5 April 2018, Artforum reports on Decolonize This Place’s open letter demanding that the Brooklyn Museum do more to address representation in its museum. The collective has urged the museum to introduce a “Decolonization Commission” that would help the museum “redress ongoing legacies of oppression, especially when it comes to the status of African art and culture.”
10 April 2018, Nadja Sayei looks at the new exhibition which celebrates black artists who use themes of time travel, technology and heroism to convey a broader image of the African experience.
10 April 2018, Andrew Russeth covers the ongoing legal battle that the Berkshire Museum has been fighting in order to sell works from its collection in order to raise money to cover ongoing museum costs.
9 April 2018, Jonathan Mandel reviews Otobong Nkanga’s current exhibition To Dig a Hole that Collapses Again at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
9 April 2018, Eileen Kinsella reports on how Postmaster Gallery has joined Patreon to seek financial support from their fans via monthly subscriptions.
5 April 2018, Jerry Salts reviews two spectacular Cy Twombly shows at Larry Gagosian Gallery in New York.
6 April 2018, The Malay Online takes and interesting look at April’s upcoming photography auctions and how four seemingly identical photographs can have four very different estimates. The photograph in question is Alfred Stieglitz’s, The Steerage, 1907 and the article looks at how fine details between the four works have a substantial influence on the final estimate.
6 April 2018, Lexi Manatakis looks at the legacy of Seydou Keïta in the lead up to an exhibition of his work at Amsterdam’s FOAM Museum titled Seydou Keïta – Bamako Portraits. The exhibition runs until June 20 2018.
5 April 2018, Kate Brown covers the The UK government’s plan to ban the sale of ivory of any age in order to protect elephants for future generations.