Marina Abramovic Loses Suit to Ulay, Cops Learn From Art Historian … And More

Marina Abramovic.

Marina Abramovic.

Before America had horrific wealth inequality, Russia did, and arguably they did it better. In a new book just out from Rizzoli, entitled Russian Splendor: Sumptous Fashions of the Russian Court, Mikhail Piotrovsky delves into the bejeweled outfits of the late Czarist regime’s 1 percent. (Art News)

Marina Abramovic’s former partner, known only as Ulay, was awarded a sizeable cash sum by a Dutch court that ruled that she had violated his rights to works they created in collaboration many years ago. (Artnet News)

For the 40th anniversary of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the museum is creating 50 exhibitions in 40 towns all over France. (The Art Newspaper)

Brooklyn based author and artist Laura Redniss is among the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship awardees, announced today. (Press release)

Art historian Amy Herman is teaching cops in Chicago how to be more “visually intelligent.” (Chicago Tribune)