Fabian Schöneich

Portikus Hires Fabian Schöneich as New Curator

Philippe Pirotte, Director of the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts, and of Portikus in Frankfurt am Fain, announced today that Fabian Schöneich is to become the new curator of Portikus, the exhibition hall based in the heart of Frankfurt, which … Read More

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Sarah Charlesworth. Patricia Cawlings, Los Angeles, 1980.COURTESY AIC

‘Challenged to Encompass Everything': Friends Remember Sarah Charlesworth at the Art Institute of Chicago

Last night Matthew S. Witkovsky, the chief photography curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, stood on his museum’s stage and introduced a panel of friends and colleagues of the late Pictures generation photographer Sarah Charlesworth, who died in June 2013 … Read More

Work by Michael Craig-Martin.Courtesy of Frieze London

Frieze London Announces Sculpture Park Line-Up

Frieze London, which runs October 15–19, has announced the line-up for its 2014 Sculpture Park. The park, which includes both contemporary work and work from the fair’s Modern section, will be free and open to the public in Regent’s Park, the … Read More


Morning Links: Richard Prince’s Instagram Edition

Richard Prince’s Instagram works are reportedly selling for $100,000. [New York Post] Jori Finkel was on hand for the installation of Ai Weiwei’s show at Alcatraz: “Judging from the large bags of colorful Legos on the floor and dozens of … Read More

Manuel Borja-Villel, director of the Reina Sofía Museum, with Soledad Lorenzo.

Gallerist Soledad Lorenzo Donates Her Art Collection to Reina Sofia Museum

Famed gallerist Soledad Lorenzo has gifted her art collection, totaling near 400 works of art, to the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, the museum reported yesterday. The 385 works are by 90 artists, mostly Spanish, and include everything from sculpture … Read More

Scene from Jennifer Rubell's "Creation," 2009.Photo by Andrew Russeth

An Epicurean Re-Birth: Expect Eels and Fertility Rituals at Jennifer Rubell’s Next Food Performance

Jennifer Rubell’s Creation—a kind of buffet-themed performance piece that served as the opening night event for the Performa biennial in New York in 2009—is one of those rare parties that people still talk about, five years later, in reverent tones. … Read More

Untitled work by Zobernig.


Heimo Zobernig Will Represent Austria at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Petzel Gallery has confirmed that its artist Heimo Zobernig will represent Austria at the 2015 Venice Biennale. News of Zobernig’s participation first broke via social media at the artist’s other international galleries. For more on the Biennale, check out The … Read More


Auto Companies Deliver Sponsorship for Contemporary Art

Looking to align themselves with creativity, innovation, and globalism, auto companies are becoming major sponsors at contemporary-art museums Read More


Morning Links: September 17, 2014

Google tries once again to digitize the world’s art. “This Wednesday, 15 new American partners from across the country will launch exhibitions on the Google Cultural Institute. These collections represent a patchwork of diverse institutions encompassing a rich display of … Read More


New York’s Martos Gallery Plans Los Angeles Branch

New York’s Martos Gallery, which has staged shows under the banner of its Shoot the Lobster project space in cities the world over, will open a permanent location in Los Angeles. The new location, which at 1,000 square feet is smaller … Read More

News The Talent

Frick Names Aimee Ng Associate Curator

Aimee Ng, a guest curator of the Frick Collection’s spring show “The Poetry of Parmigianino’s ‘Schiava Turca,” has been appointed associate curator at the museum. Ng, who is a lecturer in the art history department of Columbia University, will begin … Read More

An unrelated Warhol red shoe work.


Collectors Sue Scottsdale, Ariz. Gallery Over Warhol Sale

Courthouse News reports that Amy Koler and Stephen Meyer have sued the American Fine Art Editions gallery in Scottsdale, Ariz. over the sale of a Warhol that the couple says was merely meant to be displayed at the gallery. The … Read More

Market News

Wildenstein Gallery: Sale of Manhattan Headquarters to Qatar Is Off

An announced plan by the legendary art dealing family Wildenstein to sell its palatial headquarters on the Upper East Side of Manhattan has been cancelled, a spokeswoman for the family-owned art gallery said today. David Wildenstein, vice president of Wildenstein … Read More

Art of the City

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