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Performa 15 Picks Australia as Focus Country

Australia has been selected as the country of focus for Performa 15’s Pavilion Without Walls, the performance art biennial announced today. Performa opens November 1 and runs for three weeks in New York.Performances and installations by Agatha Gothe-Snape, Brian Fuata, Richard … Read More

Market News
The Vanderborght building.COURTESY INDEPENDENT

Independent Brussels Announces Dates, Exhibitors for First Edition

Independent Brussels, the inaugural Belgian edition of Independent, which also organizes two art fairs in New York, has announced a preliminary exhibitor list. The fair will take place April 20–23 at the 50,000-square-foot Vanderborght Building. It will be designed by … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Roger Gaitan, RGB (Monitor), 2013, Wood, Acrylic, museum board, paper, and vinyl paint. 


‘Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage’ at El Museo Del Barrio

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage” is on view at El Museo del Barrio. The exhibition features collages from 26 artists, which range from more traditional paper collages to more “extreme” materials … Read More

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Manoucher Yektai, Portrait of Iris Clert, 1960, oil on canvas. COURTESY BONHAMS

Bonhams Sale of Middle Eastern Modern and Contemporary Art Breaks Records, With Manoucher Yektai as Top Lot

Yesterday, in London, a sale of Middle Eastern modern and contemporary art at Bonhams broke records for five artists. The second in a series called A Century of Iraqi Art, the sale was particularly notable for one lot—Manoucher Yektai’s 1960 … Read More

Robert Zemeckis on the set of The Walk. ©2015 CTMG, INC., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Future Imperfect: Robert Zemeckis in Retrospective

Two thousand fifteen was destined to be the year of Robert Zemeckis since at least 1989, the same year a frizzy-haired scientist and his baby-faced protégé set the clock forward to October 21, 2015, defying the space-time continuum for the … Read More

Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter: ARTnews October 2015

The Trick Brain, a video by the British artist Ed Atkins, has haunted me since I first saw it at the 2013 Venice Biennale. In it, the camera pans a room packed to the gills with tribal artifacts. It’s the … Read More


Morning Links: Airport Art Edition

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Todd Hido, from 'Selections from a Survey - Khrystyna's World,' 2015. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ALEX DANIËLS/REFLEX AMSTERDAM

‘Todd Hido-Selections From a Survey: Khrystyna’s World’ at Reflex Amsterdam

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Artists News
Evelyn "Marie" Kalka. 1940s-50s. Photo by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein.


Andrew Edlin Gallery Now Reps Eugene Von Bruenchenhein’s Estate

New York’s Andrew Edlin Gallery announced today that it now represents the estate of the late artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. Though the self-taught artist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, attempted to exhibit his work throughout his life, none of Von Bruenchenhein’s sculptures, drawings, … Read More

Installation view of Jacqueline Humphries's solo show at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART

‘The Thrilling Feeling of Creating Light’: Jacqueline Humphries on Her Recent Work

In 2005 a fire broke out in Jacqueline Humphries’s studio in Manhattan’s Financial District. “You know how they say, about a painter, that the best thing that could happen is a fire in their studio?” Humphries asked me one morning last … Read More


MoMA PS1 Admission Will Be Free for New Yorkers for One Year

Klaus Biesenbach announced in an email today that the museum he directs, MoMA PS1 in Queens, will be free for all New York City residents thanks to a gift from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation. Tickets currently cost $10 … Read More


The Error of Margins: Vernacular Artists and the Mainstream Art World

Earlier this year Jasmin Tsou, proprietor of the downtown Manhattan gallery JTT, bought an Artforum magazine subscription for Marlon Mullen, an artist who had recently joined her stable. The magazine would be used as source material: Mullen’s acrylic paintings on … Read More

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Morning Links: Ride City Edition

Jerry Saltz answers a round of “Would You Rather” with Paddle8. In response to “Would you rather… be under house arrest for a week inside Prada Marfa with Donald Trump as your “cell mate” OR not be allowed to leave … Read More

The shortlisted artists for this year's Max Mara Art Prize for Women. From left to right, Tania Kovats, Ana Genovés, Ruth Ewan, Phoebe Unwin, and Emma Hart. COURTESY WHITECHAPEL GALLERY

Shortlist Announced for This Year’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti, and Max Mara announced the shortlist for this year’s Mara Art Prize for Women yesterday. The prize is given biannually to a United Kingdom–based female artist, who then receives a six-month residency at various locations … Read More