April 29, 2015: Kara Walker and Pierre Huyghe Among AICA Award Winners & Jeffrey Deitch Plans Street-Art Takeover of Coney Island
Metropolis: Paintings of the Contemporary Urban Landscape” opens at Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art LLC.
In San Francisco …
Installation view of “Kal Spelletich: Intention Machines 2015,” courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery
Theaster Gates, Ground Rules (Free throw possibility), 2014. Image courtesy of White Cube
After plans to mount his show “Art in the Streets” at the Brooklyn Museum fell through in 2011, Jeffrey Deitch has at long last found an NYC venue for the exhibition: Coney Island. “Coney Art Walls” will mount works of art by street and graffiti artists on some 25 walls constructed by Thor Equities for the occasion. (via the New York Times)
The Art Production Fund has announced a new partnership with Barneys New York that aims to raise money for public art. Barneys will offer a line of accessories and home goods featuring drawings by artist
The American arm of the International Association of Art Critics has announced the winners of its 2014 awards, which will be presented on May 12th, at Best Thematic Museum Show Nationally”). (via ARTnews)
Having recently acquired all seven limited-edition portfolios that The Huntington plans to expand its American art galleries, and has begun by purchasing
Due to ongoing and prohibitive financial difficulties, the Museum of Biblical Art will close its doors immediately following the June 14th close of its
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center has named its first executive director: Katherine de Vos Devine, a Ph.D. candidate in art history at Duke University and former paralegal for museums and art centers. (via ARTnews)
The Indianapolis Museum of Art will partner with local preschool St. Mary’s Child Center to launch a location of the school in the museum, where up to 16 lucky students will be surrounded by some 54,000 works of art. (via Indianapolis Business Journal)
Best of Instagram
Via @creativetimenyc: “Want to be a part of ‘Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos,’ Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s piece for #DriftingInDaylight? We need volunteers!! More info at http://bit.ly/1P6sXRD”
Via @themuseumofmodernart: “Ann Temkin, Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture: ‘The impetus for this latest reinstallation of a section of the 5th Floor collection galleries was the addition of
Via @la_biennale_di_venezia: “View of the Arsenale - 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia - May 9th to November 22nd, 2015”
“As Human Crisis Takes Priority After Nepal Quake, a Nation’s Treasures Become Its Scrap” (via the New York Times)
“New John Cage Archive Offers Access to His Compositions and Collaborations” (via Hyperallergic)
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