Two Brazilian Exhibitions Win 2019 Sotheby’s Prize

Two Brazilian Exhibitions Win 2019 Sotheby’s Prize

This year’s Sotheby’s Prize has been awarded to Indigenous Histories and OPY, two upcoming Brazilian exhibitions that will examine indigenous cultures. Indigenous Histories is a collection of indigenous works gathered from around the world that span from the 16th...
Why Artists Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Turning a Profit

Why Artists Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Turning a Profit

Talk to any artist, and they’ll likely say they’re motivated by passion—not money. In fact, there’s almost an aversion to money within the art community, as if it’s somehow “dirty” or tainted. But it’s this very stigma that holds many would-be professional artists...
Selfie Museum Aims to Attract Younger Crowd

Selfie Museum Aims to Attract Younger Crowd

A Vienna museum is hoping to go viral with its selfie-inspired exhibits. Called the nofilter_museum, the institution features interactive spaces where visitors can create their own art. But it’s not for everyone. Some might find the museum’s brightly colored walls and...
Louvre Scrubs Sackler Name From Its Walls

Louvre Scrubs Sackler Name From Its Walls

One of the most prominent names in art philanthropy, the Sackler family, will no longer be featured on the walls of the Louvre museum in Paris. On July 1, more than a dozen protesters gathered outside the Louvre and unfurled a large banner that read, “Take down the...
Guggenheim Employees Unionize

Guggenheim Employees Unionize

Guggenheim Museum workers are now officially part of the Local 30 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, as of a 57-20 vote that took place Thursday evening. The decision came after employees complained about being paid substantially lower wages than those...
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