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Paris Photo New York Names Exhibitors, Cynthia Daignault Joins Night Gallery, and More
Paris Photo has announced that 126 galleries and forty-seven publishers from twenty-four countries will participate in its inaugural New York fair, taking place at Pier 94 in Manhattan from April 2 to

Jack Youngerman (1926–2020)
American artist Jack Youngerman, whose six-decade output ranged from Constructivist-inflected geometries and shaped canvases to elliptically organic forms, died on Wednesday in Stony Brook, New York,

Joseph Henry on Jenny Hval’s The Practice of Love at HAU, Berlin
HAVING MOVED TO BERLIN from New York last September, I was dismayed to learn that Valentine’s Day is also a thing in Germany. It’s not just that the holiday tends to endorse a set of normative conventions

Kurt Schwerdtfeger
Reflektorische Farblichtspiele (Reflecting Color-Light-Play, 1922/2016) by the Bauhaus artist Kurt Schwerdtfeger (1897–1966) is a type of artwork that, even after nearly a century, still manages to

Ingrid Schaffner Named Curator of Chinati Foundation
Ingrid Schaffner has been appointed curator by the Chinati Foundation, the Marfa, Texas–based museum founded on the ideals of Donald Judd. In 2018, Schaffner organized Pittsburgh’s fifty-seventh Carnegie

Yona Friedman (1923–2020)
The French architect and urban planner Yona Friedman—whose flexible, humanizing designs qualify him as one of the most influential minds of twentieth century architecture despite his relative obscurity

The Met Selects Carol Bove and Héctor Zamora for Facade and Roof Top Commissions
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has commissioned Mexican artist Héctor Zamora to create a site-specific intervention for the museum’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden and invited Carol Bove to become

Tausif Noor on the 5th Dhaka Art Summit
A CLOUD OF SMOKE rippled around Dhaka’s Shilpakala Academy late in the afternoon. Through it, we could see the occasional flame. Everyone continued chatting, unsure of what we were looking at, until a

Canada Council for the Arts Announces Visual and Media Arts Award Winners
The Canada Council for the Arts has named the 2020 recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, which recognize contributions to the visual arts, media arts, and fine craft.

NADA Welcomes Eighteen New Gallery Members
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) announced that eighteen new galleries have become members of the nonprofit, which organizes programming and other events year-round. Seven of the galleries, which

Sharon Maidenberg to Lead The Contemporary Austin
The Contemporary Austin has named Sharon Maidenberg, an active member of the Bay Area nonprofit arts community, as its next executive director and CEO. Maidenberg comes to the museum from the Headlands

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Names Recipients of over $1.5 Million in Grants
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) has announced that it will award more than $1.5 million in grants and residencies to 316 Manhattan-based artists and arts organizations through its Manhattan

Nick Pinkerton on Pedro Costa’s Vitalina Varela (2019)
THE FIRST IMAGE in Pedro Costa’s Vitalina Varela is an empty street at night, from which a few headstones marking a cemetery are visible. It’s a grisaille, so denuded of color that you process the image

Laura Creed Named Executive Director of Ballroom Marfa
Ballroom Marfa, the noncollecting contemporary art museum in Marfa, Texas, has appointed Laura Creed executive director. Creed comes to the institution from LAXART, where she serves as director of

“Every Leaf Is an Eye”
Noah Piugattuk shrugs when the Canadian civil servant offers him money and Western education. Why would he need money, and why would he want his grandchildren to be educated by someone who does? In


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