Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced a retooled version of his 2011 resale royalties bill yesterday that would give living visual artists or their heirs a cut of the profits when their work--paintings, drawings, photographs or sculptures--is…Read more
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has hired Tricia Y. Paik as its new curator of contemporary art, starting sometime this summer. Since 2009, Paik has been the associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Her…Read more
Lucy Raven's lecture on the conversion of 2D cinematic images to 3D, presented February 19th at the Kitchen, took a long view on the film industry's integration of live-action footage and animation techniques. From the 1915 invention of the Rotoscope,…Read more
Today Washington, D.C.'s Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art and Design announced a partnership with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University (GW). The proposed collaboration would entail that the Corcoran…Read more
Los Angeles's Hammer Museum has announced the name of the 35 artists who will be participating in its second Made in L.A. biennial. Focusing on artists working in the Los Angeles area, the exhibition will run June 15-Sept. 7.
The Hammer's chief…Read more
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will add two curatorial positions thanks to a gift from museum chairman Daniel Brodsky and his wife, Estrellita B. Brodsky. The two new roles, one dedicated to Latin American art and the other for architecture and…Read more
Hudson, the one-named art dealer whose New York gallery Feature Inc. re-defined the role of the dealer and set new standards of innovation and experimentation in the display of contemporary art, died suddenly on Feb. 9 of natural causes in his…Read more
Getting to Red Hook's Pioneer Works can be something of a trek. Nestled among warehouses on the Brooklyn waterfront, far afield of subways and high rises, it's the scrappy sort of environment that one might readily associate with emerging New York…Read more
A public reappraisal of the Masters of Fine Arts degree—its affordability, its promises and its alternatives—has picked up momentum over the past few months. While MFAs are increasingly viewed as the ticket to showing at galleries and obtaining…Read more
Samuel Hoi has been named the next president of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), effective July 1. His predecessor, Fred Lazarus IV, in the top spot since 1978, announced his retirement, effective this coming May, in April of last…Read more
Nancy Holt, a ground-breaking artist most famous for her Land art installations, passed away on Feb. 8 at New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital. She was 75 years old and had been ill, for four months, with leukemia.
The news is confirmed…Read more
Sculptures by Hans Haacke and David Shrigley will be next to grace the Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square. In early 2015, the northwest corner of the square will welcome Haacke's Gift Horse, with Shrigley's Really Good to follow in…Read more