Dr. Nizan Shaked is professor of contemporary art history, museum, and curatorial studies at California State University Long Beach. Her book "The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art" (Manchester University Press, 2017) is a winner of the 2019 Smithsonian American Art Museum Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art, and a Wyeth Foundation for American Art College Art Association Publication Award in 2015. She is currently working on "Museums and Wealth: the Politics of Contemporary Art Collections," forthcoming with Bloomsbury Academic, London.
So Much for Philanthropy: the Marciano and “All the Usual Suspects” — A Los Angeles Perspective by Dr. Nizan Shaked
Exterior of Marciano Art Foundation, housed in a former Masonic Temple on Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles, 2019. Photo by Yoshihiro Makino. Editor’s note: “So Much for Philanthropy” is (1) of (2) features written by Dr. Nizan Shaked for East of Borneo’s Museums in Crisis collection. Read Nizan’s…
Beyond the Bailout: Toward a Post-Pandemic Art World by Dr. Nizan Shaked
Edvard Munch (1863–1944), “Self-Portrait with the Spanish Flu,” oil on canvas, 1919. Editor’s note: “Beyond the Bailout” is (1) of (2) features written by Dr. Nizan Shaked for East of Borneo’s Museums in Crisis collection. Read Nizan’s corresponding article, “So Much for Philanthropy: the Marciano and “All the…