Three individuals were involved in an attack on an exhibition in Chelsea this morning in which photographs were defaced, neo-Nazi leaflets dispersed, and a curator assaulted with pepper spray, Hyperallergic has learned.
The Art Newspaper has been acquired by a Russian art collector and entrepreneur, according to a release from the publication this morning.
As labor conditions on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island fall under ever-increasing scrutiny, Frank Gehry, the architect behind the Guggenheim’s outpost there, has issued a statement regarding his firm’s “substantial and on-going dialogue” on the issue.
Amjad Nasser, a leading Jordanian poet, novelist, and journalist, was denied entry to the United States earlier this week, the Arab Lit blog reported.
Last week, the controversial production “Exhibit B” was canceled by the City of London’s Barbican Centre, which issued a statement decrying the “profoundly troubling” protests that “silence artists and performers.”
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will be adding a second location in New York, the Art Newspaper reported. A job listing on the Guggenheim’s website containing all the information mentioned in the report seems to be the source.
What does it mean when the people hired to make a body of work relevant, as the magazine Bidoun was for the collective GCC, call it “quick and cute and perfectly timed”?
The European Union is considering a ban on the cadmium pigment in artists’ paints.
Opening tonight at MoMA PS1, Printed Matter’s much-loved New York Art Book Fair will present an international lineup of art-publishers and their associated projects.
Citing “the extreme nature of the protest and the serious threat to the safety of performers, audiences and staff,” the Barbican in London has canceled its production of South African director Brett Bailey’s controversial installation “Exhibit B.”
A 101-year-old film discovered by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is the oldest known feature film starring a cast of black actors.
In a dispatch this weekend appearing in Artforum‘s usually stultifying Scene & Herd blog, it was reported that Oscar Murillo had carried out an intriguing intervention at a party hosted by the collector Frances Reynolds.