The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles has appointed Connie Butler as chief curator. In her new role, Butler, who recently resigned from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, will be in charge of developing and organizing exhibitions, building the Hammer’s...
LOS ANGELES — Allison Agsten, the dynamic and intrepid curator of Public Engagement at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, has built her department from scratch. After three years spent designing and refining the Public Engagement department’s...
— Sotheby's Signs Partnership for Chinese Expansion: The auction house has entered a 10-year partnership with the state-run Beijing Freeport developer Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group that, pending government approval, will allow Sotheby's to become...
The Botswana-born painter Meleko Mokgosi, whose large-scale, multi-panel compositions grapple with conditions in postcolonial Africa through jarringly combined imagery of village life, European rule, and contemporary conditions, has won the Hammer...
Call it Biennial Mania! Vladivostok has one. Liverpool has one. Even Bushwick — New York’s outer-borough hotbed of fledgling galleries among blighted warehouses and live poultry dispensaries — has one. In the last 20 years, the cyclical, purportedly...
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