ARTnews and Art in America Merge to Form World’s Largest Art-Media Company

Founded in 1902—as Hyde’s Weekly Art News—ARTnews today entered a new phase, in a merger with Brant Publications, the publisher of Art in America. Since I joined ARTnews a year ago, shortly after it was acquired by new owners from … Read More


Grapes of Wrath: How a California Road Trip Made an Artist Out of Andy Warhol

In 1963, Andy Warhol drove from New York to Los Angeles with his friends Wynn Chamberlain, Gerard Melanga, and Taylor Mead. Deborah Davis’s new book, The Trip (Simon & Schuster), an examination of this cross-country journey, argues that the brief … Read More


Morning Links: Oreo Art Edition

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Bill Beckley at home in Soho, under a wall painting by Sol LeWitt alongside Beckley's own Shoulder Blade (1978). Photo by Cameron Blaylock.


‘We Didn’t Call It Soho, It Was Just ‘Downtown’ ’: Bill Beckley Gives a Tour of His Apartment of 43 Years

Bill Beckley’s 3,000-square foot Soho loft is the subject of Curbed’s most recent “House Calls” feature, though, at the time the Conceptual artist moved into the space in 1972, there was no Soho—the Wooster Street apartment was located within the … Read More

Mixed Greens' current window show, by Amy Boone-McCreesh. COURTESY MIXED GREENS

Chelsea Gallery Mixed Greens to Close in December

In a blog post last week, Chelsea gallery Mixed Greens announced that it will close at the end of this year. The gallery, which has been open since 1999, is devoted to contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists. Its … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Matana Roberts, 2014. Photograph © Paula Court.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Soler Santos, Abandoned F, 2015, durst Lambda print.COURTESY ARTINFORMAL, MANILA

‘Soler Santos: Abandoned’ at Artinformal, Manila

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Still from Todd Haynes' Carol (2015). ©2015 THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

Cate Blanchett to Be Honored at MoMA’s Eighth Annual Film Benefit

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that its eighth annual film benefit will be held in honor of Cate Blanchett, who recently starred in two films that have garnered serious awards attention—Todd Haynes’ Carol, which was met with critical acclaim upon … Read More

New work by Despina Stokou and Peter Shire for their upcoming group show "Auto-Correct."


Derek Eller Gallery Is Opening A Pop-Up Space in L.A.

The art world is going west—or at least, bicoastal. Mainstays of the New York art world—the patently titled Venus Over Manhattan, Team Gallery, Maccarone—have (or soon will, in the latter case) put down roots in Los Angeles’ seemingly ever-growing art scene. … Read More

Pyongyang propaganda poster.


Morning Links: North Korean Propaganda Edition

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Market Seattle Art Fair 2015
The exterior of the 2015 Seattle Art Fair on opening day.TORI DICKSON/COURTESY SEATTLE ART FAIR

The Seattle Art Fair Arrives, With Dealers on the Hunt for Tech Money

A giant beach ball, a pink ice cream truck, and a winding line of people waiting to see art are not sights that people usually associate with perennially gray Seattle. But on Thursday night, most of the 4,000 people who … Read More

Graphics Market Seattle Art Fair 2015

A Closer Look at the Seattle Art Fair’s Exhibitor List

The very first Seattle Art Fair opened on Thursday night with 60 galleries, including heavy hitters like Gagosian, Zwirner, and Pace. Where have the exhibitors come from? As the graph above shows, all but 7 are based in the United States, about a third come from New … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Shana Lutker, 'Paul, Paul, Paul, and Paul,' 2015, installation view.ROBERT WEDEMEYER

‘Shana Lutker: Paul, Paul, Paul, and Paul’ at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

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Ai Weiwei holding his new passport. AI WEIWEI/INSTAGRAM

England Overturns, Apologizes for Rejection of Ai Weiwei’s Six-Month Visa

Following yesterday’s news that Ai Weiwei would only get a 20-day British visa instead of the six-month business visa he asked for, England revoked that decision—the Chinese artist now has a six-month British visa, the Associated Press reported earlier today.The … Read More

BAM's Peter Jay Sharp building.


BAM Announces $25M Plan To Connect Its Three Spaces

Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced a $25 million construction project that will connect its three discrete spaces—the Beaux-Arts Peter Jay Sharp Building in Fort Greene (which replaced the original theater in 1908), the BAM Harvey Theater (1987), and the … Read More