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From the collection: Bas Jan Ader, Untitled (In Search of the Miraculous), 1975, vintage gelatin silver print, 5 in. x 8 in.COURTESY BMA/PFA

Berkeley Art Museum Acquires Leiber Conceptual Art Collection and Library

When hunting around for information about about art ephemera, one lands with surprising regularity on stevenleiberbasement.com, the richly detailed and idiosyncratically designed website that was created by the eponymous San Francisco-based dealer and collector to show his collection and items … Read More


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Retrospective: The Cuban Art Scene in 1964

Following President Obama’s announcement that the United States will normalize relations with Cuba, many in the art world have begun to predict a boom in the island nation’s art market. To mark the occasion, we are republishing Tana de Gàmez’s in-depth report on the Cuban art … Read More


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Morning Links: Secret $100 M. Cézanne Sale Edition

“The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House quietly sold a Paul Cézanne oil painting in 2013 to a private buyer for $100 million, likely making the piece one of the 15 most expensive works of art ever sold.” [Detroit Free Press] … Read More


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Hamza Walker and Aram Moshayedi Will Curate 2016 Made in L.A.

The 2016 edition of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A.,” will be organized by Aram Moshayedi, a curator at the museum, and Hamza Walker, the director of education and associate curator at the Renaissance Society in Chicago. This marks … Read More


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Here’s the 2015 Frieze New York Exhibitor List

Today Frieze New York announced the nearly 200 galleries that will be included in its 2015 edition, which runs May 14 through 17 on Randall’s Island, the week after the Venice Biennale opens to the public. Among the galleries showing for the first … Read More


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Consumer Reports: Nick DeMarco

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week.  Nick DeMarco is an artist based in New York who works in many mediums, including sculpture, furniture, and new media. His … Read More


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Giacometti’s Legacy

After years of feuding, Giacometti experts and heirs are now united, moving ahead with a catalogue raisonné and planning the Institut Giacometti Read More


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Morning Links: Jumbo the Elephant Edition

Lisa Oppenheim takes home the Israel Museum’s $45,000 Shpilman Prize. [Artforum] “How a legal pad covered in doodles saved Detroit’s art museum.” [Minneapolis Star Tribune] Jeff Koons is sued for plagiarism again, for an old series that’s given hiim trouble … Read More


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Here’s the Soundtrack to Mario Garcia Torres’s Show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

During Art Basel Miami Beach, Mexico City-based artist Mario García Torres unveiled a clever, quietly moving show at the Pérez Art Muesum Miami called “R.R. and the Expansion of the Tropics,” which concerns, among other things, Robert Rauschenberg’s life and … Read More


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Phillips Hires Matt Carey-Williams and Damien Whitmore

The Art Newspaper reports that Phillips auction house, which gained a new chairman this July in Christie’s veteran Edward Dolman, has made two high profile hires recently. The company named Matt Carey-Williams deputy chairman of Europe and Asia and Damien … Read More


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Edgar Peters Bowron, MFA Houston’s European Art Curator, Will Retire

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston announced today that its long-serving curator of European art, Edgar Peters Bowron, is stepping down. Bowron joined the museum in 1996 from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where he was senior … Read More


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Maccarone Will Show Cecily Brown This May

Earlier today the painter Cecily Brown showed off a small painting on Instagram with the note that “Small paintings will be at Maccarone May 2015.” A spokeswoman with the New York gallery confirmed that a show is planned for that … Read More


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Cézanne Painting Will Come to Market for the First Time Since 1936

Paul Cézanne’s Vue sur L’Estaque et Le Château d’If will be sold at the Impressionist and modern evening sale at Christie’s London on February 4. The painting comes from the collection of Samuel Courtauld, founder of the Courtauld Gallery and Institute … Read More