The auction offered a 2000 strawberry iMac that Wales used to develop Wikipedia, and an NFT of the first Wikipedia edit, made in 2001.
Thirty artworks entered the collections of the Blanton Museum of Art, the Hood Museum of Art, the Princeton University Art Museum, the RISD Museum, and the Hampton University Museum.
The joint gift features photographs by a mix of well-known and emerging artists, including Yto Barrada and Eva Koťátková.
At least 10 stolen documents that had been illegally taken from Mexico’s National Archive were ultimately identified.
In “Summer Azure,” Tourmaline rockets upward into a cloudy blue sky, holding an astronaut helmet to her head.
The American Art Museum purchased a collection of early American photographs spanning the 1840s to the mid-1920s.
The gift deepens the museum’s holdings of Black and Latinx artists from the US, Caribbean, and beyond.
The works had been hanging in a cluttered room in Normandy, unbeknownst to its residents.
Also included are plans for two site-specific projects that were never fully realized: “Sky Mound” (1984–) and “Solar Web” (1984–89).
Jean-Michel Basquiat painted the portrait in 1985, on the door of a Dallas apartment where he was staying.
The withdrawal prompted negotiations for the potential repatriation of the Coptic Bible and horn beakers.
The donation of Ashley Bryan’s work marks the Morgan’s first major acquisition of work by a Black children’s author and illustrator.