Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center Announces 10th Anniversary Season

The Watermill Center, a so-called “performance laboratory” founded by avant-garde director Robert Wilson in an abandoned Western Union facility on Long Island, turns ten next year. To celebrate, the center has organized a yearlong schedule of events and programs.Most notably, … Read More

Amy Schumer. 


Morning Links: Amy Schumer Edition

Annie Leibovitz shot Amy Schumer in black and white, holding a coffee cup, for Pirelli’s 2016 calendar. [Vulture]“When One Student’s Art Is Another’s Aggression”: on the case of the black student who put up “black only” and “white only” signs … Read More

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Frozen, 2010, Mixed Media Installation, Performance, Exhibition view: Kunstverein Braunschweig
Courtesy of The Prada Foundation, Photo: Bernd Borchardt

Andrea Rosen Gallery Now Represents Simon Fujiwara

New York’s Andrea Rosen Gallery announced today that it now represents multidisciplinary artist Simon Fujiwara. Fujiwara held his first one-person exhibition in New York at Andrea Rosen in 2013 and will see his next exhibitions taking place in Tokyo, at the Obayashi Foundation … Read More

Seamus Harahan.


Seamus Harahan Wins the 2015 Jarman Award

Filmmaker Seamus Harahan, who is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has won the 2015 Film London Jarman Award, which was presented at London’s Whitechapel Gallery along with £10,000 (about $15,100) and a commission for Channel 4’s short-form arts show, Random … Read More

News Performa 15
Chimurenga, The Chimurenga Library, A Performa Institute Residency, 2015. Photo by Paula Court, courtesy of Performa.

For Performa 15, Chimurenga Hosted a Radio Station, a Book Market, a Hair Salon, and Quite a Bit More

One afternoon earlier this month, the Cape Town, South Africa–based group Chimurenga, which bills itself as a “multi-tiered programming platform,” settled into the Performa Hub in Tribeca for a short-term residency that proved to be one of the more multifarious projects in this year’s performance-art biennial, Performa 15.First, some background. … Read More

Artists News
Jesse James Hoffman as Lieutenant Captain Colonel Baby Boy in Body By Body's BDSMozart BODY BY BODY

The Landlord From Hell: Artist Duo Body by Body Tackles Gentrification in New Operatic Performance

All things considered, I enjoy living in New York City. With that said, it can often feel deeply absurd and almost unlivable, like waiting in a perpetual line for some kind of artisanal ramen that you know is never going … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Karl Haendel, "Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello," 2015, installation view. COURTESY MITCHELL-INNES & NASH, NY

‘Karl Haendel: Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello’ at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Karl Haendel: Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello” is on view at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York. The exhibition, showcasing new pencil drawings from the Los Angeles–based artist, is … Read More

The Arts Writers Grant Program's logo. COURTESY ARTS WRITERS GRANT PROGRAM

Here Are the 2015 Recipients of Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grants

The Arts Writers Grant Program announced its 2015 recipients on its website this week. Among this year’s winners are New York Times critic Martha Schwendener and novelist Lynne Tillman.Co-supported by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation, Arts Writers Grants are … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 Market Previews
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York Norman Lewis, Peep of Morning, ca. 1960, oil on paper. ©ESTATE OF NORMAN W. LEWIS/COURTESY MICHAEL ROSENFELD GALLERY LLC, NEW YORK, NY

Preview Art Basel Miami Beach 2015, Part 1

The 2015 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the last major art fair of the calendar year, opens on Thursday, December 3, with previews beginning Wednesday, December 2. Comprised of nine different sections, the fair will include 267 leading international galleries from 32 … Read More

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PAMM director Franklin Sirmans at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. ANGEL VALENTIN/COURTESY PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI

Growing Pains: Franklin Sirmans and the Future of the Pérez Art Museum Miami

There are major streets in downtown Miami that have been effectively hollowed out by development, impossible to traverse and made useless in the name of progress. It is a city of luxury high-rises and scaffolding. On a recent trip, at … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Anomalisa. 


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Here Are the Exhibitors for the 2016 Armory Show

The Armory Show announced the exhibitors for its 2016 edition, with the art fair once again returning to Piers 92 and 94 in New York. Pier 94, home to the Contemporary section, includes 113 galleries, and Pier 92, the Modern section, … Read More


Morning Links: Politicking at Art Basel Edition

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Installation view of Opera Calling at Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, 2007. COURTESY !MEDIENGRUPPE BITNIK

Spy vs. Spy: Tech-Savvy Swiss Duo Bitnik Refines the Art of Espionage

‘I’ve hijacked your surveillance camera. How about a game of chess?” The words filled a closed-circuit television screen that only seconds before had shown commuters in London’s Charing Cross station. Whichever security guard read the message soon saw it replaced … Read More