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Sirmans.COURTESY CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM ST. LOUIS

Artadia Taps Franklin Sirmans, Nice Cave, More for Its Board

Artadia, a nonprofit that provides grants to artists around the United States, announced today that four people have joined its board of directors: artist Nick Cave, collector and real-estate professional Robert Brawner, lawyer Aurele Danoff Pelaia, and LACMA curator Franklin … Read More


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Still from a 1983 interview with Shigeko Kubota. COURTESY VIDEO DATA BANK

Shigeko Kubota, a Fluxus Artist and a Pioneer of Video Art, Dies at 77

Shigeko Kubota, a pioneer of video art and a well-connected Fluxus artist known for using her body to ponder time and space, died from cancer in Manhattan on Thursday at age 77.Today, Kubota, born in 1937 in Niigata, Japan, is … Read More


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New Museum Names Dennis Szakacs Associate Director, Alludes to Future Expansion

The New Museum announced today the creation of a new position at the institution–Associate Director–aimed at helping its “next phase of growth.” Dennis Szakacs will join the museum’s staff in this new role. Szakacs, most recently the director and CEO … Read More


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Ben Heywood.

COURTESY MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Taps Minneapolis-Based Curator To Head New Arts Center in Seattle

Last Friday, Paul Allen—art collector, Microsoft co-founder, venture capitalist, philanthropist, owner of several sports teams (and a Frank Gehry-designed Jimi Hendrix museum), and self-proclaimed “Idea Man“—announced that he would be opening an arts nonprofit in Seattle called Pivot Art + … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
'The Negative Hand,' 2015, installation view.COURTESY ANONYMOUS GALLERY

‘The Negative Hand’ at Anonymous Gallery

“The Negative Hand” is currently on view at Anonymous Gallery in Mexico City. The group exhibition features work from 15 artists and evaluates how individual gestures and marks connect to larger systems of communication and relate to space and time … Read More


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The Met Drew 6.3 Million Visitors Over the Last Year, a Record

Thomas P. Campbell, the director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, reported today that a record-breaking 6.3 million people from around the world had visited the museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. This marks … Read More


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Albert Oehlen, Streithelfer, 1997, oil on canvas. GAGOSIAN GALLERY/IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE MAX HETZLER, BERLIN

From Brushstroke to Keystroke and Back Again: Six Artists Talk Contemporary Painting at the New Museum

“None of the terms of painting really make sense to me,” the artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung said on Saturday at the New Museum’s contemporary painting symposium, held in honor of its current Albert Oehlen survey. “Painting has a lot of baggage. Terms like … Read More


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Portrait by Sara Pooley.

‘This Is The Kind of Territory Where We Can Take Risks’: Chicago-based Curators Julia Fischbach and Emanuel Aguilar On Opening Their Own Gallery This Fall

This past March, a couple of high-level curatorial positions opened up at Kavi Gupta Gallery’s Chicago location (the gallery is also based in Berlin), following a resignation announcement from longtime co-directors Julia Fischbach and Emanuel Aguilar. Initially, their departure was … Read More


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Morning Links: Icelandic Pavilion Lawsuit Edition

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Arnold Lehman. COURTESY BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Phillips Hires Former Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman as a Senior Advisor

Last September, Arnold Lehman announced that he was retiring from his post as director of the Brooklyn Museum, a job he has held since 1997. Today, however, it became clear that his retirement won’t last very long, with Phillips announcing that he has … Read More


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Work by Mark Wallis.©MCATEER/GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

A Year After Fire, Glasgow School of Art Students Present New Work

Art students at the Glasgow School of Art who were affected by the devastating fire which blazed through the Mackintosh building last year are now presenting new work in the school’s Reid Building. The modern wing is just across the street … Read More


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Brian O'Mahoney’s Todo el Mundo es Kitch at the Watermill Center benefit.

From a Giant White Bear to a Dead Fish: A Look Around the Watermill Benefit

This year’s Watermill Center Benefit, titled “Circus of Stillness: The Power over Wild Beasts,” offered performance art and installations from 24 artists around the institution’s wooden campus and a wide mix of celebrity guests such as Rufus Wainwright, Brooke Shields, and Roger … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Rashid Johnson, Self-portrait as the black Jimmy Connors in the finals of the New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club Summer Tennis Tournament , 2008.COURTESY MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY

‘Look at Me Now’ at Monique Meloche Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Look at Me Now” is currently on view at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago. The group exhibition features a mix of international artists who are presenting various perspectives … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Illustration for Memory Palace.

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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More