$10 million to aid arts institutions in the United States

NS Helen Frankenthaler The foundation, named after the American abstract expressionist painter, announced on Wednesday that it has committed $10 million to the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative to help the nation’s visual arts institutions become more energy efficient. “We wanted to help US arts institutions get involved in the climate fight,” the foundation’s president, Fred Iseman, …

17 New York Arts Organizations Are Among The $30 Million Winners

The Queens Museum is among 46 cultural nonprofits selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies for a new $30 million program. This aims to support technology development in groups and help them stabilize and thrive in the wake of the pandemic. Philanthropists announced Tuesday that each organization has appointed a Bloomberg Tech Fellow. Heryte Tequame, deputy director of …

A Coolly Written Novel About Translation Arts and Its Subject ‘Affinities’

Kitamura pays attention to the dark side of cityscapes, the things we choose not to learn. “There are prisons and much worse all around us,” he writes, “in New York City there was a black area above a bustling dining room, the windows were blacked out and the rooms were soundproofed so that the screams …