A weekly recap of art world news.
Ulay Wins Case Against Abramovic
German artist Ulay has won his lawsuit against former lover and collaborator Marina Abramović. Ulay filed the suit against the performance artist for not crediting him on numerous works that they had created together, violating a 1999 contract. This week, a Dutch court ordered Abramović to pay Ulay over €250,000.
Read the full story (Art Net News)
Instagram Grant Supports Photographers Using the App for Social Documentary
The Getty Instagram Grant supports photographers using Instagram to document underrepresented communities around the world. The three winners have been announced and include Ronny Sen (@WhatDoesTheEndofTimeLookLike) for his photographs of Jharia, India’s post-apocalyptic landscape, Christian Rodgriguez (@christian_foto) for his documentary project Teen Mom, and Girma Berta (@gboxcreative) for iPhone images of street life in the Ethiopian capital. Each winner will have their work exhibited at Photoville in New York City this week, and will receive $10,000.
Read the full story (Hyperallergic)
Photographer Gérard Rondeau Dies at 63
French photographer Gérard Rondeau has passed away at the age of 63. He was known for his photographs of World War I battlefields in Marne, the Reims cathedral, and black and white portraits of authors and celebrities. Throughout his career he photographed celebrities including Peter Falk, Iggy Pop, Clint Eastwood, and Jim Jarmusch. His photographs have been exhibited in museums throughout the world.
Read the full story (Le Monde)