Art In America

Dia Acquires Lannan Foundation Works

A group of 30 artworks that have been on loan to Dia:Beacon for a decade, including major pieces by Bruce Nauman, Donald Judd, Agnes Martin and Lawrence Weiner, will remain there and become part of the museum's collection, the museum announced today.

NEA Awards Twenty-Six Million in Grants

About $8.24 million in grants were awarded to New York arts institutions. Grants can be used for a variety of programs and purposes such as art making, education, and promoting diversity in the arts.

Zao Wou-ki, 1920-2013

Zao Wou-ki, Chinese modernist painter, died Apr. 9, age 93, at his home in Switzerland. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease. In 2011, he was the highest-selling living Chinese artist at auction.

Boston Museums Offer Free Admission Today

"Our entire community was affected by yesterday's tragedy," said Malcolm Rogers, director of the MFA Boston, in a press release. "We hope by opening the Museum's doors and offering free admission we will be a place of comfort, refuge, and peace."

Ugo Rondinone Will Rock Rockefeller

Human Nature comprises nine 16- to 20-foot-tall anthropomorphic stone figures. Roughly hewn bluestone blocks are assembled into post-and-lintel structures that depict the most basic representations of the human form. Made possible by the Public Art...

Performa Launches Venice Biennale-Like Initiative

Performa has announced Pavilions Without Walls, a new program of multiyear collaborations with international artists. The initiative arranges collaborative projects that will be undertaken between Performa and artists from participating countries,...

Saul, Mekas Among Greenburger Prize Winners

The Francis J. Greenburger award is given to mid-career artists whose merit has been recognized in the art world, but has yet to be appreciated by the general public. Founded in 1986, the award was created following a conversation between...

El Museo del Barrio Director Resigns

Margarita Aguilar, director of New York's El Museo del Barrio, has resigned her directorship after less than two years in the position. Before her short tenure as director, Aguilar was a curator at El Museo del Barrio from 1998-2006. She left in 2006...

Creative Time Global Residency Program Winners Announced

Thanks to a grant from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the support of individual donors, Global Residency recipients will have the opportunity to spend a significant amount of time in such culturally rich locations as Kazakhstan, the...

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