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“For Tahimik, indigeneity is not a cultural formation arrested in the past but a vital set of beliefs and practices…
“I once lived with her Polaroids. Her photographic triumph was my secret obsession. In one of the few selfless acts…“Going to the theater can be a lot like going to a party. When good, similar pleasures are on offer: diversion, exc… | New Software Tracks Gender Gap in Museum Collections one in the world ever knew April Dawn Alison. Her life, in the form of the Polaroids she carefully maintained, i… | Aimée Chan-Lindquist Appointed Executive Director of Rema Hort Mann Foundation“However indifferent, the presence of the sea, the sun, and the moon allows Diop to take a story that is specific i… | Open Society Pledges $15 Million in Support of Restituting African Artifacts | German Politician Calls for Public Monument Honoring Migrant Workers | Police Thwart Theft of Two Rembrandts in London Exhibition | Dia Art Foundation Names Donna De Salvo Senior Adjunct Curator“At the root of her portrayals and their documentation was April Dawn Alison’s need to see herself the way others m… | Whitney Museum Announces Recent Acquisitions
News | Shoji Sadao (1926–2019) | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Appoints Ashley James Associate Curator of Contemporary Art the years, Georgia Sagri has evolved her metaphysics in a Bergsonian direction, against clock time and the mod… | Joana Choumali Wins Eighth Prix Pictet | Paul Hamlyn Foundation Names 2019 Recipients of Awards for Artists“Why are we so eager to make transgression ubiquitous—to make it totally acceptable and risk-free?” An interview wi…“A film about contested beliefs, and how a young woman navigates them to tell her own story of love, loss, and the… | Torkwase Dyson Wins Studio Museum’s $50,000 Wein Prize | Cultural Institutions Close as Venice Endures Worst Flooding in Fifty Years
“Attendees climbed into a giant plastic balloon, courtesy of Tomás Saraceno, previously lying dormant on the lawn a… | The Met Receives Historic Bequest of $80 Million and 375 Artworks | Cultural Institutions Close as Venice Endures Worst Flooding in Fifty Years | Moscow to Break Ground on Massive Storage and Arts Complex in 2020 | Sawangwongse Yawnghwe Withdraws from Exhibition in Protest of Rohingya Genocide and EU “Hypocrisy” in Myanmar“In postdigital life, we don’t act because we don’t have to, which also means we don’t want to. And that’s how the… | Art Stolen from Embassies May Implicate Government Officials | Facing Criticism, El Museo del Barrio Instates Community Outreach Initiatives
News | Chiara Parisi to Lead Centre Pompidou-Metz pervasive suspicion of origins and the reactionary claims they support extends to Georgia Sagri’s conception of i…“It is neither optimistic nor pessimistic concerning our chances for survival, giving us something more valuable, m… | Gillian Jagger (1930–2019) Sagri migrates the loop and the glitch into lived, embodied time, writes @dammirati | Virginia Commonwealth University’s ICA Announces Research Fellows and Staff Promotions | Hank Willis Thomas Statue Unveiled in Brooklyn | Rory Pilgrim Awarded the Netherlands’ $44,000 Prix de Rome
News | Sally Dixon (1932–2019)"Ivers's chameleonic pop style vacillated between post-hippie, glitter rock, regrettable faux-hepcat Blues Brothers… as Kristen Kosmas’s performance lingers on crises familiar to us and contemporaneous to the writing and produc… | London’s Institute for International Visual Arts Names Sepake Angiama Artistic Director“Her script’s insistence on tracking and assessing the continuously renewed present flirts with the groundlessness… | National Galleries of Scotland to Sever Ties with BP
“Doha is the kind of place that makes you run out of admiring adjectives for its buildings, and possibly even belie…“By the time of its making, much of his strength had gone; he needed help holding brushes and applying paint. His e…“On my first visit to Doha, the city seemed permeated with a kind of anosmia and the curious dead air feeling of be… went to doha for @artforum, visited the excellent slavery museum among some others, learnt to believe in starchit…
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News | Two Indigenous Art Exhibitions to Split $250,000 Sotheby’s Prize | Frida Sandström on Michael Rakowitz at Mälmo Konsthall, Mälmo | Gus Casely-Hayford Named Inaugural Director of V&A East | Newark Museum Announces Name Change | Lin-Manuel Miranda Partners with Google to Digitize Art from Major Puerto Rican Museums“She was driven and obsessive; she saw value not only in epochal events but in popular culture and its detritus. Sh… | Betye Saar Wins 2020 Wolfgang Hahn Prize“The persistence of the country’s ancient Confucian moral codes are refracted and jumbled through memories of imper…
From the Archives | “The fear of alienating donors and sponsors has institutionalized self-censorship, a form of ce… | Connie Butler Receives Bard’s 2020 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence | The Met’s Costume Institute Reveals Theme of Its Spring 2020 Exhibition | Eisa Jocson Wins 2019 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award | Eisa Jocson Wins 2019 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award“Her aim was to capture everything, and in doing so, her tapes reflect the predilections of those who produce histo… | Kathrin Becker Named Artistic Director of Berlin’s Kindl Center for Contemporary Art
“Smells both enticing and repugnant have bubbled from her petri dishes, a contemporary-art Smell-O-Vision.”… | National Portrait Gallery in London Will Close for Three Years for Major Renovation“I want the audience to see more, to 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘪𝘷𝘦 more, to look at the world at a tilt.” An interview with Annie-B Pars… | Liverpool Biennial Reveals Theme and Participating Artists for Eleventh Edition | Marciano Art Foundation Lays Off Workers Amid Union Drive | Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts to Launch Inaugural Triennial in January“In my piece, ballet becomes data, which is what I believe happens to movement when it’s not performed anymore.” An… | US Museums to Organize More Shows by Women Artists in Run-Up to 2020 Presidential Election
News | Magazzino Italian Art Foundation Names New Research Center Coordinator, Scholar-in-Residence“Art’s (necessary) selfishness—its turning away from or negotiating with the facts of the world’s events/nonevents… | Centre Pompidou’s Shanghai Outpost Opens Friday | Ryan N. Dennis and Evan Garza to Curate 2020 Texas Biennial consummate skill, Robert Williams shows us some of the alluring and/or unsavory dreamworlds of our culture’s r… | Former Stedelijk Museum Director Beatrix Ruf to Join Moscow’s Garage Museum“If this technique had schizoid implications, the effect in the moment was less disturbing than entrancing: rhythmi…
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News | Marciano Art Foundation Workers Push to Unionize undead Valerie Solanas was one of several characters who occupied North Philadelphia’s Icebox Project Space for…“He had leaped over half a millennium of lamentation to recapture the essence of what Granada should conjure: not s… watching a documentary on hell houses made by evangelical Christians in Texas to proselytize youth against ev… the November @Artforum I wrote about Derek Jarman’s late paintings. Such a pleasure to spend time thinking abou…
Retweeted by Artforum“If Ed Ruscha focuses on the anomie beneath the slick finish of the postwar golden age, then Robert Williams takes… | Sri Lanka’s First Modern and Contemporary Art Museum to Open in December | Sharjah Biennial Will Present Okwui Enwezor’s Final Exhibition in 2021
The taint of the “retrograde” hung around his reputation like the stench of yesterday’s cabbage, boiled in an unven…
“The prophets of apocalypse in the old books, the announcers of Kali Ma’s return—I seem to hear them all in a new l…”She creates a tableau of today’s confused aspirations, the zeitgeist and all its cross-pollinating capacities.”… | Phillips Taps Markus Dochantschi’s studioMDA to Design New York Headquarters arte de Bonnard no tiene pretensiones de redimirnos, sino de consolarnos, se dice en ese artículo. Qué bienven…
Retweeted by Artforum“Every autumn, something strange and somatic happens in my body. It is like driving beside the ocean at night. You…“People who survive unimaginable things innovate strange ways to preserve the memory of horror.”—@arianareines’s al… short remembrance of the late Palestinian artist Kamal Boullata in @Artforum
Retweeted by ArtforumNews | Richard Telles Fine Art in Los Angeles Closes, Kasmin Now Represents Alma Allen, and More | Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl to Depart New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs’d be lying if I said I wasn’t incredibly proud to have written this @Artforum feature on Stephanie Syjuco & her i…
Retweeted by Artforum“I’m tempted to say that his art is the consolation for, not the redemption of, the existential condition.” Bruce H… | Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency Names Shannon R. Stratton Executive Director