Art In America

Nicelle Beauchene and Jack Hanley to Share LES Building

The Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, currently located in a 500-square foot facility at 21 Orchard St., is moving to 327 Broome St., between Chrystie and Bowery (both locations on Manhattan's Lower East Side). It is set to reopen in its new location in...

The Getty Gets its First Twomblys

The photographs span over 57 years and are the first of Twombly's works bought by the Getty. The collection includes photographs from Lexington, Va. (where the artist was born and eventually maintained a studio), New York (where he trained) and...

MFA Boston Hires New Curator of Chinese Art

Nancy Berliner has been appointed curator of Chinese art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Currently serving the World Monuments Fund as an advisor on the Forbidden City Qianlong Garden project, she assumes her new position at the MFA in October.

Zabludowicz Foundation Officially Announces Residency

The Zabludowicz Collection announced its international residency program on the island of Sarvisalo, Finland. The program has been active since 2010, when the collection began inviting to its private grounds artists including Sarah Braman, Matthew...

Artist and Teacher Karl Benjamin Has Died

Karl Benjamin, the painter known for his brilliantly colored geometric works, died July 26. He was 86. In the exhibition catalog from Louis Stern Fine Arts's 2007 survey of Benjamin's work, art critic Dave Hickey wrote, "I can think of no other ...

Smithsonian Opens Up Emmerich Archives

The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art has completed the three-year Levy Foundation Project to organize and chronicle the André Emmerich Gallery's records and papers. From 1954-1998, Emmerich, on the Upper East Side (with subsequent branches...

Idyllic Kodak Scenes Retake Grand Central

Thirty-six downsized prints of originals will be displayed, alongside video footage of photographers speaking about their photographs. The featured images are from the 1960s and part of the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography...

Herb Vogel, Half of Legendary Collecting Couple, Has Died

Herbert Vogel, pioneering collector, died yesterday from natural causes. He was 89. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Faye Hoffman Vogel, with whom he collected mainly minimal and conceptual art. Over the course of five decades, they...

Kimerly Rorschach to Head Seattle Art Museum

Kimerly Rorschach, founding director of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, has been appointed the new director of the Seattle Art Museum. Rorschach is a scholar and seasoned museum director, having taught as an adjunct professor at Duke...

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