Art Movements is a weekly index of developments centering the people of the arts and culture sphere. Listen to our weekly podcast of the same name on iTunes.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures received the second annual Sotheby’s Prize for curatorial excellence for its proposal to stage the exhibition, Regeneration: Black Cinema 1900–1970. The Academy will receive $250,000. [Artnet]
Hoor Al Qasimi was appointed curator of the second edition of the Lahore Biennale, to be held in Lahore, Pakistan in February 2020. [via email announcement]
Hyperallergic contributor Sarah Bond received the 2018 Society for Classical Studies Outreach Prize. [SCS]
The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts announced the recipients of the 2018 Writers Grant Program. [Creative Capital]
Monica Ikegwu was named the winner of the XL Catlin Art Prize. [via email announcement]
Paloma Izquierdo was named the winner of the 2019 Daniel Arsham Fellowship presented by the Ridinger-McLaughlin Family. [via email announcement]
The winners of the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards have been announced. [LA Press Club]
The 2019 has announced the 710 winners of the YoungArts award. [YoungArts]
Charlotte Prodger won the 2018 Turner Prize for her iPhone film exploring queer identity in rural Scotland. “The stories that I’m telling, although they’re mine and they’re personal, are stories that a lot of people — I guess queer people — have experienced,” she told the BBC. Prodger will receive £25,000 (~$32,000). The Turner Prize exhibition will run through January 6, 2019 at Tate Britain. [BBC]
The Magnum Foundation is accepting applications for the spring Magnum Foundation Fellowship in New York, which offers mentorship and stipends to early-career photographers. Applications are due January 4, 2019. [Magnum]
The Women’s Center for Creative Work [WCCW] is accepting proposals for workshops, events, projects, and performances to take place during the Winter (January–March) and Summer (May–July) quarters of 2019. [WCCW]
The Other Art Fair is accepting applications for artists to participate in its downtown Los Angeles fair this March. They hope to feature emerging and lesser-known artists in Los Angeles. [The Other Art Fair]
Canada gallery will relocate from Lower East Side, Manhattan to 60 Lispenard Street in Tribeca, Manhattan. [ARTnews]
Adam Chinn will step down as Sotheby’s Chief Operating Officer. [TAN]
James Cohan Gallery will relocate from Chelsea, Manhattan to a two-floor gallery in Tribeca, Manhattan at 50 Walker Street in September 2019. [ARTnews]
Mary Corse is now represented in New York by Pace Gallery, which currently represents the artist in Asia and shares representation of the artist in Los Angeles with Kayne Griffin Corcoran. [via email announcement]
Denzil Forrester is now represented by Stephen Friedman Gallery in London. [ARTnews]
Annette Lemieux is now represented by New York gallery Mitchell-Innes & Nash. [Instagram]
Raqs Media Collective was appointed artistic director of the 2020 Yokohama Triennale. [ARTnews]
Rebecca Ann Siegel was appointed publisher of Frieze magazine. [via email announcement]
Cristin Tierney Gallery will relocate from Chelsea, Manhattan to 219 Bowery in Tribeca, Manhattan. [ARTnews]
Mark Whalen is now represented by Los Angeles and Hong Kong gallery Over the Influence. [via email announcement]
Thomas Altizer (1927–2018), theologian who promoted the “God is dead” philosophy [WRAL]
Nina Beilina (1937–2018), one of the foremost female violinists in the Soviet Union [Violinist]
Ken Berry (1933–2018), actor, singer, and dancer who starred in F Troop [WDRB]
Philip Bosco (1930–2018), Tony Award-winning actor [Deadline]
Randolph Braham (1922–2018), leading historian of the Holocaust in Hungary [SFGate]
Dawn Clements (1958–2018), contemporary artist who worked with sumi ink and ballpoint pen on paper [Artforum]
Paul Gregory (1920–2018), stage, screen, and television producer of the 1950s and ′60s [NYT]
Gloria Katz (1942–2018), American Graffiti, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Howard the Duck screenwriter [NYT]
Robert Morris (1931–2018), American sculptor, conceptual artist, writer, and theorist of Minimalism [Hyperallergic]
Cyril Pahinui (1950–2018), charismatic Hawaiian slack-key guitarist [NPR]
Robert Plotnik (1943–2018), owner of the iconic Village record store, Bleecker Bob’s [Patch]
As much as I appreciate the collective’s culture jamming initiatives, I don’t know that their putative premise ever bears meaningful fruit.
The banana’s dominance and ubiquity has had serious and far-reaching implications for the region, engendering exploitative labor systems, climate change, and migration.
The first lecture is on the relationship between early portrait photography and diverse notions of US identity during the Gilded Age. Register to attend on January 25.
Charles Dellheim’s study tells the tale of a small group of Jewish art dealers and collectors who played a key role in the changing art world of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The 18-month fellowship aims to provide artists with “as much access as possible” to the club’s facilities and networks “at a time and place convenient to artists.”
Part of the university’s Artists on the Future series pairing renowned artists with cultural thought leaders, this online event is free and open to the public.
A coalition of investors raised funds to purchase the film’s storyboard and announced they would “make the book public.”
A new project, “Emoji to Scale,” orders every mini-object by their real-world dimensions.
Although Khedoori does not depict living beings, their presence is evoked in the traces they leave behind.
The Bronx Museum’s fifth biennial continues to focus its programming on individual identity, eliding the ever-divergent interests of the art market and local communities.
While it may be strange to think of food insecurity as a basis for art, the works in Food Justice reveal barriers and injustices in food access.