Historically, the island — the world’s largest tax-funded cemetery — has operated under the purview of the Department of Corrections, which pays Rikers Island inmates $1 an hour to handle the area’s many bodies.
The Contemporary Art Fair of Chile has been postponed, galleries are temporarily shuttering, and an artist-led organization is crowdfunding for legal and medical aid for protesters.
The tech entrepreneur’s use of the word provenance serves to erase its weighty history as an art historical term — and Facebook’s complicity in spreading “fake news.”
Massachusetts’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter revealed Amazon’s “Rekognition” technology falsely linked the faces of 27 professional athletes in New England to mugshots in a criminal database.
The monument to the Lyons family from the historic 19th-century village of mostly Black residents will be placed nearly 20 blocks uptown from its original location in Central Park.
Just hours later, ironically, one of the participating artists, Micol Hebron, had her account suspended for posting a topless photo outside of Instagram headquarters.
Ron Meyer bought the work for $900,000 in 2001 from Susan Seidel. It hung in his home for nearly two decades, when he began to suspect the work was a fake.
Pravin Mishra has filed civil defamation charges against an independent journalist, following a number of similar suits as the #MeToo movement grows in India.
The rivalry between the political opponents was cemented after Cuomo announced he would bypass the mayor and fund the polarizing Mother Cabrini statue with state money.
An audacious thief managed to snatch a Salvador Dalí etching off an easel at a San Francisco art gallery.
The development fund for cultural institutions — including libraries, museums, and “creative industries” — is the government’s biggest-ever investment in the cultural sector.
In a public gesture of solidarity, artist Candice Breitz asked that her video installation, on view in a separate exhibition at the same art center, be removed and replaced by a #SayHerName sign.