The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Conn., has hired Amy Smith-Stewart as its new curator. Smith-Stewart serves on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts and Sotheby's Institute of Art, both in New York. She was the founder of Smith-Stewart, a nomadic gallery that formerly operated on New York's Lower East Side.
London's Phyllida Barlow (1944-) is the latest artist to be honored in Recognition of Art by Women (RAW), a series of annual solo exhibitions featuring living women artists at the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Fla. "Phyllida Barlow" will open in December and run through March 2014, and will include the artist's signature large-scale sculptures and installations crafted from repurposed materials. Read More
This summer, coinciding with the Venice Biennale, the Fondazione Prada will revisit Harald Szeemann's seminal exhibition "Live in Your Head. When Attitudes Become Form," originally presented at the Kunstalle Bern, Switzerland, in 1969. "When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013" (June 1-Nov. 24) is organized by independent curator Germano Celant with artist Thomas Demand and architect Rem Koolhaas. Read More
English artist David Hockney will present his first foray into video installation, The Jugglers, June 24th 2012, at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art this spring and summer (May 23-Sept. 1). Hockney is primarily known for his paintings, drawings, prints and photographs, as well as opera set design. Read More
Two slide carousels, 80 slides each, approx. 9-minute loop. Courtesy Callicoon Fine Arts, New York.