Archive for the 'Minipost' Category

ADAA Adds Five New Galleries

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

ADAA Art Show, via Art NewsThe Art Dealers Association of America has added five new members: Honor Fraser Gallery, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Jessica Silverman Gallery, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, and Venus Over Manhattan. “It is especially exciting to expand the Association’s representation on the West Coast and add to the range of dynamic programming, expertise, and connoisseurship of our membership across the country,” says Andrew Schoelkopf, the president of the ADAA.

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Frick Sees Continued Protests Over Expansion Plans

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Frick Music Room. via NYTMore protests have raised challenges to the Frick’s new expansion plan, the New York Times reports, as preservationists have challenged the sincerity of alternative construction models for the museum. “The plan would destroy or irrevocably alter many historic elements of the Frick Collection, including the landmarked Russell Page Garden and renowned Music Room,” the Stop Irresponsible Frick Development coalition said in a statement. “The public has not been given a fair opportunity to provide feedback on the harmful proposal, and alternate plans that have been submitted have only been partially considered.” (more…)

Anish Kapoor Files Copyright Lawsuit Against the NRA

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Anish Kapoor, via NYTAnish Kapoor has filed a lawsuit against the NRA, citing copyright infringement over the organization’s usage of a photo of his Cloud Gate sculpture in a recent ad campaign. “These sadly are times in which it is urgent for us all, in whatever way we can, to stand up to the dark and aggressive forces in society that seek, out of fear and hatred, to lead us backward into a primitive, paranoid, and defensive worldview,” Kapoor says. (more…)

The Whitney to Open Major Andy Warhol Exhibition

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Andy Warhol, via NYTThe Whitney is preparing to open a major exhibition on the work of Andy Warhol, the first Warhol retrospective organized by a United States museum since 1989. “Warhol was a myth when he was alive, and he’s even more of a myth now,” says Donna De Salvo, deputy director and senior curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. “To humanize Warhol and get people to actually look at what he made is not as easy as it might sound.” (more…)

Jennifer Chi Has Left Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Jennifer Chi, Art NewsJennifer Y. Chi has left her position as chief curator and deputy director of the Brooklyn Museum after less than a year, the Art News reports. “The museum is grateful to Dr. Chi for her efforts in pursuing departmental restructuring, refining curatorial processes, and highlighting the museum’s extraordinary collections, and we wish her well,” a spokesperson said. (more…)

Adrian Ghenie’s Market Profiled in Art Newspaper

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Adrian Ghenie, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper spotlights the recent market explosion for Adrian Ghenie, charting the artist’s skyrocketing popularity and equally high auction prices. “Adrian is an extremely talented painter and manages to engender the feeling of something rather than explicitly outlining exactly what it is,” says curator Jane Neal.

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Institute of Contemporary Art Boston Opens New Space

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

ICA Watershed, via Art NewsBoston’s Institute of Contemporary Art has announced its new expansion, the Watershed, unveiling the 15,000 square-foot space last week.  “We always knew, when we built the ICA, that there were going to be buildings that came up around and behind it,” says ICA director Jill Medvedow.  “As we began to think about an expansion, we started to think about the ways in which we could welcome more and more people into the ICA community, how to expand the circle, how to grow our audience, how to create extraordinary encounters with works of art. It seemed like an important and perfect spot.” (more…)

Gagosian Gallery Moves to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Jeff Koons Work

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Jeff Koons, via Art NewsGagosian Gallery has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit in which artist Jeff Koons’s studio was charged with “non-delivery.” “Although the Gallery has met all of its obligations under the Purchase Agreements, Mr. Tananbaum now claims that he has the right to walk away because the artist is purportedly taking too long to create the Works and Mr. Tananbaum is not prepared to ‘wait’ any longer,” the motion reads.  (more…)

Alberto Giacometti Studio Reopens in PAris

Monday, June 25th, 2018

HyperFocal: 0Alberto Giacometti’s Paris studio has reopened as part of the Giacometti Foundation’s campus. “When I first saw everything in storage, it was fantastic, like a little time capsule,” says Catherine Grenier, the director of the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti.  (more…)

Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.” (more…)

Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.” (more…)

Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.” (more…)

Agnes Denes Profiled in NYT

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Agnes Denes, via NYTAgnes Denes gets a profile in the New York Times this week, as she gets a critical re-evaluation with a solo show at The Shed. “I’m bursting with ideas because the time is short,” she says. “Creativity and innovation is the answer in a troubled world to swing the pendulum. Be creative. Never stop. Creativity is hope.”

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Freelands Foundation Issues Report on Gender Disparity in British Arts

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Phyllida Barlow, Folly at the British Pavilion, via Art ObservedThe Freelands Foundation in London has issued a report on gender disparity in British Art, noting continued challenges to gender disparity and representation in the field. “Female artists are still under-represented in the art world in 2017 despite outnumbering men studying in art school,” the foundation reports.   (more…)

SFMOMA and Baltimore Museum of Art Jointly Organizing Show on Joan Mitchell

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, via Art NewsThe Baltimore Museum of Art and SFMOMA art organizing a show dedicated to the works of Joan Mitchell, Art News reports. “The time is right for a thoughtful reconsideration of Mitchell’s work and her impact on postwar painting on both sides of the Atlantic,” says Neal Benezra, the director of SFMOMA. (more…)

Paula Cooper Relocating to 26th Street

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Paula Cooper, via Art NewsPaula Cooper is temporarily relocating to 524 West 26th Street.  “I’m looking forward to it,” Cooper says. “We’ll be able to exhibit works in a completely different way. It will be exciting for the artists.” (more…)

Nan Goldin Profiled in New York Times

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Nan Goldin, via NYTNan Goldin is profiled in the New York Times this month, as she reflects on her recovery from opioid addiction, and her newfounded protest pieces against the Sackler family, which has benefitted from the widespread prescription of OxyContin.  “I had heard it was a really evil drug, but I didn’t think it would do me,” she says. “I thought I had a lot of control.”  (more…)

Mitchell-Innes & Nash to Represent Kiki Kogelnik Foundation

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Kiki Kogelnick, via Art NewsMitchell-Innes & Nash now represents the Kiki Kogelnik Foundation, Art News reports. “Kogelnik’s work bridges American Pop art and European figurative painting and sculpture of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, and her interest in Pop imagery, media, and feminism makes her a natural fit for our program,” the gallery says. (more…)

Tanya Bonakdar Opening Los Angeles Gallery

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery’s new location at 1010 N. Highland Avenue, via Art NewsTanya Bonakdar is opening a gallery space in Los Angeles, Art News reports.  “It’s a natural evolution,” Bonakdar says. “We really are artist-driven at the gallery. So many of our artists have expressed interest in having a presence on the West Coast. This is not a decision I have taken lightly. I have been looking and mulling the idea for four or five years. I found the perfect space, and the perfect team, and it all came together.” (more…)

David Zwirner Now Represents Estate of Roy DeCavara

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Roy DeCavara, via Art NewsDavid Zwirner now represents the estate of photographer Roy DeCarava worldwide, the gallery announced today. “He’s a giant to those who know the work, and I think he’ll be a real discovery for those, like myself, who didn’t know,” Zwirner says of the photographer, who documented the life and culture of black American throughout the 20th century.  (more…)

Pace Gallery Hires Andria Hickey for Curator Position

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Andria Hickey, via Art NewsPace Gallery has named Andria Hickey senior director and curator, with a curatorial focus that marks a new direction for the gallery. “It’s not necessarily a traditional gallery role,” Hickey says. “It’s about working closely with artists and having somebody in-house who can really focus on exhibitions, research, publications, and working with artists in their studios as they develop projects. That’s the way I like to work in any institution, and it’s exciting that I can do it in a new platform.” (more…)

Dia Foundation Announces Capital Campaign and Improvement Plans

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Dia Art Foundation, via Art NewsThe Dia Art Foundation has announced plans to improve its spaces in New York and Beacon, developing an operations endowment through a recently announced capital campaign. “I spent a lot of time talking to artists about what they wanted and what we could provide, and there was resounding enthusiasm for leaving the spaces as they are as much as possible” says director Jessica Morgan. “Artists are excited to use them because they’re not overwhelming or dominating and speak to the type of spaces we’ve always worked with.” (more…)

Danh Vo Joins White Cube

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Danh Vo, via Art NewsDanh Vo is now represented by White Cube, Art News reports, adding the gallery to an already impressive string of galleries including Marian Goodman Goodman, and Kurimanzutto. (more…)

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Prepares to Wind Down with Major Donations to American Museums

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Roy Lichtenstein, via NYTAs the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation prepares to wind itself down, the organization is a making a string of major donations to museums, including a donation of about 400 artworks to the Whitney Museum of American Art. “We decided we wanted to get out of the art-holding business,” foundation director Jack Cowart says. (more…)