Armory Week 2015
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Vote for the Best Booth at the 2015 Armory Show

Armory Week is in full swing in New York City, with all of the fairs now open to the public. The main event, the Armory Show, runs through Sunday, March 8, and features some 200 exhibitors. Have you been? Do you have a … Read More


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The cover for God I Don't Even Know Your Name, a Badlands new release. COURTESY BADLANDS

The Art of Cunning: Paul Chan on Erotica, Ancient Greek, and His New Work

Yesterday, Paul Chan opened his show at the Guggenheim Museum, “Nonprojections for New Lovers,” which follows his winning the museum’s Hugo Boss Prize. Best known for his work involving projections and shadows, his staging of Waiting for Godot in a … Read More


Armory Week 2015
Adriana Minoliti at Galeria Agustina Ferreyra.

A Tour of the Independent Art Fair

The Independent Art Fair opened yesterday at the former Dia building on West 22nd Street. The fair features over 50 galleries and nonprofit institutions and represents 14 countries. ALL PHOTOS: KATHERINE MCMAHON/ARTNEWS For more Armory Week coverage, go here.


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Ivy League: A Secret Garden at Johnen Galerie

Mounted at the very edge of Johnen Galerie’s booth at the Armory Show, evenly spaced square boards jut out of the wall in a column reminiscent of Donald Judd’s iconic stacks. This piece has a bit more humor, though, than … Read More


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How Geographically Diverse Is the 2015 Venice Biennale?

The artist list for the main show at the 2015 Venice Biennale, “All the World’s Futures,” curated by Okwui Enwezor, is out, including more than 136 artists from around the world. Just how global is the show? As the above graphs indicate, there are strong contingents from every … Read More


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Morning Links: Venice Biennale Edition

Hans Haacke’s new Fourth Plinth commission for Trafalgar Square in London, Gift Horse, has made quite a splash. [The Art Newspaper] Okwui Enwezor, director for the upcoming Venice Biennale, announced during a press conference that artists from Grenada, Mauritius, Mozambique and the … Read More


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All That Glitters: The Armory Show Is a House of Mirrors

Do the fairs get shinier every year? As more and more people crowd the aisles of the Armory Show, they are being endlessly multiplied in the gleaming surfaces of sundry sculptures and wall-mounted works. Selfies and reflections abound. A giant PVD-coated … Read More


Armory Week 2015 News
Work by Timur Si-Qin at Société Presents.

Bad Weather Be Damned! Cold Collectors Raid Chelsea’s Independent Art Fair

Another snowy, terrible New York City afternoon (a people-watching game to play with younger fairgoers is “snot bubble or tiny septum piercing?”) was no deterrent for a flock of art enthusiasts descending on today’s Independent art fair in Chelsea. Some … Read More


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Kathleen Vance's suitcase ecosystems with running water at RockelMann&, Berlin.

A Tour of Pulse New York

The Pulse New York fair opened today at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street. Bringing together 55 galleries and showcasing eight special projects, the fair, which is celebrating its 10th year, includes quite a few installations, an ode to Bosch’s The Garden … Read More


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Some Monsters Loom Large at the Armory Show

At the Fredericks & Freiser booth, dark and striking were paintings by Mark Thomas Gibson, a Yale School of Art grad and Kara Walker’s studio assistant. One painting, Searchlight, blares the words in all caps: “Some Monsters Loom Large.” The lettering is … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market
Fayçal Baghriche’s Souvenir (2012) in action.

A Checklist for the 2015 Armory Show Focus: Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean

This year’s Armory Show Focus edition highlights art from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean (Armory Focus: MENAM), curated by Whitechapel Gallery’s Omar Kholeif. Fifteen galleries offer excellent and eye-catching selections, many, unsurprisingly, with a political bent. Below, we list … Read More


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Here’s the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale

Nauman, Piper, Broodthaers, Genzken, Ofili, McQueen, Rottenberg among the more than 136 artists selected by Enwezor Read More


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Morning Links: Goodbye, Perm-36 Edition

A self-portrait by Van Dyck that was long thought to be a copy has been reconfirmed as original work, and currently hangs in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. It was lent to the museum by a US collector based on the … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market News
Potato chip bags, part of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's A Convention of Tiny Movements.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Potato Chips: Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t After You

“Whisper cube, sound, 5,000 chip bags, various objects,” are the materials listed for Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Armory commission, A Convention of Tiny Movements. On view at Istanbul’s Galeri NON as part of the 2015 Armory Focus: Middle East, North Africa, … Read More