Sit on This! The Guggenheim Basks in the Reflected Glory of Its Golden Riposte to Trump’s Van Gogh Request
Guggenheim curator Nancy Spector and artist Maurizio Cattelan offered Donald Trump a special loan instead: a solid gold toilet. Read the full story by Brian Boucher, January 25, 2018 in ArtNet news by clicking here.
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...