Also, the Library of Congress acquired nearly 100,000 photographs, negatives, and transparencies by Kamoinge photographer Shawn Walker, and more.
Also, a donation agreement between Spain and Cuban collector Ella Fontanals-Cisneros went sour, Art Basel Hong Kong was canceled, and more.
Also, a sale of the Johnson Publishing Company’s art collection saw 100% of lots sold at Swann Auctions Galleries, New York’s Film Forum received a $1 million gift, and more.
Songs in the Dark offers socially engaged vignettes on issues that are of clear personal importance to their makers, some of whom are activists outside of the art world as well.
Also, the Denver Art Museum received 44 works on paper, a stolen Marc Chagall painting sold for its low estimate of $130,000 in Tel Aviv, and more.
Also, the Getty Museum purchased a Joseph Wright of Derby painting after the UK failed to find a buyer, the Aaron Siskind Foundation donated over 8,000 photographs to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and more.
Also, the Metropolitan Museum of Art became the first US museum to acquire work by the late Pakistani artist and activist Lala Rukh, and more.
Also, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York acquired over 700 rare photographs from the William L. Schaeffer Collection, and the Baltimore Museum of Art announced its fall 2019 acquisitions.
In Otherwise Obscured, effacement, redaction, and illegibility are positioned as tactics that artists can employ to combat, highlight, or heal sociopolitical invisibility.
Also, Sotheby’s grossed $2.8 million at an auction of Aboriginal contemporary art, the V&A received a gift of Auguste Rodin’s bronze sculpture, and more.
Also, the top-grossing painting at Art Basel Miami Beach was a Marc Chagall sold by Hammer Galleries for over $2 million, and more.
Also, the Dallas Museum of Art created a Works on Paper department thanks to a gift from a former curator and trustee, and more.