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Leonor Antunes will represent Portugal at the 2019 Venice Biennale. [ARTnews]
At the 25th Armory Show, Charlie James Gallery was the Presents Booth Prize for its solo presentation of Sadie Barnette; Artist Ryan Gander and Lisson Gallery were awarded the Pommery Prize; and Kapwani Kiwanga, presented by Galerie Jérôme Poggi, was awarded the inaugural Étant donnés Prize. [via email announcement]
The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs has announced the 2018/19 City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship recipients: Juan Capistran, Enrique Castrejon, Kim Fisher, Katie Grinnan, Sabrina Gschwandtner,
Sheela Gowda was bestowed with the 2019 Maria Lassnig Prize. [ARTnews]
The Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, curated by Berlin collective Slavs and Tatars, has announced the artists participating in its 33rd edition. [via email announcement]
The MacDowell Colony received a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. [via email announcement]
Arlene Mejorado, Carlo Gabuco, Cristobal Olivares, Cynthia Matonhodze, Fethi Sahraoui, Nida Mehboob, Salma Abedin Prithi, Yael Martínez, and Yangkun Shi were named the Magnum Foundation’s 2019 Photography and Social Justice Fellows. [via email announcement]
Leland Miyano was awarded Honolulu Biennial’s inaugural Golden Hibiscus Award. [ARTnews]
Daido Moriyama received the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography from the Swedish Hasselblad Foundation. [Art Asia Pacific]
Pedro & Juana, an architecture firm in Mexico City by Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss, received MoMA’s 2019 Young Architects Program. [via email announcement]
Christina Quarles received the inaugural $50,000 Pérez Prize from Pérez Art Museum Miami. [via email announcement]
The Sharjah Art Foundation in the United Arab Emirates awarded the Sharjah Biennial 14 Prize to Otobong Nkanga and Emeka Ogboh for the project “Aging Ruins Dreaming Only to Recall the Hard Chisel from the Past” (2019). [via email announcement]
Henry Taylor was awarded the REDCAT Award. [via email announcement]
BronxArtSpace invites Bronx-based artists to apply for its Artist Residency + Open Studios program. The submission deadline is April 13, 2019. [BronxArtSpace]
The Mattress Factory in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania is accepting submissions from national and international artists to be considered for inclusion in its 2020 exhibitions. The submission deadline is July 1, 2019. [Mattress Factory]
Maria Berrio is now represented by Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. [via email announcement]
Rebecca Brickman was named director of development at the Drawing Center in New York. [ARTnews]
Vallejo Gantner was appointed artistic and executive director of the Onassis Foundation USA. [via email announcement]
Elizabeth Glassman has stepped down as president and CEO of the Terra Foundation for American Art. [via email announcement]
Brian Kennedy was named director of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. [Boston Globe]
Bruno Latour and Martin Guinard-Terrin will co-curate the 2020 Taipei Biennial. [ARTnews]
Emily Liebert was named curator of contemporary art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. [ARTnews]
Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu will curate the third edition of Art Encounters, a Romanian cultural branded as a hybrid of an experimental arts festival and a contemporary art biennial. [Artforum]
Bruno Nouril was named director of development at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. [ARTnews]
Mary Obering is now represented by Bortolami Gallery. [ARTnews]
Nancy Olnick and TJ Parker have joined the board of directors of RxArt. [ARTnews]
Ingrid Olson is now represented by i8 Gallery. [ArtDaily]
The Oslo Biennial has changed its name to osloBIENNALEN. Its first edition will be curated by Eva González-Sancho Bodero and Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk. [ARTnews]
Eriola Pira was named curator of the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School in New York. [ARTnews]
Liu Ye is now represented by David Zwirner. [via email announcement]
Hal Blaine (1929–2019), drummer and member of The Wrecking Crew [Jambase]
Marcia Dale Weary (1936–2019), ballet instructor [CPYB]
Hugh Fordin (1935–2019), writer and record producer [NYT]
Gillian Freeman (1929–2019), novelist who chronicled gay romance [Telegraph]
Peter Hurford (1930–2019), organist and composer [Presto Music]
Dan Jenkins (1928–2019), sportswriter [Patterico]
Jacques Loussier (1934–2019), pianist and composer [Presto Music]
Don Nice (1932–2019), painter and printmaker [Pace Prints]
John Richardson (1924–2019), art historian and curator who wrote a four-volume biography of Pablo Picasso [NYT]
Sidney Sheinberg (1935–2019), Universal Studios executive [NYT]
George Stade (1933–2019), literary scholar and satirical novelist [Washington Post]
Johan van Gogh (1922–2019), Vincent van Gogh’s nephew who served in the Dutch secret service [TAN]
BIENALSUR, the International Biennial of Contemporary Art of the South, has returned to Saudi Arabia for an exhibition presenting more than 20 international artists, including Filwa Nazer, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, and Tony Oursler.
Full Spectrum spans 40 years of the artist’s career and provides an efficient crash course for anyone new to Edmonds’s work.
A show at the Prado valorizes cross-cultural flows while muffling ruptures, and two contemporary art exhibitions critique Hispanic legacies to investigate how art history occludes power.
International Court of Justice Rules Azerbaijan Must Stop Destroying Armenian Cultural Heritage in Artsakh
The ruling points to major implications for protection of all cultural heritage during peacetime.
Afghan refugee Amin didn’t feel comfortable telling director Jonas Poher Rasmussen his story without a way to conceal his identity. Rasmussen explains the process to Hyperallergic.
On view in Abu Dhabi until February 5, 2022, the paintings and sculptures in Modernisms shed new light on artists like Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain.
Now that’s change.
Michael Steinhardt was in possession of over 180 objects smuggled from 11 nations by “crime bosses, money launderers and tomb raiders.”
“Jobless, futureless, in constant fear of arrest and death at the hands of the Taliban, we do not live but merely exist,” says an open letter published by Artists at Risk.