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posted by CAA — Sep 11, 2019

Unrecorded Arapaho artist, attributed to “Henderson Ledger Artist A,” also known as Horseback, “A Medicine Vision” (Arapaho, Oklahoma, 1880). Photo by Dirk Bakker, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, via artnet News

The Met Is Expanding Its Definition of American Culture by Hiring a Curator of Indigenous Art for Its Famed American Wing

The museum is looking for its first full-time curator of Native North American art to spearhead a new arts program. (artnet News)

Jenny Holzer Hits Her Mark in a Major, Largely Unnoticed Retrospective

“How does it happen that a major artist like Jenny Holzer gets a major retrospective—the largest survey of her work to date—at a major museum like the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao but no catalogue is produced, and there is almost no press coverage?” (Hyperallergic)

A New Spreadsheet Shares Salary and Employment Information for Adjunct Professors

In addition to recent salary spreadsheets for art workers and interns circulated by Art + Museum Transparency, have you seen this spreadsheet for adjunct professors? (Twitter)

Towards the Ethical Practice of Art History

Addressing the relationship between white supremacy and medieval studies remains an urgent issue, especially as students head back to school. A reflection from 2018, via Material Collective. (Material Collective)

 

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