Freilicher was best known for expressionistic rural landscapes and cityscapes, which often combined interior still lifes with exterior views. She was one of few women members of the New York School of painters and poets.
Curator Christine Tohme and artist Martha Wilson have won the 2015 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence, awarded annually by the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard), Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
He takes home nearly $42,000, while runners-up Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell each receive approximately $8,500.
Almost 70 years after its foundation, the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture has secured a permanent home in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. The new 5,000-square-foot space provides the school with programming and event space, storage space...
Holland's largest museum, best known as a home for old masters, this weekend debuts a newly renovated wing hosting a photography exhibition that stresses modernity.
"Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire" presents the mourner as a slew of contradictions.
Sollins was executive director of Art21, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public knowledge of contemporary art, which she founded in 1997.
Using only white paper, gouache and a pair of scissors, Matisse created immersive murals populated by plants, animals, geometric figures and shapes.
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas to form the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History, a center for art historical research and conservation study.
Laura Raicovich, 41, has been named the new president and executive director of the Queens Museum, New York, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Her appointment follows the departure of former director Tom Finkelpearl, who left the museum in May to become...
Organized by New York nonprofit Printed Matter, Inc., whose Chelsea storefront champions artist-made publications, the fair has become a popular clearinghouse for artists' books, catalogues, monographs, periodicals and 'zines.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) has named Suzanne Weaver its interim director. Weaver replaces AlexGartenfeld, who has held the position since September 2013 andwill take on the new job of deputy director and chief curator,...
Sutton succeeds Fairfax Dorn, who has held the position since she co-founded the non-profit contemporary art space in 2003. Dorn will take on the role of artistic director.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced the selection of Dr. Aimée E. Froom as curator of Islamic Art.
“My work falls into the category of what I like to call ‘social sculpture,’” Rick Lowe, one of this year’s 21 MacArthur Fellows explained in a video on the MacArthur Foundation’s website.
During his tenure, the director focused on increasing the diversity of museum visitors, bringing in underserved and younger audiences.
Eliza Rathbone, chief curator of the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., is stepping down from the position she has held for more than 20 years.
Titled "How to (...) things that don't exist," the biennial will, the organizers say, take on a research-based approach with open meetings on art and society rather than settling on a specific theme.