This year was not short on tumult. There was a global pandemic, a sweeping push for the recognition of systemic racism and its abolition, a nail-biter of a Presidential election in the U.S., and a whole lot more. All of these things played out in the art world, which saw some early signs of change in museums and the loss of major figures who helped shape art history into what it is today. A list of the most-read stories on ARTnews.com from 2020 follows below.
From Hermès Roller Skates to a Prada Basketball: 8 Luxurious Accessories That Make Fitness an Art
Words of Wisdom: Mothers Know Best
Lloyd Price, R&B’s ‘Mr. Personality’ Who Sang ‘Lawdy Miss Clawdy,’ Dead at 88
Vikings Owners Wilf Family Near Deal to Buy MLS Club Orlando City