Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Contemporary Hispanic Artists Your Students Will Love

From September 15th to October 15th, we celebrate and honor National Hispanic Heritage Month. If you’ve ever wondered why it begins in the middle of the month, it’s because September 15th is the day that several Latin American countries celebrate their independence, with Mexico’s and Chile’s falling shortly after. This is a great time for … Read more

Review: 161st Annual Exhibition of the Society of Women Artists (Part 1: Prizewinners)

Here’s a summary of the highlights of my review – which I apologise for truncating and posting late due to the events of this afternoon. Part 1: a packed Private View A good range of prizes – won by SWA members and open artists Part 2: 469 artworks on display – with a high standard … Read more

September 2022 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

Opportunities September 2, 2022 Colossal Tomás Sánchez, “A la orilla” (1996), acrylic on linen Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at [email protected]. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter. … Read more

Sales from the Artist’s Estate

This is about resources for those needing to think about the disposal of art from an estate after the death of an artist and/or art collector. Having lost my mother recently, I’m in that rather odd phase where you become super sensitive to all mentions of death. This morning it was the passing of Bill … Read more

Tate Reaches Settlement with Artists Over Discrimination Allegations – ARTnews.com

The Tate in London has reached a settlement agreement involving three artists who sue the British museum for breach of contract and discrimination earlier this year. The resolution, which was first reported by the Guardian This week, will see a six-figure sum paid out to the artists. The settlement follows claims that the institution had … Read more

A Show Traces Philip Guston’s Impact on Contemporary Artists

LONDON — A common challenge facing curators of straightforward scholarly exhibitions is the compulsion to prove the influence of artist A on artist or movement B. This often stretches credibility, as select examples are supported by some heavy lifting in the captioning. A Thing for the Mind at commercial gallery Timothy Taylor takes an altogether … Read more

Two Santa Monica Artists Create a Legacy Through Potlucks

SANTA MONICA — when artists Jon Swihart and Kimberly Merrill move from Santa Monica to Minneapolis later this summer they will be leaving behind both a cherished home and a remarkable artistic and social legacy. Inspired by their friends Mark Ryden and Marion Peck’s recent move out of state, the couple decided it was time … Read more