Art of the City
A work by Joseph Geagan and Jessie Reaves.

Art in the Dead of Winter: A Painting Blowout at Gavin Brown, the Winter Antiques Show, and ML Artspace

It is cold and wet outside in New York, which is not an ideal combination, the conditions making it essential for any trip outside to really count. Below, two suggestions for art exhibitions on view with plenty to offer, and … Read More

Mackie. Photo by William Downs

PARSE Co-Director Amy Mackie on Shaping the New Orleans Art Scene

Amy Mackie speaks fast, and her answers wind around into other answers. Her conversation is ornamented by her encyclopedic knowledge of the community she works in. After leaving a curatorial position at New York’s New Museum in 2011, she went … Read More


The Art of the Curious Nineties

The decade is back big-time—but whose ’90s is it, anyway? Read More


February 2015 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More

Piero di Cosimo, Perseus Rescuing Andromeda, 1510/13, at the Uffizi.WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: Piero di Cosimo Edition

Architect Zaha Hadid has settled her libel lawsuit against the New York Review of Books. [The New York Times] Five hundred years after his death, Old Master Piero di Cosimo is getting his first retrospective. [The Art Newspaper] In his … Read More

From the show.

Preview: ‘Body and Matter’ at Dominique Lévy

Earlier today Dominique Lévy gallery hosted a press preview for “Body and Matter,” a show that pairs the work of Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino, whom Lévy called “near contemporaries” during a speech with reporters at the gallery. While the … Read More


Employees at London’s National Gallery Vote to Strike

Workers at the National Gallery in London have voted in favor of a five-day strike, The New York Times reports, in response to the museum’s decision to “outsource visitor and security services to a private company.” The change is expected … Read More

News The Talent

High Museum Hires Katherine Jentleson as Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art

Katherine Jentleson has been named the first Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art. The museum made the announcement today, which comes five months after it shared news of a $2.5 … Read More

News The Talent
N. Dash, Untitled, 2014, adobe, oil, pigment, graphite, string, acrylic, gesso, jute and wood support.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CASEY KAPLAN

N. Dash Joins Casey Kaplan in New York

New York’s Casey Kaplan gallery now represents the artist N. Dash, who is known for her muted post-minimal paintings, which she typically makes by applying water mixed with adobe to linen. They are resolutely spare. Kaplan, which is moving to Manhattan’s … Read More

Zaki Razak's talk show.

Gilbert & George, Ice Cream, and a Talk Show at Art Stage Singapore

One afternoon last week, at the Art Stage Singapore fair, which closed on Sunday at the futuristic-looking Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Center, French collector Steve Rosenblum and his wife Chiara talked for an hour with Cambodian artist Svay … Read More


Morning Links: January 28, 2015 Edition

Deborah Solomon profiles Kehinde Wiley, a story that begins with his thoughts on Ferguson, Mo.: “‘I know how young black men are seen,’ he said on a recent winter afternoon in his studio in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. ‘They’re … Read More


Smithsonian Mulls London Branch

The Smithsonian Institution, which runs most of the major museums in Washington, D.C., is considering a 40,000-square-foot space in London in 2021, The New York Times reports: “To persuade the Smithsonian to take part in the plan, London authorities have promised … Read More

Horace PIppin, Abe Lincoln, the Good Samaritan, 1943.COURTESY THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS

Quite a Few East Coast Museums and Galleries Are Closed Because of the Snow

Museums and galleries throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England are closed today because of the snowstorm that is passing through the area, so if you are planning to go look at art, it is probably best to call ahead. Among … Read More

Market News

Sotheby’s to Raise Buyer’s Premiums

On February 1, Sotheby’s will raise its buyer’s premiums, according to an 8-K Securities and Exchange Commission form filed yesterday. The form reads: Effective February 1, 2015, Sotheby’s (the “Company”) will enact a new buyer’s premium rate structure. Generally, the … Read More