Archive for April 2019

Dallas Museum of Art announces gift of $1 million and new curatorial position

The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) recently announced a significant expansion to their collection, programming, and commitment to Latin American art. As more and more institutions seek out works of […]

Could a painting of Donald Trump go to the Supreme Court?

It’s huge. No really, Unafraid and Unashamed by British-born, American artist Julian Raven really is big. The painting, which took over 600 hours to create according to Raven and is […]

Hirshhorn acquires an edition of Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirror Room – Phalli’s Field’

Over the past two years, the ‘Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors’ exhibition, which just wrapped up February 17th at the High Museum in Atlanta, has wowed visitors at each of its […]

Turkish president pledges to revert Hagia Sophia to a mosque

After nearly 85 years as a museum, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to revert Hagia Sophia to a mosque. In a televised interview on March 23rd, Erdogan stated […]

Proposals for NYC sculpture honouring Shirley Chisholm released

In November of 2018, New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs (NYCDCA) announced that Prospect Park in Brooklyn would be getting a new public sculpture. Commissioned as installation of the […]

Emilija Škarnulytė awarded $100,000 for Future Generation Art Prize

Lithuanian artist Emilija Škarnulytė has been named as this year’s Future Generation Art Prize by the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev, Ukraine. The Future Generation Art Prize, now in its fifth edition, […]

2018 Museum Trends: Fashion and Social Interaction

Whether through social media engagement, immersive exhibitions, or fashion-forward thinking, art museums are creating novel opportunities to interact with artwork and with that increasing visitorship like never before. The Art […]