An overview of MIDA – CryptoMode – 71Bait

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across industries. We’ve got used to reading gloomy headlines from different fields. Museums have also suffered a similar fate, witnessing dwindling attendance and sales. According to reports, the total number of visitors in the top hundred art museums in the world fell 77% in 2020 from 230 million in 2019 to … Read more

In California, Elena Gross is the new co-director of the Berkeley Art Center, which serves Bay Area artists and curators – 71Bait

IN BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, Elena Gross moves to the Berkeley Art Center (BAC) as co-director. Gross brings eight years of experience in the Bay Area art scene and a background that includes museums, culture-specific institutions, commercial galleries, independent non-profit organizations, and art publications. Gross is currently the director of exhibitions and curatorial affairs at the Museum … Read more

5 fascinating works from the exhibition “Afro-Atlantic Histories”. – 71Bait

Photo courtesy of the National Gallery of Art. The much-anticipated Afro-Atlantic Stories The exhibition at the National Gallery of Art opened on Sunday and is on view through July 17. Crossing five centuries, multiple continents and over 130 artworks, the remarkable exhibition examines the historical and cultural experiences of Black and African people as told … Read more

WM | Whitehot contemporary art magazine – 71Bait

ThisPlay, exhibition view at Arter, 2022. Photos: Orhan Cem Çetin. This game arter February 17 to April 9, 2022 By ZOË HOPKINSJune 2022 Who could the contemporary surrealists be? In Istanbul, Turkey, Arter may have found the answer to this question. Spanning walls, ceilings and corners on multiple floors, the ThisPlay exhibition is a stubborn … Read more

Black art godmother Samella Lewis dies aged 99, a sublime black artist for eight decades – 71Bait

Samella Lewis, the celebrated artist, activist, historian and mentor to dozens of black creatives, has died at the age of 99. Corresponding The Los Angeles TimesLewis died Friday of kidney failure at a hospital in Torrance, California. Her death was confirmed by her son Claude. Famed artist Samella Lewis, the longtime activist, historian and mentor … Read more

Geraldine Brooks on the heart of a horse and more programs in June | Smithsonian voices – 71Bait

Smithsonian Associates presents “Geraldine Brooks on the Heart of the Horse: A Novelist’s Portrait” June 27 in person at the Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center and online. Randy Baird Wednesday June 1st Smithsonian Knits: The War Years: Delve deep into the making and joining of six knitwear items from the Smithsonian collection in this studio … Read more