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This Week in Art 4.3-4.9: Theaster Gates & Laylah Ali Win Awards

John Baldessari. Space Available, 1966-67. Ink on canvas; 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Private collection. John Baldessari: Paintings 1966-68 is on view at Craig F. Starr Gallery April 7 through May 20, 2017.

This week artist Theaster Gates was awarded one of the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ 2017 architecture awards for the work of his nonprofit, the Rebuild Foundation, and his “exploration of ideas in architecture.”

On April 6, Laylah Ali will receive the Sam Fox School Dean’s Medal at Washington University in St. Louis—where Ali earned her MFA in 1994—for her “outstanding contributions to the field of art.”

Events & exhibitions

New York City

Saratoga Springs, NY

Princeton, NJ

Providence, RI

Edinboro, PA

Fort Myers, FL


Los Angeles

San Francisco

United Kingdom

Napoli, Italy

Helsinki, Finland

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!

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