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Eike Schmidt, who has led the museum since 2015, said that “devotional art was not born as a work of art but for a religious purpose.”
The museum announced it would stop working with the MPD until it “implements meaningful change,” including “demilitarizing training programs, holding officers accountable for the use of excessive force, and treating communities of color with dignity and respect.”
Sepuya is directing people to organizations like National Bail Out and #BlackLivesMatter-Los Angeles. Anyone who provides receipt for a donation of $250 and upwards will receive a print by the photographer.
Artists and activists called out the private museum in Kansas City for allowing police to stage on their property on Friday during nearby protests.
In a statement released today, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel condemned the unfounded arrest of a CNN crew covering protests in the city, calling the scene a “dystopian spectacle.”
The Zoom Museum, created by Iruoma Ekpunobi, is a comprehensive compilation of artworks made available by different institutions for your conferencing needs.
Starting this June, the BMA will provide resources as well as financial support to local artists, galleries, and communities.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of the Turner Prize will forego this year’s edition and award cash prizes to 10 British artists instead.
The Chinese government will prohibit future public architecture that “plagiarizes, imitates, and copycats” existing designs, like the replica of the Eiffel Tower in Zhejiang province.
This week, art critic Christopher Knight makes sweet pepper nachos, Hyperallergic editor Dessane Lopez Cassell shares her watermelon poke bowls, and more.
E-Motionø Support Group, an online group show curated by Lauren Powell, showcases animations by 39 artists “to help you feel better.”