Internships have largely remained outside the conversation about diversity and equality in museums. Economist Richard Reeves is bent on changing that.
This week, the problem with Superchief, reviewing Calgary’s new Central Library, Judith Butler’s performative gripe, a map of New York City’s endangered languages, best museums of 2019, and more.
Community control of cultural institutions, which would replace board members, could reshape cultural life in the United States.
Welcome to our annual list which highlights those who are rendered powerless in a system greatly influenced by the super wealthy and the commercial galleries and vanity museums that serve them.
Museums in Austin, Louisville, Madison, Montreal, New Orleans, Tampa, and elsewhere will be joining the program, now in its third year.
A $5 million gift from philanthropist Adrienne Arsht will be used to pay future interns at the NYC museum.
After almost a year of legal negotiations with Marina Abramović, Ulay will now receive payment and full accreditation for works he created with his former partner.
“By failing to pay interns, we ensure that these experiences are only really accessible to those who already financially secure,” said Jill Medvedow, ICA Boston’s director and co-author of the resolution.
A few years ago I worked at a commercial art gallery on the Lower East Side as the communications manager. In this role I was responsible for interviewing our unpaid interns, hiring them, and supervising their daily tasks.
This practice will play a crucial role in breaking the cycle of women and minorities being historically underpaid in comparison to their white male counterparts.
Kitty Green’s latest film is as much about societal acceptance of sexual misconduct as it is about the indignities that many workers face in the office, especially younger women.
The National Endowment for the Artsis jumping into the heated US presidential race with a plan to appoint artists to cover the front-runners in both the Democratic and Republican parties.