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Marisa Takal, Sipping Straightening the Nuts are One Are You? Am I Crazy? "Can I Do This?", 2015, Oil on canvas, 52x37 inches.

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Names 2016 Los Angeles Artist Grantees

The Rema Hort Mann Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2016 Emerging Artist Grants in Los Angeles, which provide unrestricted funds stipend of $10,000. In addition, the foundation offered the first ever Stanley Hollander Award, which gives an additional $5,000 to one … Read More


Artists News
Keith J. Varadi Mission Statement NIGHT GALLERY

‘I Think That Discomfort Is a Really Positive Place for Us All to Be In’: Keith J. Varadi on His New Show, Facebook, and Gambling

This Saturday, the artist and curator Keith J. Varadi opens “Free Wi-Fi, Comedy” at Night Gallery in his hometown of Los Angeles. The centerpiece of the show is a first for Varadi: a film. The 12-minute movie starts at Good … Read More


News
Still from Smile YOUTUBE

Here Is the New Eckhaus Latta Video for the Hammer Museum ‘Made in L.A.’ Biennial

It’s Friday afternoon and you deserve to wind down with this new video created by the fashion label Eckhaus Latta alongside Alexa Karolinski for the forthcoming Hammer Museum Biennial titled “Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only.”The video–which doubles … Read More


News
An installation view of Willem de Rooij's work at Lulu in 2012.COURTESY LULU

Mexico City’s Lulu Expands

Since opening in 2013, the enterprising Mexico City project space named Lulu has operated out of an immaculate white cube within the studio of the artist Martin Soto Climent, who started and runs the venture with curator Chris Sharp. Despite measuring … Read More


Retrospective
Installation view of the Robert Ryman survey, currently on view at Dia Art Foundation. ©ROBERT RYMAN/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/BILL JACOBSON/COURTESY THE GREENWICH COLLECTION, LTD./DIA ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

Double Positive: Carter Ratcliff on Robert Ryman’s Meditative Monochromes, in 1971

In honor of a survey of his paintings at the Dia Art Foundation in New York, below is a 1971 essay about Robert Ryman’s white-on-white paintings. Written by Carter Ratcliff, the essay questions how Ryman’s work can be categorized. Are … Read More


Artists Habitat
Mika Horibuchi photographed in her studio on January 25, 2016.
 
 ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Mika Horibuchi

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Mika Horibuchi; Ukrainian Village, Chicago. “Do you see a rabbit or a duck?” Mika Horibuchi asked as we looked a simple drawing that once appeared in a German humor … Read More


News The Talent
Issue Project Room JOE HOLMES

Issue Project Room’s 2016 Artists-In-Residence Will Be Keith Connolly and Cecilia Corrigan

Today, Brooklyn’s Issue Project Room announced the two recipients of their 2016 artists-in-residence program: Keith Connolly and Cecilia Corrigan, both based in New York. The program enlists artists to create time-based works with the support of the institution.Connolly is a founding … Read More


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COURTESY EVA INTERNATIONAL - IRELAND'S BIENNIAL

Here’s the Artist List for the 2016 Ireland’s Biennial

EVA International–Ireland’s Biennial announced the artist list today for its 2016 edition. Titled “Still (the) Barbarians,” this year’s biennial features 57 artists, all of whom focus on the fallout of colonialism in their work. Koyo Kouoh, the founder of Dakar’s … Read More


Reviews
Elisabeth Kley, 'Ozymandias,' 2016, installation view. JASON MANDELLA/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CANADA

Elisabeth Kley at Canada

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Darren Bader, (n)e(u)rotic. ©DARREN BADER/COURTESY SADIE COLES HQ, LONDON

‘Darren Bader: such are promises’ at Sadie Coles HQ

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


News
Picasso's Bust of a Woman (Marie-Thérèse), 1931.

COURTESY THE GUGGENHEIM

Morning Links: Picasso Sculpture Custody Battle Edition

CUSTODY BATTLEThe Picasso sculpture caught in a legal battle between Larry Gagosian and the Qatar royal family (both believe the own it) was to be sold by Gagosian to Leon D. Black, the billionaire financier, art collector, and co-chairman of the board … Read More


Market News The Knoedler Affair
An allegedly fake Pollock that Knoedler sold to hedge funder Pierre Lagrange. A resulting legal case was settled out of court.

In Court, Experts Say Knoedler Ignored Warnings About Forgeries

More expert witnesses testified this week in the trial over a fake Mark Rothko painting in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Domenico and Eleanore De Sole argue that the Knoedler gallery, and its president Ann Freedman, knowingly sold them the forged … Read More


News The Talent
Naima J. Keith. COURTESY NAIMA J. KEITH

Studio Museum’s Naima J. Keith Named Deputy Director of California African American Museum

The Los Angeles Times reports that Naima J. Keith will leave the Studio Museum in Harlem to become the deputy director of the California African American Museum, in Los Angeles.In her five years as associate curator at the Studio Museum, … Read More


Artists Q&A
Marilyn Minter, Green Pink Caviar (still), 2009, HD digital video. COURTESY THE ARTIST, SALON 94, NEW YORK, AND REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES

‘I Want Women to Look Like They Can’t Get Thrown Away’: Marilyn Minter on Her Retrospective, ‘Pretty/Dirty’

When I walked into Marilyn Minter’s studio late one afternoon last fall, she and her assistants had just completed a painting—a foggy, steamy image streaming with water droplets, behind which you could see the misty blur of pink lips seemingly … Read More