Photo by Charles Roussell.COURTESY MOMA PS1

Here Is the Line-Up for MoMA PS1’s Warm-Up Parties

MoMA PS1, the Queens outpost of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, has announced the line-up for its 2015 Warm-Up concerts, held in the institution’s courtyard throughout the summer. The concerts run on Saturdays, from 3:00 to 9:00 … Read More

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Interior shot of After Tomorrow. 


‘You get more out of art that doesn’t allow you to do something': Elmgreen & Dragset On ‘Past Tomorrow’ at Galerie Perrotin

In 2014, Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset transformed the Victoria & Albert Museum’s former Textile Galleries into a life-size diorama—suddenly, museum visitors would find themselves in the stately, quaint, neoclassical Old-World apartment of one Mr. Norman Swann, a “fictional, elderly, … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Candida Höfer, Dominikanerkirche Sankt Andreas Düsseldorf II  , 2011, C-print, 70 7/8 x 87 7/8 inches.© CANDIDA HÖFER, KÖLN/ VG BILD-KUNST, BONN/ COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

‘Candida Höfer: From Düsseldorf’ at Sean Kelly

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Candida Höfer: From Düsseldorf” is on view at Sean Kelly until June 20, and is the photographer’s first show at the gallery. The images from this exhibition were all taken … Read More

Pablo Picasso, Les Femme d'Algers (Version “O", 1955. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Buyer of $179.4 Million Picasso Revealed? [UPDATED]

Unnamed art world sources have told the New York Post that the mystery buyer of Pablo Picasso’s Les Femme d’Algers (Version “O”) at Christie’s last week is the former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The piece sold for $179.4 million on May … Read More

Screenshot from "Picasso Baby." 


Morning Links: Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes Edition

“Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes to Jay-Z, and to Abramovic.” [The New York Times]Palmyra, Syria’s most important archeological site, has been taken over by Islamic State militia. [The Art Newspaper]Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library now owns the institutional papers … Read More

Bruce Dunlap, in a screenshot from the documentary.


The New York Times Releases a Short Documentary On The Man Who Shot Chris Burden

The New York Times released a four-and-a-half minute documentary on the late Chris Burden’s famous 1971 performance piece, Shoot, in which his friend and fellow art student Bruce Dunlap shot Burden in the left arm with a .22 long rifle … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Rosy Keyser, Recumbent Anvil, 2015, Acrylic, enamel, oil, medium, cork, string, canvas, aluminum. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MACCARONE, NEW YORK

‘Rosy Keyser: The Hell Bitch’ at Maccarone Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Rosy Keyser: The Hell Bitch” is on view at Maccarone until June 6. This is Keyser’s first solo show at the gallery and features pieces created from materials such as … Read More


Sculptor Wins $2.2 M In Hoover Dam Café Case

On Monday in Las Vegas, the U.S. District Judge George Foley Jr. ordered that Bert Hansen–the owner of the High Scaler Cafe, which used to be called, awesomely, the Hoover Dam Snacketeria–pay out the artist Steven Liguori (along with his … Read More


Update: Georg Baselitz Still Thinks Women Can’t Paint

If you’ll recall, all the way back in 2013, in an interview with Der Spiegel, the artist Georg Baselitz told a reporter, “Women don’t paint very well.” In an interview in The Guardian this week, Baselitz was slightly less blunt in … Read More



Morning Links: Rijksmuseum Edition

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum has been named European Museum of the Year. [The Art Newspaper]Tomorrow, two days before the 12th Havana Biennial opens, Tania Bruguera will perform a 100-hour-reading of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism. Five months ago, Bruguera was arrested for … Read More


Anne Pasternak Named Director of the Brooklyn Museum

Anne Pasternak, current president and artistic director of the New York-based arts nonprofit Creative Time, will take the helm of the Brooklyn Museum, succeeding Arnold Lehman, who has held the post since 1997. “Anne is one of the most dynamic … Read More

Screenshot from Simco's Club.


What Is ‘Simco’s Club,’ Stefan Simchowitz’s New Website?

Stefan Simchowitz, the art collector otherwise known by such epithets as “the art world’s patron satan,” “Sith Lord,” and “one of twelve producers on Requiem for a Dream,” has launched his own website that is fashionably vague but overflowing with … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Eduardo Paolozzi, Memory Core Units from Moonstrips Empire News Volume 1, 1967, screenprint. ©THE TRUSTEES OF THE PAOLOZZI FOUNDATION

‘Eduardo Paolozzi: Moonstrips’ at The Fitzwilliam Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Eduardo Paolozzi: Moonstrips” is on view at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England until June 7 and features a range of pop art from the 1960s and 70s, including … Read More

Current 20 Pound Note.

British Public To Help Choose ‘Creative Figure’ For New 20-Pound Note

The next face of Britain’s 20-pound note–which for the first time ever will be anointed with the help of the UK public–is set to be some sort of a creative figure, The New York Times reports today.The Times writes that “Mark Carney, the … Read More