During meetings in which local artists of color and allies gathered to strategize in response to the controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, two possible approaches emerged: reprimand and correct the museum, or elevate the good work happening beyond its walls. The post After Museum Controversy, St. Show More Summary
Julien?s Auctions held its highly anticipated ?Street Art and Contemporary Art? auction last night, October 22nd, in Los Angeles. The naked Donald Trump statue entitled ?The Emperor Has No Balls? sold for $22,000. This was over the original estimate. Show More Summary
Christie?s new series of 20th Century auctions, held during FIAC week, celebrated Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art and displayed a strong position in Paris with a combined total of ?42M/£37.5M/$46M. The week started on a high point...Show More Summary
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art launched the pilot version of its educational online game for kids ? ?PLAYMMOMA?. It became the first museum game in Russia entirely focused on contemporary art practices. The pilot version of the game was financed by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. Show More Summary
As part of its focus this fall on the art of South Asia, the Princeton University Art Museum presents the work of five renowned contemporary artists?Chitra Ganesh, Nalini Malani, Nilima Sheikh, Gulammohammed Sheikh, and Shahzia Sikander? whose work draws on and reinterprets the storytelling, techniques and styles of earlier artistic traditions. Show More Summary
On October 21st the Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition and Prize in Cardiff opened its doors to the British public, presenting a major exhibition of work from six of the world?s most innovative contemporary artists. Artes Mundi 7 is the UK?s largest contemporary art prize, with the winner receiving the sum of £40,000. Show More Summary
Spectrum 24 Call for Entries Poster (detail) by Justin Gerard The 24th annual competition of Spectrum Contemporary Fantastic Art is now accepting entries. For more than two decades, Spectrum has been the pre-eminent showcase of imaginative realism, which includes science fiction, fantasy, concept art, paleoart, comics, and imaginative sculpture. Show More Summary
British contemporary artist David Hockney a 2,000-euro art book titled “A Bigger Book” at the Frankfurt book fair.
Currently on view at FIAC At this year’s FIAC, the international contemporary art fair held in Paris in late October, French architect Jean Nouvel has constructed an elegant, modular home that he’s created as a limited edition for Revolution...Show More Summary
From October 2016 Christie?s Amsterdam will be headed by Christie?s veteran and Dutch figurehead of the international auction market Arno Verkade. Arno Verkade, Auctioneer and Specialist for Post-War and Contemporary Art, joined Christie?s...Show More Summary
Anna Katherine Brodbeck has been named The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, it was announced today by Agustín Arteaga, the DMA?s Eugene McDermott Director. Brodbeck will begin work...Show More Summary
by Rich Smith What happens when the managing director for a hip contemporary arts org takes the reigns of a film festival known for its populist bent? On the Boards' Sarah Wilke is about to show us. Courtesy of On the Boards SeattleShow More Summary
British contemporary artist David Hockney unveiled a 500-page art book at the Frankfurt fair on Wednesday that is so large it comes with its own stand -- and a price tag of 2,000 euros ($2,200). The tome, "A Bigger Book", gives a visual...Show More Summary
The Swiss curator Hans Ulrich Obrist is number one in the 15th edition of the ArtReview Power 100. The annual ranking of the contemporary art world?s most influential players hits newsstands on Thursday 20 October. Hans Ulrich Obrist...Show More Summary
Great contemporary art often builds on questions that have engaged artists for centuries. As a university art museum with an encyclopedic collection, the Cantor Arts Center is dedicated to situating contemporary art in relation to the past, examining how art historical trajectories continue into the present day. Show More Summary
Borrowed Time: Icelandic Artists Look Forward presents the work of contemporary Icelandic artists currently engaged in the global dialogue on sustainability and the issues that surround it. Featuring photography, video, collage, and installation, the exhibition invites viewers to challenge their assumptions and explore new modes of seeing. Show More Summary
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles unveiled today a new logo and visual identity designed in collaboration with renowned artist Mark Bradford. Bradford was unanimously chosen by ICA LA to reinterpret the museum?s visual identity...Show More Summary
In a collection of essays, Mr. Salle is more interested in talking about nuts and bolts, about what makes contemporary paintings tick.
by Pamela Fraser There are so many separate issues involved in the still-unfolding story of public reaction to Kelley Walker’s exhibition Direct Drive at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, one barely knows where to start. At issue is not only the specific art works that have proven offensive to many people, but […]
Kellie Jones, a curator, Columbia University professor, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow, spoke to Hyperallergic about her work, life, and the evolving world of contemporary art. The post “Art Does Change Things”: A Conversation with Curator and Art Historian Kellie Jones appeared first on Hyperallergic.