February 26, 2021
Deep cuts are expected to touch a number of departments at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, considered to be the world’s top decorative arts museum, as the institution struggles to trim roughly $14
The Victoria and Albert Museum Will Cut a Fifth of Its Curatorial Staff as Part of a Sweeping Round of Layoffs
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is making drastic cuts to its workforce as cultural institutions around the globe struggle amid extended and repeated closures. Unions learned that the V&A’s “recovery strategy” would involve lay offs and the restructuring of curatorial departments on Thursday, according to the Guardian. The Art Newspaper confirmed news of the layoffs this afternoon. To combat a
Debating the Troubled Legacy of Brazil’s Cannibalist Art Movement + 4 Other Great Art Essays Worth Reading From This February
It’s near impossible to keep up with everything that comes at you through the news feed each day—let alone everything that was published about art in the last four weeks. Here’s my monthly attempt to crack open the virtual magazine rack, read a bunch, and sift for ideas I think are worth debating or holding
Since 1984, New Yorkers didn’t have to travel far to see Pablo Picasso’s Guernica—or, at least, a version of it. For years, the replica of Picasso’s masterpiece held by the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid had been on view outside the United Nations Security Council. But that is no longer the case, now that the
From the Mind-Boggling NFT Frenzy to Major Art Job Losses: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week
BEST The Crypto Craze Rages On – An NFT work by Beeple sold for $6.6 million, while bidding for the artist’s work Everydays skyrocketed up to $2.3 million at Christie’s—and the sale doesn’t close for two weeks. A Salvador Dalí Discovery – It turns out that the Surrealist was using scientific methods to create his ghostly rendition of the Last Supper.
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Catfish, 2017. Nina Chanel AbneyICA LA As far as art market success stories go, Nina Chanel Abney’s strong and steady ascent is a remarkable one; few artists can boast the kind of interest that Abney’s work inspired from the get-go. Beloved by museums, curators, collectors, and fellow artists alike, Abney’s idiosyncratic and dynamic visual style,