Hello & Welcome to "In Art This Week Episode 3 - 09/02/2019"
In this series of "In Art This Week" we will cover 3 of the top stories in Arts & Culture from that given that week. Stay tuned as we keep you up to date with the art world ranging from the weird & wonderful to the crazy and extreme.
1. Ivanka Trump' vacuums crumbs at art gallery
- A new Performance art piece now on view in
Washington is by the artist Jennifer Rubell
- A look-alike of the President's daughter, in a
pink tube dress, vacuums up crumbs from a carpet.
- As she works, viewers are invited to throw more
crumbs at her feet, which they can collect from a nearby mountain of crumbs.
2. Artists lose works in Padiham art gallery 'arson'
- A fire which gutted an art gallery is being
treated as arson.
- A number of local artists lost work in the
blaze, which spread through Storm Art Gallery on Burnley Road in Padiham
- Fire Service said the blaze was "thought to
- spokesman said no-one was hurt in the fire.
3. George Michael's art collection is up for auction with Christie's
- More than 200 pieces from George Michael’s art
collection will be up for auction – with some available online from £400.
- The singer and songwriter’s collection, which
contains works by Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst, Bridget Riley, Marc Quinn and
- will be made available to buy from Christie’s in
person and online on March 14.
- They estimate prices will start from £400 to
- Prior to the sale, the artworks will embark on a
world tour including stopovers in Shanghai, Los Angeles, New York and Hong
Kong, finishing with a public view at Christie’s headquarters in London.