Art In America

Exhibitors for Frieze 2014 Are Announced

Frieze New York has announced the 190 contemporary galleries that will participate in the third edition of the fair, housed in a large tent in Randall's Island Park (May 9-12, 2014).

Museum MARTA Herford Announces New Prize

The prize is sponsored by Herford's Wemhöner Foundation, founded in 2000. "It is actually an untenable situation that a museum has absolutely no acquisition budget of its own, but thanks to the generous support in the region we manage from year to...

Will Barnet Dies, Age 101

Born in Beverly, Mass., Barnet graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and later studied at the Art Students League in New York. He began his career as a printmaker in the Works Progress Administration, creating Social...

Paris Photo Heads West

With the fair's success in Europe over the past 16 years, Paris Photo director Julien Frydman said in a press release, "Now is the time to bring Paris Photo to the U.S., and Los Angeles is the ideal city in which to launch. Not only is Los Angeles...

Leslie-Lohmann Names Hunter O'Hanian as its First Director

"Organizations like the Leslie-Lohman Museum are rare in our society," said O'Hanian in a press release. He looks forward to working with the board and staff to further the organization's advocacy of gay and lesbian artists and art while offering...

Peggy Loar Resigns as NMQ Director

Loar will return to the United States, but she will continue to work with the museum and the QMA as an advisor. In a press statement, Loar said that her reason for leaving the position was to be back with her family in the U.S.

Sotheby's Will Offer a Bacon Pope

Untitled (Pope), from circa 1954, is part of the artist's series of screaming Popes painted in the wake of the Second World War. The painting has been in a private collection since a 1975 auction at Sotheby's. 

Artworks Hit the Aspen Slopes

The collaboration between the Aspen Art Museum and Aspen Skiing Company continues for its eighth year with work by two artists: limited-edition lift tickets featuring artwork by UK artist David Shrigley and a site-specific installation by...

Hans Josephsohn, 1920-2012

Zurich-based sculptor Hans Josephsohn has died at 92. The artist is known for his hefty, roughhewn sculptures of the human figure, monumental and contemplative works often made of plaster. In his own words, his work with the human body signifies...

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