Prada has created a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council that will be co-chaired by artist Theaster Gates and filmmaker Ava DuVernay. The formation of the council follows accusations of racism against the fashion house in December.
Dallas Contemporary in Texas has brought on Laurie Ann Farrell as senior curator. She fills a position once held by Justine Ludwig, who left her job as chief curator and deputy director of the art space last year.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac has added the estate of the Minimalist artist Rosemarie Castoro to its roster. A solo exhibition of her paintings, sculptures, drawings, and performances will open on February 21 in Paris.
Helen Pashgian, an artist associated with the Light and Space movement of Los Angeles starting in the 1960s, is now represented by Lehmann Maupin, which will show an exhibition of her work in New York in spring 2020, her first in nearly 50 years.
The Souls Grown Deep Foundation, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that documents, preserves, and showcases art by African-American artists of the American South, has named Raina Lampkins-Fielder as curator.
From February 14 to May 12, 2019, the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is presenting a selection of monumental sculptures from the late work of the artist Bruno Gironcoli (1936–2010) in a thought-provoking exhibition.
The Getty Foundation announced today four grants that will support a growing area of art historical research – the use of geospatial and digital mapping tools to document and analyze cultural sites around the world.
For Botticelli: Heroines and Heroes exhibition in early 2019, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will be the sole venue in the US to reunite Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli’s The Story of Lucretia with the painter’s Story of Virginia.
Director Axel Rüger will leave the Van Gogh Museum and starting in June 2019. he will become the new Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He was with the museum for 13 years.
American Dreams: Classic Cars and Postwar Paintings, inspired by a 2016 Museum of Modern Art single collection gallery installation with a focus on 1961, pairs magnificent examples of American fine art and design from the Golden Age.