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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: An Introduction

We go to press on the 25th anniversary edition of our “200 Top Collectors” feature at a historic moment in the art market, marked by the unprecedented sale of Picasso’s 1955 painting Les Femmes d’Alger for $179 million in Christie’s … Read More


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A Print Publication About Art and The Internet: Lauren Cornell and Ed Halter On ‘Mass Effect’

This November, The New Museum and MIT Press will kick off a new series of critical anthologies with Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century, co-edited by The New Museum’s Lauren Cornell along with Ed Halter. The … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A work by Amy Bessone.

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9 Art Events To Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, JULY 7Opening: “Torsos & Buckets” at Salon 94 Freemans“Torsos & Buckets” is exactly what it sounds like—an exhibition of torso-shaped ceramic objects by Amy Bessone and bucket-shaped stoneware objects by Matthias Merkel Hess. Both artists reuse the forms and … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Daidō Moriyama, fromAccident, 1969, Gelatin silver print. © DAIDŌ MORIYAMA/TOKYO POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, SHADAI GALLERY

‘For a New World to Come’ at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography” is now on view at Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The exhibition explores the role of … Read More


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Morning Links: DIY Museum Edition

Brooklynite Eric Edwards, owner of the largest private collection of African artifacts (2,500 works dating back 4,000 years), is going to build his own African art museum. [NBC]A project to restore 14 historic mausoleums destroyed in Timbuktu three years ago … Read More


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How Do Art Businesses Stack Up on Facebook?

This week, Skate’s Art Market Research took a look at the state of competition among art businesses on Facebook, and revealed that brand recognition is not necessarily what one would expect on the social-networking service. The most-followed art companies, as the graph at right shows, run the gamut, … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Charles Ray, Sleeping Woman, 2012, solid stainless steel. ©THE ARTIST/COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

Raw Metal, Vulnerable Humans: Charles Ray on His Poetic Sculptures, in 1987

Charles Ray is known for his eerily naturalistic sculptures of cars, plants, and humans, 19 of which are currently on view in “Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014,” at the Art Institute of Chicago. In honor of that show, we turn back … Read More


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Sotheby’s London Cleaners Barred From Work After Protest

The Independent reports today that cleaners at Sotheby’s London have been banned from work in the wake of a protest staged last night over better sick-pay terms.While million-dollar-art auctions raged inside of Sotheby’s, outside a group of workers and sympathizers staged … Read More


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Chelsea’s Anna Kustera Gallery Changes Name, Heads to Brooklyn

The gallery exodus from New York’s Chelsea neighborhood continues. Anna Kustera Gallery, which shuttered its longtime home there on West 21st Street, near Gagosian Gallery, in 2013, announced that it will reopen in Red Hook in Brooklyn on July 18. Its new name will be … Read More


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Installation view of 'La Tyrannie des Objets,' 2013.

A Gallery Grows In the Galeries: The Grandest Shopping Center in Paris Turns to Contemporary Art

‘Public financing is decreasing, budgets are low, so it’s our role to support art,’ says the director of Galeries Lafayette’s art space Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Richard Serra, IV Hreppholar, 1991, etching. THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE PRINT CLUB OF CLEVELAND IN HONOR OF BRENDA AND EVAN H. TURNER

‘Fresh Prints: From Nineties to Now’ at Cleveland Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now” is currently on view at Cleveland Museum of Art until July 26. The exhibition showcases printmaking techniques from a variety of contemporary artists … Read More


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Olek in her Boerum Hill studio, photographed June 11, 2015.KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Olek

Habitat is a new weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Olek; Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. “Crocheting is my only weapon,” Olek said as she lit up a hand-rolled cigarette in her studio. “I grew up in a place that was very stingy … Read More