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Orange County Museum of Art to relaunch California Biennale in 2022
the Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, Calif., will bring back its famous California Biennale, which held its first edition in 1984. California Biennale 2022 will be the inaugural exhibit of OCMA’s new 53,000 square foot center at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts when it opens in October of that year. The next biennial will be organized by independent curators Elizabeth armstrong and Essence harden, and Gilbert Vicaire, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Phoenix Art Museum. In a statement, OCMA Director Heidi Zuckerman said, “California has long been a source of innovation and creativity and CB22 once again gives us the opportunity to explore the richness of creative communities. large and diverse state.

High Museum of Art appoints curator of photography
the Top art museum in Atlanta appointed Gregory Harris as curator of photography. Harris, who joined the museum in 2016, has been Associate Curator of Photography since 2018. He will assume his new role on August 2. Throughout his tenure at the High Museum, Harris oversaw the acquisition of works by Dawoud Bey, Evelyn Hofer, and Mickalene Thomas, among other artists. He has also organized more than a dozen exhibitions including “William Christenberry: Time & Texture” (2018) and “Amy Elkins: Black is the Day, Black is the Night” (2017).

Nara Roesler now represents Heinz Mack in the Americas
Nara roesler, which has galleries in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and New York, will now represent the German artist Heinz mack in the Americas. Nara Roesler will represent the artist alongside her other gallery Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art (in Düsseldorf), Galeria Parra & Romero (Madrid and Ibiza), Cortesi Gallery (Milan, Lugano and London), Galerie Geiger (Constance) and Ben Brown Beaux-Arts (London and Hong Kong). Co-founder of the Zero Group, Mack is best known for his large-scale installations that examine the interplay between light, movement and space. In a statement, gallery founder Nara Roesler said, “Heinz Mack is a visionary in understanding the essence of light, having created unique and disruptive intertwining between natural and built elements.

The company gallery now represents the women’s history museum
Women’s History Museum, a group of artists formed by Mattie Barringer and Amanda McGowan in 2015, are now represented by New York’s Company Gallery. Their art combines techniques from sculpture, fashion, film, painting, photography and performance in search of ways to create new stories. The Women’s History Museum, which often works in collaboration with other artists, relies on fashion “as a medium that has the potential to exist beyond the regurgitating spectacle and the ability to change the fabric of reality. “Company said in a statement.

Various small fires now represent Ashley Bickerton
Various small fires, which maintains spaces in Los Angeles and Seoul, added Ashley Bickerton to his list. The Bali-based artist is best known for his multimedia paintings and sculptural work that share a critique of consumerism, the commercialization of art and the destruction of the natural environment. For the past 25 years, his work has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum in New York, Tate Modern in London, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and the Vancouver Art Gallery, among others.

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