Tag: The Talent

ArtPrize Names Jori Bennett as Executive Director

Jori Bennett. COURTESY BURCH PARTNERS ArtPrize, the open art competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with more than $500,000 awarded to participating artists each year, appointed Jori Bennett as executive director.…
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Names Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s Max Hollein Director

Max Hollein. DREW ALTIZER PHOTOGRAPHY After a year-long search, Max Hollein has been named the new director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, making him the tenth person to head…
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Dismissing Suit Against Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné Committee, Judge Bolsters Embattled Art-Authentication Field

Agnes Martin. PHOTOGRAPH BY CHARLES R. RUSHTON/COURTESY PACE GALLERY In a decision that could have major effects on the process of authenticating artworks in the United States, a New York…
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Southampton Arts Center Names Tom Dunn as Executive Director

Tom Dunn. COURTESY RUBENSTEIN PR Southampton Arts Center on the East End of Long Island in New York has named Tom Dunn as the center’s first-ever executive director. Dunn previously…
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Art Institute of Chicago Names Caitlin Haskell Curator of International Modern Art

Caitlin Haskell. PHOTO BY ANDRIA LO Caitlin Haskell will be the new curator of international modern art at the Art Institute of Chicago. She will start in her post in…
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Shenzhen Biennale Curator Fired Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Gary Xu COURTESY SHENZHEN BIENNALE’S WEIXIN The Shenzhen Biennale has removed Gary Xu from his role as one of three curators of its inaugural edition after allegations of harassment and…
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Report: Helen Molesworth Fired as Chief Curator of MOCA Los Angeles

Molesworth. COURTESY MOCA Christopher Knight, the art critic of the Los Angeles Times, has reported that Philippe Vergne, the director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, fired…
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Sherri Geldin to Step Down as Director of Wexner Center for the Arts

Sherri Geldin. KEVIN FITZSIMMONS After 25 years at the helm, Sherri Geldin will leave her post as the director of Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University…
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Alison Cole Named Editor of the Art Newspaper

Alison Cole. ©ALISON COLE Following Javier Pes’s resignation earlier this year, the Art Newspaper has named Alison Cole as its editor. She is currently a critic for the Arts Desk…
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Robert Colescott Estate Heads to Blum & Poe

Robert Colescott, Kitchen Assassination, 1971. COURTESY BLUM & POE The estate of the late artist Robert Colescott, whose irreverent, incisive, and discomfiting paintings gamely engage the tumultuous histories and politics…
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