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Albert Oehlen, Streithelfer, 1997, oil on canvas. GAGOSIAN GALLERY/IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE MAX HETZLER, BERLIN

From Brushstroke to Keystroke and Back Again: Six Artists Talk Contemporary Painting at the New Museum

“None of the terms of painting really make sense to me,” the artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung said on Saturday at the New Museum’s contemporary painting symposium, held in honor of its current Albert Oehlen survey. “Painting has a lot of baggage. Terms like … Read More


Expo Chicago 2015 News Openings
Portrait by Sara Pooley.

‘This Is The Kind of Territory Where We Can Take Risks’: Chicago-based Curators Julia Fischbach and Emanuel Aguilar On Opening Their Own Gallery This Fall

This past March, a couple of high-level curatorial positions opened up at Kavi Gupta Gallery’s Chicago location (the gallery is also based in Berlin), following a resignation announcement from longtime co-directors Julia Fischbach and Emanuel Aguilar. Initially, their departure was … Read More


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Morning Links: Icelandic Pavilion Lawsuit Edition

Following the closure of Christoph Büchel’s Venice Biennale installation, the Icelandic Art Center is asking the city of Venice for €360,000, unspecified damages, and the reopening of the Swiss artist’s controversial mosque. [The Art Newspaper]Gagosian, David Zwirner, and Pace all … Read More


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Arnold Lehman. COURTESY BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Phillips Hires Former Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman as a Senior Advisor

Last September, Arnold Lehman announced that he was retiring from his post as director of the Brooklyn Museum, a job he has held since 1997. Today, however, it became clear that his retirement won’t last very long, with Phillips announcing that he has … Read More


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Work by Mark Wallis.©MCATEER/GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART

A Year After Fire, Glasgow School of Art Students Present New Work

Art students at the Glasgow School of Art who were affected by the devastating fire which blazed through the Mackintosh building last year are now presenting new work in the school’s Reid Building. The modern wing is just across the street … Read More


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Brian O'Mahoney’s Todo el Mundo es Kitch at the Watermill Center benefit.

From a Giant White Bear to a Dead Fish: A Look Around the Watermill Benefit

This year’s Watermill Center Benefit, titled “Circus of Stillness: The Power over Wild Beasts,” offered performance art and installations from 24 artists around the institution’s wooden campus and a wide mix of celebrity guests such as Rufus Wainwright, Brooke Shields, and Roger … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Rashid Johnson, Self-portrait as the black Jimmy Connors in the finals of the New Negro Escapist Social and Athletic Club Summer Tennis Tournament , 2008.COURTESY MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY

‘Look at Me Now’ at Monique Meloche Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Look at Me Now” is currently on view at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago. The group exhibition features a mix of international artists who are presenting various perspectives … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Illustration for Memory Palace.

COURTESY LUXEMBOURG & DAYAN

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


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Former BAM Leader Karen Brooks Hopkins Named Senior Fellow In Residence at Mellon Foundation

Karen Brooks Hopkins, the former President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, will join the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as a senior fellow in residence, the Foundation announced this morning.According to its mission statement, the foundation seeks to “strengthen, promote, … Read More


Retrospective
July 17, 1915

Retrospective: Francis Bacon’s Body Language

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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Morning Links: ‘Game House’ Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24:  Kim Kardashian, Kayne West, Steve McQueen and LACMA Director and CEO Michael Govan attend LACMA Director's Conversation With Steve McQueen, Kanye West, And Michael Govan About "All Day/I Feel Like That"  at LACMA on July 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for LACMA)

Kanye West Would Trade His Grammys to Be in An Art Context: The Rapper Discusses His New Steve McQueen-Directed Video at LACMA

On Friday night, Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, walked into a blocked-off wing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, both wearing white. West was greeted by the artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen, and the greeting … Read More


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How Are Art-Business Stocks Doing This Year?

The short answer to that question in the headline: not so well. The Skate’s Art Market Index (SASI), which tracks 16 publicly listed art companies (including Sotheby’s, Poly, and MCH Group, the owner of Art Basel), is off almost 15 percent … Read More


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Aby Rosen (Photo by Ungano & Agriodimas/Contour by Getty Images)

Aby Rosen Will Re-Name Four Seasons, Signs Contract With Carbone Chefs

Having gotten rid of that finicky ol’ Picasso tapestry in his renovations of the Philip Johnson-designed Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagram Building in New York (Yeah! Fuck you, Picasso!), developer Aby Rosen now plans to re-name the restaurant, according … Read More