Gabriella Angeleti

Gabriella Angeleti (gabi@theartnewspaper.com) is a writer and the assistant editor of the Museums & Heritage, Americas, section of The Art Newspaper.

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Carlito Carvalhosa at Galeria Nara Roesler to Haley Josephs at Jack Barrett

First Lady Jill Biden opens new Met Costume Institute exhibition with message of solidarity with Ukraine

Dr. Biden joined Anna Wintour and several of the film directors who curated the period rooms of the Metropolitan Museum’s American wing

Diego Rivera mural in San Francisco to be conserved, not deaccessioned

The San Francisco Art Institute has received $200,000 from the Mellon Foundation to conserve the 1931 fresco

Mexico’s Maya Train carries catastrophic archaeological and environmental risks, activists warn

The Mexican government is accused of concealing archaelogical findings along 1,500km route of president’s Yucatán mega-project

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Lukas Quietzsch at Ramiken to Matisse at the Museum of Modern Art

Divisive airplane installation from Burning Man lands in Las Vegas

The work was criticised and its creators accused of having “abandoned” it on the Black Rock Desert after the 2018 event

FBI repatriates smuggled artefacts, artworks and other objects to Peru

The returned objects include artefacts from the collection of amateur archaeologist Donald Miller, the subject of a high-profile raid in 2014

The Barnes Foundation exhumes its little-known Indigenous art collection

An exhibition tracks Albert C. Barnes’s brief but significant collecting spree of Native objects

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Deana Lawson at MoMA PS1 to Kyle Staver at Half Gallery

MoMA and the Neue Galerie jointly acquire a Käthe Kollwitz self-portrait

The Museum of Modern Art plans to hold a major exhibition of the German artist’s work in the near future

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kathy Ruttenberg at Lyles & King to the treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Walid Raad at Paula Cooper Gallery to Daniel Lie at the New Museum

Indigenous artists highlight shared histories of abstraction and survival in the Whitney Biennial

The 2022 edition of the exhibition includes the work of four Indigenous artists from the US and Canada

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Brazil's SP-Arte fair to focus on design and digital art sectors

The 18th edition of the Brazilian art fair features around 30 design galleries, a recently introduced sector, and a selling exhibition of digital art

'Native people are alive, not specimens or relics of the past': overdue retrospective honours Jean LaMarr’s groundbreaking work

The career-spanning exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art explores how the artist subverted categorisation in an era where Native art was still considered folkloric

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Robert Irwin at Pace to Barkley L. Hendricks at Jack Shainman

Massachusetts museum accused of hoarding Indigenous artefacts and human remains for decades

The Barre Museum is said to hold the largest collection of Lakota objects and human remains from the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre

After $110m Picasso sale, casino company MGM acquires on-trend contemporary works to diversify collection

The acquisition includes pieces by Sanford Biggers, Rashid Johnson, Ghada Amer, Derrick Adams and others

Prizesnews

SJ Norman wins Australia's Blake Prize for diptych of scarification ritual

The prize recognises a live performance in which the artist was slashed 147 times, addressing the disproportionate incarceration and custody deaths of First Nations people

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Meg Webster at the Judd Foundation to Michelle Stuart at Galerie Lelong & Co.

US institutions celebrate Faith Ringgold

Major acquisitions, complementary showcases plus a New Yorker cover coincide with the artist’s retrospective at the New Museum

Smithsonian lists potential sites for new Latino and women’s museums—including the FBI headquarters

The long list of possible locations also includes the Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building

Medieval Jewish codex to be shown in New York before conservation

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will begin conservation efforts later this year with a $27,600 grant from The European Fine Art Foundation

Ceremonial starfish offerings unearthed at Aztec temple in Mexico City

The ‘precious relics’ discovered at Templo Mayor link Aztec cosmology to the sea

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Hollis Sigler at Andrew Kreps to James Turrell’s ode to Ad Reinhardt at Pace

Former Metropolitan Museum curator leads reimagining of Penn State’s anthropology museum

A $100m campus expansion will give the informally-established anthropology museum a greater presence

Artist Faye HeavyShield receives one of Canada’s top art prizes

HeavyShield, who received the C$75,000 award from the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario, creates Minimalist sculptures and installations