Art In America

Susan Sollins, cofounder and executive director emerita of Independent Curators International and founder and executive director of Art21, died on Oct. 13. The cause of her death has not yet been announced; nor has her age or year of birth. Sollins was…Read more

ArtPrize is changing. Touted as the contemporary art world's largest open-call, public-vote cash competition, ArtPrize is no longer a hyper-local celebration of hyper-realist art. Now in its sixth year, the festival is acting more like an international…Read more

A rocky island full of crumbling buildings is hardly a typical contemporary art venue. Yet "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz," a site-specific exhibition of seven new works (through Apr. 26, 2015), could not have found a better venue. With its peeling…Read more

Artist and designer Maya Lin has won the 2014 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which comes with a $300,000 purse. Established in 1994 in memory of actress Lillian Gish ("the First Lady of American cinema"), the prize recognizes "highly accomplished…Read more

  Laura Raicovich, 41, has been named the new president and executive director of the Queens Museum, New York, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Her appointment follows the departure of former director Tom Finkelpearl, who left the museum in May to become…Read more

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