TATE AMERICAS FOUNDATION HOSTS 2021 ARTISTS DINNER
The Tate Americas Foundation hosted its annual Artists Dinner honoring Tate Collection artists Dawoud Bey, Alfredo Jaar, Joan Jonas, Simone Leigh, Marilyn Minter, Shirin Neshat, and Anicka Yi. Proceeds from the dinner support exhibitions at Tate.
Pictured above, artists Lorna Simpson, Anicka Yi, Dawoud Bey, Shirin Neshat, Alfredo Jaar, and Marilyn Minter attend the Artists Dinner.
North American News
The Tate Americas Foundation recently acquired Firelei Baez A Map of the British Empire in America, 2021 (pictured above), five works by Dawoud Bey from his Night Coming Tenderly (Black), 2017 series, Andrea Bowers Memorial to Arcadia Woodlands Clear-Cut, 2014, and five drawings by Annie Pootoogook.
Three works by Charles White from his Wanted Poster series (pictured above), Christine Sun Kim’s Why Your Hearing Parents Did Not Learn Sign Language, 2019 and Why My Hearing Partner Signs, 2019, as well as Edgar Heap of Birds Places of Healing, 2020 have also been acquired for the Tate collection.
Latin American News
The Tate Americas Foundation recently acquired three photographs by Lilian Maresca with Marcos López from the Untitled (Liliana Maresca with her Artworks),1983 series (pictured above), as well as three films by Ana Mendieta, Alma, Silueta en Fuego, 1975 (pictured below), Flower Person, Flower Body, 1975, and Untitled: Silueta Series, 1978.
TATE AMERICAS FOUNDATION PROGRAM DURING FRIEZE LA
The Tate Americas Foundation hosted a successful program during Frieze LA led by Britton Family Curator-at-Large, North American Art, Christine Y. Kim. Joined by Tate Director Maria Balshaw and Tate Board Chair Roland Rudd, highlights included studio visits with Charles Gaines, Tala Madani, and Catherine Opie, as well as a walkthrough of Black American Portraits at LACMA.
Pictured above, artist Charles Gaines’ studio
LAAC POP-UP PROGRAM DURING ARCO MADRID
The Tate Americas Foundation and Tate’s Latin American Acquisitions Committee (LAAC) hosted a pop-up program during ARCO Madrid. The program was joined by Director of Collections, Tate Modern, Gregor Muir and Curator, International Art, Michael Wellen.
Pictured above, artist Carlos Garaicoa hosts the Committee for a studio visit.