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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.

News article from United States.

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.

How a drastic increase in licensing fees has just crippled Australia's online radio industry

Nearly 200 local commercial regional radio stations have stopped exact online simulcasts of local live free to air radio over the internet from midnight on 31 January 2014 as a result of record companies’ insistence on radio paying twice for playing music. Local commercial metropolitan radio stations are reviewing their position on a weekly basis and also may switch off in the future. Read more

Published on 2014-01-31.

News article from Australia.

Public Program And Performance Highlights Announced For The 19th Biennale Of Sydney

The 19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire has announced its public program and performance highlights including artists Tacita Dean, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Nathan Coley, Hubert Czerepok, Douglas Gordon, Callum Morton and John Stezaker. Read more

Published on 2014-01-29.

News article from Australia.

Mike Nock recipient of Don Banks Music Award

The Australia Council for the Arts is delighted to present the 2014 Don Banks Music Award to Mike Nock. Read more

Published on 2014-01-21.

News article from Australia.

Visual Arts more popular than Football in Australia

Spending on visual arts and craft has grown 26% since 2004. With 11 million attendances annually, exhibitions draw bigger crowds than the footy (10 million). More than 1.65 million Australians attend Indigenous visual art exhibitions and events each year. These are just some of the facts drawn together in the Australia Council’s new digital resource, Art Facts: Visual Arts. Read more

Published on 2013-12-13.

News article from Australia.

Leading artist and curator win major visual arts awards

Tracey Moffatt, one of Australia’s leading internationally acclaimed contemporary artists, and Juliana Engberg, Artistic Director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Melbourne and Artistic Director of the forthcoming Biennale of Sydney; have been honoured for their achievements in the arts with the Australia Council Visual Arts Award and Medal respectively. Read more

Published on 2013-12-13.

News article from Australia.

Talia Linz wins Nick Waterlow OAM Curatorial Fellow announced

Over the next two years Talia has the unique opportunity to be mentored by the Artistic Director of the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Juliana Engberg. The Fellowship celebrates the memory of Nick Waterlow OAM (1941–2009) and the extraordinary contribution he made to the Biennale of Sydney. Read more

Published on 2013-12-13.

News article from Australia.

A Message from MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry on the MoMA Building Project

The Museum of Modern Art’s Board of Trustees have approved initial details of a major building project that will expand the Museum’s public spaces and galleries to provide greater public accessibility and allow the Museum to reconceive the presentation of its collection and exhibitions. Read more

Published on 2014-01-08.

News article from United States.

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Donates Images from the Shunk-Kender Photography Collection to 5 Institutions

The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation have announced that the Foundation is giving approximately 200,000 black and white prints, color prints, negatives, contact sheets and color transparencies and slides from its invaluable Harry Shunk & Shunk-Kender Photography Collection to five major institutions, making permanently accessible an unmatched record of an entire era in the visual arts. Read more

Published on 2013-12-19.

News article from United States.

'Of Light' People's Choice Award Winner Announced

The winner of the 2013 Banyule Works on Paper 'People's Choice Award' has been announced - Ralf Kempken's The Visual Ray. Hypnotic and dynamic, the hand cut stencil of an eye captured our audiences' imagination. Read more

Published on 2013-12-18.

News article from Australia.

ATOM Award winners announced!

Director of Experimenta, Jen Mizuik, was recently a judge for the 2013 Australian Teachers Of Media (ATOM) Awards. ATOM are our wonderful partners and instrumental in developing our hugely popular Biennial Study Guides. Read more

Published on 2013-12-16.

News article from Australia.

Scott Mead Announced as New Chairman of the Photographer's Gallery

The Trustees of The Photographers’ Gallery have elected Scott Mead as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Scott Mead is a fine art photographer, philanthropist and investor. He was a partner and managing director of Goldman Sachs until 2003, a senior advisor at Apax Partners and a founding partner of Richmond Park Partners. Read more

Published on 2013-11-04.

News article from United Kingdom.

Australia Council drives discussion at National Writers’ Congress

The Australia Council for the Arts Director Literature Jill Eddington and Literature Strategy Panel Chair Sophie Cunningham will inform writers and publishers how the organisation’s recent changes can provide strategic funding support and build on peer assessment at this week’s National Writers’ Congress: Authorship 20/20 in Sydney. Read more

Published on 2013-10-17.

News article from Australia.

Australia Council connects performing artists from Asia, Europe and Australia

Performing arts leaders from Europe and Asia will descend on Melbourne next May as part of a knowledge and cultural exchange event to increase international collaboration and engagement. Read more

Published on 2013-10-21.

News article from Australia.

Brisbane Powerhouse Announces Apam 2014 Program

All eyes will be on Brisbane from 18 to 22 February 2014 for the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM), the premier biennial industry event for contemporary performing arts in the Asia Pacific region. Read more

Published on 2013-10-25.

News article from Australia.

Frank Moorhouse honoured by Australia Council

The Australia Council for the Arts has recognised the outstanding contribution of writer Frank Moorhouse AM by awarding him the 2013 Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. Read more

Published on 2013-11-01.

News article from Australia.

NGV to announce 2014 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition

The Honourable Louise Asher, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, and Tony Ellwood, Director of the National Gallery of Victoria, will announce the 2014 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition. Read more

Published on 2013-11-04.

News article from Australia.

CAMERON CLARKE wins the 2013 Crumpler People's Choice Award

The Crumpler People's Choice Award has been a highlight of the Bowness Photography Prize for the last couple of years with Crumpler contributing a bunch of super colourful '4 Million Dollar Home' and '5 Million Dollar Home' camera bags to voters. Read more

Published on 2013-11-06.

News article from Australia.

Hosier and Rutledge Lanes to be repainted

On Friday 8th November Melbourne’s finest street artists will begin the complete repainting of Hosier and Rutledge Lanes. The initiative, organised by Land of Sunshine, Invurt and Just Another is a satellite project of Melbourne Now and brings together some of Melbourne’s finest street artists and graffiti crews/collectives in a major makeover of the Hosier Lane precinct. Read more

Published on 2013-11-07.

News article from Australia.