Art & Pancakes: Art news highlights of 2018

A re-cap of interesting art related news stories from 2018. Enjoy!

What Is Curatorial Activism?   Link

How the Female Gaze is Changing Photographs of Women   Link

When Does an Artist’s Appropriation Become Theft?  Link

Do Women Dealers Represent More Women Artists?   Link

Why the ‘Art World’ as We Know It Is Ending   Link

Framing Justice: How do photographs tell the story of citizenship in the United States?   Link

Artists to Reap Rewards of Major New Tax Deduction Aimed at “Pass-through” Businesses   Link

Members of the French Cultural Elite Defend Jeff Koons’s Polarizing Paris Monument   Link

Arts sector contributed $763.6 billion to U.S. economy—more than agriculture or transportation   Link

How Independent Curators Power the Art World   Link

Turner Prize-Winning Artist Jeremy Deller Has Launched a Campaign to Help People Quit Facebook   Link

Survey Shows Extent of Class Divide in Creative Industries   Link

Columbia University MFA Students Demand Tuition Refunds due to decrepit facilities and absentee instructors   Link

A state-owned French art museum has discovered that more than half of its collection consists of worthless fakes.   Link

Does Figurative or Abstract Art make hospital patients feel better?    Link

Andy Warhol-Founded Interview Magazine Folds After Nearly Five Decades   Link

Drawing Can Help You Boost Your Memory   Link

How Art Museums Can Remain Relevant in the 21st Century   Link

The Baltimore Museum Sold Art to Acquire Work by Underrepresented Artists. Here’s What It Bought—and Why It’s Only the Beginning   Link

When an Artwork Gets Damaged, Who Has to Pay?    Link

Have biennials, triennials and the like outlived their usefulness?   Link

The Deaccessioning Debate in Museums   Link

Resale Royalties Would Hurt Emerging Artists   Link

Conceptual Art Wasn’t Meant to Be Collected. Now It Sells for Six Figures   Link

How Forgers and Grifters Have Conned the Art World for Generations   Link

The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Starting an Artist-Run Gallery   Link

How to Succeed as an Artist While Living outside of Art-World Capitals   Link

How to Teach Ancient Art in the Age of #MeToo: Contending with misogynist imagery in ancient art raises a multitude of questions that demand addressing today.   Link

5 years ago, their 5Pointz art was erased. Now there’s a museum for it.   Link

Interested in a square inch of a Warhol? Fractional ownership hits the art market   Link

What We Can Learn from the Brief Period When the Government Employed Artists   Link

Can AI Create True Art? And if it can, what are the implications for the future of creativity?   Link

Facebook Censors Art Historian for Posting Nude Art, Then Boots Him from Platform   Link

New study finds nearly 90% of internships in the arts are unpaid.   Link

How Artists Can Use Copyright Law to Safeguard Their Work   Link

2018 in Museums: Big Ethics Questions Dominate the Field   Link

The Unforgettable Works of 15 Artists Who Died in 2018   Link

Have a wonderful and creative 2019! ~bh

Morning News, 1912, oil on panel painting by Francis Luis Mora
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