Hammer Museum announces curators for ‘Made in LA’ 2020

In a recent press release, UCLA’s Hammer Museum announced the curators who will co-organize the 2020 edition of the acclaimed ‘Made in LA’ biennial. Paris-based writer and curator Myriam Ben Salah and LA-based curator and designer Lauren Mackler will head the fifth showcase. Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, an assistant curator at the Hammer Museum who has also worked […]

The British Museum to host largest ever manga exhibition outside Japan next year

The British Museum has just announced a major exhibition for the summer of 2019 and it’s all about Manga. Opening on May 23, the exhibition is set to be the biggest manga exhibition ever held outside of Japan. The exhibition promises to map the timeline of the multi-billion dollar industry tracing all the way back […]

Snarkitecture to introduce Snark Park to NYC in 2019

New York-based Design Prize winner Snarkitecture, headed by partners Alex Mustonen, Daniel Arsham, and Ben Porto, has announced the March 2019 opening of their permanent exhibition space called Snark Park. Snarkitecture’s creation will be located in Hudson Yards, a multi-billion-dollar, large scale redevelopment programme aimed to expand Manhattan’s midtown business district west towards the Hudson […]

China seeks to shed light on its artistic traditions through new Berlin satellite space

The Times Art Center Berlin (TACB) was registered as a non-profit art institution in Germany in July 2018 and recently opened its doors for the first time on November 30th. The Berlin satellite space is an extension of the Guangdong Times Museum located in the Pearl River Delta of South Eastern China. It is also […]

Museum highlighting African American cinema brings home the 2018 Sotheby’s Prize

The 2018 Sotheby’s Prize of $250,000 was recently awarded to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (AMMP), which will open in Los Angeles in late 2019. In its second year, the Sotheby’s Prize seeks to recognize innovative institutions and extraordinary curators who ‘strive to break new ground and challenge our understanding of art today.’ Moreover, […]

The museology of Georges-Henri Rivière

It was both logical and paradoxical that the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) would devote a major exhibition to Georges-Henri Rivière. It’s logical because the Musée national des Arts et Traditions Populaires’s collections are now located in Marseille and form the core of MuCEM, thereby making “GHR” the indirect founder of this Provencal […]

2019 Young Architects Programme finalists list

The finalists for the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s 2019 Young Architects Programme (YAP) have been officially announced. Pedro & Juana, Low Design Office (LOWDO), Oana Stanescu & Akane Moriyama, Matter Design, and TO will compete in the 20th annual YAP. Each finalist will now organize a preliminary proposal for PS1’s outdoor courtyard […]