Kicking off today at Film at Lincoln Center, the series presents a body of work that’s particularly heartening when one considers the encroachments on freedom that Brazilian cinema must now confront.
dek: Also, fired Marciano Art Foundation employees protested Guess stores on Black Friday, a stolen Willem de Kooning painting worth an estimated $100,000,000 has been recovered, and more.
The billionaire Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma who are well known for their philanthropy, has come under intense scrutiny in the art world.
As protesters take to the streets to oppose President Macron’s proposed retirement reforms, a number of art institutions have partially or fully closed.
Mary Sully’s artwork reflects her cultural moment, but it is also as a blueprint for rewriting history to include marginalized perspectives.
At a time when women were seen as incapable of serious creative or intellectual activity, Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana gained international renown for their exceptional bodies of work.
In May, the Art Gallery of Ontario launched a pilot membership program offering free passes to patrons aged 18 to 25. Of the 100,000 people who have signed up, some 70% are under the age of 25.
For almost 50 years, Tomaso Binga has been tackling the numerous manifestations of patriarchy in Italian culture. At 88, she is a living legend in Rome’s cultural scene.
Also, the Dallas Museum of Art created a Works on Paper department thanks to a gift from a former curator and trustee, and more.
The artist announced at Art Basel that he will be using footage of the fires for a documentary, as well as in an opera he’s directing next year.
Turner Prize Jury Didn’t Learn About Nominees’ Request to Split the Prize Until Day of the Ceremony | Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Tai Shani, and Oscar Murillo say they "hijacked" the prestigious award by bypassing its jurors, who learned about their request to split the prize on the day of the announcement on Tuesday, December 3. According to the Guardian, the four winners suggested the idea to Tate Britain, which oversees the prize, this past summer and it was reviewed by the organization's trustees long before the jurors were informed. Read the full story here.
We might think of Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer’s latest as a cyborg film — both its subject matter and formal approach depend on unifying across difference, a fuck-you to essentialized binaries.