The ledger signed by the civil rights activist in 1963 fetched $130,000 at Hake’s Auctions.
The museum previously planned to fund the programs using proceeds from deaccessioned artworks, a proposal that drew sharp criticism from many in the arts community.
Museums, parks, and theaters as well as sports and recreational businesses have been more impacted than any other economic sector in the city.
While protests over free speech in Spain rock the country, the removal of the dictator’s statue is a symbol of reckoning with a bloody past.
Christie’s first-ever sale of a purely digital artwork has decidedly catapulted non-fungible token (NFT) art into the mainstream.
The curious inscription has puzzled art historians for decades, some of whom speculated it was an act of vandalism.
Tommy Marcus made the donation in the name of the ultra-conservative commentator, who lambasted the national nonprofit and accused it of “sexual perversion.”
Thanks in part to its virtual format, this year’s fair is the largest event yet, and the most international. Check out a slate of exhibitors you won’t want to miss.
Alumni and students are calling for Dartmouth to rename the Black Family Visual Arts Center following revelations of Black’s financial ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
A proposed amendment could make it illegal to put up signs offering historical context on the site of Confederate statues and other monuments.
Thousands called for Charles L. Venable’s removal after the museum posted a job listing which mentioned “maintaining the Museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.”
An offensive job description seeking a new director for the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields drew ire from artists, IMA patrons, and former and current museum workers.