Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Shot to Move to Chicago, Why Artists Love Balloons…And More

A Hockney portrait.

A Hockney portrait. Studio International

The gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by police in Ohio in 2014 will be moved to Chicago where it will be housed at artist Theaster Gates’ Stony Island Arts Bank. (The Art Newspaper)

A new book on the art of food preservation. (New York Times)

David Hockney wants to paint 1,000 portraits of friends and family. (The Art Newspaper)

Why do balloons appeal to artists? (Guardian)

Pro-Trump artwork in Staten Island returns to the lawn of its birth after arson. Artist Scott LoBaido’s Freedom of Speech is now protected by a security fence. (Art Net News)

Artist Spencer Finch will recreate, at a 1:100 scale, a 790-acre section of the Redwood National Park in California in Brooklyn, opening October 1, the Public Art Fund announced. (press release)

Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Shot to Move to Chicago, Why Artists Love Balloons…And More