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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Adds Four Board Members, Artist David Hartt Among Them

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced today that it has added four new trustees to its board: Nancy Crown, Eve Rogers, Dia Weil, and David Hartt. Hartt is the first living artist to join the board. Last year he … Read More

A detail of Judy Chicago's Pasadena Lifesavers Red #5, which was on view at the museum in 'Judy Chicago: Circa ’75' earlier this year.COURTESY NMWA

National Museum of Women in the Arts Wins Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom

The 2015 Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom is being awarded to Washington, D.C.’s National Museum of Women in the Arts, the museum announced today. It is the first American organization to take home the honor. Here’s a bit … Read More

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Byers in front of a work by Phyllida Barlow.COURTESY ICA BOSTON

Dan Byers Joins ICA Boston as Senior Curator

A big month for Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art continues to get bigger. Following news that MoMA photography curator Eva Respini will be its new chief curator and that it had acquired 43 works from the collection of Barbara Lee, … Read More


Morning Links: Paul Simonon Edition

“Leading artists and curators take stock of 2014″ [The Art Newspaper] Mass MOCA is celebrating books this month. [The Wall Street Journal] “Musician Paul Simonon can’t keep away from the canvas—the bass guitar player with 1970s punk band The Clash … Read More


A Friendly Reminder About Gallery Hours During the Holidays

Just a little reminder that, because Christmas is next week, many galleries will be closing for a few days. Some are taking off December 24 and 25, while others are opting for nice, long breaks, through January 1 or longer. … Read More

A work by Mitchell.


Joan Mitchell Foundation Announces 2014 Painters & Sculptors Grant Recipients

The Joan Mitchell Foundation has announced the winners of its 2014 Painters & Sculptors grants, each of which comes with $25,000. The grant, according to the foundation’s website, “was established in 1993 to acknowledge painters and sculptors creating work of … Read More

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Nina Waisman Named SETI Institute Artist in Residence

The U-T San Diego reports that new media artist Nina Waisman has been named an artist in residence at the Mountain View, California-based SETI Institute. SETI, of course, stands for “search for extraterrestrial intelligence,” and the institute has close links … Read More

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Wadsworth Atheneum Director Susan L. Talbott Will Retire Next Year

Susan L. Talbott, who has been the director of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, in Hartford, Connecticut, since 2008, said today that she will retire next fall, after the completion of a $33 million renovation that she has overseen. … Read More


John Waters Will Show a 74-Minute Sequel to ‘Pink Flamingos’ at Marianne Boesky in 2015

Director John Waters, shown here in an over-Botoxed fake portrait, will screen a new 74-minute video at Marianne Boesky Gallery at his exhibition that opens there on January 9, 2015. Since Waters hasn’t released a feature-length film since 2004’s A … Read More

From the collection: Bas Jan Ader, Untitled (In Search of the Miraculous), 1975, vintage gelatin silver print, 5 in. x 8 in.COURTESY BMA/PFA

Berkeley Art Museum Acquires Leiber Conceptual Art Collection and Library

When hunting around for information about about art ephemera, one lands with surprising regularity on, the richly detailed and idiosyncratically designed website that was created by the eponymous San Francisco-based dealer and collector to show his collection and items … Read More

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Retrospective: The Cuban Art Scene in 1964

Following President Obama’s announcement that the United States will normalize relations with Cuba, many in the art world have begun to predict a boom in the island nation’s art market. To mark the occasion, we are republishing Tana de Gàmez’s in-depth report on the Cuban art … Read More

Cézanne, La Montagne Sainte-Victoire vue du bosquet du Chateau Noir, circa 1904.COURTESY FORD HOUSE

Morning Links: Secret $100 M. Cézanne Sale Edition

“The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House quietly sold a Paul Cézanne oil painting in 2013 to a private buyer for $100 million, likely making the piece one of the 15 most expensive works of art ever sold.” [Detroit Free Press] … Read More

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The logo for the 2012 Made in L.A. biennial.

Hamza Walker and Aram Moshayedi Will Curate 2016 Made in L.A.

The 2016 edition of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A.,” will be organized by Aram Moshayedi, a curator at the museum, and Hamza Walker, the director of education and associate curator at the Renaissance Society in Chicago. This marks … Read More

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Hanging works by Danh Vo at Marian Goodman's space at Frieze New York 2015.COURTESY FRIEZE NEW YORK

Here’s the 2015 Frieze New York Exhibitor List

Today Frieze New York announced the nearly 200 galleries that will be included in its 2015 edition, which runs May 14 through 17 on Randall’s Island, the week after the Venice Biennale opens to the public. Among the galleries showing for the first … Read More