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Antony Gormley Installs Works Atop Philadelphia Museum of Art Steps

Antony Gormley has unveiled a series of new sculptures atop the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. “This exhibition is incomplete without the subjective witness of the citizen: Each work in its different way calls on him/her to simultaneously project and recognize internal affinities,” he says. Read more at Philadelphia Inquirer... | Read More

Victoria Miro to Represent Howardena Pindell

Victoria Miro Gallery now represents artist Howardena Pindell, the gallery has announced.  ‘It is a pleasure to be working with Howardena Pindell,’ Miro said in a statment. “Deeply principled, daringly innovative and boldly incisive, Pindell truly embodies the dictum ‘the personal is political.'” Read more at Victoria Miro... | Read More

New York – Lena Henke: “Germanic Artifacts” at Bortolami Gallery Through February 16th, 2019

Lena Henke, Germanic Artifacts (Installation View), via Art Observed Currently on view at Bortolami Gallery this winter, artist Lena Henke has opened her first solo exhibition with the space, delving back into her ongoing exploration of diverse historical convergences, cultural forms and the history of sculpture as both aesthetic field and technical necessity. Henke’s installation […]... | Read More

Artsy Co-Founder Sebastian Cwilich to Step Down as President

Sebastian Cwilich, the co-founder of Artsy, will leave his position as president and chief operating officer after nine years, and will take on an advisory role, Art Newspaper reports. “Sebastian really guided us on this fundamental strategy of partnership versus disruption. The reason why such an obvious idea like ours hasn’t succeeded in the past is because […]... | Read More

Dealer Sarah Watson Leaving Sprüth Magers for Kayne Griffin Corcoran

Los Angeles dealer Sarah Watson has left Sprüth Magers, where she has been senior director since 2015, to become president of Kayne Griffin Corcoran gallery, Art News reports. “I saw that the gallery has come so far in such a short period of time,” Watson says. “I have been friends with Maggie, Bill, and James […]... | Read More

Hauser & Wirth to Represent Max Bill Georges Vantergerloo Stiftung

Hauser & Wirth now represents the Max Bill Georges Vantongerloo Stiftung, a foundation based in Zumikon, Switzerland, partially responsible for overseeing the estates of the artists. “Max Bill and Georges Vantongerloo were key figures in the narrative of European art of the past century, whose aesthetic breakthroughs continue to exert palpable influence today across cultures and... | Read More

Andy Warhol Foundation Announces Winners of Fall 2018 Grants

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has named the recipients of its Fall 2018 grants, giving $3.65 million to 42 nonprofit arts organizations for exhibitions, publications, and visual arts programming.  Recipients include a show at Arts Nova Workshop in Philadelphia for a show on drummer Milford Graves, and a grant to the UC Berkeley Art […]... | Read More

Bronx Museum Honors Carey Lovelace at 2019 Gala

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will honor art journalist, curator, and playwright Carey Lovelace, as well as the For Freedoms project, at its 2019 Gala, Art News reports. “Carey Lovelace has been a vital influence to the Bronx Museum over the years, and we are thrilled to be honoring her alongside For Freedoms and the Stan Lee […]... | Read More

Jeff Koons Moves Studio, Lays Off Staff

Jeff Koons is moving his New York to 475 Tenth Avenue in Hudson Yards, and downsizing his operations with a series of layoffs, Art News reports. “It’s an end of an era,” one employee wrote on social media. Read more at Art News  ... | Read More

Tulsa, OK Wins Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge

Tulsa, Oklahoma has been named a winner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art Challenge, receiving $1 million towards a show commemorating Black Wall Street, an area in the city’s Greenwood neighborhood that was home to many African-American-owned businesses in the early 20th century. Read more at Art News  ... | Read More
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