Art Industry News: Tate Shells Out a Six-Figure Settlement to Artists Who Sued Over Discrimination + 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, August 8. NEED TO READ Horniman Museum to Return 72 Nigerian Objects – London’s Horniman Museum is set to return 12 pieces of Benin bronzes, … Read more

5 Tips for Finding the Right Frame for Your Art

art market Osman Can Yerebakan In the 1980s, Pictures Generation pioneer Sarah Charlesworth fostered a collaboration with downtown art framer Yasuo Minagawa. Edging her works dela with lacquer frames, her photographs ‘backgrounds seemed to bleed into their surroundings. The results were clean-cut, monochromatic sculptural works in which images energetically popped out of their flatness through … Read more

A New Show Digs Into the Lou Reed Archives to Reveal Fresh Dimensions of the Godfather of Art Rock

After Andy Warhol’s death in 1987, Velvet Underground founders Lou Reed and John Cale reunited for Songs for Drella, a song cycle about their erstwhile benefactor. Performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, an album followed in 1990—an exemplary dedication. It turns out this wasn’t Reed’s first batch of songs about his mentor. Reed (who … Read more

What Collectors Need to Know about Buying Works on Paper

All artists have a works on paper practice. Every artist has to sketch, doodle, and map out a future work of art. But it is a robust category that also goes beyond just drawings and includes any work that uses paper as its primary surface and can include collage, photographs, water color, printmaking, etchings, and … Read more