Art Industry News: Tennis Legend Roger Federer Reveals How He Was Ugo Rondinone’s Secret Muse + Other Stories

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Art Industry News: Tennis Legend Roger Federer Reveals How He Was Ugo Rondinone’s Secret Muse + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most consequential developments coming from the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, January 27.


YugaLabs claims no copyright for BAYC NFTs – Bored Ape Yacht Club’s parent company has revealed that it does not have a registered copyright on the 10,000 images from the much talked about NFT collection. The disclosure came in the latest court papers filed in the company’s ongoing lawsuit against Ryder Ripps, after the artist created his own NFT collection using images from the BAYC collection. (ART news)

Walter Ulloa dies at 74 – The art collector and media mogul, who championed Latinx culture through his collection and media company Entravision, died Dec. 31 of sudden heart failure. Works by Chicano and Mexican artists are prominent in his collection. (LA Times)

Ugo Rondinone’s secret muse – The newly released documentary Portrait of a champion, which follows the 20-time Grand Slam winner from late 2020, reveals that the tennis superstar has done some secret art modeling, posing as one of the flying figures in Cloud Six featured in the Venice exhibition “Burn Shine Fly” appear. The job was not as easy as it seemed. (TAN)

The Getty has interns write its wall texts – The 2022 cohort of interns from the Getty’s Marrow Undergrad Internship program were given the rare opportunity to write their own interpretations of the works from the museum’s collection on wall texts that will accompany their presentation in the exhibition “Our Voices, Our Getty: Reflecting on Drawings.” (Press release)


Museum of the Moving Image Exec makes his exit – After 12 years leading the museum and a total of 34 years working there, executive director Carl Goodman is leaving to assume the role of president of the Florida Holocaust Museum. “I had a front seat to the digital revolution and went as far as I could go at the museum with pride,” Goodman said. (New York Times)

TEFAF announces Restoration Fund recipients – The annual award given by TEFAF to help preserve important works of art was awarded to New York’s Neue Galerie and Belgium’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp. The Neue Galerie will restore Egon Schiele’s Town Among Greenery (The Old City III) (1917) and the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp will use the funds for Michaelina Wautier’s Two girls as saints Agnes and Dorothea (about 1650). (Press release)

TARWUK joins White Cube – The artistic duo composed of Bruno Pogačnik Tremow and Ivana Vukšić have joined the stable at White Cube, where their first solo exhibition opens on February 1 at Mason’s Yard in London. , sculpture and installations. (Press release)


New Pussy Riot Video Burns Putin’s Portrait – Pussy Riot just dropped their new video for their song Putin’s ashes, which sees the Russian president’s effigy burned to the ground, ahead of the group’s first gallery exhibition at Jeffrey Deitch in Los Angeles. The group’s Nadya Tolokonnikova tells Artnet News senior reporter Sarah Cascone about the challenges of staging a performance art piece in a white cube in the latest episode of the Art Angle. (Youtube) (Artnet News)

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