EVERYTHING IS PERMITTED (2014), by Devina Semo.


‘I Really Like the Feelings': Koons Converses with Whitney Director

“If Jeff Koons didn’t exist we would have to invent him,” Adam D. Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum, said Tuesday night at the SVA Theater. A few hundred people had gathered there to watch a conversation between Weinberg and … Read More

A Marino portrait by Damien Hirst.


Peter Marino Previews His Bass Museum Show

The board room at Peter Marino’s office, with its meticulous pale wood and long-necked microphone at each desk, resembles slightly the board room of SPECTRE, not in small part because its owner never dresses in anything but a skull-heavy leather … Read More


Contemporary Art Daily Partners With NADA

The popular art world blog Contemporary Art Daily has partnered with the New Art Dealers Alliance to preview its fair in Miami, which runs in early December along with Art Basel Miami Beach. The collaboration will show works that will … Read More

Art of the City
Tonya Nielsen sculptures.

Grand Old Party: At Michigan’s ArtPrize, the Country’s Biggest Art Award

More than 1,500 artists, professional and amateur, vie for $560,000 in prizes, awarded by jurors and the public Read More

Omar Kholief.

Omar Kholeif Will Curate Armory Focus 2015

The Armory Show announced today that Omar Kholeif, curator at London’s Whitechapel Gallery, will organize the sixth edition of Armory Focus–a section of the fair focusing on a specific region of the world. 2015 will showcase art from the Middle … Read More


MoMA’s New Curatorial Guard

A new generation of curators at New York’s Museum of Modern Art aims to present a more nuanced and inclusive view of modern-art history Read More


Morning Links: Miami Art Boom Edition

Randy Kennedy checks in with SculptureCenter as it prepares to unveil its newly expanded and renovated building. [The New York Times] The Bass Museum’s curator of exhibitions, Jose Carlos Diaz, on the Miami art boom. [Miami New Times] Outsider art … Read More


New Project Boosts Instagram Followers for Art World Accounts

The artist Constant Dullaart has launched a new project, commissioned by Jeu de Paume, that aims to level the influence of a handful of players on Instagram by buying followers for certain accounts so that all have an even 100,000. … Read More

News real estate
The new gallery space.


Clearing Gallery Will Start Its ‘Adult Life’ With New 5,000-Square-Foot Bushwick Space

This Thursday, Clearing gallery, which operates out of Brooklyn and Brussels, will move into a new ground-floor space in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood that boasts 5,000 square feet, making it roughly five times larger than the second-floor location it has called home there for the past last three … Read More

Derek and Christen Wilson.


Wilson Family Gives $1 M. to Duke’s Nasher Museum

Dallas collector Derek Wilson and his wife Christen have donated $1 million to Duke Univeristy’s Nasher Museum of Art to support its endowment and build its collection. The gift is part of a larger donation to the university of $3 million from Derek and his father … Read More

Stanley Gibbons

Stamp Collector Gibbons Acquires Mallett for $13.9 M.

On Monday, stamp specialist Stanley Gibbons acquired art and antiques dealer Mallett in an £8.6 million ($13.9 million) deal. Public shares of Mallett, established in 1865, rose around 22 percent following the acquisition, which Stanley Gibbons describes as an effort … Read More


Yvonne Rainer at Getty Research Institute

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Tomato House Gallery

Tiny Space, Grand Guignol: Tomato House Hosts an Evening of Experimental Animation

This past Friday, Tomato House, the gallery run by artists Rebecca Bird and Matthew Thurber in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, felt more akin to a DIY music venue than any kind of gallery in Chelsea. A tight-knit crowd packed in for … Read More