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Philipp Kaiser Will Curate First Show at Marciano Foundation’s L.A. Museum, Will Open in Early 2017 [Updated]

Yesterday, curator Philipp Kaiser and a source close to the Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation said that the organization would open its hotly anticipated private museum in Los Angeles in mid-November. Kaiser, a former senior curator at the Museum … Read More


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Daniel S. Palmer. 

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Public Art Fund Names Daniel S. Palmer Associate Curator

The Public Art Fund has announced the appointment of Daniel S. Palmer as associate curator, effective May 31.Palmer currently serves as the Leon Levy assistant curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, where he has organized shows including “Unorthodox,” … Read More


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Pyotr Pavlensky Convicted of Vandalism in Moscow for Pro-Ukraine Protest

The Associated Press reports that dissident Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was convicted today in Moscow of vandalism during a pro-Ukraine protest. Though he was sentenced to 16 months in prison, he will not spend any time in jail because … Read More


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Dr. Marcelle Polednik.

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Milwaukee Art Museum Names Marcelle Polednik Director

Following recent news that the Milwaukee Art Museum had received an $8 million endowment to fund a new directorship, the museum has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcelle Polednik as the first Donna and Donald Baumgartner director following a rigorous … Read More


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Dr. Robert Mintz Named Deputy Director, Art and Programs at Asian Art Museum

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum announced today that Dr. Robert Mintz will now be its Deputy Director, Art and Programs. Mintz starts his position at the museum on July 5.Mintz comes from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, where he … Read More


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Pratt President Thomas F. Schutte Will Resign In 2017

Thomas F. Schutte, the president of Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute—a top school for art, design and architecture—announced today that he will step down following the 2016–17 academic year. Schutte has been at the helm of Pratt for 23 years, and will be … Read More


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Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Hunter O’Hanian Named Executive Director of College Art Association

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art announced today that its director, Hunter O’Hanian, has accepted a position at the College Art Association, the New York–based organization devoted to fostering an academic discussion about art and its purpose. Starting … Read More


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Suzanne Weaver Named Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art at San Antonio Museum of Art

The San Antonio Museum of Art has announced the hire of Suzanne Weaver as the museum’s new Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, effective June 20. In her new role, Weaver will lead the growth of the institution’s … Read More


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Essex Flowers to Blossom in Chinatown With Relocation to Monroe Street

Essex Flowers, the artist-run collective and gallery that opened in 2013 in the basement of a Lower East Side flower shop on Grand Street before moving around the corner to Ludlow Street late last year, will uproot itself from the … Read More


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MoMA PS1 Announces Line-Up for its Summer Warm Up Parties

MoMA PS1 has announced this year’s line-up for its long-running Warm Up parties—19 years strong!—that are held on Saturdays in the courtyard during the summer months. The performances start at 3:00 p.m. and go until 9:00 p.m., with the doors … Read More


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Marlborough Chelsea Adds Werner Büttner, Ansel Krut, and Aïda Ruilova to its Roster

Marlborough Chelsea announced in a release to ARTnews that it now represents three artists of varying age and nationality: Werner Büttner, Ansel Krut, and Aïda Ruilova. “These multigenerational, international artists exemplify Marlborough Chelsea’s commitment to a broad engagement of contemporary art … Read More


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Lower East Side Mainstay ABC No Rio to Relocate After Receiving Demolition Orders

ABC No Rio, the East Village cultural center that has played host over the past three decades to artists, punks, and activists (and occasionally all three at the same time), has finally received its marching orders from the city. As … Read More


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Journey Through the Past: Stephen Kaltenbach, a Forgotten Conceptual Master, Makes a Comeback in New York

In the late ’60s, the artist Stephen Kaltenbach spent three manic, productive years in New York City before decamping to California, where he still lives and operates as a “regional artist” of sorts. In his three New York years, Kaltenbach … Read More


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Donna and Donald Baumgartner Donate $8 M. To Endow New Directorship At Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported today that Donna and Donald Baumgartner, longtime donors to the Milwaukee Art Museum, will be gifting the institution $8 million for the purpose of supporting a new director position.In the past, the Baumgartners have made … Read More