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Mark Beasley Appointed First-Ever Curator for Media and Performance at Hirshhorn Musuem

December 5th, 2016

mark-beasley-via-art-newsCurator Mark Beasley will join the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., as the museum’s first curator of media and performance art.  “Mark Beasley is one of the few experts of his kind, and as one of the leading curators of our time, his work has helped to shape this field over the past 15 years,” Melissa Chiu said.
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Marina Abramovic Featured in “Lunch with the FT”

December 5th, 2016

marina-abramovic-via-new-york-magazineMarina Abramovic is featured in the Financial Times’s ‘Lunch with the FT’ this week, dining with Jan Dalley while discussing her life and work.  “Now that I’m nearly 70 — 70!” she says, “I just want to be hilarious. Tell jokes. In my country, jokes are always about survival. Heavy.”
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MoMA to Celebrate Club 57 in New York

December 5th, 2016

basquiat-and-haring-via-club-57-archivesMoMA is set to open an exhibition celebrating the East Village’s Club 57, an alternative space frequented by Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among others, next October, the Art Newspaper reports.  The show will be co-curated by actress and artist Ann Magnuson, who was a mainstay at the club.  
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