Gabriella Angeleti

Gabriella Angeleti is the assistant Museums & Heritage editor of The Art Newspaper, based in New York | gabi@theartnewspaper.com

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Cauleen Smith and Vanessa German receive $250,000 Heinz Prize

The unrestricted prize recognises important contributions to the artistic, environmental and economic sectors

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American artist Senga Nengudi wins $100,000 Nasher Prize for sculpture

The artist will have a career-spanning exhibition at Dia Beacon next year that will be on view long-term

Getty Foundation launches $3.1m programme to preserve Black architects' work

The two-year grant Preserving Black Modernism extends the foundation's larger initiative to protect Modernist architecture

Hew Locke covers Met Museum with golden trophies inspired by colonial looting

The suite of sculptures is inspired by works in the museum’s collection with convoluted histories

Smithsonian reveals shortlisted designs for $130m Bezos Learning Center at National Air and Space Museum

The institution is welcoming public feedback on proposals from five anonymous architecture firms bidding for the project on the National Mall

Indigenous artists take the spotlight at The Armory Show

Buffalo-based K Art Gallery, owned and operated by a member of the Seneca Nation, is showing an intergenerational group of Indigenous artists at the fair

A first glimpse of Philadelphia's future Alexander Calder sanctuary

The $70m centre will feature indoor and outdoor spaces with rotating exhibitions of Calder’s work

New York's Spring Break Art Show returns with a bevy of bawdy and bodily projects

The 11th edition of the curator-led fair returns to Armory Week and the former Ralph Lauren offices on Madison Avenue with around 110 exhibitors working under the Burroughsian title "Naked Lunch"

The must-see exhibitions celebrating Brazilian art on the country's bicentennial

Shows on view in museums and galleries across New York, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Paris and London, from the Brazilian art biennial at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo to Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca at the New Museum

Marvin Gaye-inspired exhibition to inaugurate Rubell Museum in Washington, DC

The exhibition will feature nearly 200 works from Don and Mera Rubell's collection

After a devastating fire in 2018, the National Museum of Brazil unveils the first stage of its restoration project

As the first stage of the museum’s restoration project is unveiled, coinciding with the Brazilian bicentennial of independence, its director calls for more government investment

Greek artefacts from American billionaire's collection will be returned pending exchange agreement

The artefacts could be exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before traveling to Athens

US customs agents seize Ancient Egyptian lid for mummy liver

The artefact, seized in Memphis, Tennessee, was en route to a collector who is believed to have falsified statements regarding its value

Metropolitan Museum to exhibit masterpieces from Puerto Rican museum struck by earthquake

The pieces include paintings by Frederic Leighton, John Everett Millais and Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Republicans in Utah sue Biden administration over protection of national monuments

The state has issued a lawsuit against Biden’s overturning of a Trump-era decision to open protected lands in the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments to resource extraction

Orlando Museum of Art leaders resign amid scandal over allegedly fake Basquiats

The museum's board chair and its recently appointed interim director have both resigned as the fallout from an FBI raid in June continues

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Interview | Sculptor Patrick Dougherty on his illusionary stickwork

The artist has unveiled an otherworldly work for the Tippet Rise Art Center in Montana that envelops a frontier-era school with swells of willow saplings

Perrotin gambles on Las Vegas art market with new store at the Bellagio

The global blue-chip dealer Emmanuel Perrotin says “art is everyone”

Once the US’s largest slave port, Charleston will open African American museum next year

Opening on 21 January 2023, the new International African American Museum will include ways for Black Americans to research their ancestry

Ancient ‘Hellgate’ pictographs irreparably vandalised in Montana

The pictographs are nominated for listing in the US National Register of Historic Places

Historic Baltimore museum reopens after $5.5m renovation

The Peale Museum, considered the first “purpose-built” museum in North America, reopens with a contemporary and local focus

An historic appointment: Lynette L. Allston is the first Indigenous person to serve as board president of a major US museum

Allston had previously advised the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in devising its land acknowledgement agreement

The Metropolitan Museum returns two looted artefacts to Nepal

The two works, given to the museum in the 1990s, were looted from temples in Kathmandu according to recent internal provenance research

National Museum of Scotland urged to return First Nations totem pole stolen by Canadian anthropologist

The pole was stolen in 1929 and, if returned, would be only the second totem pole to be repatriated to a First Nation by a European institution

US museums and Indigenous tribes receive $2m grant to boost repatriation efforts

The National Park Service has awarded grants totaling $2.1m to 20 museums and nine tribes

Six must-see exhibitions on view in the Hamptons

As the Art Market Hamptons fair returns to Water Mill, these are the must-see shows on the east end of Long Island

Hélio Oiticica’s unrealised Tropicália environment erected in New York

The Brazilian artist developed the installation and several other iterations of architectural environments on a Guggenheim grant in the 1970s but never secured funding to build the work

Police find haul of stolen paintings, including masterworks by Tarsila do Amaral, under a bed in Rio de Janeiro

The works, including pieces by Do Amaral, Di Cavalcanti and others, were seized from the home of a man involved a bizarre scheme to swindle the widow of a famed dealer

Metropolitan Museum director Max Hollein to take on dual role of director and chief executive

Hollein, who will add the role to his title after Daniel H. Weiss resigns next year, was the “clear choice”, according to the Met’s board of trustees