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Jeff Koons

The rapper and artist have thoughts about originality in art; Melania Trump tries graphic design – all the latest art world nonsense

By In the Name of Art

‘They asked for this lawsuit on a silver platter’ said collector Steven Tananbaum’s counsel, alleging a Ponzi-like scheme

In further news: art dealer and Warhol friend killed in Trump Tower fire; UK arts organizations’s gender pay gap revealed; Pussy Riot sell activist clothing

Jeff Koons, Lips, 2000 (detail). © Jeff Koons.

New York

10 Mar
21 Apr

In further news: French artists and curators rally behind Jeff Koons; Tania Bruguera named for next Turbine Hall commission

In other news: Laura Raicovich steps down from Queens Museum after differences with the board; Seattle University removes Chuck Close work 

New York

16 Jan
17 Feb

In further news: Jack Whitten (1939-2018); Nan Goldin campaigns against Sackler Family’s OxyContin links; sexual misconduct in UK museums emerge

Cao Fei's studio, Beijing. Image: Anneli Botz

How the absence of colour is just the start of the journey that Cao Fei is taking with the BMW Art Car #18

By Anneli Botz

London’s Wilkinson Gallery and Paris’ Musée Dapper close; LA’s Marciano Foundation opens to the public; Jeff Koons is accused of copying

Daniel J. Martinez, Museum Tags: Second Movement (Overture) or Overture con Claque—Overture with Hired Audience Members, 1993. Courtesy: Courtesy Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica

The evolution of the Whitney Biennial, an American institution

By Chrissie Iles

Jeff Koons to donate a memorial to the city of Paris; Jenni Lomax to leave Camden Arts Centre