Met Museum’s Rooftop Commission Goes to Artist Lauren Halsey – ARTnews.com

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that Los Angeles–based artist Lauren Halsey will take over the museum’s rooftop this year for its annual commission series. The site-specific installation will open on May 17 and run through October 23. Halsey makes immersive architectural installations that reflect on the histories of South Central Los … Read more

Tate Britain Will Commission Artist to “Critically Engage” With Racist Mural

In the latest controversy involving Rex Whistler’s 1927 mural “The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats,” installed at the former restaurant of the Tate Britain in London, the museum is seeking an artist to “critically engage” with the painting’s racist content. Last week, the institution announced plans to commission a contemporary artist to create a … Read more