Art In America

“A Close Distance”: Tris Vonna-Michell

Family histories can be hazy and elusive. Tris Vonna-Michell mines this territory in his slide-and-audio work Postscript III (Berlin), ongoing for several years.

Clark Art Institute Unveils $145M Tadao Ando Expansion

The Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, Mass., unveils this week the second major expansion since its 1955 opening. Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the graceful glass, steel, concrete and granite addition augments the original ...

Lisson Gallery Builds a Home in New York

Having tested the New York waters for two years with a private Lower East Side viewing space, Lisson Gallery (London and Milan) will now build a home in Chelsea.

ArtPrize Teams Up with Art21

ArtPrize, the funder of the $200,000 annual art award decided by public vote, will announce a new partnership today with New York's Art21, the producers of the Peabody Award-winning PBS art documentary series "Art in the Twenty-First Century."

Frick Collection Plans Dramatic Expansion

Long thought of as a museum where little changes, New York's Frick Collection has announced plans for an extensive expansion and renovation to its museum and library.

Frieze London Exhibitor List Revealed

The largest stands (1,290 square feet) ring up at nearly $79,000, according to a U.S. gallery employee who shared the application information. The smallest Frieze booths (430 square feet) go for about $26,000.

Asia Society’s Melissa Chiu Will Head Hirshhorn Museum

The Asia Society's Melissa Chiu has been appointed director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, D.C., according to a statement from the museum. She will take up her new post Sept. 29.    

Lawsuit Filed Against Cooper Union over Tuition Plan

In a petition filed with the New York State Supreme Court, the Committee to Save Cooper Union argues that the school's board has breached its fiduciary duties. The suit comes after ongoing protests since 2011 against the prospect of tuition.

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

Michael Schmidt Wins Prix Pictet

Sir David King, chair of the judges, described Foodstuffs in a press release as "an epic and hugely topical investigation into the ways in which we feed ourselves."  

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev To Curate 14th Istanbul Biennial

"The 14th Istanbul Biennial will embark looking for where to draw the line, to withdraw, to draw upon, and to draw out," says Christov-Bakargiev in the release. "It will do so offshore, on the flat surfaces with our fingertips but also in the...

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