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Women in the Art World

The June 2015 issue of ARTnews explores the position of women in the arts today by looking at current statistics, asking artists of several generations to respond to those figures, and analyzing the stereotypes that women encounter in the art world Read More


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Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

Implications of the Women’s Lib movement for art history and for the contemporary art scene—or, silly questions deserve long answers; followed by eight replies Read More


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Art by Women Accounted for Less Than 3 Percent of the Total Haul at May’s Big Contemporary Art Sales in New York

The four major contemporary art evening auctions earlier this month—where the bluest of the blue chip art is sold—pulled in an astounding $1.84 billion. Art by women accounted for just $53.5 million of that, or about 2.9 percent. The above … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Alpin Arda Bağcık, Zuklopentixol, 2015, Oil on canvas. COURTESY GALERI ZILBERMAN

‘Alpin Arda Bagcık: Ambivalence’ at Galeri Zilberman

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Alpin Arda Bağcık: Ambivalence” is currently on view at Galeri Zilberman in Istanbul. It is Bağcık’s first solo exhibition and explores the notion of reality that photography presents. All the works were executed … Read More


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‘Salt Is Ever More Important’: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev on Her Plans for ‘The Most Dispersed Istanbul Biennial in History’

‘You’re going to get to know the Bosphorus really well, and not only that—the islands.’ Read More


Koons Watch 2015
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Jeff Koons Will Move Studio to Hell’s Kitchen

The Real Deal reports that Jeff Koons’s studio will be relocating to 620 West 52nd Street. The move to Hell’s Kitchen follows November’s news that Koons’s studio would be evicted from its current Chelsea address, at 601 West 29th Street, … Read More


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Morning Links: Salvation Mountain Edition

Studio Museum in Harlem is opening a solo Stanley Whitney show in July. [The New York Times]A second 20-square foot Mmuseum will open in TriBeCa, displaying the closet of Sara Berman. [The New York Times]New York architectural historians and husband … Read More


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James Richards’ Radio at Night, 2015. Moving Image Commission by the Walker Art Center.


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Walker Art Center Renames Film/Video Department, Announces New Initiatives

Minneapolis’s Walker Art Center has rechristened its Film/Video department as the Moving Image department. The change goes into effect next month, and is accompanies by two related initiatives—the Walker Moving Image Commissions, a series of six artist commissions that will debut online, and the … Read More


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Minneapolis Institute of Arts Curator David E. Little Will Head Amherst’s Mead Art Museum

Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum has a new director and chief curator, David E. Little, who is currently the curator and head of the department of photography and new media at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The museum, which is … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Juliet Jacobson, Mirror from Fort Greene (Drawing #11), 2015, graphite and colored pencil on paper.COURTESY TWO RAMS.

‘Juliet Jacobson: There Is Nothing Perfectly Beautiful Except the Invisible’ at Two Rams

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Juliet Jacobson: There Is Nothing Perfectly Beautiful Except the Invisible” is currently on view at Two Rams in New York until June 8. The show features a selection of the artist’s works created with … Read More


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‘Don’t Blame Me for Courtney Love’: Lydia Lunch On No Wave, Brian Eno, Rent Strikes, and Legacy

Lydia Lunch is, according to Lydia Lunch, in turns, a “positive nihilist,” a “conceptualist,” a “journalist,” and a “55-year-old terror infant,” among other things. She’s also the de facto spokesperson for No Wave—the aggressive music and cinema that briefly sprung … Read More


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The Other Room's opening show includes a new commission by Marianne Vitale, Joint Fence (for Jasper), 2015.

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Morning Links: The Other Room Edition

Shia LeBeouf made video art with Central Saint Martins fine arts students. [The Guardian]Jutta Koether’s “Fortune” at Bortolami. [Contemporary Art Daily]In the largest police raid in China’s history, police arrested 175 people for looting ancient artifacts in the Liaoning province … Read More


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Artadia Awards Grants to All 10 New York Finalists

For its first round of artist grants in New York, the nonprofit organization Artadia announced that it is giving prizes to all 10 of its finalists. This is also the first time they’ve given all of their finalists grants.Park McArthur … Read More


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Here’s The 2015 Expo Chicago Exhibitor List

Expo Chicago is returning for its fourth edition this year, running from September 17 to 20 at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. The contemporary and modern art fair will feature 140 leading international galleries from 15 countries and 40 cities, a … Read More