Art of the City

My Kind of Town: A Breeze Through Chicago in 9 Brief Reviews

Mickalene Thomas, David Bowie, Sarah Charlesworth, ‘New Image Painting,’ Glenn Kaino, and quite a bit more Read More

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Sotheby's To Auction Joe DiMaggio's 1936 Yankees Uniform

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Ebay Try To Block Ninth Circuit Royalty Act Rehearing

Last Friday in San Diego, a joint effort between Christie’s, Sotheby’s and eBay attempted to move the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals away from rehearing a class of artists’ appeal to their challenge of the California Royalties Act, Law360 reported … Read More

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The new space.


Chicago’s Shane Campbell Gallery Will Move to New 8,500-Square-Foot Space

Chicago’s Shane Campbell gallery will move from the West Town location it’s occupied since 2010 to a new, 8,500-square-foot space the gallery has purchased at South Wabash Avenue and East 21st Street, in the historic Motor Row district. Director John Schmid … Read More

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ICA Miami Names New Interim Director

The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, a new institution comprised of the collection and former board members of the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, announced today that it has appointed a new interim director, Suzanne Weaver, a 20-year museum … Read More

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Here’s the 2015 ADAA Art Show Exhibitor List

So many art fairs! The Art Dealers Association of America has announced the participants for The Art Show, which will return to the Park Avenue Armory again next year, running March 4-8. There are 72 galleries, including a number of … Read More

Looking at Art

Moving a Mantegna

A radical rehanging of a beloved Renaissance masterpiece at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera induces awe in some observers—and cringes in others Read More

Johns, Flag, 1954–55.MOMA

Morning Links: Flag Edition

Linda Yablonsky at openings in New York. [Artforum] At Oxford, “Hertford College’s all-male portrait gallery will be filled with photographs of distinguished women.” [The New York Times] “Sotheby’s auction house is making a big push for its latest target—the new … Read More

Her most recent show at Nicelle Beauchene.


Ballroom Marfa Names Susan Sutton Executive Director

Ballroom Marfa announced today that Susan Sutton will become its new executive director, replacing Ballroom co-founder Fairfax Dorn, who will transition into the role of artistic director. Sutton – who comes out of a 4-year stint at the Menil Collection … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 “The Library Vaccine” at Artists Space “The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, … Read More


Morning Links: Tote Bag Edition

Roberta Smith on “Carry That Weight,” a Columbia University senior thesis project and protest against the school’s handling of sexual assault. [NYT] Painter Frank Auerbach visits the John Constable show at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. [The Guardian] Richard Avedon’s … Read More

The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More

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Her most recent show at Nicelle Beauchene.


Sarah Crowner to Casey Kaplan

Casey Kaplan gallery announced today that it now represents Sarah Crowner, a much hailed artist known for her stitched, irregular canvas works. In 2009 Karen Rosenberg of The New York Times called her “one of many young artists to reinvigorate … Read More


Anselm Kiefer Might Believe That People and Dinosaurs Co-Existed

The Financial Times sat down with the great Anselm Kiefer leading up to his show at the Royal Academy in London. Kiefer said a lot of eloquent things about art and life: -“You cannot avoid beauty in a work of … Read More

Expo Chicago 2014 News
'Shaq Loves People.'

Here’s a Look at That Show That Shaq Curated at Expo Chicago

One of the great things about being a Shaq fan is that the man stays busy, so there’s a lot by him to enjoy—four studio albums, a bevy of film appearances (remember when he popped up in Good Burger?), five … Read More