Pamela Rosenkranz Will Represent Switzerland at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Pamela Rosenkranz will represent Switzerland at the Swiss pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, in a show curated by Susanne Pfeffer. “I am interested in how Pamela reflects on technological change and the associated transformation in contemporary philosophy, science, global … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

Six Art Events to Attend In New York This Week

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29 Opening: Alec Soth’s “Slowdance” at Sean Kelly This new show is “an exhibition of over twenty-five new, monumental black and white photographs by Alec Soth,” maybe the best photographer working in America right now. It’s silly not … Read More

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Maybe Chelsea Won’t Be Hit Hard By This Storm

Chelsea, arguably the center of the New York art world and on Manhattan’s far west side, was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and, to a far lesser degree, fairly hard by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Now as New … Read More


Storm King Art Center Is Starting an Artist Residency Program

Storm King Art Center in Upstate New York will start its first-ever residency program in 2015 with the help of The Shandaken Project, which has run a program of its own for artists in the Catskills since 2012. From June … Read More

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Morning Links: Margaret Thatcher Edition

Tania Bruguera’s arrest has raised questions about artistic freedom in Cuba. [The New York Times] Life magazine photographer Robert Morse has died. [The New York Times] “The controversial marble statue of Margaret Thatcher by Neil Simmons has been banished from … Read More

Zhong Yao, Spirit Above All 1-93A, 2012, acrylic on denim. COURTESY PACE LONDON AND WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

Less Is More: Ad Reinhardt’s 12 Rules for Pure Art

When Kazimir Malevich painted Black Square (1915), whose title perfectly explains what it is, painting was pushed further into abstraction than it ever was before. A new show at London’s Whitechapel Gallery, “Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and … Read More



Budi Tek’s Next Museum Sounds a Bit Like a Theme Park

Collector Budi Tek’s next museum (following the Yuz Musuem which opened last year in Shanghai) will be an “art park” in Bali that will charge around $100 as an entry free, the Financial Times reports. Once inside “everything will be … Read More

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Andrew Edlin Boosts Outsider Art Market Ahead of Outsider Art Fair

On January 29 the Outsider Art Fair will launch its 23rd edition, boasting 50 exhibitors (its most ever) at Center 548 in Chelsea, all part of a trend owner Andrew Edlin (of the eponymous gallery) sees as a growing demand and … Read More

From the Musee d'Art Modern: Jean Metzinger, 1912-1913, L'Oiseau bleu, (The Blue Bird), oil on canvas, 230 x 196 cm


Morning Links: January 23, 2015

The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris is hoping to expand its photo department by establishing a patrons group dedicated to photography. [The Art Newspaper] Here is Carol Vogel’s last on-staff Inside Art column. [The New York Times] … Read More

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James Fuentes Opens Project Space This Sunday

New York’s James Fuentes gallery announced today that this Sunday it will open a project space within its gallery at 55 Delancey Street. The 400-square-foot space is called Allen & Eldridge (two streets that do not intersect, though they do frame … Read More

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‘Dr. Doom’ Predicts Art Market Troubles

Professor Nouriel Roubini, the famous NYU economist also known as “Dr. Doom” for his predictions about the housing crisis, sounded off on the art market at Davos, the Financial Times reports. From the FT: “Whether we like it or not, art … Read More

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Björk Is Sick of a Certain Someone’s ‘Apocalyptic Obsessions’

Björk, who will be the subject of a career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in March, released her new album Vulnicura this week, two months earlier than expected. In a Facebook post announcing the release, the singer called … Read More

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Angela Susan Anton Named President of Nassau Museum’s Board

The Nassau Country Museum of Art, in Roslyn, New York, announced today that its board of trustees has tapped Angela Susan Anton as its new president, taking the place of Clarence F. Michalis, who will become executive vice president. Anton is … Read More

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Body By Body. Photo courtesy Body By Body.

Consumer Reports: Body By Body

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Body by Body is a collaboration between Melissa Sachs and Cameron Soren. In 2014 they had solo exhibitions at Interstate … Read More