Art of the City
Nicholas Buffon, BQE, 2014.IMAGES COURTESY THE ARTIST AND FREDDY

Born to Run: Ditching New York for Baltimore, and Nicholas Buffon’s Little Revelations

Hit the road. That’s the title of New York artist Nicholas Buffon’s new show at the Freddy gallery in Baltimore, and also the only real message I want to impart here: Get in your car or grab a bus and … Read More


On View
Allora & Calzadilla at Galdstone Gallery

Sick Burns at Barbara Gladstone

One twelve-year-old boy sings to another, “I’ll be sure to use small words so that you’ll be sure to understand, you warthog-faced buffoon.” The other pauses, puffs up his cherubic cheeks, and sweetly sing-retorts, “Talking to you makes me think … Read More


Market News
Work by John Tweedle, on view at Independent Projects in November.

Here Is the Exhibitor List for Independent Projects, a New Fair Debuting in New York in November

Independent, the five-year-old art fair that runs during March’s Armory Week in New York, is inaugurating a second event in the city in 2014–called Independent Projects–at its usual location in the former Dia building in Chelsea. Unlike most fairs, Independent Projects will … Read More


Features
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Yutaka Sone’s Hot Tropics and Marble Cityscapes

Inside the exuberant, poetic landscapes of Yutaka Sone Read More


News
Irma Stern, Woman With Hibiscus, 1956.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: Irma Stern Edition

The Texas Department of Transportation has agreed to preserve Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marda sculpture. [The Art Newspaper] Bonhams London will offer 11 paintings by the South African great Irma Stern. [Art Market Monitor] The Rosenbach Museum and Library in … Read More


News
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Smithsonian Will Show the Cosby Collection

Beginning in November, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art will show works from the Bill and Camille Cosby collection as part of a show called “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” The Washington Post reports. The Cosby … Read More


News

Ibid To Open in Los Angeles

The London gallery Ibid will open a new space on 675 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Los Angeles this month with a show by the very hot young artist Christian Rosa. “Things are changing there. Indeed, the art schools and … Read More


News
Left to right: Shaqueille O'Neal, giant chair. COURTESY OF THE FLAG ART FOUNDATION

Artists Announced for Shaq’s Chicago Group Show

Basketball legend and mythical rapping genie Shaquille O’Neal–pictured standing next to an enormous chair–is curating a group show presented by the Flag Art Foundation to coincide with Expo Chicago art fair called “Shaq Loves People.” What kinds of people does Shaq … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Dave Hardy, Lighghght, 2014.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CHURNER & CHURNER

9 Events to Attend in New York’s Art World This Week

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Genieve Figgis “Good Morning, Midnight” at Half Gallery “The figures populating Genieve Figgis’s paintings emanate from some luminescent netherworld, suspended between life and death, or living life and death or life through death in a land of the willingly … Read More


Market News
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Preview the 2014 Expo Chicago Art Fair

The art season has barely begun, but fairs are already getting ready to open up, hoping to lure dealers and collectors from far-flung cities to make business happen in convention halls and tents. The very first major fair out of … Read More


News
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Chelsea Clinton Appointed Co-Chair of Africa Center Board of Trustees

The Africa Center, formerly known as the Museum of African Art, located on New York’s Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, has appointed Chelsea Clinton as co-chair of its board of trustees. Clinton recently left her job as a “special correspondent” … Read More


News
Robert Arneson, Typewriter, 1965. ©ROBERT ARNESON/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY ART MUSEUM AND PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE, GIFT OF THE ARTIST

Wacky, ‘Other’ Art at the RISD Museum

‘What Nerve!’ brings together four movements or collectives of alternative American art after 1960 Read More


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Morning Links: No-Show Edition

Rive Castleman, a curator at the Museum of Modern Art who created a world-renowned collection of prints, has died at 84. [The New York Times] Art dealer Sean Kelly has organized a sale at Christie’s to benefit the PEN American … Read More


News
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Secret Meanings: Jim Shaw Brings Floods, the Flash, and Farrah Fawcett’s Hair to Chelsea

On Wednesday afternoon, two days before the opening of his 12th show at Metro Pictures, in Chelsea, Jim Shaw was hunched over in front of one of his new paintings with a thin paintbrush, adding little touches to the face … Read More