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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

The Marriott Wardman Park Tower in Washington, D.C., which hosted the conference.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

‘Millennials Are Not Joiners’: On the Ground at the College Art Association 2016 Conference in Washington, D.C.

The last time the College Art Association held its annual conference in Washington, D.C., was 1991. This was during the Culture Wars, and Robert Mapplethorpe dominated. The opening reception was held at the Corcoran Gallery, which had caved to political … Read More

Lucy Lippard in 1976

Advice for Art Writers: Keep Your Standard of Living Extremely Low

It’s a coincidence, but a rather piquant one, that yesterday, just a few hours after a blackboard work by Cy Twombly sold for $30 million in a Christie’s salesroom in London, Lucy Lippard took the stage in a Hilton in … Read More


Canon Fodder

What’s wrong with art-history textbooks? As publishers churn out revisions, the College Art Association is asking if the old standards are relevant to today’s students. Read More