Also, California studies showed that the state lost over 175,000 creative jobs in 2020, and more.
Week in Review
Week in Review: Australian Arts Orgs Impacted by Facebook Ban; NYC Loses 66% of Creative Jobs in 2020
Also, German researchers say the risk of COVID-19 transmission is far lower in museums and theaters than any other indoor activity, and more.
Week in Review: Indianapolis Museum Director Resigns Amid Controversy; Guggenheim Signs Union Contract
Also, Turkey filed an unprecedented lawsuit to dissolve an arts organization founded by jailed philanthropist Osman Kavala, and more.
Week in Review: US Urges Release of Jailed Turkish Philanthropist; Sculptor Paves Way in Prosthetics for Darker Skin
Also, a bipartisan group of US Senators introduced a resolution in solidarity with Cuban artists, and more.
Week in Review: 150+ Artists Urge MoMA to Remove Leon Black From Board; Turkish Students Jailed for LGBTQ Poster
Also, a zoning board in upstate New York ruled that a Nick Cave artwork is protected by the First Amendment after months of dispute, and more.
Week in Review: Gallery Graffitied With QAnon Conspiracies; MCA Chicago Lays off 11% of Staff
Also, MoMA Chairman Leon Black stepped down as CEO of his equity firm following a review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein, but remains on the museum board.
Week in Review: Internet Reacts to Joe Biden’s Inauguration; Comic Auctions Break Records
Also, the city of Chicago has promised $2.5 million in grants to local arts organizations, and more.
Week in Review: Jewish Heritage Museum Vandalized With Confederate Flag; UK Rejects Antiquity Regulations
Also, an Ohio Arts Council leader resigned after incendiary comments on the 2020 election came to light, and more.
Week in Review: Photos Capture Attack on the Capitol; Vulva Sculpture in Brazil Incites Controversy
Also, see a rundown of some of the many artworks and creative acts that were censored in 2020, and more.
Week in Review: Second COVID-19 Relief Package Passes; Sackler Texts Leaked
Also, a photographer captured stirring images of feminist celebrations rejoicing the legalization of abortion in Argentina, and more.
Week in Review: Christie’s and Sotheby’s Subpoenaed in Epstein Investigation; Tania Bruguera Detained in Cuba
Also, several artists have come forward to claim credit for the monoliths around the world, and more.
Week in Review: Tate and Philadelphia of Museum Cut Workforce; French Bill Sparks Massive Protests
Also, artists and architects are advocating for the removal of Philip Johnson’s name from the Museum of Modern Art, and more.