Art In America

“Made in LA” Artists Announced for 2014 Biennial

Los Angeles's Hammer Museum has announced the name of the 35 artists who will be participating in its second Made in L.A. biennial. Focusing on artists working in the Los Angeles area, the exhibition will run June 15-Sept. 7.

Samuel Hoi Appointed President of MICA

Samuel Hoi has been named the next president of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), effective July 1. His predecessor, Fred Lazarus IV, in the top spot since 1978, announced his retirement, effective this coming May, in April of last year.

Haacke and Shrigley Step Up to London’s Fourth Plinth

Sculptures by Hans Haacke and David Shrigley will be next to grace the Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square. In early 2015, the northwest corner of the square will welcome Haacke's Gift Horse, with Shrigley's Really Good to follow in...

Scott Stulen Joins Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) has appointed Scott Stulen to the newly created position of curator of audience experiences and performance, beginning Mar. 17. Stulen will be responsible for developing innovative public programming for the IMA...

Fiona Romeo to Direct MoMA’s Digital Strategy

    Fiona Romeo is joining New York’s Museum of Modern Art as director of digital content and strategy, a newly created position. She was previously the head of design and digital media at London’s Royal Museums Greenwich.  

Fionn Meade to Helm the Walker’s Cross-Disciplinary Program

Meade will oversee the Walker's presentation of "Radical Presence" (July 24-Jan. 4, 2015), a traveling exhibition organized by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston curator Valerie Cassel Oliver that examines black performance art from the 1960s to...

Cooper-Hewitt Receives $10 Million Gift

The coffers of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York are a bit fuller after the institution received its largest-ever gift: $10 million from the Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation. The museum, closed for...

The Real Monuments Men at the Archives of American Art

When George Clooney's The Monuments Men hits theaters this Friday, the film, starring Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray and John Goodman, will not be the only tribute to the World War II-era art preservation division of the U.S. Army making its...

Roberto Guerra, 1942-2014

Documentary filmmaker Roberto Guerra died Jan. 10 in New York's Bellevue Hospital at 71, ending a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Lima, Peru, in 1942, Guerra was known for employing the cinéma vérité style of documentary...

Denver and Seattle Art Museums Make Super Bowl Bet

This Sunday, Feb. 2, when the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos go toe to toe in Super Bowl XLVIII, the fates of artwork from the Seattle Art Museum and the Denver Art Museum will also hang in the balance. The winning team's museum will be...

Catherine Murphy Wins Robert De Niro Sr. Prize

The winner of the third annual Robert De Niro Sr. Prize is Catherine Murphy, an artist based in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Bestowed by the Estate of Robert De Niro Sr. and administered by the Tribeca Film Institute, the $25,000 award is presented to one...

Charles Esche Wins Bard Curatorial Award

The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., has named Charles Esche as the recipient of the 2014 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence and a $25,000 prize.

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