It’s the second time Derek Alan Modrok damages a public artwork, reportedly motivated by his dislike of Wilton Manors’s late mayor.
Kenneth Anger, Trailblazing Experimental Filmmaker, Dies at 96
Anger plumbed the depths of the dark side of humanity and of the film medium’s potential to make both angels and demons.
Artist Shellyne Rodriguez Arrested in the Bronx
The former Hunter College adjunct who confronted anti-abortion activists faces charges of harassment and menacing for threatening a tabloid reporter.
School Fires Arts Professor Who Confronted Anti-Abortion Group
Artist and former Hunter College adjunct Shellyne Rodriguez, who was harassed online after protesting a pro-life group on campus, was let go after a tense altercation with a reporter.
What’s That Grotesque Sculpture on Jeff Bezos’s Megayacht?
Some think the truly tasteless artwork attached to the prow of the yacht is an ode to Bezos’s new fiancée, Lauren Sánchez.
“Irreplaceable” Metal Works Stolen in UK Museum Heist
In a “carefully planned theft,” the perpetrators took 12 pieces including knives, sculptures, and silver kitchenware from the Kelham Island Museum.
Is That a Nike Shoe in a 17th-Century Painting?
Visitors to the National Gallery in London have spotted what looks like a pair of Nike sneakers in Ferdinand Bol’s “Portrait of Frederick Sluysken” (1652).
Rome’s Trevi Fountain Dyed Black in Latest Climate Action
Activists poured charcoal into the water, warning of worsening flooding due to climate change and protesting fossil fuel subsidies.
Hundreds Help Restore Defaced Tschabalala Self Sculpture in the UK
Vandals spray-painted the artist’s sculpture of a Black woman in white.
UK Artists Underpaid for Public Art, Report Finds
The grassroots advocacy group Industria found that artists working in the public sector earned a median hourly rate of just £2.60 ($3.25).
Supporting a New Generation of Printmakers in New York City
Eight emerging artists have been selected for the New Voices pilot program at the Print Center New York.
Hispanic Society Workers Sign Contract After Two-Month Strike
The workers launched their union drive after the Manhattan institution eliminated their pension plans.