ARTnews in Temporary: Aga Khan Museum Names Recent Director—and More from Tuesday, July 6
Tuesday, July 6
Aga Khan Museum Names Recent Director
Ulrike Al-Khamis has been named the director and CEO of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which makes a speciality of Islamic art. Al-Khamis has been director of collections on the museum since 2017. Prince Amyn Aga Khan, chairman of the museum’s board, said in a assertion, “She is a passionate recommend for the arts and tradition of the Muslim world and their capability to bridge cultures—a job that is extra pressing than ever.”
Mendes Wood DM Now Represents Cassi Namoda
Cassi Namoda, a painter whose figurations furious about the Mozambican diaspora indulge in came across a sincere following over the previous few years, has joined Mendes Wood DM gallery, which has spaces in São Paulo, Brussels, and Recent York. Born in Maputo, Mozambique, and essentially based entirely in Los Angeles and Recent York, Namoda creates photos in which Shaded sitters populate thinly rendered landscapes and domestic spaces. She will be able to continue to be represented by François Ghebaly gallery (in Los Angeles and Recent York) and Goodman Gallery (in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and London).
National Gallery of Art Names 2021–22 Academic Fellows
The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., has named the 2021–22 tutorial fellows at its Center for Developed Seek for within the Visual Arts. Among them are Museum of Art and Admire curator emerita Lowery Stokes Sims, art historians Huey Copeland and Richard J. Powell, and critic Aruna D’Souza. A fat record of the fellows is on hand on the museum’s net save.
Salon Art + Admire Names Exhibitors for 2021 Edition
The Salon Art + Admire beautiful has named the exhibitors that can purchase half in its 10th model, scheduled to happen on the Park Avenue Armory in Recent York from November 11–15. The beautiful will elevate to together extra than 50 galleries from 9 nations. They’ll most up-to-date a vary of classic, current, and up-to-the-minute produce alongside art from the 20th and 21st centuries. This year’s exhibitors include Friedman Benda, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, R & Company, Maison Gerard, and Vallois. In a assertion, Salon Art + Admire director Jill Bokor said, “We watch for a brand contemporary, reinvigorated viewers of produce collectors and followers who indulge in turn out to be extra drawn to the aesthetics and characteristic of the dwelling this previous year.”