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....
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...
The St. Louis arts community has been active in response to the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman in Ferguson, Mo.
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.
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.
"A Subtlety," Kara Walker's project featuring a massive sugar-coated sphinx with exaggerated African-American features, surrounded by life-size human figures, drew 130,000 visitors during its eight-week run (May 10-July 6).
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 ...
Jeff Koons talked about following his intuition, his admiration for young artists and how he takes his high auction prices in stride.
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, 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."
Sylvia Yount, chief curator and head of the American art department at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, will become curator in charge of the American art wing of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall.
New York's Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, have pledged $13 million toward a "grand bargain" to protect the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) from seizure as part of the city's bankruptcy...
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.
The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is $26 million closer to having its treasures protected from being sold off as part of the city's bankruptcy proceedings, thanks to Detroit's car companies and their foundations.
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.
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.
Molesworth spoke to A.i.A. by phone Tuesday about moving to an institution that's had some bumps in the road, what makes for a successful exhibition and how MOCA competes with California's beaches for its audience.
An upcoming exhibition by performance art icon Marina Abramović has raised concerns among art historians and a consultant to arts foundations. They say that Abramović's next show is uncomfortably similar to an ongoing project by New York- and...