Also, a man jumped to his death from Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel sculpture in New York’s Hudson Yards, Delhi police censored a public artwork at India Art Fair 2020, and more.
A long-awaited announcement confirms the cancellation of the upcoming Hong Kong fair “due to the outbreak and spread of the new coronavirus.”
In a draft executive order, the US government seeks to impose the classical style on federal buildings so that they “once again inspire respect instead of bewilderment or repugnance.”
Local galleries are pushing back on largely Western arguments that Art Basel Hong Kong should be cancelled because of political unrest, but as coronavirus spreads, the argument for cancellation strengthens.
Saraceno’s balloon flew over the Salinas Grandes salt flat, making it the first time a human has flown without the use of any fossil fuels, only air and sun.
Organized by Free CUNY and the People’s Cultural Plan, protesters called to eliminate police presence in schools, subways, and museums.
Also, the official Obama portraits will tour the United States, new murals commemorate Kobe and Gianna Bryant, and more.
As institutions shutter in response to the epidemic and Art Basel Hong Kong weighs its options, the CAFA Museum’s Techne Triennial exhibition of media art has been postponed.
Thanks to a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Asheville Art Museum will digitize its largely hidden Black Mountain College Collection.
The transaction illuminates the role individuals can play in rectifying Europe’s history of colonial plunder, but it also reveals the inner workings of a system that allows such objects to land in private hands to begin with.
The museum, which purchased the work in 2002, has changed the attribution of the sculpture “Head with Horns” to “unknown.”
Co-presented by Cinema Tropical and the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), Visions of Resistance presents narratives of resilience and uprising.