A new analysis of diagrams drawn in the artist’s personal notebook reveals a near-accurate model of Earth’s gravitational pull.
Rhea Nayyar (she/her) is a New York-based teaching artist who is passionate about elevating minority perspectives within the academic and editorial spheres of the art world. Rhea received her BFA in Visual Arts from Carnegie Mellon University. Find her art updates at @rheanayyar.art on Instagram!
A Day With the NY Sanitation Department’s Resident Artist
sTo Len, whose fascination with waste removal started when he was a child, is the agency’s current artist in residence.
Controversial New Law Prompts Greek Museums to Shutter
The legislation gives institutions more autonomy but less government support for efforts like fundraising and generating revenue.
American Museums Get $5M for Latinx Curatorial Positions
The initiative is funded by four of the country’s largest grantmakers.
The Countries Paying Youths to Simply Enjoy Art
Germany, France, Italy, and Spain offer cash stipends to their younger citizens in an effort to revitalize arts and culture after the COVID-19 pandemic.
RISD Pulls Out of US College Rankings List
The school cited the US News & World Report’s “inability to accurately assess art and design education.”
Fighting HIV Stigma With Valentine’s Day Cards
Organized by Visual AIDS, “Love Positive Women” is a project that distributes hundreds of hand-crafted Valentine’s Day cards to women living with HIV.
Hirshhorn’s New Reality Show Looks for America’s Next Top Artist
Seven artists will compete for a cash prize and a chance to exhibit their work at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum.
US Museums Reduce Emissions With Help From Frankenthaler Foundation
Art museums and schools are encouraged to apply for the grants.
Rijksmuseum’s Slavery Exhibition Is Coming to New York
The extensive exhibition confronts the Netherlands’s often-forgotten colonialist legacy.
Is This the End of Twitter’s Beloved “Art Bots”?
Twitter’s curbing of free API access could affect accounts posting from museum collections or the archives of long-gone artists.
Art by Guantánamo Detainees Can Now Be Released
The US government has lifted a Trump-era ban that kept formerly imprisoned people from accessing their works.