March 26, 2015: Hyundai Announces 10-Year Sponsorship of LACMA & Doug Aitken Brings 100 Artists and Some Cactus Omelettes to London

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Mar 26, 2015 6:57PM


In New York … Check out our neighborhood guide to tonight’s NYC openings.

In London … Nasan Tur opens at Blain | Southern; “Isa Genzken: Geldbilder” and “Diana Thater: Life is a Time-Based Medium” open at Hauser & Wirth; “NS Harsha: Upward Movement” opens at Victoria Miro.

In Paris … PAD Paris 2015, Art Paris Art Fair, and YIA Art Fair open today and run through Sunday, March 29th; G. Küng opens at Galerie Antoine Levi; “Carlo Guaita, Jorge Molder, John Murphy” opens at Galerie Bernard Bouche.

In Berlin … “Sholem Krishtalka: A Berlin Diary” opens at Schmidt & Handrup; “Yinon Avior, Kolja Gollub, Christopher Wierling” opens at Galerie koal.

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Today’s Notable News

LACMA is teaming up with Hyundai for a 10-year partnership in which the car manufacturer will sponsor the museum’s programming around both Korean artists and art and technology. Hyundai has recently partnered with London’s Tate Modern and Seoul’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and began its sponsorship of LACMA by facilitating the acquisition of works by Robert Irwin and James Turrell. (via the LA Times)

After 35 years in the White House, one of two extant versions of Emanuel Leutze’s iconic Washington Crossing the Delaware (1851) has a new home at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona, Minnesota, a nearly 10-years-old institution devoted to displaying artworks that highlight the human relationship to water. (via ABC News)

Doug Aitken’s Station to Station project will head to London this summer, setting up shop at the Barbican and featuring over 100 artists, including Olafur Eliasson, Martin Creed, Terry Riley, and Ed Ruscha, who will be cooking and serving cactus omelettes to attendees. (via The Guardian and The Independent)

The list of artists who will participate in The Shandaken Project’s first residency at Storm King Art Center has been released, and includes Carey Denniston, Christy Gast, and Jesse Greenberg. (via New York Observer)

Mikala Dwyer and Coen Young have won the Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prizes for established and emerging artists, respectively. Dwyer’s $25,000 award and Young’s $10,000 award were granted after showing in an exhibition where 21 artists were chosen to each show one work and tasked with inviting an emerging artist to display a piece as well. (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez has passed away. He began his career conserving tribal masks and went on to be featured in editions of Documenta and the Sao Paulo Biennial. (via Artforum)

Best of Instagram

Via @zachfeuer: “3 more days to see the #bradtroemel show, after that good luck finding any documentation of the rarely photographed Furby Wall.”

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