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Museums acquire Holly Coulis’s paintings

Blanton Museum of Art has acquired Cat and Mint Light, 2018 and Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art has acquired Vases and Citrus Above, 2020 (the piece is on view in “Evocations: Celebrating the Museum’s Collection” through December 22, 2021)

RISD Museum receives gift of artworks from Avo Samuelian and Manuel Gonzalez

The RISD Museum announces a significant gift of 66 contemporary artworks from collectors Avo Samuelian and Manuel Gonzalez. Thirty-three works were brought into the collection in December 2019 joining a similar gift to the museum of 33 works in 2017. Both gifts expand the museum’s Contemporary Art and Prints, Drawings, and Photographs collections considerably, introducing works by Uri Aran, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Lothar Hempel, Jordan Nassar, and Paul P; additional works by Karla Black, Jim Lambie, and Tony Feher strengthen the RISD Museum’s commitment to artists already in the collection. Also of note are works by RISD alumni and faculty including David Scanavino, David Benjamin Sherry, and Patricia Treib that further develop the museum’s representation of figures who have helped define the school’s reputation. Read more on ArtDaily.com

Glen Baldridge acquisition by the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired two works on paper by Glen Baldridge.