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Ashley James curator of Contemporary Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

German Gallerist Johann König Is Hiring an Auctions Expert to Steer His In-House Fair Model

Wholly Revamped Museum Will Open in Spain to House the Contemporary Art Collection of Dealer Helga de Alvear

Art Dealer Ben Brown on the Tiny Matisse in His Bathroom and the One Massive Installation He’s Never Displayed

Hedwig Solis Weinstein, Head of BMW Brand Cooperations, Arts & Design; collector Alexander Petalas; collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo; and Christian Kaspar Schwarm, founder of Independent Collectors

Neal Benezra, the longtime director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, is stepping down.

Udo Kittelmann Heads to Frieder Burda Museum After Departure from Berlin Nationalgalerie

Art Dealer Helge Achenbach Must Pay $1.2 Million to the Heirs of a Major Supermarket Chain

Houston Dealer Barbara Davis Reflects on 40 Years in the Art World

Foundation Director Lisa Le Feuvre Is Bird-Watching and Inviting Artists to Make Work on a Private Island

Beijing Collector Amber Yifei Wang on Why She Loves ’90s Artists and the Tang Dynasty Scroll She Covets Most

MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli on Design for the Post-Pandemic World

In a Win for Art Dealer Yves Bouvier, Swiss Prosecutors Are Closing the Book on Claims Brought Against Him by a Russian Oligarch

Art Dealer Edward Tyler Nahem on His Many Collecting Regrets and the Painting He’d Nab from MoMA

Top Art Collector Leon Black to Depart Investment Firm After Review of Jeffrey Epstein Donations

Critic Antwaun Sargent Joins Gagosian as Director and Curator

Curator Maya Allison Is Organizing the UAE’s Pavilion for the Next Venice Biennale and Making Sourdough

Art Dealer Khalil Akar Is Collaborating With Ava DuVernay and Making Nigerian Cuisine

St. Louis Collector Susan Barrett on Her Most Gratifying Purchase and Why Amy Sherald Is the Holy Grail

Naomi Beckwith Named Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Guggenheim Museum

Marian Goodman Gallery Will Fund Research Fellowships for BIPOC Curators in Honor of the Late Okwui Enwezor

Heidi Zuckerman Returns to Museum World, Taking Job as Director of Orange County Museum

Cate Blanchett is building her own art gallery at her English country home

Collezione Maramotti Names Sara Piccinini as Director

Woodman Family Foundation Director Lissa McClure

Brooklyn Museum director Anne Pasternak

Philip Tinari UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

David Zwirner recruited Ebony L. Haynes to steer a new exhibition-focused gallery and curatorial program led by an all-Black staff

Ivanka Trump Eyes Return to the New York Gallery Scene

Mega-Gallerist David Zwirner Says He Is Already Envisioning Less Need for Art Fairs

Collector Bernard Lumpkin on How to Buy Black Contemporary Art Ethically

Art Dealer Nicola Vassell of Success

Sotheby's Announces Preliminary 2020 Sales at $5 B.: Auctions Down 27 Percent, Private Sales Up 50 Percent

Almine Rech Announces Second Paris Location-and More from December 18, 2020

Frankfurt Dealer Sakhile Matlhare on How Her Training as a Sociologist Informed the Way She Built Her Gallery

Alyssa Nitchun Named Director of Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art

Rising Curator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung Casts an International Eye on Berlin and Beyond

Philip Tinari Tapped to Curate 2021 Edition of New Saudi Arabian Biennial

Istanbul Biennial are curator Ute Meta Bauer

Collector Ronald Lauder Donates Significant Arms and Armor Gift to the Met

Larissa Harris Appointed First Director of Teiger Foundation

Curator Helen Toomer Took Advantage of 2020 to Escape Brooklyn and Refocus on Art and Family in the Hudson Valley

Manifesta 15 to Take Place in Barcelona and Across Ten Spanish Cities

MOCAD Announces Laura Hughes as Interim Director

Irene Hofmann Director of Influential Art Space SITE Santa Fe, to Step Down

Asia Society Museum Director Michelle Yun Is Finalizing the Institution’s Triennial and Floating in Her Pool

Collector Is Suing Hirschl and Adler Galleries for Allegedly Swindling Him Over the Sale of a $12 Million Presidential Painting

Hans Ulrich Obrist is the Co-Director of the Serpentine Gallery in London

curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is responsible for the raved-about 2012 documenta 13

Massimiliano Gioni is the Associate Director and Director of Special Exhibitions at The New Museum, New York

Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA, Helen Molesworth

Jessica Bell Brown Associate Curator for Contemporary Art

Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel Managing Director, des Galeries Lafayette

Qu Chang Curator, Para Site

Hannah Turpin Curatorial Assistant for Modern and Contemporary Art and Photograph

Ashley James Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York

Jasmine Wahi Holly Block Social Justice Curator, Bronx Museum

Elena Filipovic Director and curator, Kunsthalle Basel

Nadim Samman Import Projects, Berlin

Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung Curator at Large, Documenta 14, Kassel, Germany

Rózsa Zita Farkas Arcadia Missa, London

Heidi Ballet Independent curator, Satellite 9

Elisa R. Linn & Lennart Wolff KM Temporaer

Justė Jonutytė Rupert Centre for Arts and Education

Anna Gritz Curator, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

Hanne Mugaas curator, Kunsthall Stavanger

Raphael Gygax Frieze Projects, London

Samuel Leuenberger Curator, Art Basel Parcours 2016

Defne Ayas Director, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art

Ben Vickers Serpentine Galleries

Övül Durmuşoğlu Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart Berlin

Krist Gruijthuijsen KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Hendrik Folkerts Curator, Documenta 14

Curator Nellie Scott Is Fighting to Save the Studio of Pop Art Nun Corita Kent

Liverpool Biennial director Fatos Üstek resigns after run-in with board of trustees

Hauser&Wirth Koji Inoue Modern Art auctions

Collector Kevin Poon on the Intersection of Art and Culture, Launching His Streetwear Brand

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Is Owner of Basquiat Painting Yoko Ono Sold at Sotheby’s for $11 M.

Expo Chicago Names Stephanie Cristello as Artistic Director

Mary Ceruti Named Director of Walker Art Center

A Record for American Art Tumbles as Edward Hopper Leads Christie’s Booming $318 Million Barney Ebsworth Sale

Llucià Homs, Founder of Art-Market Think Tank Talking Galleries, on the Most Pressing Questions Facing Dealers Today

Jeff Koons Is Found Guilty of Plagiarism in Paris and Ordered to Pay $168,000

Antonia Carver, the Director of the Jameel Arts Centre, on What Most of the World Still Doesn’t Understand About the UAE Art Scene

Klaus Biesenbach Shares His Vision for a ‘More Accessible’ MOCA Los Angeles

Metropolitan Museum Names Andrea Bayer Deputy Director for Collections and Administration

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Names Rebecca Matalon Curator

Beverly and Donald S. Freeman Give $4 M. to Dallas Museum of Art

Trump Nominates Mary Anne Carter to Lead the National Endowment for the Arts

Alfons Klosterfelde has been the Director of Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition for the past five years.

Collector Dmitry Rybolovlev, Seller of $450.3 M. Leonardo, Questioned in Monaco on Corruption Allegations

Janine and J. Tomilson Hill’s Dreams for Their Exemplary Collection Overlooking the High Line

Art Industry News: Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Makes a Major Donation to Holocaust Galleries

Tobias Meyer is said to be the seller of an Andy Warhol Gun painting going up for auction at Phillips with an estimate of $7 million to $10 million.

New Queens Museum Director Is Liverpool Biennial’s Sally Tallant

Berlin’s Kunsthalle Koidl Gallery Celebrates Its Own Birthday by Honoring Andy Warhol’s 90th

Kimerly Rorschach to Step Down as Director of Seattle Art Museum

Eyeing Asian Market, Lévy Gorvy Names Bona Yoo Sales Director

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Now Represents Judd Foundation in Europe

The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art has announced the appointment of collaborating curators Maria Berrios, Renata Cervetto, Lisette Lagnado, and Agustin Perez Rubio for its upcoming 11th edition.

curator and writer Marcelle Joseph

Director Thomas Campbell Will Head Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Gallerist Bernard Jacobson on Artist William Tillyer, Who He’s Represented for 50 Years

Gagosian is putting on a Nam June Paik show in collaboration with León Gallery International in the Philippines

Gallerist Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza

Los Angeles Dealer David Kordansky Will Take Over an Entire City Block With a Massive Expansion Project

Sandra Hegedus opened the door to her multistory apartment, located south of the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, in workout gear and the spry energy to match.

Rebecca Rabinow Elected to Richard Diebenkorn Foundation Board of Directors

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev Wins CCS Bard’s Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) announced the appointed Abaseh Mirvali as its new Executive Director, Chief Curator, and CEO effective immediately

Theresa Papanikolas is Seattle Art Museum’s New Curator

Nominees for the Fifth Edition of Global Fine Art Awards Announced

Contemporary art consultant and curator, Tiziana Castelluzzo

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Names Abaseh Mirvali Executive Director and Chief Curator

Seattle Art Museum Appoints Theresa Papanikolas as Curator of American Art

Mark Rothko Painting From François and Susan de Menil Collection Will Hit the Block at Christie’s, Estimated at $35 M. to $45 M.

GALLERIES; Pace Gallery, Gagosian, Hauser & Wirth, David Zwirner, Goodman Gallery, Victoria Miro, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, White Cube, 303 Gallery, Luhring Augustine, Matthew Marks Gallery, Akinci, Amsterdam; Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen; Artelier, Graz; Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen; Blain I Southern, Berlin/London; Jean Brolly, Paris; Ben Brown Fine Arts, London/Hong Kong; Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne/New York; Gisela Capitain, Cologne; Andrea Caratsch, St. Moritz; Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin; Charim, Vienna; Conrads, Düsseldorf; Continua, San Gimignano/Beijing/Les Moulins/Havana; Crone, Vienna/Berlin; Massimo de Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong; Erika Deák, Budapest; DEWEER, Otegem; DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin; EIGEN + ART, Berlin/Leipzig; FILIALE, Frankfurt; Forsblom, Stockholm/Helsinki; Laurent Godin, Paris; Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt; Karsten Greve, Cologne/Paris/; Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf; Nino Mier, Los Angeles; Vera Munro, Hamburg; nächst St. Stephan, Vienna; Nagel Draxler, Berlin/Cologne; Neon Parc, Melbourne; NEU, Berlin; Carolina Nitsch, New York; Nosbaum Reding, Luxemburg; Nathalie Obadia, Brussels/Paris; Alexander Ochs, Berlin; Priska Pasquer, Cologne; Pearl Lam, Hong Kong/Shanghai/Singapore; Giorgio Persano, Turin; Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf; Produzentengalerie, Hamburg; Thomas Rehbein, Cologne; Petra Rinck, Düsseldorf; Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg/Paris/London; Philipp von Rosen, Cologne; Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney; Aurel Scheibler, Berlin; Brigitte Schenk, Cologne; Anke Schmidt, Cologne; SCHÖNEWALD, Düsseldorf; Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich; Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf; Slewe, Amsterdam; Sprüth Magers, Berlin/London/Los Angeles; Paul Stolper, London; Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf; TSuzanne Tarasiève, Paris; Daniel Templon, Paris/Brussels; Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck/Vienna; VAN HORN, Düsseldorf; Wentrup, Berlin; Michael Werner, Cologne/London/New York; White Cube, London/Hong Kong/New York; Zilberman, Istanbul/Berlin; David Zwirner, New York/London/Hong Kong

COLLECTORS: Fred Bidwell, executive director of FRONT International Triennial; Julia Stoschek, founder of Julia Stoschek Collection; Pamela Joyner, founder of Avid Partners, LLC, trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago and the J. Paul Getty Trust; Jorge Pérez, real estate developer, philanthropist, trustee of the Pérez Art Museum Miami; Adam Lindemann, founder of VENUS galleries; Nicky Wilson, co-founder of Jupiter Artland, Scotland; Robbie Antonio, founder of Revolution Precrafted; Robert Fontaine;

COLLECTORS: Hans Ulrich Obrist; Christine Macel; Hou Hanru; Yuko Hasegawa; Christine Tohmé; Sharjah Biennial; Koyo Kouoh; Massimiliano Gioni; Beatrix Ruf’s; Roman Abramovich; Haryanto Adikoesoemo; Mohammed Afkhami; Paul Allen; Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen; María Asunción Aramburuzabala; Hélène and Bernard Arnault; Laura and John Arnold; Laurent Asscher; Hans Rasmus Astrup; Candace Carmel Barasch; Maria Arena and William Jr. Bell; Tracey and Bruce R. Berkowitz; Ernesto Bertarelli; Debra and Leon Black; Len Blavatnik; Neil G. Bluhm; Barbara Bluhm-Kaul and Don Kaul; Lauren and Mark Booth; Karen and Christian Boros; Botín Family; Irma and Norman Braman; Udo Brandhorst; Peter M. Brant; Edythe L. and Eli Broad; Estrellita and Daniel Brodsky; James Keith (JK) Brown and Eric Diefenbach; Joop van Caldenborgh; Edouard Carmignac; Pierre Chen; Adrian Cheng; Halit Cingillioglu and Kemal Has Cingillioglu; Ella Fontanals-Cisneros; Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Gustavo A. Cisneros; Alexandra and Steven A. Cohen; Isabel and Agustín Coppel; Eduardo F. Costantini; Dimitris Daskalopoulos; Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz; Eric de Rothschild; Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian; Beth Rudin DeWoody; Lonti Ebers; George Economou; Stefan T. and Gael Neeson Edlis; Carl Gustaf Ehrnrooth; Eisenberg Family; Lawrence J. Ellison; Caryl and Israel Englander; Bridgitt and Bruce Evans; Susan and Leonard Feinstein; Frank J. III Fertitta and Lorenzo Fertitta; Randi and Robert Fisher; Aaron I. Fleischman; Michael C. and Jennifer Rice Forman; Amanda and Glenn R. Fuhrman; Gabriela and Ramiro Garza; Christy and Bill Gautreaux; David Geffen; Yassmin and Sasan Ghandehari; Danny Goldberg; Noam Gottesman; Laurence Graff; Kenneth C. Griffin; Florence and Daniel Guerlain; Agnes Gund; Christine and Andrew Hall; Diane and Bruce Halle; (Prince) Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein; Janine and J. Tomilson Hill; Marguerite Hoffman; Maja Hoffmann; Frank Huang; Dakis Joannou; Edward “Ned” Johnson III; Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida; Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor; Nasser David Khalili; Alison and Peter W. Klein; Jill and Peter Kraus; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis; Ananda Krishnan; Grażyna Kulczyck; Pierre Lagrange; Guy Laliberté; Barbara and Jon Landau; Steven Latner and Michael Latner; Joseph Lau; Thomas Lau; Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder; Leonard A. Lauder; Liz and Eric Lefkofsky; Petra and Stephen Levin; Barbara and Aaron Levine; Li Lin; Margaret Munzer Loeb and Daniel S. Loeb; Eugenio López Alonso; Jack Ma; Yusaku Maezawa; Maramotti Family; Maurice Marciano; Martin Z. Margulies; Cheech Marin; Donald B. Marron; David Martinez; Susan and Larry Marx; Dimitri Mavrommatis; Raymond J. and Crystal McCrary McGuire; John S. Middleton; Leonid Mikhelson; Julie and Edward J. Minskoff; Victoria and Samuel I. Jr. Newhouse; Niarchos Family; Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum; Takeo Obayashi; Daniel Och; Maja Oeri; Thomas Olbricht; Michael Ovitz; Bernardo Paz; Andrea and José Olympio Pereira; Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman; Ronald O. Perelman; Augusto Perfetti; Amy and John Phelan; François Pinault; Ann and Ron Pizzuti; Sabine and Hasso Plattner; Miuccia and Patrizio Bertelli Prada; Lisa and John Pritzker; Penny and Bryan Traubert Pritzker; Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi; Qiao Zhibing; Cindy and Howard Rachofsky; Emily and Mitchell Rales; Steven Rales; Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo; Bob Rennie; Louise and Leonard Riggio; Ellen and Michael Ringier; Linnea Conrad Roberts and George Roberts; Aby J. Rosen; Hilary and Wilbur L. Ross Jr.; Rubell Family; Betty and Isaac Rudman; Dmitry Rybolovlev; Joseph Safra; Lily Safra; Elham and Tony Salamé; Nadia and Rajeeb Samdani; Marieke and Pieter Sanders; Vicki and Roger Sant; Louisa Stude Sarofim; Tatsumi Sato; Sheri and Howard Schultz; Helen and Charles Schwab; Marianne and Alan Schwartz; Uli Sigg; Peter Simon; Elizabeth and Frederick Singer; Eric Smidt; Jerry I. and Katherine G. Farley Speyer; Susana and Ricardo Steinbruch; Judy and Michael H. Steinhardt; Gayle and Paul Stoffel; Norah and Norman Stone; Julia Stoschek; Iris and Matthew Strauss; Sylvia and Ulrich Ströher; Brett and Daniel S. Sundheim; Lisa and Steve Tananbaum; Lauren and Benedikt Taschen; Budi Tek; Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani; Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani; David Thomson; Steve Tisch; Anne and Wolfgang Titze; Jane and Robert Toll; Robbi and Bruce E. Toll; Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo; Walter Vanhaerents; Patricia Pearson-Vergez and Juan Vergez; Francesca von Habsburg; Alice Walton; Wang Jianlin; Wang Wei and Liu Yiqian; Wang Zhongjun; Jutta and Siegfried Weishaupt; Alain Wertheimer; Abigail and Leslie H. Wexner; Reinhold Würth; Elaine Wynn; Stephen A. Wynn; Tadashi Yanai; Yang Bin; Anita and Poju Zabludowicz; Jochen Zeitz; Helen and Sam Zell; Dasha Zhukova.