US Confiscates Art Made From Weapons; Saudi Arabian Art World Power Couple, And More

War Throne. (Photo: Courtesy Jack Bell Gallery)

War Throne. (Photo: Courtesy Jack Bell Gallery)

ATF confiscates War Throne, an artwork that’s essentially the Iron Throne made of weapons, at the Philadelphia airport. The authorities say Goncalo Mabunda’s sculpture requires a gun permit. The Mozambican artist’s work is currently on view at the Venice Biennale.

Brave Saudi art world power couple make work that defies but does not inflame their ultra conservative state.

Atlanta art dealer indicted after he stole from artists. Nice guy.

Zaha Hadid will give Olympic stadium in Tokyo another shot after the Japanese balked at the $2B cost of her last design.

Tomorrow, a Lichtenstein mural destroyed in 1983 that was re-created at Gagosian Gallery will be unveiled.

One of Stravinsky’s earliest works, thought lost for almost a century, resurfaces in St. Petersburg

And finally, Artnet News, keepin’ it classy.

US Confiscates Art Made From Weapons; Saudi Arabian Art World Power Couple, And More