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

On View
Allora & Calzadilla at Galdstone Gallery

Sick Burns at Barbara Gladstone

One twelve-year-old boy sings to another, “I’ll be sure to use small words so that you’ll be sure to understand, you warthog-faced buffoon.” The other pauses, puffs up his cherubic cheeks, and sweetly sing-retorts, “Talking to you makes me think … Read More

Market News
Work by John Tweedle, on view at Independent Projects in November.

Here Is the Exhibitor List for Independent Projects, a New Fair Debuting in New York in November

Independent, the five-year-old art fair that runs during March’s Armory Week in New York, is inaugurating a second event in the city in 2014–called Independent Projects–at its usual location in the former Dia building in Chelsea. Unlike most fairs, Independent Projects will … Read More


Yutaka Sone’s Hot Tropics and Marble Cityscapes

Inside the exuberant, poetic landscapes of Yutaka Sone Read More

Irma Stern, Woman With Hibiscus, 1956.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: Irma Stern Edition

The Texas Department of Transportation has agreed to preserve Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marda sculpture. [The Art Newspaper] Bonhams London will offer 11 paintings by the South African great Irma Stern. [Art Market Monitor] The Rosenbach Museum and Library in … Read More