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Smithsonian on Cosby: “The museum in no way condones this behavior”

The Smithsonian was criticized when their National Museum of African Art opened a show last November entitled “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” due to the participation of Bill Cosby, who donated many artworks from his personal collection for the … Read More


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Zmijewski’s Video of a Game of Tag in a Nazi Gas Chamber Sparks Protests in Poland, Abroad

The work of Polish artist Artur Zmijewski is once again stoking controversy. The Associated Press has reported that a variety of Jewish groups and various officials have called on the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Poland, to remove from view his 1999 video … Read More


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Printed Matter Names Max Schumann Executive Director

Printed Matter, the New York nonprofit specializing in artists’ books and publications, has appointed Max Schumann as executive director. Schumann started working at Printed Matter in 1989 as a book packer, then served as manager, associate director, and acting director … Read More


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Peter Saul, Vietnam, 1966. Oil on canvas. 79 x 67 inches; 201 x 170 cm. PETER SAUL, COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

‘What Nerve!': Matthew Marks Looks Beyond New York for Summer Show

Tonight, Matthew Marks Gallery opens the New York edition of “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to Present” simultaneously at its three 22nd Street Gallery locations. Curated by Dan Nadel, the show focuses on four groups of artists–Hairy Who, … Read More


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Consumer Reports: Bjorn Copeland

Bjorn Copeland is a Los Angeles-based artist and a member of the seminal shape-shifting experimental band Black Dice. As a visual artist, he has mounted solo shows at China Art Objects, Los Angeles; Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; and the … Read More


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Recent Nefertiti reproduction next to the 3,000-year-old original. 

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Ugly Statue of Nefertiti Removed After Public Outcry

It’s been a bad time for ancient art in the Middle East. On one hand, terrorist groups are gleefully “bulldozing” ancient archeological sites in Iraq and Syria on a weekly basis; on the other, the “ugly Nefertiti Bust,” a piece … Read More


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Bruce Davidson, Girl Waving with Sign on Road (Los Angeles series), 1964, gelatin silver print. THE PHILLIPS COLLECTIONS, WASHINGTON D.C., GIFT OF LISA FINN, 2013

‘American Moments’ at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “American Moments: Photographs from the Phillips Collection” is currently on view at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., until September 13. The exhibition features more then 130 photographs … Read More


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Morning Links: The Broad Edition

Installing the 2,000 works of art that will be shown in the new Broad museum is no easy-task. A five-panel Takashi Murakami painting, for example, came in five crates, each of which was unloaded, vacuumed, pushed onto dollies, and then … Read More


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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: An Introduction

We go to press on the 25th anniversary edition of our “200 Top Collectors” feature at a historic moment in the art market, marked by the unprecedented sale of Picasso’s 1955 painting Les Femmes d’Alger for $179 million in Christie’s … Read More


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A Print Publication About Art and The Internet: Lauren Cornell and Ed Halter On ‘Mass Effect’

This November, the New Museum and MIT Press will kick off a new series of critical anthologies with Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century, co-edited by The New Museum’s Lauren Cornell along with Ed Halter. The … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A work by Amy Bessone.

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9 Art Events To Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, JULY 7Opening: “Torsos & Buckets” at Salon 94 Freemans“Torsos & Buckets” is exactly what it sounds like—an exhibition of torso-shaped ceramic objects by Amy Bessone and bucket-shaped stoneware objects by Matthias Merkel Hess. Both artists reuse the forms and … Read More


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Daidō Moriyama, from Accident, 1969, gelatin silver print. © DAIDŌ MORIYAMA/TOKYO POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, SHADAI GALLERY

‘For a New World to Come’ at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography” is now on view at Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The exhibition explores the role of … Read More