Whitley has quickly risen to become one of the world’s closely watched curators. In 2019 Whitley organised the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
The politician Matteo Salvini made Italian ports off limits to rescue ships helping stranded migrants making the dangerous journey to Europe from North Africa.
Casely-Hayford is renowned for bringing postcolonial perspectives on Africa to a wider audience through his work as a curator, writer, broadcaster and lecturer.
In her new role, Angiama will oversee the organisation’s commissioning and accessioning of new artworks by Britain-based artists of African and/or Asian descent.
The senior civil service union says the closure will inevitably lead to potential redundancies, uncertainty and other complications for National Portrait Gallery staff and urged them to join a union to support them through any changes.
Manchester Museum is the first UK institution to return looted art.
Gloria Steinem, the statue’s most vocal critics, told the New York Times that the design was “not enough,” and that the proposal made it look like Anthony and Stanton “are standing on the names of these other women.”
With just two characters — a professor and her student — discussing the American Revolution in the professor’s office, how complicated could it get?
The crown is thought to be one of just 20 in existence. It was likely gifted to a church by the powerful warlord Welde Sellase hundreds of years ago.
Instagram’s policies are a part of a growing trend toward sanitizing the internet. Many artist accounts have been erased from the platform for violating community standards.
The artists-in-exile project fits into the long tradition of the city of Paris as a refuge for artists who sought protection from afar and made the city home.
Sharon Watson was named Arts and Media Leader of the Year, at The Black British Business Awards annual awards ceremony in London.
Dawoud Bey, the Queens-based photographer who was previously represented by Mary Boone Gallery, has joined the roster of Sean Kelly in New York. He’ll have his first show at the Hudson Yards gallery in the winter of 2020. Bey, who was named a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow in 2017, is perhaps best known for a series…
The protesters gathered outside the museum to call on MoMA and its board member Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, to divest themselves from private prison companies.
The Whitney Museum of American Art has again reached within its ranks to select Edwards to steward its Biennial exhibition in 2021, which aims to reflect the current social, political and cultural moment through art.
Yemisi Shyllon hopes other Nigerian collectors will follow his example and help found teaching museums that promote art education
Nominated by South African curator Tumelo Mosaka, Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death is a seven-minute video which shows a montage of historic and contemporary footage of the African American experience
London’s Somerset House opens an exhibition of new and celebrated works from one of South Africa’s most prominent contemporary artists
Creuzet, who is represented by High Art, Paris, will realise a major exhibition at Camden Arts Centre in October 2020.
Rarely do all the essential elements of the performing arts combine in one human being. Stature, intelligence, a sense of movement, attention to detail, generosity to the public and above all that voice.
The Louvre will train refugees as museum guides in the latest project inspired by an award-winning Berlin program called Multaka, or “meeting point” in Arabic.
The over 30 paintings, drawings, and prints on view demonstrate her affinity for exploring the rhythms and patterns of science and music and interpreting the workings of the cosmos and other natural phenomena.
The Tube mural is part of London’s 2019 Art on the Underground programme that looks at the role artists can play in developing ideas of togetherness and belonging.
The museum said it is committed to rethinking the history of modern and contemporary art, expanding its focus beyond Europe and North America.
Starting in November 2019, Langret to lead on the strategic development and artistic programme for the contemporary art fair