Pictures at an Exhibition
Brent Wadden, Panel Grey, 2013, hand woven fibers, wool, cotton, and acrylic on canvas. COURTESY ALMINE RECH GALLERY/PERES PROJECTS, BERLIN AND MITCHELL-INNES & NASH, NY

Brent Wadden at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Today’s show: Starting today, Brent Wadden‘s solo show is on view at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York through May 30, 2015. Wadden’s labor-intensive process involves working handwoven fibers, yarn, wool, cotton, and acrylic on … Read More

News The Talent
Catherine Opie's Self Portrait (1993). 


Catherine Opie Moves to Lehmann Maupin

Photographer Catherine Opie is now represented by Lehmann Maupin, the gallery announced in a press release today. Her first exhibition at Lehmann Maupin, which has space in New York (in Chelsea and on the Lower East Side) and in Hong Kong, will open in … Read More

Market News
New site of Art Brussels 2016.


Art Brussels Relocating to Inner-City Brussels in 2016

The Art Brussels fair, which runs this weekend, is moving to a more central location for its 2016 edition—Tour & Taxis, which was formerly the site of the Royal Customs House. Constructed between 1904 and 1906, it sits adjacent to a … Read More

Mount Ararat, Pennsylvania 2012.


‘Is Disappointment Even Relevant Anymore?’: Philip-Lorca diCorcia on His ‘East of Eden’ Show at David Zwirner

The first thing Philip-Lorca diCorcia said to me on the record is, “I didn’t see the Björk show, because I have no interest in anything Klaus Biesenbach does. Frankly, I think he should be fired.” That is a more mundane example of … Read More

Market News
Screenshot of the screensaver, Event Listeners. 


MAK Vienna Becomes First Museum to Use Bitcoin to Acquire Art, a Harm van den Dorpel

Digital currencies have been (very) slowly but surely infiltrating the art market, and now the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art (MAK) has become the first museum in the world to have purchased a work of art using Bitcoin. That … Read More

Market News
An intact and complete Elephant Bird Egg, Madagascar, 17th-century or earlier.COPYRIGHT SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s to Auction Big Ass Egg

Here’s one for all you egg fans out there: Sotheby’s sent out an e-mail blast this morning—headline: “The World’s Most Valuable Egg?”—announcing that it was selling an “extremely rare elephant bird egg,” valued at £30,000–£50,000 ($45,450–$75,750). For anyone used to … Read More

A work not stolen by James Meyers. 


Morning Links: Jasper Johns’ Assistant Edition

Castle Glin, the home of 29th (and last) Knight of Glin Desmond Fitzgerald, located in Limerick, Ireland, is on sale for €6.5. [The Art Newspaper] Director of the Tate Modern Chris Dercon will be leaving to become the artistic director … Read More

ArtPrize Grand Rapids.

ArtPrize Announces 2015 Jurors

Today in Grand Rapids, the city’s annual “radically open, international art competition” ArtPrize announced the jurors for it’s 2015 Grand Prize and Category awards, which it doles out in addition to prizes selected by the public. The Grand Prize panel … Read More

Art of the City Reviews
A jaw-dropping hang of work from the 1980s: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (We Don't Need Another Hero) (1987) in front with Donald Moffett's He Kills Me (1987) wallpaper.

The Whitney Opens With a Winner

Let’s cut to the chase: the Whitney Museum of American Art’s inaugural show in its new home in the Meatpacking District, “America Is Hard to See,” is outstanding. With about 600 works by a little over 400 artists, it offers … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Crystal Galindo, Por Vida Y Que, 2010, oil on canvas, 4 x 3 feet. COURTESY THE ARTIST

‘Crystal Galindo’ at Studio Grand, Oakland

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Today’s show: “Fotos y Recuerdos: Works by Crystal Galindo,” is currently on view at Studio Grand in Oakland, California until the end of April. The exhibition offers large-scale … Read More

Artists News
James Siena, "Lisa Randall," 2009-2013.COURTESY PACE GALLERY

James Siena, In 3-D: The Artist On His New Exhibition at Pace Gallery

The genesis of James Siena’s current show at Pace dates all the way back to the 1980’s, when the artist first made small scale geometric sculptures out of toothpicks and grape stems, often to give away. “I don’t want to … Read More

Dan Flavin, "Icon V."COURTESY NGA.GOV

Dia Will Show Early Flavin Works at Its Hamptons Space

Dan Flavin’s icons–a series of transitional sculptures that led to the artist’s more famous fluorescent light installations–will go on view at Dia’s Dan Flavin Art Institute in Bridgehampton, New York, at the end of the month. The works were last seen in … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale News
El Anatsui's Earth’s Skin (2007), in the collection of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. GUGGENHEIM ABU DHABI

Venice Biennale Awards Golden Lions to El Anatsui, Susanne Ghez, Names Jury

The Venice Biennale, which opens to the public in a little more than three weeks, announced today that it has awarded its highest honor, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, to artist El Anatsui, saying in a statement that the … Read More

Lake Iseo in Italy, the soon-to-be site of Christo's The Floating Piers.


Morning Links: Christo Edition

Christo will create 4.5 kilometers of paths on Lake Iseo in Italy made of yellow nylon that will connect two of its islands to the mainland for the first time, allowing the public to “walk on water.” The Floating Piers will be his first major … Read More