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Laura Domencic Named Executive Director of Erie Art Museum

Arts consultant and curator Laura Domencic has been appointed executive director of the Erie Art Museum, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh native will assume her new role on February 8, replacing interim ... | Read More

Hundreds of Moscow Artist Studios to Be Razed by Government

The Moscow Union of Artists (MUA) has said that more than seven hundred Moscow-based artists are facing eviction and the destruction of their workspaces by the Russian government, according to a report ... | Read More

Gagosian Names Critic Antwaun Sargent Director, Curator

Blue-chip megagallery Gagosian has announced critic Antwaun Sargent as its newest director, the New York Times reports. Sargent, who will be based in New York, joins some thirty directors across the ... | Read More

Cecily Brown

Cecily Brown is the first British contemporary artist commissioned by Blenheim Art Foundation to create a site-specific body of work for Blenheim Palace, an English country home built in the eighteenth ... | Read More

Art Basel Postponed from June to September

Art Basel, the preeminent global contemporary art fair, has announced that it is pushing its 2021 flagship iteration from June 17–20 to September 23–26 owing to the continuing Covid-19 crisis. The ... | Read More

Robert S. Duncanson Painting Presented to Biden Administration

Following his inauguration this morning as the forty-sixth president of the United States, Joe Biden was presented by Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri with a painting by Robert S. Duncanson, a ... | Read More

MCA Chicago Chief Curator Michael Darling to Depart for Start-Up

Michael Darling, chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, is leaving the institution to serve as a cofounder and the chief growth officer of Museum Exchange, a for-profit platform ... | Read More

Matt Keegan talks about his artist book 1996 and the past and future Democratic Party

IN FALL 2020, artist Matt Keegan produced an artist book called 1996, a compendium of ephemera, essays, and interviews circling around the year in question, which Keegan sees as a tipping point for ... | Read More

Zulkifli Lee

A sense of order, logic, and stability emerges from Zulkifli Lee’s fourteen geometric sculptures in “Interdependence,” where monuments of fused wood and steel offer harmonious meditations on interconnectedness ... | Read More

Museums Worldwide Begin to Reopen as Vaccination Centers

A number of shuttered arts institutions around the world have found a second calling as Covid-19 vaccination centers, the Art Newspaper reports. Among them are London’s Science Museum and the Black ... | Read More
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