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Iwona Blazwick Steps Down as Director of London’s Whitechapel Gallery – ARTnews.com

Iwona Blazwick, a force within the British art scene, will step down from her post after 20 years at the helm of London’s Whitechapel Gallery. She is set to finish out her time there in April, after which she will become an independent curator. Blazwick is expected to maintain a relationship with the Whitechapel Gallery into 2023. Blazwick had proven herself a transformative force ...

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Kingston’s director of art and cultural affairs steps down

Adrielle FarrKINGSTON – The City of Kingston’s Director of Art and Cultural Affairs, Adrielle Farr, will resign from her post on Friday, September 10, 2021, to pursue other opportunities. Farr has been the director since April 2018.The department was created by Mayor Steven Noble to support Kingston’s artist community, to connect creatives with funding resources, and offer assistance in planning for events, festivals, and ...

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Whitney Museum Workers Take Steps to Unionize – ARTnews.com

Nearly 200 employees at the Whitney Museum in New York are part of an effort to establish a union. According to a report by the New York Times, which first reported the news, a petition seeking a union vote was filed with the National Labor Relations Board by the Technical, Office, and Professional Union, Local 2110 UAW. Among those involved in the organizing effort ...

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Several trustees resign from board of Detroit Institute of Arts as it reaffirms steps to monitor its besieged management

A gallery at the Detroit Institute of Arts featuring frescoes by Diego Rivera In a sign of deepening dissent at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), seven members of its board have resigned amid a controversy over the leadership of the museum's director, Salvador Salort-Pons. He has been accused of dictatorial behaviour and an insensitivity to race and gender in managing the museum.In a ...

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Admiral Art McDonald steps aside as defence chief amid investigation

OTTAWA -- Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Admiral Art McDonald has voluntarily stepped down as chief of the defence staff as he is investigated on unspecific allegations. Sajjan says in a release that the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service is doing the investigation. Sajjan says he takes all allegations of misconduct seriously and continues to take strong action on any allegation of misconduct that ...

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San Francisco Art Institute chair steps down in wake of controversy over proposed Diego Rivera mural sale

The San Francisco Art Institute nearly closed for good in 2020 Courtesy of bart.gov The San Francisco Art Institute announced on Friday that Pam Rorke Levy, who has served as the board chair since 2018, will be resigning her post and is to be replaced by photographer and SFAI-alum Lonnie Graham. Levy’s resignation follows a tumultuous year for the 150-year-old art school, which nearly ...

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Welcome steps for art business, galleries, ST Editorial News & Top Stories

A gritty industrial park may not seem a natural location as a venue for art, but the Tanjong Pagar Distripark has long been home to art businesses and galleries. The recent announcement that the National Arts Council (NAC) is planning to develop a multidisciplinary arts cluster is an overdue acknowledgement of the organic place-making that has already happened there.Building arts clusters is a dicey ...

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