Edward Dolman, who recently stepped down as executive director and acting chief executive of the Qatar Museums Authority, is headed to Phillips. [NYT]
The Guggenheim Bilbao has reportedly forced the removal of a work by Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet in the Spanish city, claiming copyright infringement. [Artnet News]
Today through Sunday, Know-Wave, the online radio station conceived by Aaron Bondaroff (aka A-ron, the Downtown Don, aka the founder of Los Angeles’s OHWOW gallery), which typically broadcasts from New York, will be live down in Dallas. The change of location is timed to coincide with the Dallas Art Fair, where OHWOW, naturally, is showing work.
The station is operating out of the Comme des Garçons Play storefront at Dallas’s Joule Hotel, and will feature live broadcasts throughout the weekend as well as a re-creation of the OHWOW Book Club, the West Village boutique shop designed by Architecture at Large’s Rafael de Cardenás that usually serves as Know-Wave’s base of operations. (Mr. Cardenás also worked with the gallery on the Dallas space.) Read More
The list of 2014 Guggenheim fellowships is out, with 178 of the almost 3,000 applicants earning spots. The list of names, which follows below, includes Xavier Cha, Judith Belzer, LaToya Ruby Frazier and Sharon Hayes. (Pretty great lineup!) Thank you to Artforum for tipping us off to to the news. Read More
The Filipino Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Department of Tourism, in partnership with the Office of Filipino Senator Loren Legarda has announced that the Philippines will participate in the 2015 Venice Biennale, according to Art Radar Asia. This will be the country’s first national pavilion in 50 years. Read More
Creditors are pressuring the Detroit Institute of Arts to sell work from its collection, lining up $2 billion in bids for the museum’s collection. The city has proposed transferring the institution to a nonprofit in exchange for about $800 million from nonprofits. [Detroit Free Press]
When SFMOMA reopens after it’s expansion and renovation in 2016, it is Read More
Rachel Sussman, Tavares Strachan, Annina Rüst, John Craig Freeman and Taeyoon Choi and E Roon Kang have won LACMA’s 2014 Art + Technology grants, the museum announced today.
Each grant comes with “monetary and in-kind support for projects that explore artistic applications of emerging technologies.” Full release follows.
T: The New York Times Style Magazine today has a photographic tour of Hauser & Wirth Somerset, the latest branch of the mega-gallery, which opens this summer in rural England.
“In this instance, business and pleasure mix beautifully,” the article says. True enough! You’ve got Paul McCarthy wallpaper, a Pipilotti Rist chandelier installation, a mural Read More
In a surprisingly candid interview with Los Angeles Magazine, billionaire philanthropist and Los Angeles cheerleader Eli Broad has this to say about Jeffrey Deitch, the former director of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, where Mr. Broad is a lifetime trustee:
“Look, before, at MOCA, we had a director who couldn’t control the Read More