Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most important developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, December 6th.
Storm King does not recognize coalitions – Staff at the Hudson Valley Arts Center requested to form a union in October, but were denied by management.Management says they are not refusing to approve unions, but instead Have all qualified staff vote on the issue. (Times Union)
Activist Stage “Die In” at the Met – On Sunday, Dec. 4, activists from the group Woman Life Freedom NYC held a “die-in” inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Assyrian Sculpture Court as part of ongoing protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death in September. I did. (hypersensitivity)
No one came to the EU’s Metaverse party – The EU has spent €387,000 ($407,000) to create a Metaverse venue aimed at engaging European youth. But the launch party fell through, according to one of his reporters, one of about six people who “attended.” rough. (business insider)
Radical reform of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation – The individual institutions of the Berlin-based Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation include: New National Art Museum and the Hamburger Bahnhofabove all, should be given more autonomy and responsibility for their own budgets and plans. 2 years in the making.SPK)
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Artnet News’ Katya Kazakina wins two awards – Artnet News Senior Reporter has received the 2022 Front Page Award for professional arts coverage from New York’s Newswomen’s Club. art detective column For Artnet News Pro. She won second place in the columnist category of the Los Angeles Press’s club’s National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. (1st place goes to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) Congratulations. (press release)
Pace Gallery Rebuild – Samantha Rubell has been appointed President of Mega Gallery and will lead a newly formed ’roundtable’ of 10 senior directors. Rubel, who began working at her desk at the gallery’s front desk in 2008, chairs the group along with Joe Herbaptista, who has been promoted to her partner. (art news)
Adriano Pedrosa Wins Curator’s Award – The Artistic Director of the São Paulo Museum of Art received the $25,000 Audrey Ilmas Award for Outstanding Curator from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Pedrosa is best known for his “Histórias” series, which spotlight lesser-known art histories. (art news)
Diplo is no longer Art Basel’s richest man – A music producer with over $3 million in accounts before the fair ends fell to 3rd place in of MSCHF ATM leaderboard (2022) At the Perrotin boothHe was beaten by one with a $5 million bank statement and another with $9.5 million. (art news)
new york magazine Highlights Local Artists – We, like everyone else on the internet, seem to have a bit of an obsession with the magazine’s new cover story, 39 Reasons to Love New York Right Now.can you find the artist Alex Katz, Anna Wayant, Marilyn Minter, Laurie Simmons, Andres Serrano, curator Ebony Haynes? (new york magazine)
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