August, 2011

Winner of Grange Photography Prize to be Announced at Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Gala Reception

Winner of Grange Photography Prize to be Announced at Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Gala Reception

Four photographers — two each from Canada and India — have been shortlisted for The Grange Prize 2011, Canada’s largest cash prize for photography. The winner of the $50,000 prize is chosen by public vote, which opens today and continues through October 23 at www.thegrangeprize.com. The winner will be announced at a gala reception hosted […]

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Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Presents Works by Photographer Jerome “Jerry” Liebling

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Presents Works by Photographer Jerome “Jerry” Liebling

The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College has placed on view nine works from its collection by renowned photographer, filmmaker and Hampshire College professor Jerome “Jerry” Liebling, who passed away on July 27. Born in Brooklyn in 1924, Liebling studied photography with Walter Rosenblum at Brooklyn College and with Paul Strand as part of the […]

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University of Virginia Art Museum Names Jennifer Farrell as Curator of Exhibitions

University of Virginia Art Museum Names Jennifer Farrell as Curator of Exhibitions

Jennifer Farrell, whose scholarly research, writing, foundation and curatorial work focuses on modern and contemporary art, joined the University of Virginia Art Museum staff Aug. 15 as curator of exhibitions. She will be in charge of developing in-house exhibitions, working with outside curators to formulate future projects and advising on museum purchases, among other duties. […]

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Library of Congress Announces Timely and Timeless: New Comic Art Acquisitions Exhibition

Political and social satire, comic-strip and comic-book drawings, New Yorker magazine illustrations and graphic narratives—original cartoon art that was added to the Library of Congress collections during the past decade—will be featured in a new exhibition, “Timely and Timeless: New Comic Art Acquisitions.” The exhibition opens Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in the changing-exhibit space of […]

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