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.
Amid Controversy and Celebration, Michelin Pushes Forward With Awarding Stars in France
Security Culture Is Changing After Civil Unrest
Stevie Wonder Calls for ‘Truth Commission’ in Open Letter Honoring Dr. King
NBA’s Shrinking Limited-Partner Discounts Reveal a Healthy League but Don’t Tell Whole Story