On July 10, the passing of On Kawara, a Japanese-born painter and conceptual artist, was confirmed by David Zwirner, the gallery which represented the artist since 1999, with an announcement posted on its website. He was 81 years old.
Three young Australian gallerists will launch a new art fair in Melbourne this August as a direct rival to the long established Melbourne Art Fair (MAF), which will run concurrently during the same month.
On July 9, the Whitney Museum of American Art announced the appointment of Christopher Y. Lew as its new associate curator. Assuming the role this summer, Lew will contribute to the Whitney’s contemporary program.