YASC in Yamoransa | John Boak ’70 Paints Murals

John Boak '70

Image Above: John Boak ’70 with painter Clementina and her twin sisters   The Yale Alumni Service Corps (YASC) returned to their adopted village of Yamoransa, Ghana for their fourth trip. John Boak ’70 went along this time charged with a mission to paint murals in two of the rooms of the building (the Information Communications & Technology Center) that YASC …

Eric Shiner ’03MA Leaves Andy Warhol Museum to Bring More Marilyns to Sotheby’s

The nonprofit and for-profit continents of the art world shifted a little closer to Pangea after news broke late Thursday that Eric Shiner, the director of Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum, is leaving the institution to serve as a senior vice president of the new fine art division at Sotheby’s. With a remit focused on private sales of 20th- and 21st-century art, …

Njideka Akunyili Crosby ’11MFA Wins the Prix Canson for Works on Paper

“The 2016 Prix Canson was awarded to Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Tuesday evening at the Drawing Center in New York. The Nigerian, Los Angeles-based artist won the sixth edition of the prestigious drawing prize for her works on paper—rich, figurative works that collage Nigerian history, literature, popular culture, and her own personal narratives. The selection was made by an international …