Art In America

Okwui Enwezor Will Curate the 2015 Venice Biennale

Okwui Enwezor has been named director of the 56th edition of the Venice Biennale, slated to open in May of 2015. The Nigerian-born writer, editor and curator, age 50, has held the post of director at Munich's Haus der Kunst since 2011.  

Restoration Hardware Launches Gallery Space

Is New York ready for more attractions like Rain Room, the environmental installation by London-based collective Random International that drew thousands to the Museum of Modern Art this summer? Restoration Hardware, the home furnishings marketer that...

City Grants Fifty Million to Untested Arts Organization

New York City's largest cultural capital grant this year, a hefty sum of $50 million, has been granted to a new arts nonprofit, the Culture Shed, which is planned for Manhattan's far West Side, according to a story in today's New York...

Artists Selected for 2013 deCordova Biennial

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass., has selected 21 New England-based artists and collaboratives for the 2013 deCordova Biennial (Oct. 9, 2013-Apr. 13, 2014). The artists comprise a mix of sculptors, filmmakers and performance...

Doryun Chong Appointed Chief Curator at M+

Hong Kong's M+ museum has appointed Doryun Chong as its chief curator. Slated to open in 2017, M+ will focus on 20th- and 21st-century visual culture. Chong takes up his post in September. 

Jennifer Gross Hired as deCordova's Chief Curator

Jennifer Gross has been appointed deputy director for curatorial affairs and chief curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, in Lincoln, Mass. Gross is currently curator of modern and contemporary art at the Yale University Art Gallery,...

Change at the Helm of the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society has announced that after eight years of service, vice president and director of the museum division, Linda S. Ferber, will resign from her position on Jan. 1, 2014. Taking over her role will be curator and art historian...

Abraaj Group Art Prize Winners Announced

Established in 2008, the prize is organized by The Abraaj Group, a Dubai-based private equities manager, to encourage artistic development in the MENASA region, which comprises the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.

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