Gutai Artist Yasuo Sumi Dies at 90

Japanese artist Yasuo Sumi, a former member of the seminal Gutai art group, died of pneumonia on October 12. He was 90 years old.

Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme Win 2016 Abraaj Group Art Prize

Palestinian artist-duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, who investigate fact versus fiction through mixed-media installations and live performances, have been awarded the 2016 Abraaj Group Art Prize (AGAP), the Abraaj Group announced on October 13. 

Lars Nittve To Leave M+ in January 2016

On October 5, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) made the surprise announcement that its executive director of M+, Lars Nittve, has chosen not to renew his contract when it expires in January 2016.