Art In America

Artists Protest Israeli Funding of São Paulo Bienal

Some 56 artists have signed an open letter to the the São Paulo Bienal foundation, asking that the organization decline funding from the state of Israel. The letter states that the artists were previously unaware of Israeli support for the exhibition....

Hammer Announces Winners of $150,000 in “Made in L.A.” Awards

Los Angeles's Hammer Museum has tapped Alice Könitz's project, the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LAMOA); Magdalena Suarez Frimkess and Michael Frimkess; and Jennifer Moon for its "Made in L.A. 2014" awards. All are included in the second iteration of...

Cameron Kitchin to Head Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum has named Cameron Kitchin the museum's new director. Kitchin is currently director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn. He takes up his new post Oct. 1.

“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.    

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