Germany's Museum MARTa Herford, opened in 2005, will offer a new biannual art prize, the Marta Prize. The winner will be commissioned to create a work of art for Marta's permanent collection that connects with the museum's themes of art, design, architecture and industry in the Herford region. The award also carries a prize sum of $50,000 to be put toward producing the commissioned work.
Painter, printmaker, and teacher Will Barnet died Tuesday at the age of 101 at his Manhattan home, the New York Times reports. His death was announced by Philippe Alexandre, owner of Alexandre Gallery, which represented him.
After four years with the National Museum of Qatar (NMQ), Peggy Loar will resign from her position as director, the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) announced today. Loar will leave in November, but QMA has yet to appoint a successor. The museum is currently being renovated by Jean Nouvel and is scheduled to reopen in 2014.
Two slide carousels, 80 slides each, approx. 9-minute loop. Courtesy Callicoon Fine Arts, New York.