Art Basel Launches Online Viewing Room—and More Art News –

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After canceling its Hong Kong fair, which was to take place next month, Art Basel will now host online viewing rooms for galleries to sell the work they had planned to offer. [ARTnews]

Some 800 staff members at the leading art schools in the United Kingdom will participate in a national strike affecting more than 70 campuses across the country. Among the grievances behind the strike are rising workloads and the gender and ethnicity pay gap. [The Art Newspaper]

Eyal Weizman, the founder of the art collective Forensic Architecture, said he was barred from entering the United States ahead of the opening of the group’s first American museum survey. [ARTnews]

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Jordan Casteel’s intimate portraits of immigrants and people of color are currently the subject of an exhibition at the New Museum in New York. [Observer]

Watch a one-minute video of artist Erwin Wurm making a sculpture, using a gray pullover sweater, a newspaper, and his body. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Spanish artist Laia Abril has an exhibition of photographs of the clothing that women, girls, and men were raped in, on view at the Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire in Paris. [The Guardian]

In her first L.A. solo show, at Philip Martin Gallery, Kristy Luck presents recent abstract paintings, in which “color is key.” [Los Angeles Times]


Hettie Judah takes a deep dive into toxic philanthropy in London museums, asking “So from whom should our top museums accept — or reject — all that money?” [Evening Standard]

The Bank of England has started to rollout some 2 billion £20 notes, which feature the image of painter J. M. W. Turner. [The Guardian]


A course for children at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida, combines coding and art. [Jacksonville Business Journal]

A look at Talk Art, the fast-growing British podcast about art, hosted by gallerist Robert Diament and the actor Russell Tovey. [The New York Times]

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