Author: Benjamin Sutton

US Government Can No Longer Fund Official Portrait Paintings

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2018). US Government Can No Longer Fund Official Portrait Paintings. Hyperallergic. 28 March.

Anti-Trump Mural Sparks ACLU Lawsuit and Public Art Dispute in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2018). Anti-Trump Mural Sparks ACLU Lawsuit and Public Art Dispute in New Orleans. Hyperallergic. 23 March.

Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

(Iraq; United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2018). Hobby Lobby Turns Over 245 More Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq. Hyperallergic. 19 January.

Christie's Employee and Former CIA Officer Is Accused of Betraying Informants in China

(China; United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2018). Christie's Employee and Former CIA Officer Is Accused of Betraying Informants in China. Hyperallergic. 17 January.

Memphis Takes Down Two Confederate Monuments, Including Statue of KKK Leader

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Memphis Takes Down Two Confederate Monuments, Including Statue of KKK Leader. Hyperallergic. 22 December.

Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction. Hyperallergic. 9 November.

Artist Sean Scully's Former Assistant Allegedly Stole Work to Sell at Auction

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Artist Sean Scully's Former Assistant Allegedly Stole Work to Sell at Auction. Hyperallergic. 1 November.

Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America; Brazil)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement. Hyperallergic. 27 July.

Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase

(Netherlands)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Amsterdam Airbnb Host Shoves South African Filmmaker Down Staircase. Hyperallergic. 12 July.

In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate

(United Kingdom)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). In Ongoing Crusade for Privacy, Residents of Glass Condos Sue Tate. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl". Hyperallergic. 14 April.

Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government

(Iran)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government. Hyperallergic. 13 April.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak. Hyperallergic. 4 April.

US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns. Hyperallergic. 10 February.

Panama Papers Shed Light on the Shadowy Art Market

(General)

Benjamin Sutton (2016). Panama Papers Shed Light on the Shadowy Art Market. Hyperallergic. 12 April.

Looters Kill Two Guards at Ancient Egyptian Necropolis

(Egypt)

Benjamin Sutton (2016). Looters Kill Two Guards at Ancient Egyptian Necropolis. Hyperallergic. 22 February.

Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks

(Germany)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Museum Sues Wikimedia for Hosting Copyrighted Photos of Its Public-Domain Artworks. Hyperallergic. 8 December.

Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist

(Italy)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Dio Mio! Thieves Steal Artworks Worth $16M in Italian Museum Heist. Hyperallergic. 20 November.

A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time

(Germany)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). A Not-Quite-Great Documentary About the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time. Hyperallergic. 21 August.

Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail

(Turkey)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail. Hyperallergic. 25 June.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake. Hyperallergic. 8 May.