Art Industry News: Anish Kapoor Donates $1 Million ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ to Refugees + More Must-Read Stories
Plus, UK museums vie for the chance to show the Bayeux Tapestry and artist Laura Owens designs a set of iMessage stickers. artnet News, January 18, 2018 Read the full article from ArtNet News HERE.
Too interesting not to share. Photographer Jake Michaels traveled to Refinery29's latest installation, in Los Angeles, to capture the phenomenon of Instagram-centric spaces. Read the article and view the photos from CNN HERE.
Remembering Kynaston McShine, the Visionary MoMA Curator Who Defined Some of Contemporary Art’s Most Radical Movements
He organized some of the 20th century's most consequential exhibitions and was the first curator of color to work at a major American museum. Read the wonderful article by Julia Halperin, January 9, 2018 via the link to Artnet news HERE.
Fantastic article by Andrea K. Scott in the New Yorker: "Jenny Holzer “Truism”—“Abuse of power comes as no surprise”—was perhaps the most cited artwork of 2017. But not being surprised didn’t mean not taking action. In January, a day after Donald Trump’s Inauguration, more than three million people in the United States staged a Women’s March to protest his Presidency. Their whimsical badge of honor, the pink “pussy hat,” has since found its way into the collections of some major museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, in London, and the New-York Historical Society, in Manhattan. (I wish I’d seen one...
An exhibition organized by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI—September 27, 2017—Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is honored to be the only Midwest venue to host The Outwin: American Portraiture Today, an exhibition on view at Kemper Museum October 5, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Every three years, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery invites artists across America to investigate the art of portraiture through the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Established in 2006, it is the premier national competition celebrating excellence and innovation in portraiture. Jurors of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition selected 43 winning works from more than 2,500 entries. The featured artists tackle topics of pertinent cultural and political significance, including investigations of race and gender, the fragility of childhood in our increasingly complicated world, and the psychological impact of migration. “At a time...