Gabriella Angeleti

Gabriella Angeleti is a staff reporter at The Art Newspaper. She focuses on Latin American and Indigenous art news, exhibition reviews and previews, and writes and commissions the weekly “three to see in New York” column.

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Felix Gonzales-Torres at the Judd Foundation to Grada Kilomba's US debut at Amant

Grateful Dead t-shirt sets auction record at Sotheby’s

Counterculture relic originally design by Hells Angel artist Allan "Gut" Terk sold for nearly $18,000

Queens Museum director on its transformative expansion and learning from the pandemic

Led by Sally Tallant, the community-focused museum is building a new educational centre thanks to a $26.4m grant from New York City

Kansas University restores Indigenous exhibition after vandalism

Indigenous people proclaiming their own culture and history "makes some non-Natives nervous", says the artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds

Saint Louis Art Museum receives 22 major works from American philanthropist

The promised gift from Emily Rauh Pulitzer includes paintings and sculptures by 20th-century European and American artists including Miró, Picasso and Guston

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From gilded figures at the Hispanic Society Museum and Library to Christo at Galerie Gmurzynska

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kandinsky at the Guggenheim to Erna Rosenstein at Hauser & Wirth

Richard Diebenkorn Foundation launches digital archive

The free database aims to elevate public access to the artist's work, with more than 8,000 images and writings

Statue of George Floyd in Union Square vandalised for second time

The sculpture, previously targeted by white supremacists in Brooklyn, was splattered with paint less than two days after it was installed in Manhattan

The global appeal of Surrealism explored in exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York show, which will travel to London next year, looks at how the movement inspired artists around the world long into the 20th century

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Jasper Johns at the Whitney to John Chamberlain at Gagosian

Alicja Kwade invades corporate New York tower with celestial sculpture

A 22,000 kilogram spherical stone now dangles over the lobby of a skyscraper on 550 Madison

Getty Foundation donates $1.3m to preserve Arizona national monument

The Wupatki National Monument contains an ancient Indigenous complex and more than 5,000 adjacent archaeological sites

National Academy of Design inducts eight new members, including Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu and others

The nominations come as the Academy announces plans for an exhibition space in New York following the sale of its Upper East Side buildings

Indigenous artists stake their claim at Yellowstone National Park

A public project aims to elevate the presence of Indigenous tribes who claim ancestral association with the Yellowstone region

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Cannupa Hanska Luger’s Indigenous sci-fi at Garth Greenan to an undersung Italian painter at Shin Gallery

Martin Puryear to create permanent sculpture for Storm King Art Center

The dome-like work marks the first time the artist will work with brick as a material

Looted Gilgamesh tablet returned to Iraq

The ancient cuneiform, once fated to be displayed at the Museum of the Bible, was sold by Christie’s for $1.7m to the owners of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby

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In Pictures | How Gianfranco Gorgoni captured the mysticism of the Land Art movement

More than 150 rarely-seen photographs chronicle the history of seminal earthworks in the landscape

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Arthur Jafa on his long-term installation at the Glenstone Museum

The career-spanning installation includes sculptures, photographs and the monumental video that followed the artist’s seminal video montage Love is the Message, the Message is Death

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Adam Pendelton's colossal recaps of the past year at MoMA, to Objects of Common Interest's minimalist designs at the Noguchi Museum

Superflex to send climate-conscious message during 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York

The Danish art collective will show one work on the façade of the international agency's Manhattan headquarters next week

Faith Ringgold to get her first New York retrospective at the New Museum in 2022

The exhibition will span six decades and explore Ringgold as both an artist and political activist

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Sculptor Nairy Baghramian awarded 2022 Nasher Prize

The $100,000 award for sculpture recognises the Berlin-based artist's evocative explorations of the body through sculpture

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Peru’s heritage gets a new $125m home

Museo Nacional del Perú (Muna) boasts a collection of nearly 50,000 Pre- Columbian objects, including repatriated artefacts

Robert E. Lee monument removed in Richmond, Virginia

The equestrian statue of the Confederate general has been heavily vandalised since the eruption of Black Lives Matter protests last summer

São Paulo Bienal echoes the political polarisation in Brazil

The 34th edition of the second longest-running international exhibition reflects on past and present political and social tensions

Michelle Stuart: Beyond the Earth

She was one of the first artists to use the land in her work, and now an Armory exhibition showcases the full range of her career

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Aline Motta’s meditation on colonial erasure at the New Museum to recent paintings by Markus Lüpertz at Michael Werner

New and noteworthy: see what the Armory Show's younger galleries are bringing to the fair

In the Presents section, galleries founded within the past ten years present solo or dual-artist shows. Here are some works to look out for this year

Putting Uruguay on the art map: sculptor Pablo Atchugarry is building a world-class museum in his home country

Billed as Uruguay's most comprehensive hub for international contemporary art, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Atchugarry will open in Punta del Este next January

CCS Bard receives $50m endowment from museum founder Marieluise Hessel and billionaire George Soros

The donation is part of a $1bn endowment campaign to shore up the liberal arts school's finances

Museum championing ‘art of the people’ reopens in San Diego after $55m renovation

The Mingei International Museum, which has been closed for three years, holds a vast collection of folk art and design

Museu de Arte de São Paulo plans to tunnel its way through to a new 14-storey building

The Lina Bo Bardi-designed museum in Brazil can currently only display 1% of its 11,000-piece collection

Radical from the start: Judy Chicago’s retrospective at the De Young Museum goes beyond The Dinner Party

The exhibition demonstrates how the artist has “always been progressive in her thinking” about social issues, from feminism to environmentalism

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Qaumajuq centre opens inaugural Indigenous triennial exhibition

The show features works by artists from Canada, New Zealand and Australia and considers themes and politics around water

Lynn Hershman Leeson, digital art pioneer, traces the tangled web of virtual life

A sprawling exhibition at the New Museum, featuring early online works and recent projects exploring DNA, proves how farsighted her work has been

Initiative to support Indigenous artists announces inaugural residencies and grants

The artist Sky Hopinka and three recipients will receive $25,000 and residencies at an Ai Weiwei-designed home in upstate New York

Warehouse of the Cinemateca Brasileira is struck by fire

Lawsuit was filed against the Brazilian government earlier this month citing the imminent risk of a blaze

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Extract | A rare pamphlet from a historic Black art exhibition by the Spiral collective

The text accompanied the group's only show and is now one of several texts about Black art brought together in a new book The Soul of Nation Reader

Dealer admits to marketing fraudulent Indigenous wood carvings to Canadian museums and galleries

Works by a non-Indigenous artist known as Harvey John were sold at museum gift shops and galleries as authentic Haida artworks

Plans scrapped for solar project that would disrupt Michael Heizer’s Double Negative

A solar farm was cancelled after months of backlash from local residents

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grants $3m to Black historic landmarks

The $50m grant programme, launched in the wake of the Unite the Right rally, aims to preserve histories beyond Confederate heritage

Protestors gather at the reopening of New York’s Museum of Chinese in America

Demonstrators argue the museum is complicit in mass incarceration and the gentrification of Chinatown

Paper craft: Getty Foundation grants $1.55m to undersung prints and drawings projects

The funding will benefit emerging and mid-career curators from 19 US and international museums

Charlottesville removes statue of Confederate general at the centre of the Unite the Right rally

City officials are asking museums and historical societies to solicit interest in acquiring several removed statues

Security guards become guest curators at the Baltimore Museum of Art

The forthcoming show, developed with the help of art historian Lowery Stokes Sims, aims to highlight a “multiplicity of curatorial voices in major institutions”

Bienal de São Paulo celebrates its 70th anniversary this month with a podcast series and other programmes

The biennial helped launch the careers of artists like Lygia Pape, Hélio Oiticica and Lygia Clark

Nancy Holt’s archives head to Smithsonian, opening the door for more Land Art works

From astronomical observations to personal photographs, the 50,000-piece collection includes documentation of unrealised works that the artist's foundation hopes to one day complete

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the Met’s survey of women photographers to Wong Ping’s dark films at the New Museum

The best art day trips you can take from Berlin, London and New York

From crumbling castles to beach huts and giant chalk drawings on the English coast, there's no need for PCR tests if you live near these local gems

Angela Two Stars is the first Indigenous artist to install work in Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Recovering from controversy, the Walker Art Center has commissioned the Minnesota artist to create a labyrinth-like installation that celebrates the Dakota language as a way to heal the community and the land

Monuments of European colonisers are vandalised and toppled in Colombia

The Colombian ministry of culture says it will form a committee to review contested memorials

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Huguette Caland at The Drawing Center to the last week to visit the Met’s Michael C. Rockefeller Wing

Mexico's controversial 'Maya Train' receives $42bn federal grant for archaeological research and preservation

With more than 14,000 artefacts discovered in the project's path, protestors say pre-Hispanic heritage sites could be destroyed by the construction

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Shahzia Sikander at The Morgan to lyrical outdoor installations in Brooklyn by Chloë Bass

Brooklyn’s long history of resistance is celebrated on Juneteenth

A series of installations and programmes draw on the Center for Brooklyn History's extensive archive

Casa Versalles, an initiative envisioned to benefit the Mexican cultural sector, opens second edition in Mexico City

A portion of the proceeds from the selling exhibition will benefit two regional museums, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey and the Zapopan Art Museum

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New grant programme to benefit Black designers

The initiative includes three $10,000 awards for emerging designers and one $100,000 grant for a Black-owned design business

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