ARTnews in Transient: JTT Now Represents James Yaya Hough—and Extra from July 26, 2021
Monday, July 26
JTT Now Represents James Yaya Hough
James Yaya Hough, a Pittsburgh-basically based fully artist whose work makes a speciality of the realities of being incarcerated in the U.S., is now represented by Novel York’s JTT gallery, the attach he currently has his first solo relate. Having been convicted for atomize at age 17 in Pennsylvania, Hough was launched in 2019 after a focus on dominated that it is unconstitutional to imprison youths for existence in the assert. His frenzied drawings depict forms of desire skilled whereas in penal advanced, and a series of artwork made throughout a residency on the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Location of industrial envision the those that form up the prison justice scheme. His work appeared in Nicole R. Fleetwood’s 2020 MoMA PS1 relate “Marking Time: Art work in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” and he is role to relate work in connection with the 2022 Carnegie World.
Art work Institute of Chicago Hires Grace Deveney as Accomplice Curator
Grace Deveney has been named an companion curator in the Art work Institute of Chicago‘s photography and media division. At the 2nd an companion curator on the Prospect Novel Orleans triennial (role to delivery in October), Deveney was formerly an assistant curator on the Museum of Novel Art work Chicago and a analysis assistant on the Art work Institute of Chicago. She started in her novel attach of living earlier this month.
Norval Foundation and Sovereign Art work Foundation Initiating Prize for African Artists
The Norval Foundation, a contemporary art museum in Cape Metropolis, and the Sovereign Art work Foundation have announced the delivery of the Norval Sovereign African Art work Prize, an annual award excellent contemporary artists from Africa and its diaspora. The rivals will culminate in an exhibition of 30 shortlisted artists on the Norval Foundation that is ensuing from delivery on January 26. The first prize winner will receive a money award of 500,000 ZAR ($33,700) and a solo exhibition on the Norval Foundation in Cape Metropolis. An additional money prize of 25,000 ZAR ($1,700) will be given to the finalist who wins an viewers vote.