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Author NK Jemisin and documentarian Nanfu Wang were also among the awardees of the $625,000 prize from the MacArthur Foundation.
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Also, an anonymous collector donated Maurizio Cattelan’s viral banana sculpture to the Guggenheim Museum, and more.
The Brooklyn Rail, Burnaway, and Arts.Black are among the publications supported by the award.
Also, Bill Arning, former director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, was accused of sexual harassment online, and more.
Also, the Everson Museum of Art will sell its prized Jackson Pollock to buy works by underrepresented artists, and more.
Also, Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died at 43, and more.
A portrait of Audre Lorde and an intimate embrace between a couple in 1979 are two of four photographs by Joan E. Biren.
Days ahead of today’s announcement, a group of Met employees sent a letter to museum administrators demanding greater transparency and protection for workers.
The portrait will be the first cover of the magazine to not feature Oprah Winfrey in its 20 year history.
Wouter van der Veen, scientific director of the Institut van Gogh, noticed a striking resemblance between van Gogh’s “Tree Roots” (1890) and a postcard from Auvers-sur-Oise, where the painter took his life.