FBI Agents Sick From Lobby Sculpture, Steven Mnuchin Steps Down From LA Museum Board

A sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard in Madison Square Park.

A sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard in Madison Square Park. Wikimedia Commons

FBI agents suffered allergies and hospitalization when cedar sculpture by Ursula von Rydingsvard was installed in the Miami field office. (Politico)

Recently appointed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin steps down from Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles board of trustees. (Los Angeles Times)

Harvard Art Museums acquires sample of Vantablack, the world’s blackest black. (Hyperallergic)

Student protests raise questions about what’s going on behind the scenes at the Glasgow School of Art, one of the U.K.’s most prestigious art schools. Over 200 students gathered outside the school to protest what they say is shifting emphasis from GSA management to “acting like a financial services institution.” (Artnews)

MoMA to spotlight East Village nightclub Club 57, where Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf and Jean-Michel Basquiat partied in the ’80s. (Art Newspaper)

Sotheby’s hires art forgery expert James Martin to head up new science research department. (New York Times)

FBI Agents Sick From Lobby Sculpture, Steven Mnuchin Steps Down From LA Museum Board