This Week in Art: 7.25-7.31

Mel Chin. The Tie That Binds. One of 512 Unique Blueprints created by the artist and team to distribute at the Field Office. Courtesy of Current:LA.

Mel Chin. The Tie That Binds, 2016. One of 512 unique blueprints created by the artist and team to distribute at the project’s field office. Courtesy of Current:LA Water.

Last week was a big one for New York Close Up artists! Boston University announced that Josephine Halvorson is joining its faculty as a professor of painting. And Rashid Johnson became the second artist ever to join the board of the Guggenheim Foundation. Also:

Events & exhibitions


  • Saturday, July 30th, Damrosch Park—As a part of Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors Festival, Laurie Anderson has curated a day-long tribute to her late husband Lou Reed.


Around the world

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!