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Morning Links: Nicholas Serota Edition

The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles has elected four new trustees, including artist Mark Bradford. [Los Angeles Times] ArtReview‘s annual Power 100 list is out, and Tate Director Nicholas Serota is at the top, followed by David Zwirner, Iwan … Read More


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New Curators For Davis Museum at Wellesley College

Artforum reports that Wellesley College’s Davis Museum has named Meredith Fluke and Claire Whitner as Kemper curator of academic programs and associate curator, respectively. Read more at Artforum.


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Kenneth Goldsmith Talks Radio

In the latest issue of The Third Rail, the contemporary art quarterly published out of Minneapolis, Ubuweb founder, MoMA poet laureate, and all-around mischief maker Kenneth Goldsmith looks back on the 15 years he spent as a radio show host … Read More


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The 2015 Venice Biennale Prepares for ‘All The World’s Futures’

Today in an official statement, the president of the Venice Biennale, Paolo Baratta, along with the curator of the 56th edition, Okwui Enwezor, revealed more information about the upcoming exhibition, including its title: “All The World’s Futures.” “All The World’s Futures”–set … Read More


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Oktoberfest in a Cutthroat Art World: Kenny Schachter at Frieze London

Today’s pal is tomorrow’s plaintiff! Read More


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Morning Links: How to Be a Collector Edition

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery plans a new expansion. [The Art Newspaper] The new Banksy in Bristol has already been vandalized. [The Guardian] Art Basel and the London art school Central St. Martins have collaborated on a course for new collectors. … Read More


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Anatomy of ‘The Anatomy Lesson’

Nina Siegal’s novel The Anatomy Lesson (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014) tells the imagined story behind Rembrandt’s first large-scale masterpiece. The narrative is recounted by several characters: the coat thief, the woman carrying his child who hopes to save him, the … Read More


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‘Forcing Me in Joy to Paint Them': In Munich, a Rare Look at Florine Stettheimer

A retrospective of Florine Stettheimer, the great early American modernist, is a once-in-a-generation pleasure. Her old friend Marcel Duchamp organized one at the Museum of Modern Art in 1946, two years after her death from cancer at the age of … Read More


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The Rest Is Silence: Marina Abramovic on Her New Show at Sean Kelly

Marina Abramović and I had truly terrible technical difficulties on the phone when we spoke last weekend, which seemed appropriate given the premise of her new project at New York’s Sean Kelly Gallery, which opens this Thursday. The audience—up to … Read More


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Here’s the List for Mexico City’s 2015 Material Art Fair

Back in February, Mexico City’s Zona Maco art fair, then 11 years old, was joined by a scrappy newcomer, the Material Art Fair, focused on bleeding-edge galleries. “We were really battling to fill those stands,” Brett W. Schultz, one of the … Read More


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Young and Worldly: China’s Newest Collectors

A new generation reaches out far beyond its traditions and borders Read More


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Morning Links: Jean-Michel Othoniel Edition

An interview with Dave Hickey: “I am retired from the art world. I will never retire from art or writing.” [The Huffington Post] The Smithsonian intends to raise $1.5 billion for its museums [Associated Press] Daniel Arsham releases a new … Read More


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Art21 Founder and Executive Director Susan Sollins Has Died

Susan Sollins, the founder and executive director of Art21, died on October 13, Art21 announced today. “We will miss her profoundly as we carry on and honor her legacy,” the nonprofit art education organization wrote in a statement. No information … Read More


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Open All Night But Closed For Now: The Last Few Hours of the Whitney’s Breuer Building

By 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the controversy surrounding the graffiti attack on the fourth-floor wall of the Whitney’s “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” had died down, but the 36-hour marathon ending of the exhibition was still going strong. Buzzing like an all-night diner, … Read More