Art Basel Miami Beach 2014
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 3

One of the great pleasures of art fairs is seeing new work by artists you love—material just out of the studio, the paint barely dry. In today’s preview of Art Basel Miami Beach, those artists include some big names, like Thomas … Read More


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John Giorno, LIFE IS A KILLER, 2013.

John Giorno Joins Elizabeth Dee Gallery

Jean de Loisy, Ugo Rondinone, and Matthew Higgs plan 2015 retrospective at Paris’s Palais de Tokyo Read More


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Ria Brodell, Big Ben, 2014.COURTESY THE ARTIST

Artadia Names 2014 Boston Artist Grantees

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, the nonprofit arts organization started in 1997 by Christopher E. Vroom, has announced that it will award $12,000 each to Larissa Bates, Ria Brodell, and Lucy Kim as part of its third cycle … Read More


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Witch Doctor Revisited (2011)

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby Wins Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2014 James Dicke Prize

The 32-year-old mixed-media artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby has won the 2014 James Dicke Prize Contemporary Artist Prize, the Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today. The award comes with $25,000 and, according to the release, “recognizes an artist younger than 50 … Read More


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Sotheby’s Gives Outgoing CEO Bill Ruprecht $4 M. Golden Handshake

An SEC filing out today shows that outgoing Sotheby’s CEO William Ruprecht will receive $4 million in severance. The company, which has been the subject of scrutiny from hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb for the past year, announced last week that Ruprecht … Read More


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December 2014 Exhibition Reviews

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


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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 2

The opening of Art Basel Miami Beach is just a few days away. It runs this year from December 4 through 7, with a preview day on December 3. ARTnews will be in Miami, providing regular updates of the action. For now, there are previews of what galleries … Read More


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New Industrial Parks #23 (1974) by Baltz.COLLECTION OF THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY

Morning Links: Lewis Baltz Edition

Photographer Lewis Baltz has died. [The Washington Post via Artforum] Here’s an interview with Paul Chan, who just won the Hugo Boss Prize, despite “not making art” for the past few years: “It’s been a real pleasure wasting money and … Read More


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Doug Aitken, 100 YRS (neon), 2014.© Doug Aitken, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; Galerie Presenhuber, Zurich; Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Here Is the 2015 Armory Show Exhibitor List

The Armory Show has shared its list of exhibitors for its 2015 edition, which runs in New York from March 5 through March 8. On board this year are 197 galleries from 28 countries, spread out across four categories: Contemporary, Focus … Read More


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The Shape of Opera to Come: ‘The Fool’ at Issue Project Room

On Tuesday, November 11, in Downtown Brooklyn, the stunning natural acoustics of Issue Project Room, which is located in a former Elks Lodge, reverberated with the premiere of Raúl De Nieves and Colin Self’s chamber opera, The Fool. A sold-out crowd … Read More


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Francine Snyder to Rauschenberg Foundation

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced today that it has hired Francine Snyder, formerly the director of the library and archives at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, as its first senior archivist. Among other tasks, Snyder will work on the forthcoming Rauschenberg … Read More


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New York Botanical Garden Is Re-Creating Frida Kahlo’s Studio

The New York Botanical Garden is organizing a solo show of work by Frida Kahlo, focusing on her use of flora in her paintings, which will include a re-creation of her garden and studio at the Casa Azul in Mexico. … Read More


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Ugo Rondinone Joins Public Art Fund Board

The Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, whose Public Art Fund-organized “Human Nature” show took over Rockefeller Center last year, has joined the board of the organization, it announced today. The release also said that Vin Cipolla, who has served as president of … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 1

Art Basel Miami Beach arrives next week at the Miami Beach Convention Center, with more than 250 international galleries competing for the attention of collectors, curators, and critics from December 4 through December 7, with a special preview day for invited guests … Read More