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

Tate Modern Preps Major Cézanne Show—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 MARCUS LEATHERDALE, A SHARP-EYED AND SENSITIVE PHOTOGRAPHER of the 1980s counterculture in Manhattan, died last month at the age of 69, of suicide, Penelope Green reports in the New York Times. Though Leatherdale’s name is not … 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