Gabriella Angeleti

Gabriella Angeleti is the former assistant Museums & Heritage editor of The Art Newspaper, based in New York


‘Like saying that you need to wear European fashion to attend the Venice Biennale’: Adriano Pedrosa responds to criticisms of 'Foreigners Everywhere'

The curator of the central exhibition at the 2024 Venice Biennale reflected on the show’s reception during a recent talk in New York

Southern Brazil’s museums and historical sites threatened by torrential rains and flooding

In the past month, record rainfall has wreaked havoc on the state of Rio Grande do Sul

‘A brutal adjustment’: Argentine cultural workers feel the pain of president Milei’s cuts

Mass layoffs at the national library and the defunding of a critical film institute are just the beginning, the administration has promised

Brazil’s National Museum receives donation of more than 1,100 fossils—including those of rare dinosaurs

The museum has been slowly rebuilding ever since an electrical fire devastated its building and collection in 2018

New York show celebrates the inner lives of Toshiko Takaezu’s ceramics

The Hawaiian artist’s retrospective at the Noguchi Museum takes a multi-sensory approach to her singular sculptures

‘It’s a dream for an artist to be able to do this’: Walton Ford on creating a lion's den at the Morgan Library & Museum

The artist’s show includes a menagerie of recently gifted sketches, large-scale watercolours and selections from the permanent collection

Brazil’s moment in the art-world spotlight extends to Frieze New York

This is the second year running in which the country will have five galleries attending—the highest number as a percentage of total exhibitors

Fifteen exhibitions to see in New York this spring

From a historic Harlem Renaissance show at the Met and MoMA's Joan Jonas retrospective to solo museum debuts for Melissa Cody and Nona Faustine

Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung to curate the São Paulo biennial in 2025

The Berlin-based curator has previously held roles at Documenta and the Dak’Art biennial in Senegal

SP-Arte turns 20—as Brazilian artists and curators take the spotlight at Venice

São Paulo fair’s founder says her efforts are “legitimised” by Adriano Pedrosa being the first South American to curate the Venice Biennale this month

Glenn Ligon: 'The idea of coal dust being elevated into the space of art was something that interested me'

As his series of text paintings make their debut in Hong Kong, the US artist discusses his decades-long meditation on the words of James Baldwin

US museums blame falling visitor numbers for staff redundancies

Institutions including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art have let staff go

How ancient cave art is rewriting Puerto Rican history

Recent study shows that humans inhabited and made art in the archipelago thousands of years earlier than previously thought

Lucas Samaras, tirelessly adventurous New York artist, has died, aged 87

The Greek American artist was always willing to try new forms and materials, working across sculpture, photography, performance, installation and more

Mercedes Dorame: ‘Borders shift and change with perspective’

The artist’s commission for the Getty Center’s rotunda replicates the forms and colours of abalone shells that were once ubiquitous on the Los Angeles coast

13 shows to see in and around Los Angeles during Frieze

From important shows of Korean and Japanese contemporary art, to major surveys of Paul Pfeiffer and Joan Brown, and more

US museums cover Native American displays as revised federal regulations take effect

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act has been revised to expedite repatriation, leading many museums to conceal exhibits in the interim

'An exciting new model for repatriation': rotating display of Cycladic treasures, on loan from Greece, debuts at the Met

An innovative agreement between the Metropolitan Museum, American businessman Leonard N. Stern and the Greek government led to the new display of 161 Cycladic antiquities at the New York museum

Brazil plans museum devoted to 2023 insurrection

Authorities also began restoration work on art damaged during the ensuing riots

Valongo Wharf—historic hub of Brazil's slave trade—opens following overdue $400,000 renovation

The Rio de Janeiro site, where one million enslaved Africans disembarked, retains its Unesco World Heritage status

Will Las Vegas finally get an art museum? Collector Elaine Wynn and Lacma back new $150m institution

Council moves forward with plans for 90,000 square-foot Las Vegas Museum of Art in Symphony Park

Mexico’s Maya Train finally leaves the station after years of delays and tripling of costs

The rail network connecting archaeological sites and tourist destinations on the Yucatán peninsula is one of president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s legacy projects

The late self-taught street photographer Vivian Maier will have her first major New York exhibition

The Manhattan branch of photography museum Fotografiska will put around 200 works by the reclusive savant on view in May 2024

Sallisa Rosa: ‘The audience can remember what the earth feels like’

The Brazilian artist’s first solo US project, an Audemars Piguet Contemporary commission, turns the Collins Park Rotunda into a cavern of clay

Nevada lithium mine threatens cultural sites

The US federal government’s manoeuvres to boost domestic lithium extraction are raising fears from tribal communities about archaeological and environmental impacts

On-site hotel nearing completion at Brazil’s Inhotim museum and botanical garden

Soaring visitor numbers and new leadership team at Inhotim Institute trigger reset for major hotel development


Mexico’s $28bn Maya Train puts 25,000 historic sites at risk

Many organisations, including Unesco, fear the project will negatively affect the region’s cultural heritage, natural environment and residents when it opens in December

Organisers of billboard art project allege their show in Texas on prison reform was censored

Companies that manage advertising spaces in Houston reportedly called off the project with little warning or explanation

Artists withdraw work from US National Gallery in protest of ‘government funding of Israel’s military assault’ in Gaza

A collaborative sculpture by Nicholas Galanin and Merritt Johnson was removed from an exhibition at the Washington, DC museum