This Week in Art — Friday, March 31

Friday Mar 31st, 2017


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Christo’s Floating Piers (2016) on Lake Iseo in Italy enjoyed a daily average of 75,000 visitors during its 16-day run last summer. Image: © Tony Anna Mingardi/Awakening/Alamy Live News

Christo’s Floating Piers was the most-visited artwork of 2016
http://theartnewspaper.com/reports/visitor-figures-2016/christo-helps-1-2-million-people-to-walk-on-water/

Announcing the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees and Honorees
http://www.vogue.com/article/cfda-fashion-awards-2017-nominees?mbid=social_facebook_vr

Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins to Adapt, Direct The Underground Railroad for Amazon
http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/barry-jenkins-to-adapt-direct-colson-whiteheads-the-underground-railroad-for-amazon-9234887

Winners of 2017 Fredrik Roos Art Prize Announced
https://www.artforum.com/news/id=67484

Iranian Art Gallery Cancels Its Part in New York Show, Citing Trump’s Travel Ban
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/28/arts/design/iranian-art-gallery-cancels-its-part-in-new-york-show-citing-trumps-travel-ban.html

Turner Prize Embraces Diversity by Lifting Under-50 Age Rule
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/turner-prize-2018-changes-rules-allow-artists-any-age-908459