Art & Pancakes, February 3rd, 2019

Art news tidbits for your Super Sunday morning….enjoy!

Anish Kapoor Owns the Rights to the Blackest Color Ever Made. Now Another Artist Is Making His Own—and It’s Even Blacker. Anyone is allowed to use Stuart Semple’s new Black 3.0—except Kapoor. Link

Survey: Museums Across America Making ‘Slow’ Progress Toward Becoming More Diverse Link

The de Young Museum and Legion of Honor Adopt Free Saturday Admission for San Franciscans Link

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago Is Lowering Admission Prices for Those Affected by the Gender Pay Gap Link

‘Exploitation and injustice’: London gallery show protests BP sponsorship at British Museum Link

500 Years After Leonardo da Vinci’s Death, His Genius Will Be on Display in Dozens of Exhibitions Around the World Link

Chinatown Art Brigade,W.A.G.E. and Decolonize This Place held a town hall meeting in which curators, artists, activists, and art workers discussed strategies for removing Warren B. Kanders, the vice chair of the board of the Whitney Museum in New York, from his post. Link

Pressure Grows on New York Museums Over Ethics Link

Artist Mark di Suvero shares why he would rather place his art outdoors than in an institution. Link

Getty Medal Awarded to Mary Beard, Ed Ruscha, Lorna Simpson Link

Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun Painting Sells at Sotheby’s for $7.18 M., Breaking Record for Pre-Modern Female Artist Link

Alejandro Jodorowsky controversy Link

In memoriam: Artist Susan Hiller (1940 – 2019) Link

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