American Visionary Art Museum Appoints Director – and more art news –

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THE CITY OF LIGHTS. Just two months after its announcement, Art BaselThe Paris fair in October is in the spotlight. The firm said today that the event will be called Paris+, by Art Basel (Paris+, by Art Basel), Maximiliano Duron reports in ART newsand he appointed three rulers: Clement Delépine (as a director), Virginia Aubert (general manager), and Maxime Hourdequin (deputy director). Delépine, the artistic director of the Mitterrand Gallery in the capital, worked as co-director of the International Parisa satellite fair of FIACincluding the October slot at Big palace was awarded to Basel in January in a major reshuffle. The fair said in a statement that the name of the event “reflects Art Basel’s ambition to create a flagship event that radiates throughout Paris, highlighting the dynamic dialogue between its cultural, fashion and design industries. design in film and music”. Durón has more details in ART news.

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HUMAN RESSOURCES. the American Visionary Art Museuma self-taught art treasure in Baltimore, has chosen as its next director Jenenne Whitfieldthe Baltimore Sun reports. Whitfield currently leads the Heidelberg projectthe epic Detroit art environment created by the artist Tyree Guyton. Whitfield starts in Charm City in September, taking the place of AVAM founder, Rebecca Alban Hoffberg, who is retiring after 27 years. Meanwhile, Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa was appointed exhibition curator for contemporary art at the national gallery from Zimbabwe to Harare, Contemporary And reports. Muchemwa previously served as Deputy Curator of the NGZ and Curator of Education and Public Programming.

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the Kuindzhi Art Museum in Mariupol, Ukraine, dedicated to the work of the 19th century landscape painter Arkhip Kuindzhiwas devastated by an airstrike, according to Ukrainian media. [The Art Newspaper and Artnet News]

While the Russian oligarch and art collector Roman Abramovich has been hit with sanctions by the European Union and the United Kingdom, the United States is said to have delayed at the request of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskywho hopes Abramovich can mediate peace talks. [The Wall Street Journal]

In November, ART news will organize a five-day trip to Los Angeles, going behind the scenes at major museums, galleries and private collections and stopping at great restaurants along the way. Art market monitor editor and former ART news Managing Editor Marion Maneker will lead the tour. We invite you to join us. [ARTnews]

Fair chain, a startup that aims to provide resale royalties to artists via blockchain, got the profile treatment. “It seems obvious that it is right”, artist carol dunham said of these residues. The recent ART news The “Deciders” number tells more about the company, which was founded by charlie jarvis and Max Kendrick. [The New York Times]

Ralph Lauren held its first fashion show since 2019 on Tuesday evening at modern Art Museum At New York. Among those present was the actress Jessica Chastainsinger Janelle Monaeand the mayor of the city, Eric Adams, who said, “Our city is back. It is the capital of fashion. [New York Post, New York Post, and Associated Press]

Artist Judy Chicago shared some of his favorite people, places and things. She is a fan of International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, artists Sue Coe and Andrea Bowersand Leonard CohenThe 1988 classic “Everybody Knows.” [Penta/Barron’s]

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THE RESEARCH CONTINUES. A deck of playing cards is released with images of Nazi looted works that are still missing, the Associated Press reports. It is the work of Monuments Men Foundation for Art Preservation, which promotes the legacy of these WWII art hunters. The foundation is also offering $25,000 rewards for tips that lead to the recovery of one of the coins, which includes a Degas . “What is needed is to raise awareness of what is missing,” said its president, Anna Bottinellisay it PA. “Because you might know a friend who has a beautiful painting on the wall and you don’t even doubt that painting belongs to someone else.” [AP]

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