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News

The inaugural edition of Desert X AlUla, the outdoor sculpture exhibition in Saudi Arabia, has named its artists list. [ARTnews]

A prized work by Joseph Wright of Derby could not be saved by the UK from export. [The Art Newspaper]

The Momentary, a satellite of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will reopen next month with work by Hank Willis Thomas and more contemporary American artists. [WSJ]

The Real Deal

The Gustav Klimt painting found last month in an Italian gallery has been authenticated. [CNN]

A long-disputed self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh has finally been deemed genuine. [Bloomberg]

Artists

Simone Leigh is headed to Hauser & Wirth. [ARTnews]

Installation artist Krzysztof Wodiczko was commissioned to reimagine a 19th century monument in Manhattan. [Gothamist]

Native American women will be in the spotlight at two new art exhibitions in the U.S. [Forbes]

Deep Dives

How did Isabel dos Santos, art collector and Africa’s richest woman, build her empire? [The New York Times]

Barbara London explores the pioneering video artists of the last half-century. [The Guardian]



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