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MoMA selects Ann Tempkin to succeed John Elderfield

The New York Times reports that the Museum of Modern Art has selected Ann Temkin to succeed John Elderfield, who retired from his position as chief curator of painting and sculpture in July. Temkin has been a curator at MoMA since 2003, when she arrived after a 13 year stint as a curator at The Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Texas News

Texas Biennial 2009 artists to be announced

The Texas Biennial will announce the list of artists selected to participate in the 2009 Biennial tomorrow (September 6, 2009). Guest curator Michael Duncan made his selections from a pool of over 500 applicants. Duncan is a Corresponding Editor for Art in America and a frequent contributor to Artforum. Most recently, he contributed to Alloy of Love: Dario Robleto (2008).

Austin News

lora reynolds gallery moves to new space

lora reynolds gallery is moving (within Austin) to a larger space in the 360 Condominium Building at 360 Nueces Street. The public opening will take place on October 4, 2008. The new location is next door to the Austin Music Hall and across the street from the new Ballet Austin building in an area that is an arts and cultural center in the heart of downtown Austin. The gallery will be designed by Stonefox Design, the New York based architecture and design firm that designed the Klein residences in both Santa Fe and Austin. Late last year, the firm opened their own art space in their New York offices, but collectors' residences form the bulk of their work.

Austin in the National News

Austin arts continue to draw national attention in this month's issue of Art in America. The September issue includes a review by Eleanor Heartney of Cult of Color: Call to Color, the collaboration between artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, composer Graham Reynolds and choreographer Stephen Mills of Ballet Austin.

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