Art In America

Albright-Knox Appoints Cathleen Chaffee as Curator

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., has hired Cathleen Chaffee as curator, effective January 2014. She replaces Heather Pesanti, who left last year to become senior curator at The Contemporary Austin.

Olafur Eliasson Wins McDermott Award

Olafur Eliasson has won the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's 40th Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts for 2014. The award includes a $100,000 cash prize, artist residency, public lecture and pop-up exhibitions.

Duane Linklater Wins 2013 Sobey Art Award

Omaskêko Cree artist Duane Linklater is this year's Sobey Art Award winner and will receive about $48,000. The award, created in 2002 by the Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based Sobey Art Foundation, is given to a Canadian artist 40 or under who has...

Absolut Art Award Winners Announced

Renata Lucas and Coco Fusco have each won a 2013 Absolut Art Award for, respectively, art work and art writing. Both will receive approximately $27,000 in cash, as well as a budget for an upcoming project.  

Anne Wilkes Tucker, MFAH Curator of Photography, to Retire

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced today that Anne Wilkes Tucker, the founding curator of the department of photography, will retire from her position in June 2015. The museum has appointed Malcolm Daniel, curator at NewYork's Metropolitan...

Dennis Szakacs Resigns as Director of Orange County Museum of Art

Dennis Szakacs will resign from his position as director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA), Newport Beach, Calif., in December. His resignation comes after a decade of service. Szakacs will stay on as a consultant to the museum...

Sotheby’s Opens London Private Sales Gallery with Beuys

Sotheby's extends its global reach with a new private sales branch, S|2, opening in London next month. The inaugural show, "Joseph Beuys Revealed" (Oct. 10-Nov. 15) will feature the German artist's early work, spanning from 1947 to 1966, with artwork...

Jason T. Busch appointed deputy director at Saint Louis Art Museum

Jason T. Busch has been appointed to the new position of deputy director for curatorial affairs and museum programs at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Busch will oversee the museum's curatorial affairs, exhibitions and collections, as well as manage the...

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