Sunday Art Brunch is your weekly appointment with international art news curated by Anna Frattini. In this section you will find art news from across the world from big events to fund pieces about art and the art world.
- Elon Musk is setting up an open call for artists. His aim is to decorate the new Tesla factory in Berlin. This announcement inspired a lot of memes this past week. But jokes aside, the american mogul received full support from the german government for this project even though there are several controversies around it. If you're interested in Elon Musk's dive into graffiti art go anche check this article on artnet.
- On a different note, Hyperallergic reports that many people gathered in front of the MoMA in New York because of a protest against police violence in Colombia. Why the MoMA you might ask. During the protests Shellyne Rodriguez, artist and representative of this action, condemned the presence on the museum's board at the weapons conglomerate General Dynamics. The conglomerate, in fact, supplies Colombia's state police.
- Speaking of future museum, artnet is writing another interesting article about the plans for the world's largest NFT exhibition site. Todd Morley announced the project plan this past week and for it to be located within a 1,428-foot-tall tower on the 111 West 57th Street. The project is super-ambitious and only time will tell if we will witness a 84 floor NFT museum.
- This week I am going to bring another journey into the life of a collector. This week it's Sydell Miller's turn with Christie's journey into her home and therefore into her beautiful collection. Some of her collection pieces will be on auction the next 10th of June for La Rêverie: The Collection of Sydell Miller. Here is how Christie's is showcasing it.
- Not everyone knows that Solange Knowles runs a creative expression platform, Saint Heron. And now she's expanding it. Saint Heron is a creative expression hub that is now developing into a cultural platform. The aim is to create an archive of stories including literature, visual exhibits, art, design and more supporting emerging artists. Billboard is talking about it here.