Derek Gillman, the executive director and president of Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation, is leaving his post as of Jan. 1 to join Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design (also in Philadelphia) as a distinguished visiting…Read more
The fate of the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection remains uncertain now that the city of Detroit has been deemed eligible to file for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy. The DIA responded to today's ruling from Judge Steven Rhodes by issuing a statement opposing…Read more
The 2013 Turner Prize goes to French artist and filmmaker Laure Prouvost. She will receive an award of nearly $41,000, while runners up Tino Sehgal, David Shrigley and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye will each win just over $8,000. First established in 1984,…Read more
The December issue of A.i.A. hosts the Rob Pruitt Art Awards, a partly tongue-in-cheek celebration of artists, exhibitions and curators, founded by the New York-based artist in 2009. The magazine invited Pruitt to publish the awards in the magazine this…Read more
After one gingerly made one's way through a stand of potted lemon trees and entered into the belly of a transformed Connelly Theater, in New York's East Village, it became clear that the "celebratory performance" staged by Raqs Media Collective (Nov.…Read more
The exhibitor list has been announced for the 16th edition of the Armory Show art fair, to be held on Piers 92 and 94 on Manhattan's West Side (Mar. 6-9).
With 203 galleries from 29 countries, the 2014 list represents a slimmed-down roster from…Read more
Clifford Owens's "Five Days" was an ambitious undertaking, if for no other reason than that it occurred on five successive evenings, Nov. 18 to 22, in performances lasting from one to two hours each. A Performa 13 "consortium" event, it was staged at…Read more
A quirky event Tuesday night honored a New York advocate of the homeless with a sprawling sculpture, feast and ceremony. Intoning the word "mother" repeatedly, laying down honorary textiles and bestowing flowers on members of a shivering crowd, Queen…Read more
German-born auctioneer Tobias Meyer is resigning from his position as head of Sotheby's contemporary art department worldwide after 20 years with the company. No replacement will be named, according to a Sotheby's press representative. Alex Rotter is…Read more
Adam Szymczyk has been named the artistic director of Documenta 14, which is scheduled to take place in Kassel, Germany, from June 10-Sept. 17, 2017. Founded in 1955 and taking place every five years, Documenta is one of the highest-profile international…Read more
The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has received a significant gift of artworks from long-time collectors Craig Robins and Jackie Soffer.
The donation comprises 102 works in a variety of mediums, many of which are by artists with ties to the city, such…Read more
Of all of the creatures, from fish to toothy goats, channeled by Joan Jonas in Reanimation, her latest work in collaboration with musician Jason Moran, the artist herself surely most resembles the Snow Bunting. "Such a bird is about the weight of a…Read more