Gagosian Will Open New Athens Gallery—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

Gagosian Will Open New Athens Gallery—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

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The Market
Christie’s online exhibition titled “SAY IT LOUD (I’m Black and I’m Proud),” which opened last week and exclusively features work by Black artists, is curated by Destinee Ross-Sutton. The show includes work by 22 emerging and mid-career artists, including Azikiwe Mohammed and Cary Fagan. [Art Market Monitor]
Gagosian will open a new gallery in Athens in September. The inaugural exhibition at the space will showcase work by Brice Marden. [The Art Newspaper]

Exhibitions & Installations
Rianna Jade Parker writes on Cameron Rowland’s latest show at the ICA London, which is set to resume following the pandemic-related lockdown. [ARTnews]
Heather Phillipson has created a 31-foot-tall sculpture of whipped cream for London’s Trafalgar Square: here’s the story of how the piece came to be. [The New York Times]
Artists
Here’s a Q&A with Toyin Ojih Odutola, who has an upcoming exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London. “I’m always interested in how power dynamics play out,” the artist said. [The Guardian]
Through Summaeverythang, the community center she founded, Lauren Halsey has been bringing fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles. “There’s already a lack of resources here, and compounded by coronavirus, food was the gesture that made the most sense,” Halsey said of the initiative. [Los Angeles Times]
And more
Behold a series of illustrations of objects unique to the pandemic, from to-go cocktails to quarantine sweatpants. [The New York Times]
Researchers at the University of Brighton in England believe they have uncovered key details about the mysterious history of Stonehenge. [The Art Newspaper]
Finally, here are a few ways to experience the wonders of Venice without hopping a plane to get there. [The Wall Street Journal]


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