The jury for the 55th Venice Biennale (Jun. 1-Nov. 24), which chooses the winners of the Golden and Silver Lion awards, has been announced. The 2013 jurors are Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy of Mexico, Italy's Francesco Manacorda, Jessica Morgan of Great Britain, Nigeria's Bisi Silva and Ali Subotnick of the U.S. Read More
So, you want to bring something home from an art fair, but your budget is limited? For the duration of this summer's Art Basel fair (June 10-16), New York artist Jonathan Horowitz will organize "Free Store," an outdoor market, open 24 hours a day, encouraging a free-flowing exchange of merchandise in which no cash need change hands. The project operates under the premise, "bring stuff in that you can't use, take stuff away that you can," according to a press release. Read More
Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan has recruited Pritzker prize-winning Swiss architect Peter Zumthor to reimagine LACMA as the encyclopedic museum of the future while resolving the museum's complicated campus format. In a proposal for a $650-million project that has been seven years in the works, Zumthor proposes a horizontal building along Wilshire Boulevard, east of Chris Burden's outdoor sculpture of lampposts, Urban Light (2008), that will be wrapped in glass on all sides, its exhibition spaces elevated one floor above ground level, with solar panels on the roof. Read More
Fred Lazarus IV, president of Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art since 1978, has announced his retirement, effective May 2014. Lazarus is the longest-serving president of a four-year college in Maryland. Read More
Collage and acrylic on paper, thread, string, plastic lid
48 x 30 ¼ in.