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Harry Burke around Condo London 2020

“WE FOUND A CAFE with friendly staff and pleasant, inexpensive food,” recounts the unnamed, flâneuring narrator of Patrick Keiller’s 1994 film London, “but there was no sign of anyone writing poetry.” ... | Read More

Harry Burke around Condo London 2020

“WE FOUND A CAFE with friendly staff and pleasant, inexpensive food,” recounts the unnamed, flâneuring narrator of Patrick Keiller’s 1994 film London, “but there was no sign of anyone writing poetry.” ... | Read More

Bruno Racine to Lead Pinault’s Venice Museums

French billionaire François Pinault has appointed museum veteran Bruno Racine director of the Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana in Venice, Italy. The eighty-three-year-old Pinault—whose luxury ... | Read More

Howard University Gifted 152 Works of African American Art

Howard University in Washington, DC, has received a gift of 152 African American artworks from the collection of arts patron Patricia Turner Walters. Valued at more than $2.5 million, the donation ... | Read More

Robert William Burke Jr. (1948–2020)

Robert William Burke Jr., a distinguished gallerist and collector, died on January 3 at his home in Paris at seventy-one years old. Known by his middle name, Burke was the adopted son of Robert William ... | Read More

Brazilian Secretary of Culture Fired for Quoting Nazi Propaganda in Speech

Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, fired his secretary of culture, Roberto Alvim, after Alvim released a video on his Twitter account on Thursday, January 16, in which he quotes a speech by ... | Read More

Sasha Frere-Jones on Warp and ECM

IN 2019, WARP RECORDS TURNED THIRTY AND EDITIONS OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC (ECM) HIT FIFTY. The connection felt superficial, and then it didn’t, though I couldn’t immediately figure out why. Both of these ... | Read More

Ten Museums Selected for AAMD’s Paid College Internship Program

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has chosen ten art museums to host interns in 2020. In its second year, the paid internship program was established to engage with college students from ... | Read More

Ten Museums Selected for AAMD’s Paid College Internship Program

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) has chosen ten art museums to host interns in 2020. In its second year, the paid internship program was established to engage with college students from ... | Read More

Honolulu Biennial to Become a Triennial

The Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF) is restructuring and will relaunch as a triennial, now opening in February 2022. Melissa Chiu, the director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, was ... | Read More
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