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Sarah Thornton’s Next Act

The journalist’s new book documents her interactions with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Cady Noland Read More


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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides': El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More


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Gavin Brown’s Bridget Donahue to Open Gallery on Lower East Side

Bridget Donahue, director at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, plans to open a gallery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In an email to ARTnews Donahue said she received the keys to the space at 99 Bowery, on the second floor, on Monday. She … Read More


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Christie’s Appoints Elizabeth Beaman as New Head of American Art Department

Yesterday, Christie’s New York announced the appointment of Elizabeth Beaman to the Head Of Department, American Art. Beaman, who joined the department in 2011 as Vice President, will replace Liz Sterling, who has decided to depart the auction house to … Read More


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Morning Links: October 29, 2014

Eli Broad acquired Jordan Wolfson’s cyborg dancer, it turns out, and will soon show it at his museum. [New York Post] Paul Cumins, the artist responsible for the WWI poppy display currently at the Tower of London, lost his finger … Read More


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Confrontation at Harvard Art Museums

Harvard’s new Piano plays off the Le Corbusier next door, and not everyone is happy with the tune Read More


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Not Another Nude: Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley Take on the Male Gaze

A new series of diptych portraits by Brad Jones—the “next sensational, aggressive American (male) painter,” according to the press release—is opening Wednesday, October 29 at Sargent’s Daughters in Lower Manhattan. Who is this Brad Jones? Well for one, he’s not … Read More


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French Connections: Kenny Schachter at FIAC

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. On the heels of the Frieze art fair in London, I was off to FIAC in Paris, a breather before November’s monster modern … Read More


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Zielony, Steyerl, Nicolai, Metwaly, and Rizk to Represent Germany in Venice

Der Spiegel, via Artforum, reports that Tobias Zielony, Hito Steyerl, Olaf Nicolai, Jasmina Metwaly, and Philip Rizk have been chosen to represent Germany in the 2015 Venice Biennale by pavilion curator Florian Ebner. Read more at Artforum.


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Bagpipes, Popcorn: Here Are Photos of Darren Bader’s One-Night Show With the Calder Foundation in Paris

During FIAC last week, New York artist Darren Bader, who is perhaps best known for sculptures that consist of live cats and pairs of burritos, staged a one-night-only exhibition that was hosted by the Calder Foundation at the Brownstone Foundation in … Read More


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‘A Tribute to Susan’: Art21 Premieres Seventh Season, Following the Passing of Its Founder

Last week, PBS presented the first episode of the seventh season of the Peabody Award–winning series Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century. Produced and directed by Susan Sollins, who died suddenly this month, the shows, which are being broadcast … Read More


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Eva Barois de Caevel Wins Independent Curators International’s 2014 Independent Vision Curator Award

Independent Curators International announced today that Eva Barois de Caevel, the assistant curator of Raw Materials in Dakar, Senegal, and cofounder of Cartel de Kunst, “an international collective of emerging curators,” has been named the 2014 winner of its Independent … Read More


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The American Experience, as told by YouTube

Artist Doug Rickard’s new book amasses stills from the dregs of YouTube Read More


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Morning Links: 1964 World’s Fair Edition

John Richardson discusses his latest Picasso show, about the artist and photography, at Gagosian: “For Mr. Richardson, 90, this is his fifth Picasso exhibition in a series that began at the Gagosian Gallery in 2009. Most have focused on the … Read More