Benjamin Sutton

Benjamin Sutton is the Editor, Americas of The Art Newspaper.

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Officials from three countries have called on Denver Art Museum to return eight artefacts in its collection

Six of the eight allegedly looted objects were donated to the museum by Emma C. Bunker, an associate of smuggler Douglas Latchford

Getty teams with Frieze for projects leading up to 2024 edition of Pacific Standard Time

The partnership will begin during Frieze Seoul in September, with a project by the Korean collective ikkibawiKrrr about the famed women divers of Jeju Island

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation’s climate initiative awards $2.7m more in grants and extends programme until 2025

The initiative, which initially was intended to award $10m total in grants, will now give out $15m for ecological projects at art non-profits

Sculptor’s long-running lawsuit against Kevin Costner can resume, judges rule

A panel of judges found that the lawsuit, over what Costner claims is the third-largest bronze sculpture in the world, had been erroneously dismissed

Dallas Museum of Art picks Spanish architecture firm for campus overhaul

Madrid-based Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos was selected from a shortlist of six firms vying to transform the Texan museum

Planned Centre Pompidou outpost in New Jersey is ‘a circus of waste and excess’, according to Republican report

A Republican state senator is taking Jersey City’s mayor and New Jersey’s governor to task over the delayed museum project

Dallas Center for Photography to close permanently

The organisation was the only non-profit in north Texas devoted to photography

Petra Cortright's digital landscapes blossom at Intersect Aspen

One of the fair's only solo stands, from Florida-based gallery County, features recent compositions by the Net art pioneer

New York’s Guggenheim Museum raises price of admission to $30, keeping pace with Whitney and Met

A standard adult ticket is now on par with other recent entry fee increases across town

New space art project aims to put thousands of works onto the surface of the moon

The so-called Lunar Codex, the brainchild of a scientist-turned-science fiction author, will send a trove of human cultural material to the moon

MoMA trustee Leon Black accused of raping teen with autism at Jeffrey Epstein's mansion in new lawsuit

The new accusations follow Epstein-related rape allegations made against Black last year

Marguerite Humeau plants a resilient crop of Land art in Colorado

Marguerite Humeau’s outdoor project in the rugged San Luis Valley seeks to heighten visitors’ awareness of the landscape

Choctaw-Cherokee artist Jeffrey Gibson will represent the United States at 2024 Venice Biennale

Gibson will be the first Indigenous artist to have a solo exhibition for the US Pavilion

Alaska souvenir store accused of selling artefacts falsely labelled as authentic ‘Native art’

The lawsuit comes amid a crackdown on sales of fake Native American artefacts

Brazil’s Inhotim Institute opens dedicated Yayoi Kusama gallery

The permanent pavilion includes two of the Japanese artist’s beloved installations

Republican lawmakers move to block funding for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino

Under a new bill, the planned museum, which was created by an act of Congress in 2020, would be banned from receiving federal funding

Sculpture stolen from the set of new Beetlejuice movie

The Vermont State Police is looking for any leads regarding the whereabouts of the 150-pound sculpture and another element of the set

Revered New York non-profit Artists Space will bring live portrait-drawing sessions to The Armory Show

A mainstay of the downtown scene, Artists Space is the second non-profit given prominent placement at the fair under the Armory Spotlight initiative

The Buffalo AKG Art Museum’s $230m transformation privileges its public and permanent collection

A decades-long process resulted in an ambitious reorientation of the museum’s campus around people and art

San Francisco’s blockbuster Kehinde Wiley show to tour US museums for two years

The exhibition, which has been seen by more than 300,000 visitors to date at the de Young Museum, will travel to Houston, Miami and Minneapolis

Mo’ better news: Spike Lee exhibition coming to the Brooklyn Museum

The museum will showcase more than 300 objects related to the famed Brooklyn film-maker’s life and work

American Women’s History Museum founding director Nancy Yao withdraws from role

Yao, who was picked to lead the new Smithsonian museum through design and construction, said she needs to prioritise her family

$2.3m grant will fund Denver monument to historic disability rights protest

The Mile High City will create a new monument to a 1978 protest that was a landmark for the disability rights movement

Prized Leonardo portrait on the move at US National Gallery of Art amid renovations

The Washington, DC museum will move “Ginevra de' Benci” to a different gallery through early 2024

Unesco members vote overwhelmingly—but not unanimously—to readmit the United States

The US will have to repay $619m in dues that accrued after it ceased paying in 2011 but before its formal departure in 2019

Julie Mehretu will create BMW’s next Art Car

The artist, known for her dynamic compositions in two dimensions, will bring that sense of movement to a car with a maximum speed of around 345km per hour

13 art destinations for day trips near New York City this summer

Our picks of the must-see shows within a (relatively) short train, car, bus or ferry ride from New York City this summer, from the Storm King Art Center to the Newark Museum

Flora Yukhnovich, painter reinterpreting Old Master imagery, joins Hauser & Wirth

The British artist’s work—which reframes art history through abstraction, feminism and pop culture—has been on countless collectors’ wishlists in recent years

Los Angeles inaugurates three new art-filled metro stations

The city’s newest underground train stations are home to permanent commissions by eight artists including Andrea Bowers and Ann Hamilton