The new Whitney.


Whitney Museum Board Elects New President, Co-Chairs

The Whitney Museum’s board of trustees has elected Laurie M. Tisch and Neil G. Bluhm as co-chairs and Richard M. DeMartini as president. All three will begin their new positions this week on July 1. Tisch and Bluhm will succeed … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Noel McKenna, Brisbane Domestic Home, 2015, Oil on plywood. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MOTHER'S TANKSTATION

‘Noel McKenna: Concealing the Spot’ at Mother’s Tankstation

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Noel McKenna: Concealing the Spot” is on view at Mother’s Tankstation in Dublin until July 4. The exhibition features a selection of the Australian artist’s oil on plywood pieces.

The centerpiece flag of William Pope.L's show, Trinket, which Lamar repurposed at his BET awards performance
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William Pope.L Flag Makes an Appearance at Kendrick Lamar’s BET Awards Performance

If you caught a glimpse of the BET awards last night, you might have recognized the gigantic American flag which waved furiously behind Kendrick Lamar during his performance of “Alright.” Prior to last night, that same flag, which measures an … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Sargent's Group with Parasols, 1904-1905.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

MONDAY, JUNE 29Opening: “Space and Matter” at Sperone Westwater“Space and Matter” combines new work with old art to explore ideas of “depth, relief, and object-hood,” as its press release states. The exhibition will include work by Richard Tuttle, Tom Sachs, … Read More

Profiles The 200 Top Collectors

Making Waves: Tony Salamé’s Aïshti Goes Big in Beirut

Recently the Lebanese businessman Tony Salamé bought a large artwork by John Armleder, creating a problem for himself, or rather, for his curator. If the ten-meter-long painting were to go on view in the inaugural exhibition in Salamé’s new private … Read More

Art portal.


Morning Links: Art Portal Edition

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto will be moving into the first two and a half floors of the Tower Automotive Building, which will be renovated by late 2016 or early 2017. The move will cost the museum … Read More


Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More

Artists News
De Wain Valentine polishing Gray Column, 1975–76, in his studio. ©THE ARTIST/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK, 2015/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

‘Big Pieces of the Sky and Ocean’: De Wain Valentine on His First New York Solo Show in 30 Years

In 1961, De Wain Valentine came to New York with slides of his work. When he showed them to gallery directors, the first response was always some variation on, “This is really interesting work. What is it?” So Valentine told them: … Read More

Artists Retrospective
Michael Heizer, Altar 2 installation view, 2015, weathering steel, coated with polyurethane. ©THE ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER: ROBERT MCKEEVER/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

‘There’s No Understanding of My Work’: Michael Heizer on His Monumental Art, in 1977

Michael Heizer is known for a body of work that relies on the beauty of his natural materials (rocks, dirt, land itself) and that often verges on near-comical grandiosity with its size and themes. With his latest show, “Altars,” at … Read More

An installation view of Bacher's 2013 show at the ICA in London.COURTESY ICA LONDON

Frieze London Taps Lutz Bacher, Rachel Rose, More for Projects

Today Frieze London announced that the annual Projects section at its October art fair will feature newly commissioned work by ÅYRBRB, Lutz Bacher, castillo/corrales, Thea Djordjadze, Jeremy Herbert, Asad Raza, and Rachel Rose. The LUMA Foundation, which is run by … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Janek Simon, Man with the Head of Dog (1-5), 2015, 3D print of polylactide (PLA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). COURTESY RASTER GALLERY, WARSAW

‘Janek Simon: People With the Heads of Dogs’ at Raster Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Janek Simon: People with the Heads of Dogs” is currently on view at Raster Gallery in Warsaw until August 1 and features recent work from the artist, including … Read More

David Sweat and Richard Matt are still at large.


Morning Links: Escaped Convicts Edition

Volkswagen Group of America will be the lead sponsor of educational programming at MoMA for the next two years. During this time, it  will also support major exhibitions at both MoMA and MoMA PS1, including the latter’s forthcoming local artist … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Installation view of 'What is Matter?' at Intelligentsia Gallery, Beijing. COURTESY INTELLIGENTSIA GALLERY

‘What Is Matter?’ at Intelligentsia Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “What is Matter?” is currently on view at Intelligentsia Gallery in Beijing. The group exhibition features work by Wang Guangle, Serge Attukwei Clottey, Ada Sokol, Jeff Miller, and … Read More


Kounellis Horses Have First U.S. Showing at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

In 1969, shortly after Rome’s Galleria l’Attico moved into a new location in the city, a former garage on Via Beccaria, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis ushered in 12 horses and tethered them to the walls, helping to inaugurate the space. But now that storied hallmark of … Read More