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.
Ta-Coumba T. Aiken and Seitu Jones were commissioned by the Walker Art Center to create a new work for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. [Artforum]
Uncle Jack Charles and Aunty Lola Greeno have received the the Red Ochre Award for lifetime achievement, which is the top National Indigenous Arts Award. Jenna Lee received the Dreaming Award for a young and emerging artist, and Jacob Boehme was awarded the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Fellowship. [Art Guide Australia]
The Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the 80 contributors to its 2019 edition, titled … and other such stories. [Architectural Record]
Nalini Malani was awarded the Joan Miró Prize by the Fundació Joan Miró and the bank La Caixa in Spain. [Economic Times]
Vincent Namatjira was awarded the Ramsay Art Prize, established by the Art Gallery of South Australia. [ABC]
15 artists were selected to participate in Storm King Art Center‘s artist-in-residence program in partnership with Shandaken Projects. [Artforum]
Eyebeam’s 2020 Residency Open Call asks applicants, “How do acts of refusal manifest in one’s life and work poetically or directly?” Individual or collaborative projects are welcome to apply to create experimental, interdisciplinary works that fuse art and technology. The residency will run from January 2020 through June 2020, with a $22,000 stipend offered to all residents. Applications are due June 21. [Eyebeam]
Carla Acevedo-Yates was hired as a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. [via email announcement]
Claire Bessède was appointed director of the Musée National Eugène Delacroix in Paris. [La Tribune de l’Art]
Lonnie G. Bunch III, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the next secretary in the Smithsonian and the first African-American to take the role. [via email announcement]
William J. Carpenter was appointed executive director of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. [via email announcement]
Blair French was named chief executive officer of Carriageworks in Sydney, Australia. [Australasian Leisure Management]
João Laia was named chief curator of Helsinki’s Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. [e-flux]
Jennifer Laurent was named curator of modern and contemporary decorative arts at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. [Artforum]
Nate Lowman is now represented by David Zwirner gallery. [via email announcement]
Knox Martin is now represented by Hollis Taggart. [via email announcement]
Wong Ping is now represented by Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. [ARTnews]
Gerry Snyder was named executive director of the art school at the University of Arkansas. [Arkansas Business]
Yukinori Yanagi is now represented by Blum & Poe. [via email announcement]
Horst H. Baumann (1934–2019), photographer, architect, and light artist [Artforum]
Robert L. Bernstein (1923–2019), publisher and human rights activist [HRW]
Jake Black (1960–2019), composer and member of Alabama 3 [AP]
Baby Jane Dexter (1946–2019), cabaret singer [Broadway World]
Tony Horwitz (1958–2019), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author [Washington Post]
Judith Kerr (1923–2019), writer and illustrator [Guardian]
Edmund Morris (1940–2019), biographer of US Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan [LA Times]
Louis Osteen (1941–2019), Southern chef [NYT]
Binyavanga Wainaina (1971–2019), award-winning author, journalist, LGBT activist [NPR]
Geneviève Waïte (1948–2019), actress, singer and model [Deadline]
Nancy Wigginton (better known as Nan Winton) (1925–2019), first female TV newsreader at BBC [BBC]
Sol Yaged (1922–2019), jazz clarinetist [NYT]
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Authorities say Jean-Luc Martinez helped facilitate the Louvre’s purchase of objects illegally pillaged during the Arab Spring.
The suspects attempted to take a Basquiat artwork valued at $45,000 from Taglialatella Galleries but instead made off with a half-empty bottle of whiskey.
Five shortlisted applicants will each receive a $25,000 production grant and participate in an online residency program with Eyebeam. The Grand Prix recipient will be awarded an additional $25,000.
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