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Peggy Guggenheim, the American avant-garde’s foremost gallery owner

Born in New York in 1898, Peggy Guggenheim was the daughter of a rich New York banker and the niece of industrialist and art enthusiast Solomon Guggenheim who created the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 1937 to store his vast collection. Fatherless at the age of 14, Guggenheim found herself heir to a large fortune […]

Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art responds to critical open letter saying they will downsize due to funding

On August 20th, more than 120 artists, curators, and dealers posed an open letter opposing the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art’s decision to deaccession the majority of items within their collection. The di Rosa Center was originally founded as the di Rosa Preserve in 2000 to promote and support artists in Northern California and […]

David Zwirner Gallery expands to Paris ahead of Brexit

Just months after the Goodman Gallery announced they’d be expanding their South Africa-based gallery to London this fall, David Zwirner, one of the art industry’s biggest gallery names, announced plans to expand to Europe. Set to open in just a few months, the Zwirner gallery will then have its first continental Europe gallery in Paris. […]

Frieze’s Jo Stella-Sawicka named as the direct Goodman Gallery’s London expansion

Jo Stella-Sawicka has been named by the Goodman Gallery as the director of their London gallery set to open this Autumn. For nearly a decade, Stella-Sawicka has been a part of Frieze’s leadership team in London contributing to the growth of the fair in recent years. As artistic director for the fair, she oversaw the […]

Goodman Gallery to expand to London

The Goodman Gallery, one of Africa’s leading art galleries, announced yesterday that this fall, they will open their third location. Joining their Cape Town and Johannesburg spaces will be a new gallery space in London located on Cork Street in Mayfair. The gallery will be the first permanent gallery to come to the revitalized street […]

Meow Wolf just announced an entirely different immersive experience

Meow Wolf isn’t your ordinary art collective and their newest announcement isn’t your usual art programme. No, the Santa Fe-based arts and entertainment collective has joined forces with Phoenix-based True North Studio (TNS) to introduce a hotel-meets-exhibition concept in Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District. Beginning in 2008 with about ten artists, Meow Wolf has shaken […]

‘100% Women’ will feature women only in a year-long programme at Richard Saltoun Gallery

In less than a month the Richard Saltoun Gallery (RSG) will embark on a year-long programme of exhibitions solely focused on female artists. As part of the gallery’s ongoing commitment to supporting artists who are under-recognized and under-represented, RSG will use their exhibitions as a protest against gender inequalities still prominent in the art world […]