Around 50 members of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement gathered at a rally yesterday in response to the premiere performance of Batsheva Dance Company’s four-day run of Sadeh21.
Mostafa Heddaya is the former managing editor of Hyperallergic.
Founders Defend Project as Conflict Kitchen Set to Reopen after Death Threats
After closing last Friday over a letter containing death threats received by police, Pittsburgh eatery and social practice project Conflict Kitchen is to reopen on Wednesday, November 12.
Activists Picket Guggenheim Gala over Labor Abuses
Amid a phalanx of black-clad attendants, security, and ushers, the Guggenheim Museum welcomed guests to its annual International Gala. But not all who landed at the November 6 event were invited.
Finally, an App for Transcribing Medieval Manuscripts
A new app allows medievalists, aspiring medievalists, or medievally-minded scriveners to try their hand at transcribing 26 manuscripts on their smartphones.
Television Tycoon Donates Modernist Trove to LACMA
The aging chairman of Univision Communications, Jerry Perenchio, has bequested a significant collection of modern art to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Los Angeles Times reported.
Protesters Unfurl Three-Story Banner in Guggenheim Museum
A thirty-nine-foot banner was unfurled in the rotunda of a sparsely-attended Guggenheim Museum this evening, the latest action carried out by the Gulf Ultra Luxury Front (G.U.L.F.) activist group.
US Senator Proposes Conservation Expanse for Michael Heizer’s Land Art
A bill quietly introduced by United States Senator Harry Reid would protect an 800,000-acre swath of Nevada desert containing the land art works of Michael Heizer, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
Matchbox Artwork Sparks Censorship Calls at Madrid Museum
International museum associations have come to the defense of Spain’s Reina Sofia museum after a provocative artwork drew fire from church groups.
Elementary and Simple: Christopher Williams at MoMA
“The art context is one of the few places where speculative thought and disinterested observation can still happen,” the artist and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf professor Christopher Williams has said. This is a useful delusion.
Christie’s Goes Prix Fixe with eBay Pricing Model
An upcoming sale at Christie’s London titled “Buy or Bid” will allow patrons to purchase lots at a fixed price, the auction house announced in a release.
After Walkout, CalArts Students Organize Against Administration
LOS ANGELES — In the great hall of the central building at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) last Thursday, hundreds of students gathered to work through the aftermath of an alleged rape.
Your Concise Guide to Exchange Rates Bushwick
Elements both foreign and domestic are soon to descend on the Bushwick section of Brooklyn under the aegis of Exchange Rates, an art exposition featuring artists and galleries imported from a dozen locations — Tacoma to Johannesburg, Glasgow to Beijing — orchestrated by London-based Sluice with local partners Centotto and Theodore:Art.