Walker Art Center cuts ties with Minneapolis police

In an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis officially cut ties with the Minneapolis Police Department – for now. With their statement, the Walker Art Center became the first museum to take direct action in addition to supporting protests, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the family of George Floyd. […]

Art World Roundup: reaching the community during COVID-19, Hong Kong petition signed by hundreds of artists, and P.A.I.N. continues to help opioid victims

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we take a look at more ways that artists, organizations, and even JK Rowling are reaching out to the community during COVID-19, the petition signed by hundreds of creatives in Hong Kong, a year of auctions featuring the collection of Ginny Williams at Sotheby’s, and P.A.I.N.’s continued support of those […]

Art World Roundup: from the design behind Italian domes to penguins in a museum

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover some of the stories you might have missed including Dalí’s paternity test results, a pricey pair of Air Jordans, new AR art by Olafur Eliasson, and a few penguins who got to take a field trip to an art museum.  How’d they do it? Princeton University researchers […]

Boston MFA and Mass. Attorney General reach agreement on $500,000 diversity and inclusion fund

A year ago, disparaging comments were made to a group middle-school aged, minority students while on a field trip to the Museum of Fine Art (MFA) in Boston. In the time since the incident, the MFA has faced much backlash and been the focus of an investigation into the alleged remarks. They have also instilled […]

Art World Roundup: looking at Air Jordans, ahead to next year’s Venice Biennale, and incredibly close at The Night Watch

In this week’s edition of Art World Roundup, we cover a major sale from Gagosian Galleries at New York’s online Frieze art fair, a pair of Air Jordan’s up for grabs through Sotheby’s, an Athens hotel faulted for blocking the Acropolis, Germany’s curator for their pavilion in the 59th Venice Biennale, a homegrown drive-though art […]

Art World Roundup: looking at the week in art, from faked antiquities to pandemic piñatas

From a Pulitzer Prize winning art critic to COVID-19 inspired piñatas, this week’s Art World Roundup covers some of the stories you might have missed this week. Art Critic win 2020 Pulitzer Prize Being an art critic isn’t the clearest path to a Pulitzer Prize – in fact, the prestigious award has only been given […]

How do AR and VR art experiences compare to the real thing? Cuseum takes a closer look through neurological study.

Experiencing art looks a little different today than it did a year ago. While many were already embracing the joys of what VR and AR had to offer in the art world months ago, in the age of COVID-19, they have become integral for museums, galleries, and art enthusiasts, alike. This may have you pondering […]