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Anicka Yi Tapped for Tate Modern Turbine Hall Commission

Anicka Yi will be the Tate Modern’s next Turbine Hall commission. “Anicka Yi has developed a reputation for highly innovative work,” Frances Morris, director of Tate, said in a statement. “Her installations are unforgettable, using the latest scientific ideas and experimental materials in unexpected ways. The results not only engage the senses, but also tackle some […]... | Read More

Vienna’s Albertina Museum to Open Modern-Focused Branch

Vienna’s Albertina Museum will get a Modern branch, the NYT reports. “I want to exhibit the Austrian canon alongside the larger canon,” says Klaus Albrecht Schröder, the general director of the Albertina. “In later exhibitions we will include artists like Georg Baselitz, Cindy Sherman, Alex Katz and Mike Kelley. But Austrian artists will always be […]... | Read More

Art Basel Hong Kong Reveals Online Viewing Rooms

Art Basel Hong Kong’s online viewing room program has been announced, a consolation for exhibitors left unable to attend the fair due to coronavirus.  Read more at Art News... | Read More

Germany Promises Financial Assistance to Arts Orgs Hurt by Coronavirus

Germany has promised financial assistance to arts institutions affected by coronavirus. “It’s clear to me that the situation is a massive burden for the cultural and creative sectors and that small institutions and freelance artists could face considerable distress,” says culture minister Monika Grütters. “I won’t leave you in the lurch!” Read more at Art Newspaper […]... | Read More

Maya Lin to Install Work in Madison Square Park this Summer

Maya Lin has been tapped for the next Madison Square Park Conservancy installation, where she will erect a series of desiccated trees as a response to climate change. “Climate change has been a significant aspect of Lin’s practice through sculpture and installations, and also through her projects documenting mass extinction due to the loss of species and habitat […]... | Read More

LA Art Book Fair Cancelled

A few hours after the WHO has declared a coronavirus a global pandemic, The L.A. Art Book Fair, has been cancelled. “Our annual L.A. Art Book Fair is both a celebration and a critical platform for artists’ books and publishing activity from across the globe,” a statement reads. “We are grateful for the understanding of our participating artists and […]... | Read More

UK Budget Released, Features £250 Million Culture Fund

The new proposed UK budget features a £250 million fund to support local museums and neighborhood libraries, and clears the way to build freeports on British soil. The plan earned some criticism for not doing enough to combat the economic effects of coronavirus.  “The impact on cultural and sporting institutions will be severe,” says Tracy Brabin, […]... | Read More

David Nahmad Raffles Picasso Off for Charity

David Nahmad gives a tour of his home to ABC News this week, as he prepares to raffle off a Picasso painting for charity. “We bought so many Picassos now, I don’t remember the specific reason,” Nahmad says. “It’s the smallest painting that I have.” Read more at ABC  ... | Read More

New York – Michael Williams: “Opening” at Gladstone Through April 25th, 2020

Michael Willams, Curb Your Enthusiasm (2020), via Gladstone Comprising a new body of works that continues his approach towards brightly colored and texturally rich compositions, artist Michael Williams returns to Gladstone Gallery this month.  The artist, whose work often explores narrow corners and specific emotions drawn from the experience of the world, exhibits a selection of […]... | Read More

Gonzalo Casals Named NYC’s Next Commissioner of Cultural Affairs

Gonzalo Casals,  executive director of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, has been named New York’s next commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Read more at Art News  ... | Read More
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