June 11, 2015: Cooper Union’s President Also Resigns & MoMA Plans Marcel Broodthaers Retrospective
In New York …
“our street-by-street guide to tonight’s NYC openings.
In London …
“Sprayed” opens at Gagosian Gallery; “Lozenges” and “The Box” open at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery; “Parasol Unit; “Victoria Miro Gallery Mayfair; “Roberto Cortázar: Marcheur” opens at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery; “Jo Saurin: Dissolving Boundaries” opens at Vitrine; “Edwin Zwakman: Step Into My Office” opens at Gimpel Fils.
In Paris …
“Shirley Wegner: Paintings” opens at Farideh Cadot Associés; “
In Milan …
Today’s Notable News
Following the abrupt resignation of five trustee members at Cooper Union yesterday, school president Jamshed Bharucha has announced that he will follow suit. The wave of resignations coincides with the investigation by the state attorney general into the school’s finances. (via Hyperallergic)
After a decade-long dispute over an Impressionist painting, a Los Angeles federal judge ruled that the piece will stay at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, in accordance with Spanish law. A Jewish woman was forced to sell the 1897 painting by
The Dallas Museum of Art’s board of trustees has elected Melissa Fetter the new chairman of the board. She will replace Margot B. Perot Fetter. The elections also resulted in the appointment of Catherine Rose as vice president and the re-election of Walter B. Eclock as president. (via ARTnews)
New York’s Museum of Modern Art revealed today that it will present the city’s first
The Biennale of Sydney’s artistic director, Stephanie Rosenthal, revealed that she will be appointing curatorial “attachés” for the 2016 exhibition. The team of thirteen curators, theorists, and writers—including the Guggenheim’s UBS Map curator Pablo Léon de la Barra and Fondation Galeries Lafayette’s Hicham Khalidi—will help Rosenthal frame the 20th rendition of the biennale. (via Artforum)
Best of Instagram
Via @viennacontemporarymag: “@viebiennale #vsco #vscocam #contemporaryart #mak #igersvienna #viennabiennale”
Via @lacma: “Hidden in plain sight, in LACMA Café, are photographs printed from negatives culled from our archive. Visit the café plus our ‘Various Small Fires’ exhibition to see more photos from LACMA’s 50-year history. #lacma #tbt”
“Why Should Collectors Get All the Breaks?” (via The Art Newspaper)
“How Art is Making the Data-Driven City More Liveable” (via The Guardian)
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