Stanford University, a hub of innovative entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley and the origin of the "sharing economy" (think Uber and Airbnb), is now home to a magnificent example of art sharing. The Anderson Collection, a new museum that is part of…Read more
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
If there is one thing that dealers at Frieze London agree on, it's that the fair's 12th outing is defined by business as usual—and more of it.
The fair's first day saw sales including Damien Hirst's sculptural diptych Because I Can't Have You I Want You…Read more
Having broken attendance records at Tate Modern, the exhibition "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" is drawing huge crowds to New York's Museum of Modern Art (where it's on view through Feb. 8, 2015), and the artist's works are even proving to be a sensation…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
All dealers need to do a little handholding when managing their artists. Some, however, stand out for not only nurturing their stable but also inspiring them. New York dealer Hudson was one of those. Last February, Hudson, who went by only one name, died…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
Documenta, the renowned quinquennial contemporary art exhibition held in Kassel, Germany, since 1955, will split in two for its 14th edition, taking place not only in Kassel but also at "several distinctive venues" in Athens. The show will be titled…Read more
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas to form the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History, a center for art historical research and conservation study. The Institute is funded through a $17-million gift from…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
Art Basel Miami Beach, among the biggest art fairs around, has named its exhibitors for its 2014 edition (Dec. 4-7). This year, 267 exhibitors (up slightly from 258 last year) from 31 countries will display their works to the 50,000 attendees the fair…Read more