A new series of regulations will affect the entire art market by placing new policies to increase oversight of art dealers, similar to those that apply to brokers, financial institutions and other high-stake financial groups.
The Brooklyn Museum’s recent appointment of Kristen Windmuller-Luna to the position of curator of African art has led leaders in the arts community to question why a black person wasn’t hired for the position.
When the new administration announced plans to introduce budget cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts and other institutions that were heavily supporting nonprofits, museums across the country were particularly on edge.
A new art summit launched by Art Basel will seek to bring together tens of leaders in various industries to discuss some of the world’s most urgent issues such as the need for sustainability and the role of artificial intelligence in today’s world.
Shamsia Hassani, creates graffiti art on abandoned buildings in the streets of Kabul to speak to women’s rights. Hassani, who teaches art at Kabul University, earned her masters and is a trained classical artist who works on contemporary mural art.
Artistic Noise began as a small effort to help young incarcerated women have an artistic outlet of expression and over the years has expanded into a number of workshops and programs that help these individuals beyond incarceration.
After 20 years of planning, five years of legal battles, and a $15M investment, the 81-year-old artist Christo has abandoned his “Over the River” project in an act of protest against President Donald Trump, he stated.
A California law that required art auctions to pay royalties to artists who sold their art no longer holds true in the state, or in the U.S. as the court ruled earlier this week in a court case of artists against Sotheby’s.