Picabia Alert
Francis Picabia, El sol en la pintura, 1945, oil on cardboard, 45 x 37 cm.

Picabia Alert #8: A Blazing Sun Visits Madrid

“Picabia Alert” takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953), aiming to sate Picabia appetites until the Picabia retrospective arrives at the Kunsthaus Zurich and New York’s Museum of Modern Art in 2016. … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Eugenio Cuttica, Escuchando a Bruce Springsteen, 1990, mixed media on canvas, 118⅛ x 157½ inches. MATÍAS IESARI/PRIVATE COLLECTION

Eugenio Cuttica at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Today’s show: “Eugenio Cuttica: La mirada interior” is currently on view at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires until Sunday, May 31. The exhibition presents … Read More

Running People at 2,616,216 (1978–79) by Jonathan Borofsky installed on the West Ambulatory, 5th floor.Courtesy the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photograph © Nic Lehoux

Michelle Obama Will Take Part In Whitney Museum Dedication

First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to New York this Thursday, April 30, for the dedication of the new Whitney Museum on Gansevoort Street. According to a release from the White House Press Office, “At the event, the First Lady will … Read More

Rachel Rose, still from Palisades in Palisades, 2014.COURTESY PILAR CORRIAS

Rachel Rose Wins Frieze Art Award

New York-based Rachel Rose is the winner of the Frieze Art Award, which was founded last year and offers an emerging artist a site-specific installation at the London fair. Rose’s project will be on view at the 2015 iteration of … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale Dispatches

His Future Looks Bright: Okwui Enwezor on the 2015 Venice Biennale

What can you say about a Venice Biennale that features a public reading of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital? Nigerian-born Okwui Enwezor, who organized the exhibition, has referred to Marx’s work as “our holy book,” which gives some insight into the … Read More

Thompson's starting point, the New Museum.


Morning Links: ‘Eventually they introduced me’ Edition

One Hyperallergic writer’s experience following Luke Willis Thompson out of the New Museum as part of his twice-daily performance piece Eventually they introduced me to the people I immediately recognised as those who would take me out anyway for the New … Read More

News parties

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming: The Whitney Toasts Its New Home

On Friday night the Whitney held an opening for its new building, ending a week of events that fêted the new Renzo Piano-designed space, which opens to the public this week. The turnout was robust, even though one had to … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Lucas Samaras' Pose 0556 (2010). 


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, APRIL 28 Screening: “Quality Television” at Light Industry During this screening and lecture by artist and conceptual entrepreneur Martine Syms, “Quality Television,” a compilation of nine video works focusing on television as an aesthetic resource, will be screened. Here’s a … Read More

Two German soldiers sitting on the fuselage of the Spitfire, after it had crash landed on Calais beach. 
© Peter R Arnold Collection

Christie’s London will Auction a WWII Fighter Plane in their ‘Exceptional Sale’

Christie’s “Exceptional Sale,” which began in London in 2008 and is devoted to weird, non-conforming, and particularly buzz-worthy objects, will feature a spitfire fighter plane this year, in the July 11 auction. In the past, objects included “The Rothschild Torah Ark: A Magnificent German … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale News
The Israeli Pavilion, Tire Walls, 2015, tires, cable ties, found materials

Here’s a First Look at the Israeli Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

The 2015 Venice Biennale opens next week, if you can wrap your head around such a thing. Here, we offer you a first look at the Israeli Pavilion, with work by Tel Aviv-based artist Tsibi Geva and curated by Hadas Maor. … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Harry Gamboa Jr., Decoy Gang War Victim, 1974, printed 2007, inkjet print. ©HARRY GAMBOA JR./COURTESY THE ARTIST

‘The City Lost and Found’ at the Princeton University Art Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Today’s show: “The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980” is currently on view at the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New … Read More

Installation view of 'Georgia Sagri: Daily Bread' at Mathew, New York, 2015.COURTESY MATHEW

Artadia Names 10 Finalists for Inaugural New York Grants

Artadia, a nonprofit that has provided unrestricted grants to artists working in cities across the United States for the past 15 years, today announced the 10 finalists that have been selected for its first-ever New York round. (It has previously … Read More

News The Talent

Eddie Martinez Joins Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez is now represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York. Martinez has been something of a roving talent in the last few years, having been in exhibitions at various spaces in New York including ZieherSmith, the … Read More


Morning Links: Earthquake in Nepal Edition

The earthquake that hit Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, killing an estimated more than 3,000 people, has damaged or destroyed monuments, temples and historic squares in the country’s capital, Kathmandu, and the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur.[The Art Newspaper] In celebration of the … Read More