ARTnews in Short: Kasmin Now Represents Estate of James Rosenquist—and More from June 28, 2021
Monday, June 28
Kasmin Now Represents Estate of James Rosenquist
The property of James Rosenquist is now represented within the US by Recent York gallery Kasmin. The gallery will stage a notable verbalize of the slack Pop artist’s work in 2022. Rosenquist, who died in 2017, will continue to be represented by Thaddaeus Ropac, which has areas in London, Paris, Salzburg and Seoul. Unquestionably one of Pop’s quintessential artists, Rosenquist is well-known for his canvases that comment on postwar consumerism, pop tradition, and a variety of hallmarks of Americana and pulsate with humor. The artist has had primary retrospectives at the Whitney Museum in Recent York (in 1972), the Guggenheim Museum in Recent York (2003–04), and, most right now, the Museum Ludwig in Cologne (2017).
Estate of Karlo Kacharava Heads to Contemporary Art
London’s Contemporary Art gallery now represents the property of Karlo Kacharava, a Georgian artist and poet who died in 1994. Though he handiest lived to be 30, Kacharava labored prolifically, producing 1,200 artwork in his lifetime. These surrealist tableaux had been most frequently centered on the political affirm of the Eastern Bloc, with an stare toward the failed utopian desires of pre-Soviet Tbilisi. Artist Sanya Kantarovsky (who shall be represented by Contemporary Art) and curator Scott Portnoy will crew as a lot as curate the gallery’s first exhibition of Kacharava’s work in October.
YoungArts Names Artistic Director
The Miami-basically based mostly arts nonprofit YoungArts, which looks to give a remove to the burgeoning ingenious careers of high faculty students, presented that Lauren Snelling will now be the group’s ingenious director. Since 2018, Snelling has been the senior director of alumni family at YoungArts. The group also presented that Rebekah Lanae Lenge has been promoted to deputy director and that Tanya Reid will be vice president of finance. In a assertion, YoungArts government director Jewel Malone stated, “This day, as YoungArts enters its 40th twelve months because the handiest group that helps artists in all places in the performing, visual and literary arts and at all stages of their careers, we comprehend it is time to manufacture organizational changes that can match our enhance, rising our skill to give a remove to artists and their ingenious assignment.”