- Catherine Opie received an honorary doctorate from California College of the Arts.
- Sally Mann won the 2016 Carnegie Medal for nonfiction for her memoir Hold Still.
- And when asked about his new music video for Famous, Kanye West said that Season 1 artist Matthew Barney is “his Jesus.”
Events & exhibitions
- Thursday, June 30th | 6-8pm—Luhring Augustine is hosting an opening reception for their latest exhibition Shapeshifters, featuring Elizabeth Murray, Robert Mangold, and Richard Tuttle.
- Thursday, June 30th | 7-8pm—Carrie Mae Weems will be signing books at the Strand to promote her new book of photographs: The Kitchen Table Series.
- Brian Jungen’s solo exhibition opened last week at Casey Kaplan, where it will remain on view till July 29th.
- Blackness in Abstraction is on view at Pace Gallery until August 19th, and includes work by Season 3’s Fred Wilson and New York Close Up’s Rashid Johnson. [Read a review in the Wall Street Journal.]
- Works by Tala Madani and Lucas Blalock are included in a new exhibition on bodily humor at Hauser & Wirth, open till July 29th.
- Team Gallery’s exhibition Golden Eggs features Barbara Kruger and is on view till August 5th.
- The International Center of Photography’s latest exhibition Public, Private, Secret, open till January 8, 2017, features Cindy Sherman. [See a slideshow of included work or read an interview with the curator.]
- ASPEN, COLORADO—The Aspen Art Museum’s group exhibition The Revolution will Not Be Gray, opens this Friday, July 1st and includes work by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Glenn Ligon, and Season 8 artist Pedro Reyes.
- SAN DIEGO—This is the last week to see Do Ho Suh’s solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. The show closes July 4th.
- Friday, July 1st, 6:30pm—Krzysztof Wodiczko is speaking at The Photographers’ Gallery in a special event hosted by FACT and the Liverpool Biennial.
- Making and Unmaking, a group exhibition with work by more than 70 artists, opened last week at the Camden Arts Centre and includes work by Louise Bourgeois and Yinka Shonibare MBE. [Read a review in The Financial Times.]
- Tania Brugera’s Tatlin Whisper #5, featuring two patrolling police officers on horseback, is being performed at the new Tate Modern Switch House until July 3rd. [Read a review in The Quietus.]
It’s impossible to include all the incredible exhibitions and art events happening this week in a single post. If there’s something you feel should have been included in today’s roundup, leave a comment below!