Art results of the week: 28.10.2019 – 03.11.2019

  • Australia Picks Sound Artist Marco Fusinato for 2021 Venice Biennale Pavilion. The Australia Council said on Friday that Marco Fusinato will represent the country in the 2021 edition, with Alexie Glass-Kantor, the executive director of Artspace in Sydney and the curator of Art Basel Hong Kong’s Encounters section, lined up to curate the pavilion. Stedelijk
  • Doris Salcedo Wins $1 M. Nomura Award. With the $1 million sum, the Colombian artist will continue her series of “Acts of Mourning” installations, made in remembrance of those who have been murdered in her home country’s civil war, which has gone on for more than 50 years.
  • Sotheby’s Names New CEO. Charles F. Stewart, a Drahi associate, being named CEO. He takes the place of Tad Smith, who will become a senior adviser to the new leader. Stewart has been co-president and chief financial officer of Altice, Drahi’s cable company, since 2016.
  • Former Stedelijk director Beatrix Ruf will head to Moscow’s Garage Museum. She will be working with the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow as of 2020. “Together with our director, Anton Belov, she will work on the museum’s long-term development and contribute her vision to the exhibition program, planning, and education and partnership projects at Garage,” said the statement of Garage Museum.