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SculptureCenter Names Ben Whine Associate Director

Ben Whine. Courtesy Patrick McMullan

SculptureCenter has named Ben Whine associate director, Mary Ceruti, the institution’s executive director and chief curator, announced today. Mr. Whine will begin his post September 2, just before SculptureCenter will unveil a new expansion and renovation in October.

Mr. Whine comes from the Guggenheim, where he worked in development and fundraising. He previously held jobs in museum Read More


8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 27

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SATURDAY | Performance: Mahmoud Ahmed at Pioneer Works


Premiere: “Kurt Vonnegut’s Galápagos” at the Parrish Art Museum
The artists Tucker Marder and Christian Scheider will debut a performance based on the expansive 1984 play by that rascally Vonnegut, a former resident of nearby Sagaponack. —Nate Freeman
Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, 6 p.m.


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New Museum Promotes Massimiliano Gioni to Artistic Director


The New Museum announced today that curator Massimiliano Gioni has been promoted to the position of artistic director. Mr. Gioni is behind several of the museum’s blockbuster shows, including “Carsten Höller: Experience,” “Urs Fischer,” “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star,” “Ostalgia,” “Younger Than Jesus” and, more recently, solo shows featuring Pawel Althamer Read More

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Martino Stierli Appointed Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA

Stierli. (Courtesy MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that Martino Stierli has been appointed their new chief curator of architecture and design. Mr. Stierli is the Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Institute of Art History of the University of Zurich. He replaces Barry Bergdoll, who left the museum to return to work in Columbia’s Art History department last year. Read More