Today the Public Art Fund announced that Patricia E. Harris, Elizabeth Fearon Pepperman and Matthew D. Bass are the newest members of its board of directors. Read More
Lower East Side gallery Eleven Rivington now represents Meyer Vaisman, who rose to fame in New York in the 1980s as part of the Neo-Geo group, and Mika Tajima, who previously worked in the city with Elizabeth Dee. Read More
Tricia Y. Paik has been tapped by the Indianapolis Museum of Art to be its new curator of contemporary art, beginning this summer. Dr. Paik, who earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University, will come to Indianapolis from the Saint Louis Art Museum, where she serves as associate curator of modern and contemporary art. She has also previously worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Read More
Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation announced today that its board of trustees has elected as its new chairman Joseph Neubauer, who has been with it since 2005, serving as vice chairman since 2008. Mr. Neubauer, who is the chairman of Aramark, a company that provides food, clothing and other services for a variety of institutions, from colleges to prisons, takes the place of Bernard C. Watson, who will stay on as chairman emeritus. Read More
According to a source close to the company, Ben Hartley, the president of Louise Blouin Media, has given notice and will leave by the end of the month.
Mary Boone Gallery announced today that Piper Marshall, who recently left the Swiss Institute, will curate six shows a year over the next three years for the gallery. Read More
Daniel Brodksy, the Metropolitan Museum’s chairman, and his wife Estrellita, a scholar of Latin American art, have endowed two new curatorial positions in the department of modern and contemporary art at the Met. The Estrellita B. Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art will specialize in 20th and 21st century art from Mexico, Central America, Read More
Los Angeles gallery Blum & Poe will be opening a New York outpost on the Upper East Side this spring, and they’ve hired a director. Andrea Neustein, formerly the director of Lower East Side gallery Miguel Abreu, will be leaving that job of four years to join the L.A. powerhouse’s first foray in the New York art world. Blum & Poe’s roster includes Carroll Dunham, Takashi Murakami, Jim Shaw and Henry Taylor, among others.