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

Nancy Pelosi Concludes Trip to Taiwan at National Human Rights Museum – ARTnews.com

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi concluded her controversial visit to Taiwan by going to the National Human Rights Museum in Taipei, where she met with prominent human rights advocates who were once persecuted by China. After weeks of intense buildup, Pelosi’s trip lasted less than one day, but it has already inflamed tensions … Read more

National Museum of Asian Art Hosts the First US Museum Retrospective on Bahman Jalali and Rana Javadi

Posted inSponsored Opening in Washington, DC, on August 6, Living in Two Times Features works by two of the most influential figures in the development of late 20th-century photography in Iran. © Bahman Jalali / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Gift of Rana Javadi, RLS2022.1.49 (detail) Bahman Jalali and his wife and … Read more

Amid a National Crisis, Sri Lankan Artists Reflect on the Future – ARTnews.com

In the four months leading up to July 9 toppling of Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a protest village formed in Colombo, occupying the capital city’s oceanside park Galle Face Green. Called Gota Go Gama (GGG), a mashup of Sinhala and English words meaning “Gotabaya Go Village,” it became the main gathering site for … Read more

Nevada Artists Mobilize to Establish a Sacred Mountain Range as National Monument 

SEARCHLIGHT, NV — Typically in the item action list for the most practicing artists, you will find a broad swath of activities: keep studio hours; generate new work; engage community members; cure an exhibition; and keep chugging along for that solo show or group exhibition. I feel comfortable asserting that a far less often checked … Read more

In Historic Agreement, Five Native Tribes Will Co-Manage Bears Ears National Monument

On Friday, June 18, the United States government formally signed an agreement to co-manage Bears Ears National Monument alongside the Five Tribes of the Bears Ears Commission — a trailblazing consortium of leaders representing the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Pueblo of Zuni, and Ute Indian Tribe. Members from the Bureau of … Read more

Portrait of Michael Eavis to hang in National Portrait Gallery

Michael Eavis at Glastonbury by Peter Blake. 2022. Photographer: Damian Griffiths, image courtesy of Waddington Custot. The portrait depicts Michael Eavis standing in front of the festival’s iconic Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm, where the 50th festival is being hosted for the first time in three years, following cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In … Read more

London’s National Gallery Plans Van Gogh Blowout—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines A SHORTER LIST. The Smithsonian has narrowed down the possible sites for the forthcoming National Museum of the American Latin and Smithsonian American Women’s History Museumthe Washington Post reports. From more than two dozen that were … Read more