Who Is Simone Leigh, and Why Is She Doing the U.S. Biennale Pavilion? – ARTnews.com

Last week, it was announced that Simone Leigh would make history at the Venice Biennale by representing the United States in 2022, making her the first Black woman ever to do the country’s pavilion at the world’s top art festival. “There’s no better artist for our time,” said Jill Medvedow, the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, the […]

Misinformation befuddles college students, study finds

Nathan Bomey   Credited news reports or ‘fake news:’ how to tell the differenceSocial media helps misinformation spread like wildfire so instead of contributing to ‘fake news,’ there are ways you can validate information online.Don’t fall for the premise that young people, otherwise known as “digital natives,” are immune to misinformation.That’s the message from Stanford University researchers who say their […]

Holiday Dash features 1 million deals

Kelly Tyko | USA TODAY Amazon boxes will look a bit different soonYour next Amazon box might look a little different.Amazon’s record-breaking Prime Day is over, but the early holiday deals continue.Two days after the members-only shopping event, Amazon announced the kickoff of its “Holiday Dash” sale Friday with more than a million deals worldwide throughout the holiday season.The deals posted at Amazon.com/holidaydash include […]

Michael Ovitz on Buying Art While in Quarantine – ARTnews.com

Based in Los Angeles, Michael Ovitz—founder of Creative Artists Agency and former president of Walt Disney—has been collecting art for more than 40 years. He and his fiancée, fashion designer Tamara Mellon, keep much of the collection in their home, a Michael Maltzan–designed villa in Beverly Hills. In August, ARTnews spoke with the collector and his curator, Viet-Nu Nguyen, via […]

Students dropping out could devastate economy

Lindsay Schnell   | USA TODAY Trump urges colleges to keep in-person learningAfter the University of Notre Dame and Michigan State University became the latest colleges to move classes online because of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump urged schools to continue with in-person learning. (Aug. 19)Jasmine Justice hit her breaking point during the last week of September.Overwhelmed at the juggling act […]

Queensland Art Gallery Gets $35 M. Bequest—and More – ARTnews.com

Monday, October 12 National Galleries of Scotland Cuts Ties with Anthony d’Offay After Tate cut ties with embattled former dealer Anthony d’Offay in September, the National Galleries of Scotland has followed suit. According to an Art Newspaper report, the Edinburgh-based museum has halted its partnership with d’Offay, who was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in 2018. Works on loan to the museum from d’Offay’s […]

Lawsuit seeks millions from GM for alleged bad wheels on Corvettes

Jamie L. LaReau | Detroit Free Press DETROIT – After working 40 years in Michigan government, Vanessa Bishop Diggs retired to the warmth of Savannah, Georgia, in 2016 to enjoy “the moss hanging off the trees, the architecture, the food, the culture and the music,” she said. By May 2019, Diggs, 66, had saved $97,000 to buy the car of her dreams: the high-end performance 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 sports car, […]

Save on our favorite JBL Flip 5 portable speaker

Shayna Murphy Nicole Briese | Reviewed.com — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.There’s a lot you can do with the right portable Bluetooth speaker. From setting a mood as crank your favorite tunes to livening up your backyard or patio, these handy little devices can be a game-changer. And it just […]

Elvira Gavrilova attended the show of the famous designer’s new collection in Portugal

Yesterday, October 7, the luxurious locations of Palacio da Anunciada Gardens | The One Hotel hosted the presentation of one of the most famous Portuguese designers Gio Rodrigues. The collection was a splash, as evidenced by the enthusiastic cheers and comments from the guests of the show. Among numerous celebs, businessmen, and show-biz stars who came to enjoy the fashion […]