Guggenheim Museum Director Richard Armstrong to Step Down

Richard Armstrong (photo by David Heald; © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York; courtesy the museum) Richard Armstrong, the sixth director of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, indicated in an interview in the Financial Times today that he will be leaving his post come spring next year. During his 14-year directorship, Armstrong presided over … Read more

Guggenheim Director Richard Armstrong to Depart Museum After 15 Years – ARTnews.com

The longtime director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which oversees the namesake New York museum and three other international outposts, will depart from his position in 2023 after 14 years there. For now, Richard Armstrong will continue to lead the Guggenheim Museum and work with the board in a search to fill the position. … Read more

Nasser Alzayani Named Winner of Richard Mille Art Prize – ARTnews.com

The Louvre Abu Dhabi has named Bahraini American artist Nasser Alzayani as the winner of its inaugural Richard Mille Art Prize, which carries a $50,000 cash award. Rather than keeping the money all to himself, however, he is planning to share it equally among himself and the six shortlisted artists. The seven artists, drawn from … Read more

Artist Richard Hunt to Create Work for Obama Center—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 THE WAR IN UKRAINE. The J. Paul Getty Trust condemned Russia for apparently burning the Ivankiv Historical and Local History Museum during its invasion of Ukraine, the Los Angeles Times reports. Some 25 paintings by Maria … Read more