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Patricia Piccinini awarded 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Award for the Visual Arts

Melbourne, Australia: Artist Patricia Piccinini and philanthropists Peter and Joan Clemenger have been honoured by the 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts, at a gala dinner hosted at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) last night. Read more

Published on 2014-07-18.

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Kaldor Public Art Projects receives hundreds of applications for YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA

Sydney, Australia: Kaldor Public Art Projects has received hundreds of applications for their premiere open call project for Australian artists, YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA. The project, which celebrates the organisation’s 45th anniversary asked Australian artists to submit concepts for a large scale, temporary, site-specific art project to be realised in Sydney. Read more

Published on 2014-07-21.

News article from Australia.

The Whitney Appoints Christopher Y. Lew As Associate Curator

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014—The Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the appointment of Christopher Y. Lew as associate curator. Mr. Lew will begin working at the Museum this summer. Read more

Published on 2014-07-09.

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Inez de Vega receives $10,000 2014 Georges Mora Foundation Fellow

Referencing compelling visual imagery from the history of art, cinema and theatre, Inez plays with the past to tell contemporary stories of trauma, transgression and psychological neuroses. Inez grew up in a family addicted to Hollywood musicals and it is this popular art form that delivers the starting point for her performances. Read more

Published on 2014-07-01.

News article from Australia.

Leading Asian gallery group, Pearl Lam Galleries, launches into Australian Market with major presence at 2014 Melbourne

Pearl Lam Galleries, one of the most influential drivers of Asia's contemporary art scene, will launch into the Australian market for the first time this August, with a major presence at one of Australia’s most respected and longest running art events, the 2014 Melbourne Art Fair, featuring work by ten leading contemporary artists from around the world. Read more

Published on 2014-06-11.

News article from Australia.

ARTAND Australia launches dynamic online platform and moves to larger format, bi-annual print publications

Sydney, Australia: ARTAND Australia, Australia’s longest running and most respected art publication, has launched a dynamic new online platform that for the first time allows access to a digitized archive spanning 50 years of ARTAND Australia print magazines. Read more

Published on 2014-06-02.

News article from Australia.

QAGOMA Director Chris Saines to judge $15,000 SWELL Sculpture Award sponsored by City of Gold Coast

We are delighted to announce Chris Saines, Director of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) will judge the $15,000 SWELL Sculpture Award. Read more

Published on 2014-06-19.

News article from Australia.

Google Launches new Street Art portal

The Google Cultural Institute, located in Paris, has launched an online Street Art Project. The database features more than 4,000 works of street art, contributed by 30 cultural organizations from 15 countries. The database includes works that have since been removed from public walls. Works are accessed via Google's immersive Street View maps technology. Read more

Published on 2014-06-17.

News article from France.

There's only 1 week left to enter The Substation Contemporary Art Prize

The Substation Contemporary Art Prize is a national, Australian non-acquisitive award established to recognise and encourage innovation in contemporary art practice. There's $12,000 in cash awards available, but entries must be received by deadline Monday 23 June 2014. Read more

Published on 2014-06-16.

News article from Australia.

Own a part of the 6th Experimenta Biennial - Donate now to help us get on the road

Curated by Jonathan Parsons, new Artistic Director, the 6th Experimenta International Biennial is set to open in Melbourne at RMIT Gallery on November 28th 2014 and we need your help to bring the exhibition to life. Read more

Published on 2014-06-05.

News article from Australia.

Zoe Leonard Receives $100,000 2014 Bucksbaum Award

Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, has announced that artist Zoe Leonard is the recipient of the eighth Bucksbaum Award. The award, established by Melva Bucksbaum and her family, is given every two years to one of the artists in the Biennial whose work demonstrates a singular combination of talent and imagination. Read more

Published on 2014-05-15.

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Whitney Museum Donates Education Studio To Socrates Sculpture Park

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014—Socrates Sculpture Park and the Whitney Museum of American Art announced today that the Whitney’s freestanding educational studio, designed by the innovative architectural firm LOT-EK, will be donated to Socrates Sculpture Park. Read more

Published on 2014-05-14.

News article from United States.

Thomas J. Lax Appointed Associate Curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art

The Museum of Modern Art announces the appointment of Thomas J. Lax as Associate Curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art. Read more

Published on 2014-05-12.

News article from United States.

Key dates for Archibald 2014

Australia’s most anticipated annual art event – the Archibald Prize – moves to July this year. Entries for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2014 opened on 5 May and will be received at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from Monday 23 June until Friday 27 June 2014 from 8am to 4pm. Read more

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Sydney's MCA celebrates its Two Millionth Visitor

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) has recently seen its 2millionth visitor walk through the doors since the newly developed and expanded MCA Australia opened its doors to the public on 29 March 2012. Read more

Published on 2014-05-06.

News article from Australia.

The Whitney Announces Inaugural Year Exhibitions For Its New Downtown Home

When the Whitney Museum’s new Renzo Piano-designed home on Gansevoort Street opens its doors in the spring of 2015, the inaugural installation will be the largest display to date of the Whitney’s permanent collection. Read more

Published on 2014-05-02.

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Daniel Boyd is the 2014 BVLGARI ART AWARD recipient

Dr Michael Brand, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, today announced that Daniel Boyd, 31, one of Australia’s leading artists, is the recipient of the 2014 BVLGARI ART AWARD for his work Untitled 2014. Read more

Published on 2014-04-15.

News article from Australia.

Deinstall & Install Action In The Gallery

Just a little note to let you know that the New Weave deinstall and Resolved: Journeys In Australian Design install are going really well over at Object Gallery. Read more

Published on 2014-04-01.

News article from Australia.

Whitney Museum Announces 2014 Bucksbaum Award Jury

NEW YORK, April 11, 2014—The Whitney Museum of American Art has tapped a pair of well-respected figures from the art world, Michelle Kuo, the Editor in Chief of Artforum International, and Nancy Spector, the Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, to be on the jury for the 2014 Bucksbaum Award. Read more

Published on 2014-04-12.

News article from United States.

Joshua Siegel Promoted to Curator, Department of Film

Joshua Siegel, who has organized or co-organized more than 90 exhibitions for The Museum of Modern Art since joining the Museum as a curatorial assistant in 1993, has been promoted to Curator in the Department of Film. Read more

Published on 2014-04-10.

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Jodi Hauptman Promoted to Senior Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints

Jodi Hauptman joined The Museum of Modern Art as Associate Curator in 2002, and was promoted to Curator in 2008. Read more

Published on 2014-04-10.

News article from United States.

Starr Figura Promoted to Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints

MOMA, New York: Starr Figura, who has served as the Phyllis Ann and Walter Borten Associate Curator in the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books since 2008, has been promoted to Curator in the newly formed Department of Drawings and Prints. Read more

Published on 2014-04-10.

News article from United States.

Call for 2015 Exhibition Proposals | Counihan Gallery In Brunswick

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick invites artists and curators to submit proposals for projects that can be developed and achieved in the next year. We welcome innovative ideas and critical approaches to contemporary art practice. Read more

Published on 2014-04-10.

News article from Australia.

Experimenta announces New Executive Director

Experimenta is delighted to announce the appointment of Amelia Bartak as its incoming Executive Director. Amelia will be joining the Experimenta team from April 2014 and replaces Jen Mizuik who after five years at Experimenta has accepted the role of Director, Visual/Digital Arts at The Banff Centre, Canada. Read more

Published on 2014-03-19.

News article from Australia.

NGV announces major plan for contemporary international art and design

A major new initiative that will bring together the latest contemporary practice from around the globe has recently been announced. Beginning in the Summer of 2017 and to be held every three years, this ambitious event initiated by the National Gallery of Victoria will be a large-scale celebration of the best of contemporary international art and design. Read more

Published on 2014-03-19.

News article from Australia.

An Interview with Artist Hassan Hajjaj

Hassan Hajjaj, whose work My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I, 2012, is currently on view in the Ahmanson Building, also has a piece featured in the just-opened exhibition Fútbol: The Beautiful Game. The artist sat down with LACMA’s Erin Yokomizo to talk about My Rock Stars Experimental and his working process. Read more

Published on 2014-02-10.

News article from United States.

Darby English Named Consulting Curator at The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art has hired Darby English as Consulting Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture, Director Glenn D. Lowry announced today. Read more

Published on 2014-03-14.

News article from United States.

New Director of Public Engagement for AGNSW

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is pleased to announce that Jacquie Riddell has been appointed to the new role of Director of Public Engagement. Read more

Published on 2014-03-03.

News article from Australia.

MoMA’s 2014 David Rockefeller Awarded to Bernard Arnault

The Museum of Modern Art’s David Rockefeller Award will be presented to Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, at a luncheon at the Museum on March 4. The Award is presented annually by MoMA to an individual from the business community who exemplifies enlightened generosity and effective advocacy of cultural and civic endeavors. Read more

Published on 2014-02-25.

News article from United States.

Whitney Museum Loans Two Edward Hopper Paintings To The White House

The Whitney Museum of American Art is delighted to announce the loan of two Edward Hopper paintings to The White House. The two paintings, Burly Cobb’s House, South Truro and Cobb’s Barns, South Truro, both dated 1930–1933, were installed in the Oval Office last week. Read more

Published on 2014-02-11.

News article from United States.