Art Industry News: Glasgow Is ‘Selling’ Its Zaha Hadid-Designed Museum to Give Women Long-Overdue Equal Pay + Other Stories
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Art Industry News: Glasgow Is ‘Selling’ Its Zaha Hadid-Designed Museum to Give Women Long-Overdue Equal Pay + Other Stories

The late architect Zaha Hadid. Photo JOCHEN LUEBKE/AFP/Getty Images. Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, February 8. NEED-TO-READ The Artist Behind TIME ’s New Cover – Adorning the cover of TIME ’s new “Optimists” issue is a painting by the South African artist Nelson Makamo, whose work often deals with young children from his country’s rural areas who aren’t yet worn down by life’s hardships. Called Visions of a Limitless Future , the portrait was modeled on the artist’s 11-year-old cousin. Makamo says that discovering African artists made him fall in love with art, but now that he has gained international recognition he doesn’t think of himself in the same way. “That’s one of the exciting developments I’ve seen in the art world since I started,” he tells TIME . “There’s no longer really that line between the South American Artist, the European Artist, the African Artist.” ( TIME ) Alicja Kwade Wins the Met’s Roof Commission – The Berlin-based artist will mount two abstract sculptures in an installation titled ParaPivot on the Met’s roof garden […]

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