniques—Graham, Cunningham, Balanchine, Cecchetti, Vaganova, Limón—but nothing could prepare me for Pina Bausch.”
The Paris Review
Rebecca Warren’s sculptures—all “strange postures and spindly outgrowths”—come in for a Jonathan Jones review on the occasion of a show at Tate St. Ives.
“An Art Scene Grows in Newark.”
Bidoun, the publishing enterprise devoted to art and culture from the Middle East, is back with new content, at long last.
New York-based artist Landon Metz is now represented by Sean Kelly Gallery.
Sean Kelly Gallery
Damien Hirst wrote on a Post-It note. What, oh what, might he have writ?