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William Downs, “The bathers, bathing” (2018), Ink wash and spray paint on drywall, 96 X 180 inches. (Courtesy of the artist)

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Krista Clark and William Downs are the winners of the 2018 Atlanta Artadia Award. The artists will receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds from the Brooklyn-based nonprofit, Artadia. [via email announcement]

The Freelands Foundation has announced that Veronica Ryan received its £100,000 (~$129,000) award for a mid-career female artist to create a work of art on Spike Island in Bristol. [via email announcement]

Daria Martin was announced as the winner of the 2018 Film London Jarman Award. She will receive £10,000 (~$12,800). [via email announcement]

Joanna Mytkowska was awarded the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory. She will receive €76,000 (~$86,400). [e-flux]

Thao-Nguyen Phan was awarded the Han Nefkens Foundation award. Phan will create a video work that will exhibit at Barcelona’s Fundació Joan Miró in November 2019. [Art Asia Pacific]

Matt Stokes received the Paul Hamlyn Award. He will receive £60,000 (~$77,000). [via email announcement]


Teaching artists are invited to apply to SU-CASA, a Brooklyn Arts Council initiative. SU-CASA is a community arts engagement program that places artists in residence at senior centers across Brooklyn to positively impact the well-being of elderly adults through direct engagement with arts-based activities. Individual artists-in-residence receive a stipend of $4,500, an additional $1,000 materials/supplies budget, and access to materials and supplies. The application deadline is December 7. [Brooklyn Arts Council]

The Art League of Long Island is accepting applications to exhibit in its 59th Long Island Artists Exhibition. Artists residing in Suffolk and Nassau counties, Brooklyn, and Queens are invited to apply. The application deadline is December 5. [Art League LI]


Duke Riley, “Fly By Night” at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (photo Jake Silby/Hyperallergic)

Neïl Beloufa is now represented by Kamel Mennour gallery in Paris and London. [via email announcement]

Aric Chen was named curatorial director for the 2019 Design Miami fair. [via email announcement]

Alexandra Cunningham Cameron was appointed the curator of contemporary design of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in Manhattan. Yao-Fen You was named senior curator and head of the product design and decorative arts department. [via email announcement]

Jessica Hong was appointed the associate curator of global contemporary art of the Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, New Hampshire. [via email announcement]

Naima J. Keith was appointed curator of Expo Chicago art fair’s “Exposure” section, for galleries younger than eight years. [via email announcement]

Gonzalo Lebrija is now represented by Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. [ARTnews]

Adam Lerner, director and chief animator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, will step down. [The Know]

Tsugumi Maki will serve as Chief Operating Officer of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. [via email announcement]

Irene McAra-McWilliam was named the director of the Glasgow School of Art. [BBC]

Francis Outred has resigned from his post as Christie’s Head of Postwar Art. [TAN]

Duke Riley is now represented by Andrew Edlin Gallery in New York. [ARTnews]

Carlos Urroz will step down as director of the ARCOmadrid Art Fair, and Maribel López will assume the position. They will co-direct the 2019 edition of the fair. [ARTnews]


Meena Alexander (1951–2018), poet, scholar, and writer [Poetry]

Bernardo Bertolucci (1941–2018), director of Last Tango in Paris [Time]

James Billington (1929–2018), academic, author, and former librarian of Congress [SFGate]

Blanche Burton-Lyles (1933–2018), prodigal concert pianist who founded Marian Anderson Historical Society [Philly]

Fernando del Paso (1935–2018), Mexican writer and painter [Mexico News Today]

Pablo Ferro (1935–2018), award-winning graphic designer and film titles designer who worked on title design for A Clockwork Orange and Dr. Strangelove [Deadline]

Jerry Frankel (1930–2018), Tony-Winning Producer of August: Osage CountySpring Awakening, and All The Way [Playbill]

Lucho Gatica (1928–2018), Chilean singer known as “the king of bolero” [Billboard]

Stephen Hillenburg (1961–2018), creator of the cultural phenomenon, Spongebob Squarepants [Variety]

Donald McCaig (1940–2018), award-winning writer on rural life and Civil War [News Leader]

Janet Paisley (1948–2018), Scottish writer, poet, and playwright who wrote in in Scots and English [Independent]

Nicolas Roeg (1928–2018), director and cinematographer [Screen Daily]

Dennis Wrong (1923–2018), Canadian sociologist among the last of the 20th-century “New York Intellectuals” [NYT]

Wolfgang Zuckermann (1922–2018), harpsichord maker and writer who constructed a DIY kit for constructing new instruments [Boston Globe]

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