Art Industry News: Banksy Encourages Fans to Shoplift From Guess After the Brand ‘Helped Themselves’ to His Imagery + Other Stories

Art Industry News: Banksy Encourages Fans to Shoplift From Guess After the Brand ‘Helped Themselves’ to His Imagery + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, November 21. NEED TO READ Dutchman Arrested for Fraud Relating to Dresden Heist – The 54-year-old was arrested after he was caught pretending to offer … Read more

Vancouver police identify the couple who poured syrup on Emily Carr’s painting

Vancouver police identify the couple who poured syrup on Emily Carr’s painting

Vancouver police say they have identified the suspects who poured maple syrup on an Emily Carr painting and glued themselves to a wall at the Vancouver Art Gallery over the weekend. Sergeant Steve Addison says an investigation is underway and officers will speak to witnesses, review security videos and assess the cost of the damage. … Read more

Climate activists target Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery with maple syrup

Climate activists target Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery with maple syrup

It appears that two climate activists attacked an Emily Carr painting in the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday. In a social media post from the Stop Fracking Around account on Twitter, a video shows two activists dousing a painting with an unknown liquid said to be maple syrup, according to the tweet. The two activists … Read more

Climate activists block private jets from Amsterdam airport on COP27 eve

Climate activists block private jets from Amsterdam airport on COP27 eve

By staff The Associated Press Posted on November 5, 2022 10:50 AM Reduce article font size Increase the font size of the article Hundreds of climate protesters on Saturday during a demonstration on the eve of the COP27 UN climate meeting in Egypt blocked that private jets could not leave Schiphol airport. Greenpeace and Extinction … Read more

Painting ‘Girl with a pearl earring’ targeted by climate activists in Dutch museum

Painting ‘Girl with a pearl earring’ targeted by climate activists in Dutch museum

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Climate activists attacked Johannes Vermeer’s masterpiece “Girl with a Pearl Earring” with glue and liquid on Thursday, but one of the world’s most iconic paintings was not damaged in the last such publicity stunt. A video on Twitter showed a man pouring a can of red substance over another protester who … Read more

A Museum Security Expert on How to Protect Great Art

A Museum Security Expert on How to Protect Great Art

On Friday, in a bizarre act that immediately went viral, two climate activists covered a 130-ish-year-old Vincent Van Gogh painting with tomato soup at the National Gallery in London. They then proceeded to superglue themselves to the wall beneath the frame. “Are you more concerned about the protection of a painting or the protection of … Read more

Art Industry News: Elon Musk Had an Affair with the Wife of a Google Co-Founder at Art Basel Miami Beach Last December + Other Stories

Art Industry News: Elon Musk Had an Affair with the Wife of a Google Co-Founder at Art Basel Miami Beach Last December + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most radical developments coming from the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, July 25. MUST READ History of “discovering” artwork by the director of the Orlando Museum – It turns out that Aaron De Groft, who was … Read more

Climate activists glue their hands to Botticelli painting during climate change protest in Florence

Climate activists glue their hands to Botticelli painting during climate change protest in Florence

FLORENCE, ITALY — Italian environmentalists on Friday stuck their hands to the glass protecting Sandro Botticelli’s painting “Spring” in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, police said. Thanks to the glass, which was placed a few years ago as a precaution, the masterpiece has remained unharmed, according to the museum. Coupled with the Florentine artist’s other … Read more

Climate activists glue their hands to Botticelli painting during climate change protest in Florence

Climate activists glue their hands to Botticelli painting during climate change protest in Florence

FLORENCE, ITALY — Italian environmentalists on Friday stuck their hands to the glass protecting Sandro Botticelli’s painting “Spring” in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, police said. Thanks to the glass, which was placed a few years ago as a precaution, the masterpiece has remained unharmed, according to the museum. Coupled with the Florentine artist’s other … Read more

Climate activists glue hands to Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ – ABC News

Climate activists glue hands to Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ – ABC News

Climate activists stick hands to Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ABC news Climate activists in Italy were dragged away by museum staff after sticking their hands to Botticelli’s iconic ‘Primavera’ painting, video showsmsnNU Protesters bond with Botticelli artworks in Florence, Italy | USA TODAYUSA TODAY Climate activists stick their hands to Botticelli .’s painting in protestKABC-TV Environmentalists protest at … Read more