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art newsAppointed Director of the Metropolitan Museum in April 2018, Max Hollein is answerable for guiding the Museum’s artistic vision and all of its programming, research and assortment initiatives. An completed director for greater than fifteen years, Hollein oversees The Met’s curatorial, conservation, and scientific departments; exhibition and acquisition activities; schooling and public outreach; as well as the libraries, digital tasks, publications, imaging and design. San Antonio’s Contemporary Art Month (CAM) has introduced that Lee Hallman will be the curator for the 2020 version of the CAM Perennial.

He has since taken to activity the formidable challenge of capturing the vigorous and informal communal atmosphere of its artwork scene in a series of portraiture on seminal modern artists residing in Yogyakarta. Stefan Buana is considered one of Jogjakarta’s more distinctive and revolutionary modern artists.

From lead-free crystal chandeliers to 3D-printed vases, Swarovski turns to younger talent for cleaner design

Drawing on conceptualism, feminism, body artwork, gay male aesthetics; Cassils forges a sequence of powerfully trained bodies for various performative functions. It is with sweat, blood, and sinew that Cassils constructs a visible critique round ideologies and histories. From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks aside the artwork world’s huge stories with the help of special friends. Hosted by Ben Luke, the weekly podcast is delivered to you in affiliation with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

It’s on view via October 12 on the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Join us for an all-ages, open house to have fun the opening of Pop América, 1965–1975, an exhibition that brings together artists from North, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean to reframe our understanding of Pop Art. Pop América is the first exhibition to unify Latin American and Latinx expressions of Pop and explore how its daring, colourful imagery and political potential was embraced by artists working throughout the hemisphere. CAB’s open studio event on October 4, 6–10pm, options portray, images, jewellery, sculpture, ceramics, steel smithing and extra. Join over forty resident artists in their studios and hallway visitor artist exhibitions.

After an intensive nationwide search, The Figge Art Museum announced that Michelle Hargrave will turn into Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the museum efficient December 9, 2019. A museum professional with two decades of expertise, Hargrave at present serves as the Deputy Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT. “Her intensive background growing cultural institutions will serve her properly as she continues the expansion and success of the Figge,” said Ken Koupal, President of the Figge Board of Trustees.

Known equally as a tastemaker in contemporary art and an authority on the art market, Schwartzman is a frequent visitor speaker and panelist at The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Art Basel, and notable events around the globe. Trained as an art historian with a B.A. from Vassar College, Schwartzman was a founding workers member of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City and served as curator from 1977 to 1980. He has written extensively about art for publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Artforum and Art in America and was a contributing editor of Connoisseur. He served as a board member of Franklin Furnace from 1980 to 2000 and currently serves on the Board of Artists Space, one of New York’s premier alternative areas, having additionally served as the board’s President.

Ansel transforms scenes of violence in opposition to ladies into photographs of consensual pleasure. Tembi Contemporary is delighted to current Malaysian artist Kow Leong Kiang’s first solo exhibition in Yogyakarta. Since winning the Grand Prize on the Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards (1998) along with his controversial painting, ‘Mr. Foreign Speculator, Stop Damaging Our Country’, the artist has gone on to create a few of the most memorable photographs of rural Malaysia. He is finest recognized for his masterful portraits of East Coast beauty, encapsulating its pathos and nostalgia.