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  • Alice Walker Defends George Washington Murals
    Posted by Carol Pogash on August 22, 2019 at 6:08 am

    “Why try to hide the reality of our history?” she said of the objectionable images that confronted San Francisco students every day. […]

  • Ann Demeulemeester Doesn’t Miss Fashion at All. She Has Other Plans.
    Posted by Lou Stoppard on August 22, 2019 at 3:30 am

    There are chickens, a garden and a whole new line of products. […]

  • New York Galleries: What to See Right Now
    Posted on August 22, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Ceramic sculptures; warped photographs; floral still lifes; treasures in a trash collection; and swoops of acrylic indigo. […]

  • Rebecca Wei, Head of Christie’s Asia, Is Departing
    Posted by Gabe Cohn on August 21, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    The move comes less than a year after she was named chairwoman of the auction house. […]

  • London – “My Head is a Haunted House” at Sadie Coles HQ Through August 31st, 2019
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    My Head Is a Haunted House (Installation View), via Sadie Coles HQ Currently on view at Sadie Coles HQ in London, My Head is a Haunted House explores the weird and eerie from a range of perspectives, mixing together works from a broad group of artists.  The show, curated by writer Charlie Fox, is an […]

  • The Museum Is the Refugee’s Home
    Posted by Jason Farago on August 21, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    Without exiles and émigrés there is no modern culture. A new show in Washington maps a century of art and displacement. […]

  • Andrew Kup and Pascal Spengemann’s Clothing Colab Profiled in GQ
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Andrew Kuo and dealer Pascal Spengemann are profiled in GQ this month for their ongoing clothing collaboration, creating bootlegged homages to Marc Chagall and Claude Monet, among others. “My memories of the Met store and museum shops growing up in New York were a big part of my experience with art, not necessarily the actual object,” […]

  • The Guardian Profiles Artist Showing Works in Their Homes
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    The Guardian profiles recent trends towards showing works in collectors and artists’ homes. “Last year we exhibited a work that was a kind of ecosystem, stretched out over the floor of our living room,” says artist Isobel Atacus. “There was was a block of ice melting through an unfired clay disc into a bowl below […]

  • British Museum to Move Hundreds of Thousands of Works to New Facility
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    The British Museum will bring hundreds of thousands of stored artifacts currently to a new £64m storage and research facility in Berkshire, UK, the Art Newspaper reports. The move comes as an effort to make more of its collection publicly accessible. Read more at Art Newspaper &nbs […]

  • MOCA Denver Selects Nora Burnett Abrams as Director
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver has selected Nora Burnett Abrams as its new director. “They want to continue in the direction we have been heading,” she says of her selection, calling it a “vote of confidence.” Read more a Art News &nbs […]

  • How to Draw Yourself Out of a Creative Funk
    Posted by Melissa Guerrero on August 21, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    Malaka Gharib, the author of the coming-of-age graphic memoir “I Was Their American Dream,” shares her tips. […]

  • British Museums See 6% Growth in Attendance for 2018
    Posted by Sam on August 21, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    British museums and art galleries saw a 6% increase in attendance last year, recovering from several years of dropping numbers.  “It’s not surprising to see our museums and galleries returning to the top spot, confirming England’s position as a cultural hub,” says VisitEngland Chief Executive Sally Balcombe.  Read more at Arts Professional   &nbs […]

  • The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism
    Posted by Michael Snyder on August 21, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis. […]

  • MCA Denver Names a New Director
    Posted by Lauren Messman on August 21, 2019 at 2:50 am

    Nora Burnett Abrams, the curator behind the museum’s Tara Donovan and Basquiat exhibitions, will lead the innovative contemporary art institution. […]

  • Lee Krasner, Hiding in Plain Sight
    Posted by Jason Farago on August 21, 2019 at 2:47 am

    A major touring retrospective of the American painter brings her out of the shadow of her famous husband. […]