Art In America

Revamping Sculpture Center

When the long-awaited renovation and expansion of SculptureCenter is completed this October, the Kunsthalle-style nonprofit in Long Island City, Queens, will have a larger—and more welcoming—space for exhibiting contemporary sculpture.

It’s a MAD, MAD, MAD Biennial

"There's a maker in your backyard and we're going to introduce you to them." So said Glenn Adamson, director of New York's Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), at a press preview last week for "NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial" (through Oct. 12), the...

Carnegie Museum of Art Focuses on Photography

Inspired by the widespread proliferation of images on social media platforms like Flickr, Instagram and Facebook, the new project aims to address contemporary issues in photography, particularly the intersection of artistic practice and technology.

Colin B. Bailey Named Director, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Bailey has been at the Frick Collection in New York since 2000, beginning as curator, later becoming associate director and then deputy director. He has published extensively and organized more than two dozen exhibitions. He takes up his new post...

Lisa Tamiris Becker Named Director, U. of New Mexico Art Museum

Becker has served as director at the CU Art Museum of the University of Colorado at Boulder since 2002. She was the interim director and curator of the Richard L. Nelson Gallery & The Fine Arts Collection at the University of California, Davis,...

17 Million to Dallas Museum from Marguerite Steed Hoffman

The Dallas Museum of Art announced that DMA trustee and former chairman Marguerite Steed Hoffman has donated $17 million to the museum to create the Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Fund for European Art Before 1700. Stipulations of the gift allocate...

Venice Biennale Roster, Unveiled

At least eight countries, including the Bahamas, Bahrain, Ivory Coast, Kosovo, Kuwait, the Maldives, Nigeria and Paraguay, will be welcomed as first time exhibitors. 

Joan Fontcuberta Wins Hasselblad Award

An exhibition, "Joan Fontcuberta—2013 Hasselblad Award Winner," curated by Dragana Vujanovic and Louise Wolthers, will open at the Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Oct. 25, 2013. Coinciding with the show's debut, the Foundation will hold...

MoMA/PS1 Calls for New Models for the Rockaways

Beyond rebuilding the boardwalk, applicants are invited to present new ideas on alternative housing models, new social spaces and uses of public space, protecting the shoreline, and engaging local communities. Submissions of short videos of less...

NYCxDesign Names Steering Committee

City Council speaker Christine C. Quinn first introduced the event in her February 2012 State of the City Address. "NYCxDESIGN will help demonstrate that New York City is the design capital of the world," she explained. "All five boroughs are home...

Bowdoin Museum Appoints Couple as Co-Directors

Beginning June 2013, the Goodyears will institute a new management model in the museum by sharing some duties and splitting others. Their responsibilities will include overseeing the development of the museum's collections, exhibition programs and...

Artists for California-Pacific Triennial Announced

The 32 participating artists hail from 15 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, geographically contextualizing California art and artists within the broader Pacific Rim region. The California-Pacific Triennial is the only ongoing exhibition in the...

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