Tag: People

Former Art Magazine Editor Lindsay Pollock Has Been Named Head of Communications at the Whitney Museum

The former editor in chief of Art in America magazine Lindsay Pollock is joining New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art as its chief communications and content officer. Pollock, who…
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How I Got My Art Job: Provocative Artist Cary Leibowitz on His Double Life as an Art-Market Rainmaker at Phillips

From fabricators to mummy conservators to private collection managers, the art world is full of fascinating jobs you may not have realized even existed. In artnet News’s column “How I…
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The Dung-Adorned Madonna That Giuliani Once Tried to Ban Has Been Donated to MoMA by Steve Cohen

A painting that former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani once tried to ban from the Brooklyn Museum now has a permanent home in New York City. Billionaire hedge fund manager…
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Louise Bourgeois’s Powerful, Confessional Poems Will Now Be Published for the First Time—and You Can Read One Here

Louise Bourgeois is best known for her haunting, deeply personal art—but few realize that the beloved French sculptor was as prolific a writer as she was an artist. When she…
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New York Magazine Art Critic Jerry Saltz Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine‘s senior art critic, has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for criticism. The veteran art writer—who was twice shortlisted as a finalist in 2001 and 2006—was selected “for…
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Meet the Beretta Family, the Art-Savvy Gun Makers Who Back the NRA and the Venice Biennale

In recent months, the question of whether cultural institutions have a responsibility to reckon with the source of a donor’s wealth has come into sharp focus. Protests against the philanthropic…
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Florida’s Norton Museum Nabs a ‘Transformative’ Gift of More Than 100 Works by Contemporary Art’s Biggest Names

The Norton Museum of Art in Wast Palm Beach, Florida, has dramatically expanded its Modern and contemporary art holdings in one fell swoop. The museum announced today that it has…
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A Nimble Museum Veteran, Max Hollein Vows to Bring New ‘Energy’ as the Met’s Next Director

After months of speculation, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has chosen a seasoned museum leader to take the helm as its next director. Max Hollein, the director and CEO…
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Tate Modern’s Blockbuster-Maker Nancy Ireson Will Join the Barnes Foundation as Chief Curator

The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has named Tate Modern curator Nancy Ireson its new deputy director for collections and exhibitions and its chief curator. She will begin her new post in August. During her…
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How I Got My Art Job: How David Kratz Went From Wall Street Dropout to President of the New York Academy of Art

From fabricators to mummy conservators to private collection managers, the art world is full of fascinating jobs you may not have realized even existed. In artnet News’s column “My Art…
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