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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


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

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

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David Hammons and Richard Prince Are In the New Beyoncé Video

The last time Beyoncé appeared in these pages, it was because she had visited Kerry James Marshall’s stunning show at David Zwirner in London. Now, thank goodness, she is back. On Friday she released a new song, titled “7/11,” and the accompanying video, partially filmed … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

What to Expect at Art Basel Miami Beach, Based on Out-of-Context Quotes From Party Invitations

The original Cali surf-skate-urban counterculture-art bad boys are exhibiting their work in a Part Fashion Store, Part Design Exhibit, Part Art Installation, Part Marketplace. Join us. There will be an eclectic array of musical performances and DJ sets–special guest DJ’s … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

5 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

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Anri Sala Named Winner of $62,000 Vincent Award

Thirteen years after he won the Young Artist Prize at the Venice Biennale in 2001, Albanian video and installation artist Anri Sala won the 2014 Vincent Award on November 21. Given biennially by the Broere Foundation, the award honors a … Read More


Retrospective: Celebrating the Cézanne Centenary

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Morning Links: Francis Bacon Edition

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in Austin has acquired the archive of Gabriel García Márquez. [The New York Times] Kunstmuseum Bern agrees to acquire the highly controversial art collection of Cornelius Gurlitt. [The New York Times] … Read More

Les Joueurs de cartes (1890–92) by Cézanne.COLLECTION OF THE BARNES FOUNDATION

Cézanne Painting Catalogue Raisonné Is Now Available Online

A quick suggestion this Saturday morning: head over to, register for an account, start taking a look around, and prepare to lose major hunks of time. The site, which just launched, contains a catalogue raisonné for Cézanne’s paintings, with … Read More

Market News

Simon de Pury Will Curate at 3 Grafton Street in London

What’s up next for Simon de Pury, the former head of the auction house formerly known as Phillips de Pury and Co. and former host of that former Bravo show about art? Georgina Adam has the answer in her Financial … Read More



Vice Picks Up Glenn O’Brien’s New ‘TV Party’

The Vice media network has picked up Glenn O’Brien’s new iteration of TV Party, O’Brien said in a phone call today. O’Brien described the partnership, which will distribute the three episodes that he’s already filmed on Vice’s YouTube channel, as … Read More