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Sonsbeek Artistic Director, Curators Resign over “Unbearable” Working Conditions
Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, artistic director of the Arnhem, Netherlands, outdoor sculpture biennial Sonsbeek 20–24, and the event’s cocurators announced that they would depart their posts en masse

“I Had a Dog and a Cat”
Organized by Hana Ostan Ožbolt, “I Had a Dog and a Cat” is a nimble group show that pays tribute to artist and self-professed “old child” Josef Čapek’s 1929 children’s book, All About Doggie and Pussycat:

Victoria & Albert Museum Finally Removes Sackler Name
London’s Victoria & Albert Museum last week became the latest major arts institution to strip the Sackler name from its walls, yielding to years of activist pressure. The Guardian reports that the museum

Unionized Brooklyn Museum Workers Rally in Support of a Fair Contract
Unionized staff of the Brooklyn Museum on September 28 staged a two-hour rally in front of the institution in an effort to bring awareness to their demands for a fair contract from museum management.

Beginning and ending a prodigious career in photography
Working as Walker Evans’s darkroom assistant while at Yale’s MFA program, Baldwin Lee handled and printed negatives from Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Although the families photographed in Alabama’s

Bianca Hlywa
Bianca Hlywa is an artist who fuses beauty with disgust. Her chosen medium is the symbiotic cultures of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) used in fermented foodstuffs such as kombucha. The powerful vinegar

“Ybna Al3eid”
Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood on the border of Dubai and Sharjah is Bayt AlMamzar. Once a family villa, it is now one of the very few independent multipurpose art spaces in the Emirates.

Yuriko Sasaoka
For Yuriko Sasaoka’s wry exhibition on death and recurrence, the usually stark cement interiors of PHD Group have been overlaid with plush red carpet and purple satin drapes, mimicking the lurid set of

Kanishka Raja
Kanishka Raja’s posthumous solo exhibition “Ground Control” draws its title from a David Bowie song. In this instance, “Ground” refers to the textile surfaces on which the artist layered his linear

Simone Kearney
Yes, this is a disheartening era we’re living through. I didn’t really need the text accompanying “Criers”—poet and artist Simone Kearney’s exhibition here—to remind me that we’re living through a “time

Mimosa Echard
In conversation with a bee orchid, how best to obtain its sweat? (a) Tell it you are thirsty? (b) Ask it to make you wet? (c) Tell it you want to be sucked by a mushroom? The answer, in the world of

John Gerrard
The first time I encountered John Gerrard’s work was five years ago, when he showed his X. laevis (Spacelab), 2017, at New York’s Simon Preston Gallery. An example of the Irish artist’s so-called

Joseph Havel
During the pandemic lockdown, Joseph Havel’s studio companion was an African gray parrot named Hannah. Apparently, Hannah played a significant role in the completion of a project, conceived by the artist

Maria Martins
Maria Martins (1894–1973) spent much of her life outside Brazil (she was a diplomat’s wife in countries throughout Europe, South America, and Asia, as well as in the United States), and her work was

Geles Cabrera
Geles Cabrera, now ninety-seven years old, was the focus of a 2018 exhibition at the Museo Experimental El Eco in Mexico City titled “Mexico’s First Female Sculptor,” in recognition of her trailblazing


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