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MCA Chicago Hires Jamillah James, René Morales – ARTnews.com

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has filled its two top curatorial positions, both of which have been open for several months. René Morales will now be the institutions chief curator, and Jamillah James will be its senior curator. They will begin in their roles early next year. James is among the most closely watched curators working today. With Margot Norton, she co-organized the ...

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Kerry James Marshall to Design Windows for the National Cathedral – ARTnews.com

Kerry James Marshall has been tapped to design new windows for the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., church officials announced. The previous windows, which had been donated by the Daughters of the Confederacy in 1953, honored the Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. In 2015, the windows became a point of contention. Two years later, in 2017, the National Cathedral decided to ...

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Forbidden Fruit – James Reka – StreetArtNews

Reka’s latest body of work peels back the layers of what it is to be human, questioning the viewer’s moral fibre and substance, teasing at notions of desire and sexuality. The Malta-based, Australian artist penned the following statement as a written exploration to accompany his finest work to-date, digging deep to ask himself, and more broadly, humanity, if they too would honestly not have ...

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James Turrell, Sebastião Salgado Win $137,000 Praemium Imperiale Award – ARTnews.com

The Japan Art Association’s Praemium Imperiale award, one of the world’s top art prizes, has gone to sculptor James Turrell and photographer Sebastião Salgado this year. Both will take home 15 million yen, or about $137,000, each. Turrell has been widely recognized for his grand installations that make use of elegant plays of light. In 2013, for example, he transformed the Guggenheim Museum in ...

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JTT Now Represents James Yaya Hough – ARTnews.com

Monday, July 26 JTT Now Represents James Yaya HoughJames Yaya Hough, a Pittsburgh-based artist whose work focuses on the realities of being incarcerated in the U.S., is now represented by New York’s JTT gallery, where he currently has his first solo show. Having been convicted for murder at age 17 in Pennsylvania, Hough was released in 2019 after a judge ruled that it is unconstitutional to ...

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Art Base to open James Surls exhibition

James Surls, “Spot On.” Courtesy image The internationally renowned sculptor and artist James Surls, based in the Roaring Fork Valley, will open a new exhibition in his home community.His “Complete Fragments” opens Friday at the Art base in Basalt. The show features 30 new drawings by the artist, who calls them “sketches of psychological being.”The exhibition will be on view through Sept. 27.The gallery ...

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