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Camille A. Brown and The Haas Brothers will be honored at the National Youngarts Foundation Backyard Ball with the 2019 Arison Alumni Award and the Arison Award, respectively. [via email announcement]
The Center for Curatorial Leadership has announced the 12 curators who will participate in its 2019 class of Fellows. [via email announcement]
The four artists shortlisted for the 22nd annual Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize are Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer, and Mark Ruwedel. The winner, heralded for their photographic contributions in Europe, will be announced in May 2019. The winner will receive £30,000. (~$40,000). [ArtDaily]
Agnes Gund, who is the president emerita of MoMA and founded the Art for Justice Fund in 2017, was awarded the “philanthropy innovator” in the Wall Street Journal’s “Innovators” issue. [via email announcement]
Cannupa Hanska Luger was awarded the inaugural Burke Prize for contemporary craft by the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Luger will receive $50,000. [via email announcement]
Pyer Moss was announced as the winner of the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. [Vogue]
Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard was awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize. The accolade follows its preservation of the Karl Marx School in Villejuif, France. [ARTnews]
Winnipeg Art Gallery in Canada is seeking a Manager of Indigenous Initiatives and an Assistant Curator of Inuit Art. In the lead-up to the opening of the Inuit Art Centre in 2020, the creation of these new roles increases Indigenous leadership and agency at the Gallery. The deadline to apply for both full-time positions is November 23, 2018. [ArtDaily]
The Harvard Graduate School of Design is seeking submissions for its 2019 Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The submission deadline is January 27, 2019. [Wheelwright Prize]
The Broad Museum in Los Angeles has launched a Diversity Apprenticeship Program in search of nonwhite, women, and LGBTQ art handlers and conservators. [Broad]
Kader Attia is now represented by Regen Projects gallery in Los Angeles. [ARTNews]
Bastian Gallery in Berlin will open a location in London. [Financial Times]
Huma Bhabha and Lauren Halsey are now represented by David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles. [ARTnews]
Heidi Hahn is now represented by Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles and Nathalie Karg Gallery in New York. [ARTnews]
Paul Holdengräber, founder and director of the New York Public Library’s LIVE from the NYPL cultural series, will leave the NYPL. [via email announcement]
Donald Judd and the Judd Foundation are now represented by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Europe. [via email announcement]
Sanam Khatibi will be represented by P.P.O.W. Gallery in Chelsea, New York. [via email announcement]
Mee-Seen Loong will join the Chinese ink art gallery, INK Studio, in Beijing. [via email announcement]
Rebecca Matalon was appointed curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in Texas. [Chron]
The Panoply Performance Laboratory in Brooklyn, organized by the collective of the same name since 2012, will be renamed IV Soldiers, organized by IV Castellanos and Amanda Hunt, in January 2019. The PPL’s final performances will occur November 16–18. [via email announcement]
Kimberly Rorschach, director and CEO of Seattle Art Museum, will retire. [Seattle Times]
Brie Ruais is now represented by Albertz Benda gallery in New York. [ARTNews]
Sally Tallant was appointed president and executive director of the Queens Museum in New York. [via email announcement]
Bona Yoo was appointed sales director of the Lévy Gorvy gallery in New York. [via email announcement]
Garo Antreasian (1922), printmaker and artist who served as the Tamarind Institute of Lithography’s first technical director and master printer when Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Inc. opened in Los Angeles during the summer of 1960 [via @tonemesa on Instagram]
Jun Ashida (1930), fashion designer who dressed Japanese royalty [Japan Times]
Bernard Bragg (1928–2018), co-founder of the National Theatre of the Deaf [Playbill]
Raymond Chow (1927), Hong Kong film producer who introduced Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan to the film world [Guardian]
Sonny Fortune (1939–2018), jazz saxophonist and composer [Amsterdam News]
Hardy Fox (1945), primary composer and producer for avant-garde art collective, the Residents [Pitchfork]
Milton Gendel (1918), significant art critic in New York and Rome [WRAL]
Roy Hargrove (1969), respected jazz trumpeter who bridged the genre with hip-hop and R&B [NPR]
Freddie Hart (1926–2018), CMA, ACM and Grammy award-winning country musician [Variety]
Sadaharu Horio (1939–2018), member of the Japanese avant-garde Gutai Art Association [ArtForum]
William J. Murtagh (1923), expert in architecture preservation [Washington Post]
Judith Kazantzis (1940), British feminist poet and activist [NYT]
Frank Litsky (1926–2018), sportswriter for the New York Times [NYT]
Muriel Manings (1923), dancer who performed with the left-leaning New Dance Group [NYT]
Melvin Ragin aka “Wah Wah Watson” (1950–2018), prolific soul and funk guitarist known for his wah-wah pedal, who worked with Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, and the Temptations [Rolling Stone]
Jin Yong (1924), literary giant in China who popularized martial arts and inspired film, television and video game adaptations [NYT]
Paul Zimmerman (1932), NFL writer [Sports Business Daily]
The new generation of artists and curators is eager to explore alternative organizations and to tackle current social inequalities and issues.
Her female nudes were extraordinary for the time because she portrayed female sexual desire. Her subjects defied conventional ideals of femininity.
In Philadelphia, a series of solo shows delves into the interdisciplinary practices of graduates whose work explores identity, familial bonds, political constructs, and nature’s fragility.
Francis made over 10,000 artworks, starred in more than 100 solo exhibitions, and, in the late 1950s to mid-1960s, commanded the highest prices of any living painter.
Brian Blomerth’s Mycelium Wassonii deploys amazing graphic storytelling to share his own exploration of mushroom history.
On November 14, join Columbia University School of the Arts for virtual information sessions with the program chair, faculty, and staff.
Over a century after Wright designed a workplace that borrowed features from the home, designers are at it again, but who does a homey office really serve?
No Vacancy, curated by Jody Graf, will be on view from October 26 through November 8 at the school’s Kellen Gallery in New York City.
This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
Sculptures of Oaxacan alebrijes, envisioned as guardians of the nation’s immigrant community, and catrinas, Day of the Dead skeletons, are now at Rockefeller Center.