Brett Gorvy Leaves Christie’s to Pursue Gallery Life, Jeff Koons Made a Snowboard

Tulips: Koons and Christie's International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art Brett Gorvy.

Tulips: Koons and Christie’s International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art Brett Gorvy. Getty Images

Christie’s head of contemporary Brett Gorvey is leaving the auction world to join forces with art dealer Dominique Lévy. (New York Times)

After discovering a passion for snowboarding, Jeff Koons did the next logical thing and designed one. (New York Times)

The heirs of a Jewish art dealer from Germany are suing Bavaria in U.S. court for eight paintings—including works by Max Beckmann and Paul Klee—they say were sold to the Nazis “under duress” during World War II. (Art Newspaper)

Artists Chloe Wise, Awol Erikzu, Jon Rafman and Petra Collins created custom Snapchat filters for Art Basel Miami Beach. (Forbes)

An artist made a golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, installed it in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square and then invited the public via social media to come knock it down. (Haaretz)

Brett Gorvy Leaves Christie’s to Pursue Gallery Life, Jeff Koons Made a Snowboard