Tag: White

Chicago museum fires all of it’s mostly White female, financially well-off docents for lack of diversity

The Art Institute of Chicago fired all of its trained volunteers and guides last month, who were mostly older White women, to diversify its team. "We were surprised, we were disappointed," Gigi Vaffis, president of the docent council, said in an interview with radio station WBEZ of the firings. "There is an army of very highly skilled docents that are willing and ready and able ...

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Hunter Biden art show adds to White House ethics headache

Hunter Biden, President Biden's son and nascent artist, appeared at his first art exhibition last week where he mingled with prospective buyers. Hunter's art dealings – in which his paintings are priced at up to $500,000 – have alarmed ethics experts, particularly due to his lack of formal art experience. Hunter's attendance at the event came despite the White House previously saying that he would not ...

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Valley News – With artists from afar, White River Junction galleries bring the outside in

At tonight’s First Friday receptions in White River Junction, a pair of recently opened galleries will do something local art viewers don’t often see.Both Tourist, a gallery on South Main Street that opened in January, and Kishka Gallery & Library, which opened this summer on Gates Street, are exhibiting works by artists from far beyond the Upper Valley.For a show titled “Under Pressure,” Tourist ...

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Artists of Color Say Aspen’s Very White and Very Self-Congratulatory Art Fests Are ‘Jarring’ and ‘Gross’ + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, August 9. NEED-TO-READ Florida Couple Consigned Questionable Giacometti Works at Sotheby’s – Sotheby’s has sued Bettina von Marnitz Thut and her husband Frederic Thut, as well as their Florida auction house Fine Art Miami, ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Tunji Adeniyi-Jones Now Repped by White Cube, Marcus Jahmal Joins Anton Kern Gallery, Seattle Artist Denzil Hurley Has Died & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   From left, Tunji Adeniyi-Jones. | Photo by William Jess Laird; TUNJI ADENIYI-JONES, “Bird Charmer II,” 2016 (oil on canvas, 78 × 52 inches / 198.1 × 132.1 cm). | © Tunji Adeniyi-Jones   Representation   Tunji Adeniyi-Jones has joined White Cube gallery. His work ...

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Jack White Art And Design Multimedia Website

Hear the name Jack White and you instantly think The White Stripes. But how about artist? Well, White is seemingly just that, as he has launched his own multimedia website detailing his seldom-known hand in a range of disciplines, such as furniture, upholstery, graphic design, sculpture, to film and photography. A two-decade career that first took root in 1991, as he took an upholstery ...

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A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

Earlier this month, the White House reportedly reached an agreement with Hunter Biden’s art dealer stipulating that all information related to the sale of the First Son’s artwork—including prices and the names of buyers—would be kept confidential.  It was said that the agreement would prevent bad actors from buying works of art as a way to curry favor with the president. But the move ...

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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales

Issued on: 24/07/2021 - 01:08 Washington (AFP) The White House assured Friday that necessary ethical precautions would be taken around any exhibitions and sale of artwork by President Joe Biden's son, whose personal life and professional career have been peppered with controversy.Asked by reporters about upcoming exhibitions of Hunter Biden's artwork in New York's Georges Berges Gallery, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said ...

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