August 29 | The Hirshhorn Museum acquires works of avant-garde Japanese photography
A New York institution welcomes an important acquisition whilst a new project space opens in the city. Elsewhere, Hong Kong’s Para Site has a new
It’s almost too predictable to be called news, but auction superstars such as Basquiat still make for the largest portion of the art market’s total sales. Elsewhere, MoMA is developing its communication strategy, whilst one of America’s most important folk artists has passed
The never-ending saga continues with more updates from the Rybolovlev-Bouvier scandal! In other news, the Moscow Biennial has announced the program for its upcoming edition, whilst the MoMA PS1 has strengthened its curatorial
documenta is almost drawing to a close, but the event has — yet again — caused a stir. Elsewhere, the post-war German artist Karl Otto Götz has passed away, whilst New York will welcome a new street art
As August is drawing to a close and the art world is starting to get back to business, however comments from one politician in Kassel have shaken many. Elsewhere in the news, Cattelan’s golden toilets are to leave the Guggenheim, while NADA Miami Beach announces its participants.
As the world reels from the US president’s reaction to the Charlottesville protests, the national committee on Arts and Humanities quit in defiance. In other news, the India Art Fair gets a new director, whilst the Ullens Center in Beijing faces censorship during a major solo show, and London’s National Portrait Gallery is bequeathed a collection of portraits of black British personalities.
Three weeks before the inauguration of the Joburg Art Fair, the event has announced that artist Peju Alatise will be awarded the FNB Art Prize, while gallery Luhring Augustine announce a new artist and the Outsider Art Fair is to return to Paris. Young Italian artist Chiara Fumai has died age
The South African artist collective announced the sad news via social media, elsewhere in the news, the Turkish photographer Yusuf Sevinçli is now represented by a gallery in Istanbul and the David Roberts Art Foundation is leaving London for
The UK Capital, which has hosted the renowned fair Photo London since 2015, is to soon welcome a new museum dedicated to the medium. Elsewhere in the news, a new online sales platform is to be launched while artist Martha Rosler wins (another)