April 7, 2015: NADA Miami Beach Moves House & the Edward Snowden Monument Continues
In New York …
Oren Pinhassi opens at 55 Gansevoort; “Please Excuse Our Appearance,” with works by
In London …
“Mayumi Mori, Leni Kauffman, Oliver O’Keeffe: 52 Words a Year” opens at Nancy Victor Gallery.
Today’s Notable News
Aspen artist community Anderson Ranch has announced the details of its upcoming Featured Artists & Conversations series, which will run for eight weeks this summer and feature collectors, curators, critics, museum executives, and artists in panels and lectures. Artists in this year’s line-up include
NADA Miami Beach is moving to a new space for its 2015 edition; the art fair will be held in a ballroom in the Fontainebleau Hotel, a choice made not for expansion purposes (the fair will not be any larger than in the past) but for the space’s greater proximity to the concurrent Art Basel. (via ARTnews)
After yesterday’s illegally placed Edward Snowden bust was promptly removed by Brooklyn authorities, Illuminator Art Collective temporarily recreated the sculpture using a light projection and a cloud of smoke, to assert the enduring spirit of Snowden’s activism. (via Hyperallergic)
The director of collections and exhibitions at Atlanta’s High Museum, David A. Brenneman, will leave his post to become the new director of the Indiana University Art Museum. In his new role, which will begin on July 1st, Brenneman—who received France’s prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2008—will spearhead diversity initiatives and work with international peers to secure high-quality exhibitions for the museum. (via IU Newsroom)
Best of Instagram
Via @britishmuseum: “This artwork in Room 24 explores our approach to health in Britain today. The piece incorporates a lifetime supply of prescribed drugs knitted into two lengths of fabric, illustrating the medical stories of one woman and one man”
Via @pacegallery: “
“Art Made in Harm’s Way” (via ARTnews)
“Where Are the Women of Color in New Media Art?” (via Hyperallergic)
“Funding Cuts for Midsize Art Spaces Are Endangering the European Art World” (via artnet News)
“The Remarkable Story Of The ‘Viennese Mona Lisa’ And Its Recovery From Nazi Hands” (via The Observer)
Artist of the Day
Born on this day in 1883, Italian painter
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