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Preview: ‘Body and Matter’ at Dominique Lévy

Earlier today Dominique Lévy gallery hosted a press preview for “Body and Matter,” a show that pairs the work of Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino, whom Lévy called “near contemporaries” during a speech with reporters at the gallery. While the … Read More


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Employees at London’s National Gallery Vote to Strike

Workers at the National Gallery in London have voted in favor of a five-day strike, The New York Times reports, in response to the museum’s decision to “outsource visitor and security services to a private company.” The change is expected … Read More


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High Museum Hires Katherine Jentleson as Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art

Katherine Jentleson has been named the first Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art. The museum made the announcement today, which comes five months after it shared news of a $2.5 … Read More


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N. Dash Joins Casey Kaplan in New York

New York’s Casey Kaplan gallery now represents the artist N. Dash, who is known for her muted post-minimal paintings, which she typically makes by applying water mixed with adobe to linen. They are resolutely spare. Kaplan, which is moving to Manhattan’s … Read More


Market
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Gilbert & George, Ice Cream, and a Talk Show at Art Stage Singapore

One afternoon last week, at the Art Stage Singapore fair, which closed on Sunday at the futuristic-looking Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Center, French collector Steve Rosenblum and his wife Chiara talked for an hour with Cambodian artist Svay … Read More


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Morning Links: January 28, 2015 Edition

Deborah Solomon profiles Kehinde Wiley, a story that begins with his thoughts on Ferguson, Mo.: “‘I know how young black men are seen,’ he said on a recent winter afternoon in his studio in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. ‘They’re … Read More


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Smithsonian Mulls London Branch

The Smithsonian Institution, which runs most of the major museums in Washington, D.C., is considering a 40,000-square-foot space in London in 2021, The New York Times reports: “To persuade the Smithsonian to take part in the plan, London authorities have promised … Read More


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Quite a Few East Coast Museums and Galleries Are Closed Because of the Snow

Museums and galleries throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England are closed today because of the snowstorm that is passing through the area, so if you are planning to go look at art, it is probably best to call ahead. Among … Read More


Market News
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Sotheby’s to Raise Buyer’s Premiums

On February 1, Sotheby’s will raise its buyer’s premiums, according to an 8-K Securities and Exchange Commission form filed yesterday. The form reads: Effective February 1, 2015, Sotheby’s (the “Company”) will enact a new buyer’s premium rate structure. Generally, the … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News

Fourteen Artists Tapped for UAE Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Sheikha Hoor bint Sultan Al Qasimi, the president and director of the Sharjah Art Foundation and curator of the United Arab Emirates national pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, has selected work by 14 Emirati artists to go on view … Read More


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Morning Links: Boyfriend Edition

Here’s an interview with Ryan Germick, the man responsible for Google’s daily “doodle.” [The Wall Street Journal] BP’s Tate sponsorship is much smaller than expected. The museum disclosed the amount–£4 million ($6.08 million) between 1990 and 2006. [The Art Newspaper] … Read More


Features
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Sex, Mayhem, and Ghosts of the Unconscious: The Art World’s Multimedia Extravaganza

Antirealism, visual artifice, and stylized action are helping artists explore the irrationality of a changing world Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News
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Pamela Rosenkranz Will Represent Switzerland at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Pamela Rosenkranz will represent Switzerland at the Swiss pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, in a show curated by Susanne Pfeffer. “I am interested in how Pamela reflects on technological change and the associated transformation in contemporary philosophy, science, global … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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6 Art Events to Attend In New York This Week

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29 Opening: Alec Soth’s “Songbook” at Sean Kelly This new show is “an exhibition of over twenty-five new, monumental black and white photographs by Alec Soth,” maybe the best photographer working in America right now. It’s silly not … Read More