Hey art girl, are you feeling tired? Did you doze off after your 100th Zoom call this week? Well, we can’t blame you. Everything feels like a bit of a drag right now, and we’re pretty sure reading up on art world news isn’t high up on your agenda. But fear not! We’re here to catch you up on everything you missed!
Daniel Arsham Becomes Creative Director Of Basketball Team
Now here’s something you probably didn’t expect to read! Daniel Arsham has just been named the first ever Creative Director of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The artist has been tasked with helping team’s visual identity. Since he was born in Cleveland, we can’t wait to see what this homecoming will look like.
Artists Raise Mental Health Awareness On Toronto Subway
We love when artists use their work to raise awareness about important issues. Non-profit Twentytwenty Arts has launched Life on the Line via the TTC subway, displaying ten artworks related to mental health by Ontario-based artists. Not only are they raising awareness, the works are also available for sale with profits being donated to the Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto’s Family Outreach and Response Program.
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Jean Paul Gaultier Wedding Dresses Go On Display In Serbia
Serbian art girls, this one’s for you! An exhibition of John Paul Gaultier’s wedding dresses is set to open at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade. 38 couture wedding looks made between 1990 and 2020 go on display later this month until March 2021.
Harry Styles’s Cardigan Enters V&A Collection
The world screamed when Harry Styles was the first man to appear solo on a US Vogue colour earlier this month, and he continues to make fashion news. A cardigan Harry wore on the Today show, which was designed by JW Anderson, is set to join the V&A Collection. It’s a very popular item of clothing, with its own hashtag on Instagram and over 3,000 posts!
Guggenheim Releases Hoodie To Celebrate Hugo Boss Prize
This isn’t just any arty-hoodie, it’s an augmented reality experience arty-hoodie. Featuring the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building, this Hugo Boss hoodie reveals a new design when viewed via an IG filter – how 2020! Released to celebrate 25 years of the Hugo Boss prize, the hoodie – which is limited to 500 pieces – can be purchased via the Hugo Boss website.
Art Basel Hong Kong Delayed By Two Months
Initially scheduled for March 2021, Art Basel Hong Kong will now take place May 19-23, 2021. The reason? You guessed it, coronavirus. The fair has been pushed back due to international travel restrictions. Here’s hoping things go to plan in May!
Frieze Los Angeles Moves From February To July
Not only is Frieze LA pushed back until July, it’s also readjusting its format for our new way of living. Instead of operating from inside a tent, the fair will be spread out across different locations in the city. There will also be an accompanying online viewing room (of course).
Text Lizzy Vartanian