Art In America

The fight to save the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.,ended in defeat on Monday when Judge Robert D. Okun of the District of Columbia Superior Court ruled that the institution could continue its planned merger with the National Gallery of Art…Read more

New York-based curator, art consultant and art historian Richard D. Marshall died unexpectedly on Aug. 8 at his home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 67. The cause of his death has not yet been determined. Since 2003, Marshall was curator of The Lever House…Read more

Edward Leffingwell, curator, writer and former Brazil correspondent for A.i.A., 72, died on Aug. 5 from cardiac arrest after a long illness. Working in New York and Los Angeles, Leffingwell organized contemporary and modern art exhibitions at museums and…Read more

Sam Hunter, art historian and longtime professor at Princeton University, died July 27 in Princeton, N.J., at 91. Hunter, who focused on modern and contemporary art, penned over 50 books and three times that many essays, museum and gallery catalogues…Read more

Harun Farocki, a prolific German filmmaker whose works were often shown in international art museums, died July 30 at 70. The cause of death has not yet been released. Farocki, who lived and worked in Berlin for nearly 40 years, produced over 100 works…Read more

The Cincinnati Art Museum has named Cameron Kitchin the museum's new director. Kitchin is currently director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn. He takes up his new post Oct. 1. Kitchin, 45, directed the Memphis Brooks Museum for six…Read more

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