Tag: Institutions

Some Art Institutions in Red States Are Offering to Cover Travel Expenses for Employees Seeking an Abortion. Most Are Not

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade, a wave of companies located in states that are likely to pass new restrictions on abortion announced that they would pay for employees to travel across state lines to receive medical care. The list, which includes major corporations such as Amazon, Bank of America, and Goldman Sachs, swiftly circulated online. But ...

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International Institutions To Acquire Artworks from Souls Grown Deep – ARTnews.com

On Monday, Souls Grown Deep Foundation and Community Partnership announced that Tate Modern in London, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, and the Pinault Collection in Paris and Venice will acquire artworks from its collection. This marks the first time that works from the collection will be acquired internationally. The Souls Grown Deep Foundation holds the largest collection of artworks by Black artists ...

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Leading art institutions show solidarity with Ukraine with fundraising events

Leading art institutions are showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine by hosting a range of events to bring in money for the humanitarian crisis in the country.The Royal Opera House and Southbank Centre in London and East Sussex’s Glyndebourne Opera House are among the venues putting on concerts, with the funds raised being donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to provide aid ...

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‘Rain Bomb,’ Flooding Threatens Australian Cultural Institutions – ARTnews.com

It was just a couple years ago when Australia was in the news for devastating bush fires. Today, the country is now being battered what some have termed a “rain bomb.” Waves of water have wreaked havoc on Brisbane, causing flash flooding that left citizens stuck on their roofs waiting for rescue teams. ArtAsiaPacific reported that the flooding forced Australian cultural institution Queensland Cultural ...

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As Part of Its Rebrand, Meta Is Launching an Expanded Art Program and Teaming Up With the New Museum and Other Top Institutions

Meta Open Arts, formerly known as Facebook Open Arts, is set to make a splash during Frieze L.A. as it announces a slate of new partnerships. Among its collaborators are the new Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) San Francisco, the New Museum’s New Inc. cultural incubator in New York, and the Park Avenue Armory’s presentation of Rashaad Newsome’s Assembly, The Pavilion of the African Diaspora. Leading ...

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How Institutions Heal Their Audiences – ARTnews.com

The idea that making and experiencing art can be therapeutic pervades contemporary culture, so it is no surprise that museums are responding to the collective trauma of Covid-19 by addressing concerns of mental and physical health with unprecedented intensity. The past sixteen months have witnessed a profusion of museum-based healing initiatives. The Queens Museum in New York launched La Ventanita/The Little Window, an online ...

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Laura Raicovich Takes Aim at Failing Institutions – ARTnews.com

In 2017, Queens Museum director Laura Raicovich began organizing the program Art Space Sanctuaries, which seeks to create a safe environment among art and cultural spaces. The Queens Museum’s board voted against staging the project, allegedly citing concerns that it was too political for the museum. Six months later, Raicovich expressed caution over renting out the Queens Museum’s galleries for a political event hosted ...

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Curator and Author Legacy Russell on Rebuilding Art Institutions From Within

Welcome to Shattering the Glass Ceiling, a podcast from the team at the Art Angle where we speak to boundary-breaking women in the art world and beyond about how art has shaped their lives and careers.   In the third episode of the Art Angle’s podcast miniseries “Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” Artnet News’s London editor Naomi Rea spoke to curator and author Legacy Russell. Russell ...

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Kenneth Clark on the Formation of Western Institutions, in 1954 – ARTnews.com

The following article first appeared in the January 1954 issue of ARTnews under the headline “The Ideal Museum.” The public art gallery is a relatively recent creation—scarcely one of them is older than two lifetimes—and it has grown up through a series of accidents, without much clear thought of its purpose, or, rather, of its conflicting purposes. This does no1 discredit it, for many ...

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Hugh Lane Collection Agreement Reached Between Art Institutions – ARTnews.com

Art institutions in England and Ireland have come to a new agreement regarding the collection of Hugh Lane, who died in 1915 when the Lusitania was sunk. According to a report by the Guardian, the National Gallery in London and the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin have established a 10-year partnership that will involve two groups of five paintings rotating between the two institutions ...

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