Art Industry News: Damien Hirst Throws His ‘100 Percent Support’ Behind NFTs With Plans to Burn Even More of His Art + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, August 5. NEED TO READ Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson to Curate a Show of John Waters’s Collection – Artists Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson … Read more

Film Icon John Waters Is Coming To Phoenix’s Celebrity Theater

Director, author, artist, queer icon – John Waters wears a lot of hats. And you’ll hear all about it when he comes to Phoenix on Friday, October 14th. Waters is bringing his “False Negative: An Evening With John Waters” show to Celebrity Theater. The show is “a rapid-fire one-man spoken word vaudevillean act that celebrates … Read more

Filmmaker John Waters Complains Trump Forever Ruined Bad Taste

King of camp filmmaker John Waters complained in an interview published Saturday that former President Donald Trump has ruined the quirky, kinky allure of bad taste for all eternity. The cinematic queer visionary – who wielded his dark humor and camp aesthetic in decades of memorable movies from “Pink Flamingos” to “Female Trouble,” the original … Read more

Thanks to the Magic of AI, Andy Warhol Will Narrate a New Netflix Documentary Series on His Life From Beyond the Grave

The world’s endless fascination with the life of Andy Warhol continues next month when Netflix begins airing The Andy Warhol Diariesa six-part deep dive into the Pop artist’s rich and multilayered life. The show follows the artist’s childhood in Pittsburgh and careens through his “almost unbelievably diverse journey, ”according to a statement from executive producer … Read more