Shia LaBeouf Arrested Live, How the Holocaust Gave Us Art Therapy … And More

Today in art news: Shia LaBeouf arrested, Christo cancels long-awaited river art project, and more.

A screenshot of Shia's arrest incident.
A screenshot of Shia’s arrest incident. YouTube

Shia LaBeouf’s latest art show resulted in his arrest on misdemeanor charges of assault and harassment. (New York Times)

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Bulgarian immigrant and artist Christo, who has long planned a $50 million river art work in Colorado he would finance himself, announced he’s abandoned those plans because of President Trump. “I can’t do a project that benefits this landlord,” he told the Guardian; the project would have been erected on federal land.

Did you know the holocaust helped spur the development of art therapy? (Flavorwire)

The Responsible Art Market Initiative in Geneva has published a set of 10 principles meant to guide dealers and buyers towards an art trade less prone to pillaging and graft. (Bloomberg News)

A new exhibit in Long Island City follows a Japanese American artist’s voluntary stint in an internment camp during World War II. (Artnet News)

Shia LaBeouf Arrested Live, How the Holocaust Gave Us Art Therapy … And More