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Ellen Salpeter.


Ellen Salpeter Appointed Director of ICA Miami

The board of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami announced that Ellen Salpeter has been named director of the museum, effective December 1. Salpeter currently holds the position of deputy director of external affairs at the Jewish Museum in New York.In … Read More

Hilton Als reading from his unpublished essay "Diane Arbus in Manhattan" at the New Museum. COURTESY THE NEW MUSEUM

‘None of That Cartier-Bresson Stuff’: Hilton Als Addresses Diane Arbus at the New Museum

On Tuesday night, at the New Museum in New York, Hilton Als, the New Yorker’s esteemed theater critic, wore Ralph Lauren socks, shorts, clear-rimmed glasses, and a suit jacket as he read an unpublished essay about the photographer Diane Arbus.In … Read More

Franz West, Lips, 2012, aluminum, epoxy resin. Installed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. JASON WIERZBICKI/PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

A Franz West Catalogue Raisonné Is in the Works

The Franz West Privatstiftung announced today it is currently prepping a catalogue raisonné for Franz West, the Austrian artist best known for sculptural works that he made with materials like plaster and papier-mâché.Design-inspired sculptural work by West, who died at … Read More

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Is This the First AIDS Artwork?

Early pieces in a new exhibition approach the disease metaphorically Read More


In 2016, All of SculptureCenter’s Solo Shows Will Be With Women Artists

The 2016 lineup of solo shows at SculptureCenter in Long Island City will feature projects exclusively by female artists—Rochelle Goldberg, Leslie Hewitt, Mika Tajima (doing a public commission in nearby Court Square), and Cosima von Bonin.“I would say it was … Read More

Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange raise the finger at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.


Morning Links: Dissident Selfie Edition

Getty Research Institute has acquired the archive of Maurice Tuchman, LACMA’s first full-time curator of modern art. [Artforum]Art dealer David Findlay Jr., owner of the 57th Street gallery of the same name, has died at the age of 82. [Artinfo]A … Read More

A 13th-century Buddhist trinity, smuggled from Cambodia, that Joel Alexander Greene donated to the Honolulu Academy of Arts.


Collector Joel Greene Countersues Honolulu Art Museum in Provenance Feud

On July 31, we learned from Courthouse News that the Honolulu Art Museum had filed a lawsuit against collector and philanthropist Joel Alexander Greene for failing to prove that five Southeast Asian works he had donated to the museum in 2004 … Read More

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Laura Davis, My Hand Is My Bite, 2013, plaster, candle, wood, chain, plastic, Flamin' Hot Cheetoes, cardboard, gargoyle. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Artadia Announces Recipients of 2015 Chicago Awards

Artadia announced today that LaMont Hamilton, Cauleen Smith, Laura Davis, and Irena Haiduk are the winners of this year’s Chicago Artadia Awards. The four artists, all of whom are based in the Chicago area, were selected by Museum of Contemporary … Read More

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Installation view of 'Zachary Leener and Anne Neukamp,' now on view at Lisa Cooley.COURTESY LISA COOLEY

Nichole Caruso, Former Wallspace Director, Joins Lisa Cooley

Nichole Caruso, a former director of the late Chelsea gallery Wallspace, which closed last month after 12 years in business, will be joining the Lower East Side gallery Lisa Cooley as a director, Cooley announced today.Wallspace closed permanently on August 7, choosing not … Read More

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Salvador Salort-Pons.


Detroit Institute of Arts Appoints Salvador Salort-Pons Director, President, and CEO

The Detroit Free Press reported that the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has named Salvador Salort-Pons director, president, and CEO, effective October 15. Salort-Pons currently serves as the DIA’s executive director of collection strategies and information. The announcement comes three months … Read More

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Robert Sheffield Hired as Associate Director of Dominique Lévy in London

Dominique Lévy announced today that Robert Sheffield will be joining the gallery’s London branch as associate director. Sheffield currently works at Christie’s, where he has been the associate director of the UK chairman’s office since 2010. He will start at … Read More

Selection from Donal Judd's set of prints, "Untitled," 1992-93.

‘If You Can’t Find Something Good Enough, You Have to Make It Yourself’: Flavin Judd On Curating His Father’s Work at 101 Spring Street and Beyond

Donald Judd, the key figure of Minimalism, even though he hated that term, purchased the five-story building at 101 Spring Street in New York in 1968, where he lived and worked until his death, refining his thoughts on the intersection … Read More


Morning Links: Matthew Barney Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


Season Three of the Met’s ‘Artist Project’ Series Is Now Online

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art posted the third season of its acclaimed online video series The Artist Project, in which artists from around the world are asked to pick an object from the Met’s collection and talk about … Read More