Uffizi Diffusi: Florence’s most famous art gallery launches ‘scattered’ exhibitions

Florence, Italy (CNN) — Its founder calls it “the biggest shakeup in Italy” in the past decade, it’s been hailed as a “vital way to combat overtourism,” and now it’s ready: the region of Tuscany has taken the first step towards becoming one giant gallery. The Uffizi Galleries in Florence — Italy’s most visited museum, … Read more

Polestar 1 is the first car that can be bought with art

Polestar 1 is the first car that can be bought with art

11.06.2021: First-of-its-kind initiative allows artists and collectors to trade art for a Polestar 1 Low volume, hand-built Polestar 1 production coming to an end later in 2021 Initiative is a collaboration with internationally leading art advisor T     First-of-its-kind initiative allows artists and collectors to trade art for a Polestar 1     Low volume, hand-built … Read more

New education endowment fund aims to ensure students have access to art programs | News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A new fundraising initiative aims to ensure students at Jefferson County Public Schools have access to arts education programs for years to come. The Fund for the Arts (FFTA) announced the Barbara Sexton Smith Education Enhancement Fund (BSSEEF) on Wednesday. The permanently restricted endowment fund was created to “support opportunities for … Read more

What a Travel Company’s ‘Decolonization Project’ Can Teach Us About the Limits of Equity in the Art Market Too (and Other Insights)

Every Wednesday morning, Artnet News brings you The Gray Market. The column decodes important stories from the previous week—and offers unparalleled insight into the inner workings of the art industry in the process. This week, crossing the border between theory and practice…   JOURNEY VS. DESTINATION On Sunday, New York Times media columnist Ben Smith … Read more