The artist and former SWAIA chief operating officer and executive director has found a stable of dedicated collectors and a close-knit community at Santa Fe Indian Market.
Brooklyn Museum Lays Off 29 Workers; New Museum Lays Off 18
Both museums received Paycheck Protection Program loans in the millions.
New York Governor Cuomo’s COVID-19 “Mountain” Sculpture Is as Bad as It Sounds
“This is the mountain that New Yorkers climbed,” Cuomo said of the styrofoam sculpture, which people have likened to Jabba the Hutt.
Metropolitan Museum Looks Toward Reopening in Late August
The New York Times reported that the major New York institution plans to reopen August 29, but the museum has yet to issue an official statement.
At This Museum, Reopening Plans Include a Wearable Buzzing Device to Remind You to Social Distance
Future visitors to Magazzino Italian Art in Hudson Valley will be expected to do more than frequent hand sanitizer stations.
13% of Museums Worldwide May Close Permanently Due to COVID-19, Studies Say
Released jointly, two studies by UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) also say that nearly 90% of the world’s 95,000 museums have temporarily closed during the pandemic.
Metropolitan Museum Will Not Reopen Until Mid-August or Later
The Met, which is known as a bellwether for decision-making in the museum world, has also canceled all tours, talks, concerts, and events through 2020.
352 Artists Urge World Governments to Impose Arms Embargo on Israel
Ariella Azoulay, Shepard Fairey, Antony Gormley, and Tai Shani are among the growing number of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers calling for international pressure to impose an embargo and lift the siege of Gaza.
China Taunts US Response to COVID-19 With Absurdly Comical Lego Animation
A Chinese news agency released a propagandistic cartoon to herald its success at combating the coronavirus — that is admittedly entertaining.
White House Gift Shop Releases Out-of-Touch Coin Commemorating “Global Fight Against COVID-19”
The $100 limited-edition coin features imagery of the microscopic virus and a presidential podium, surrounded by Trumpian slogans.
Spreadsheet Highlights Major Income Disparities at Cultural Institutions
According to a document by the group Indebted Cultural Workers, MoMA director Glenn Lowry takes home about 48 times the salary of an education assistant at the museum.
Museums Worldwide Prepare to Reopen Their Doors After Lockdown
Museums in the United States remain shuttered, but museums in Germany have begun to cautiously open their doors, and museums in Hong Kong were forced to close for a second time due to a second wave.