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Anish Kapoor, Sarah Lucas and others, demand that the National Portrait Gallery breaks with BP

Art sponsorship and institutional donations have proven to be delicate and controversial matters, especially heightened in the past few years with the Sackler saga. Museums often rely on outside financial help to operate but at the same time such help often requires endorsing corporations, families or institutions that come with their own set of issues. […]

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 […]

David Zwirner will represent Paul Klee’s Estate, who has never before worked with a gallery

David Zwirner Gallery will now represent the family of visionary Swiss-German artist Paul Klee (1879-1940), who up until now have never officially joined forces with any commercial gallery. A solo show of works taken directly from the family’s collection was subsequently scheduled to open in the gallery’s Chelsea space in September. The gallery also announced […]

Masterpiece London to expand to Hong Kong with Fine Art Asia

Masterpiece, the London-based art fair that spans modern and contemporary art as well as antiquities and jewellery, announced on Friday that it will be expanding to Hong Kong. Its international expansion efforts beyond London have long been anticipated since receiving an investment from Art Basel parent company MCH Group. The Hong Kong operation will not […]

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 […]

Paris’s Galerie Bernheim-Jeune Closes

After a glorious 150-year run, the widely celebrated Galerie Bernheim-Jeune is permanently closing its doors in Paris. The gallery has earned a global reputation for presenting the best of the avant-garde and widely contributing to some of the greatest artists’ careers. Le Journal des Arts reports that the gallery’s board has officially closed the space to pursue […]