Baltimore Museum of Art to collect works by women artists only in 2020

The Baltimore Museum of Art has decided that next year, they’re embarking on a serious effort to help change the imbalance of male to female artists. During 2020, the museum will only buy artworks by artists who are female and those who identify as female. Their choice also coincides with the 100th anniversary the 19th […]

Anonymous Was a Woman art prize recognizes ten significant women artists

Recently, ten women artists were announced as the recipients of the 2019 Anonymous Was a Woman (AWAW) art award. Offering recipients a $25,000 unrestricted grant, the AWAW award recognizes women artists over 40 years of age who ‘have made significant contributions in their field to date.’ This year, AWAW chose Elia Alba (57), Marsha Cottrell […]

How the American Museum of Natural History addressed a dated diorama

Today, millions of Americans will sit down to enjoy a Thanksgiving Day spread of turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and a plethora of other artery-clogging foods, yet delicious, foods. Today, Thanksgiving is more of less a day to spend time with family and to think of all the things you’re thankful for in […]

Making the workplace an art place: London exhibition by Curaty enters its final weeks

In just a few weeks, a unique exhibition of works will wrap up at Trivandi, a company founded out of the organising committee for the 2012 London Olympics. Their office, near London Bridge, isn’t the first place you’d think of for an exhibition of up-and-coming artists, but thanks to Curaty, a London-based start-up, it is. […]

Artist highlight: Jade van der Mark

‘We exist in an era where the rise of sophisticated technological innovations has significantly impacted the way we relate with one another. Shameless dismissiveness is a new norm. With my work,’ says artist Jade van der Mark, ‘I want to awaken and provoke’ Jade van der Mark is a young artist whose works reflect on […]

2020 shortlist for Hugo Boss Prize announced

Every two years, the Guggenheim Museum in New York City awards the Hugo Boss Prize and on Tuesday, they announced the short-listed artists selected by a jury for next year’s prize. The artists who have made the cut for the 2020 shortlist are Nairy Baghramian, Kevin Beasley, Deana Lawson, Elias Sime, Cecilia Vicuña and Adrián […]

Doris Salcedo wins first $1 million Nomura Art Award

On the evening of October 31st, artist Doris Salcedo became the first to receive what is now the world’s largest contemporary art prize: the Nomura Art Award. The award, which will be given annually, was announced earlier this year in March and is backed by a financial holding company based in Tokyo. The grand prize […]