The Bronx Lures Artists, Art World Responds to the Presidential Debate

The Bronx Museum of the Arts.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Bronxmuseum.org

Forget Chinatown, and Harlem, the Bronx is the next big neighborhood for artists. In yet another trend piece, Crain’s declares the Bronx “the city’s next new arts scene” because its “the sole subway-linked borough that still boasts affordable rents and an abundance of raw space for studios.”

Parsing the art world’s creative responses to the presidential debate. Artnet News critic Ben Davis has compiled a sampling of artists’ social media responses to last night’s debate.

Former Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes quits new job at private Dutch museum after only three months. Pijbes, who had described his new position at the newly opened, private Museum Voorlinden as a “dream job” to the Art Newspaper, will remain involved with the institution as a member of its board.

The Hague’s International Criminal Court sentences extremist to nine years for destroying UNESCO World Heritage sites. Ahmad Al-Faqi was found guilt of handing out orders to raze nine mausoleums and a 15th century mosque in Timbuktu.

The Bronx Lures Artists, Art World Responds to the Presidential Debate