Merchandise Mart, the company that operates the Armory Show, will launch a Los Angeles fair in late 2011, and has hired LA MoCA curator Adam Gross as director of the event.
The Site Santa Fe Biennial is well organized by curators Sarah Lewis and Danial Belasco around an interesting theme – the use of drawing and high tech in animation – and has a great web site that includes excerpts from many of the works included.
Ralph T. “Ted” Coe, the former director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and an important collector and scholar of American Indian art, died at his home in Santa Fe on 14 September.
Here is the letter, emailed to the Brandeis community today, from president Jehuda Reinharz, whose January 2009 announcement that he would sell off the university’s art collection to balance the college’s finances damaged the school’s reputation and led to his announcement last fall that he would resign in June 2011 if a replacement is found.…
I’m on a panel that takes place in San Francisco this Sunday in relation to the 01SJ Biennial of Digital art and new media. Click this link for details: