Interview: Halle für Kunst Steiermark Curator, Cathrin Mayer

Photography, sculpture and performance art will reinforce the mission of the revitalized Graz, Austria institution

In Graz, Austria, the art institution Halle für Kunst Steiermark now occupies the halls of Künstlerhaus, an architecturally significant space designed by Robert Haueisen and completed in 1952. This new name represents a refresh of Halle für Kunst & Medien, the organization that took over the art hall in 2013. More than a title change, this update supports a new mission that includes an exploration of …

All-Black Staff to Run David Zwirner’s New Gallery

Helmed by Ebony L Haynes (formerly the director at Martos Gallery and guest professor at the Yale School of Art), the newest David Zwirner gallery will be run by an all-Black staff. Zwirner tells The New York Times that he and Haynes began discussions in January, and after she explained her vision, he decided to offer her full autonomy over the still-unnamed Manhattan space. “There …

An Ongoing List of Black-Owned Galleries

In an effort to direct support to Black gallerists and their valuable contributions to the art world, Artsy published a list of spaces across the country “founded or run (in part or entirely) by Black gallerists.” So far, the list incorporates many important institutions, from Oakland’s Thelma Harris Gallery, which opened in 1987, to Terrell Tilford’s five-year-old Band of Vices in LA and Dorsey’s Art …