Art In America

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Future Generation Art Prize

In a press release, the jury praised Yiadom-Boakye for her "extraordinary paintings where darkness and light are articulated together, recognizing the quality of the paintings and the social concerns that emerge from them." Yiadom-Boakye is the...

Sonnabend Family Donates Rauschenberg Work to MoMA

One of the most prominent contemporary art dealers of the 20th century, Sonnabend ran an eponymous gallery in Paris for over 40 years. She was a primary force in the introduction of postwar American art to European collectors.

Kathy Butterly Wins Smithsonian Award

Born in 1963 in Amityville, N.Y., Butterly received her BFA from Moore College in Philadelphia and her MFA from the University of California, Davis. This is the first time the award has been granted to an artist working in ceramics; previous ...

Duke's Nasher Museum Receives Five Million Dollar Gift

Nancy A. Nasher, the incoming chair of the Nasher Museum's board of advisors , and her husband David J. Haemisegger, who also serves on the board, have given the museum's largest single endowment since the museum's inception in 2005. 

AIPAD Names President, Four Board Members

Edelman, a member of AIPAD for more than 20 years, is director of Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago. The gallery opened in 1987, and has featured exhibitions by photographers such as Nan Goldin, Sebastião Salgado, Annie Leibovitz and Matthew...

MoMA to Open Seven Days a Week

MoMa had previously been open Monday through Sunday, from its creation in 1923 until 1975, when it closed one day a week to reduce costs.

Walter Pichler, Artist-Architect, Has Died

Austrian sculptor, illustrator and architect Walter Pichler passed away Monday evening in his home at the age of 76. Known for his elaborate drawings of sculptures housed within sanctuary-like structures, Pichler used his work to marry elements of...

The Documenta List Is Leaked, Includes Dali

A partial list of artists being featured in dOCUMENTA (13) has been released. dOCUMENTA (13) opens to the public June 9 in Kassel, Germany, and will include over 150 artists representing 55 countries.

Mark Robbins Named Executive Director at ICP

The International Center of Photography has selected Mark Robbins as its new executive director. Robbins, who will assume the post in July, is currently the dean of the School of Architecture at Syracuse University.

Disputed Cambodian Statue Stays With Sotheby's, For Now

After federal agents in New York were set to seize a 1,000-year-old Cambodian statue, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Thursday that Sotheby's can maintain custody of the relic.

Morgan Library Creates Photo Position, Names Curator

The Morgan Library and Museum, traditionally a bastion of drawings and manuscripts, has named Joel Smith as the first photography curator. Smith joins the Morgan from the Princeton University Art Museum where he has worked as curator of photography...

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