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LEGAL STORAGE. When he died 10 years ago, Afro-Brazilian artist and activist Abdias Nascimentos leave behind Museu de Arte Negra (Museum of Black Art). Now, the museum will occupy a two-year residency at another important Brazilian institution, Inhotim. The first exhibition in this series examines Nascimento’s friendship with Tunga . This was followed by presentations on the museum’s collection, and then one of Nascimento’s own works. During this two-year period, the Museu de Arte Negra hopes to acquire a permanent home. Meanwhile, the nonprofit organization Visual AIDS released a new monograph on the artist’s works Darrel Ellis, who died of AIDS-related complications in 1992 and who dedicated “the work of his life to discovering the world his father lived in”, Chris Wiley write inside New Yorkers.
VISIT. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, is currently hosting “Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Theory of Resistance”, a program of 40 large-scale drawings demonstrating how “oppression can be abolished simply by tearing down the whole system, not just by changing the people in power”, write Vanessa H. Larson inside Washington Post. In LAXART in Los Angeles, “All the Lonely People” brings together the work of 10 artists to “discover[s] seclusion amid the current pandemic,” follow LA time. And Jewish Museum in New York there are hold an exhibition based Edmund de Waal.’s best-selling book The Hare with the Amber Eyes. Plus, the reviewer Karen Wilkin write on The best art exhibitions of 2021 for The Wall Street Journal.
The Morgan Arts Foundation, copyright for the majority Robert Indianaarts, has filed a new lawsuit against the New York-based publisher Michael McKenzie, accusing him of forging the artist’s work. [Artnet News]
Last weekend, the cleaning staff at Guggenheim Bilbao hold a protest performance against the artist Lorenzo Bussi to call for better wages. The workers currently earn €5 (about $5.65) an hour. Standing in front of the museum for an hour and 15 minutes, they asked, “Is everyone’s work equally important?” [Hyperallergic]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has begun a $70 million renovation of the art galleries of Africa, Ancient America and Oceania, overseen by the architect Kulapat Yantrasast. [The Art Newspaper]
Maurizio CattelanExhibition of UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing has attracted 46,000 visitors since opening less than a month ago, and his banana creation Comedian continues to be remembered on Chinese social media. “I can’t understand the phenomenon of contagion,” the artist said in an email. [Artnet News]
UNESCO added Arabic calligraphy on its Intangible Cultural Heritage list, after petitions from 16 Muslim-majority countries. [France 24/AFP]
More than 25 movies have been added to the US Library of Congress National Film Registry this year, with John Waters‘S Flamingo join those who like Selena, Return of the Jedi, WALL E, and Flying ace. [Library of Congress]
Is a part of New travel program, launched in collaboration with Study abroad travel, ARTnews will organize a exclusive experience to provide insight into Joseon’s impressive architecture and interiors, fine dining, and vibrant art scene. Seoul, South Korea, next October. [ARTnews]
HANG TEN. The New York Times Magazine‘S Latest tips column dedicated to teaching the reader”How to hang a library wall. “Had an interview with an art advisor Anne-Laure Lemaitre , the advice isn’t necessarily revolutionary — group different things together or better yet, the same things, like black-and-white images — but it does come with an additional suggestion: “cut it out. pieces of brown paper that match the size of the things you want to hang and stick them on the wall. Overall, Lemaitre says the process should be like “composing a picture and should be seen as a work of art made up of many works”.
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