Artists Call for Inauguration Day Strike, Mucha’s Grandson Sues Prague

People clash with protesters while they take part in a march against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, on March 19, 2016 in New York City. People protest against Trump's policies which threaten the Immigration system and many of the Latino, Black, LGBT, Muslim, and other communities.

Protestors march against Donald Trump in March 2016 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

Over 130 artists and critics, including Cindy Sherman and Richard Serra, have signed a petition urging cultural institutions to strike in protest of the presidential inauguration on January 20. (New York Times)

Alphonse Mucha’s grandson is suing the city of Prague in an attempt to prevent the artist’s masterpiece Slav Epic, a series of 20-foot-tall canvases that depict the region’s history, from leaving the country and going on view in Tokyo. (New York Times)

New York’s Municipal Art Society has fired its president Gina Pollara and replaced her with Elizabeth Goldstein, formerly of the Department of Parks and Recreation. (New York Times)

David Zwirner gallery will represent the estate of Bay Area sculptor Ruth Asawa. (Artnews)

A 246-foot-long turbine blade installed in Hull, England, kicks off the city’s year as the U.K.’s City of Culture. (Guardian)