Renoir Sucks At Painting.


Morning Links: Renoir Sucks At Painting Edition

Here’s an interview with the protest group Renoir Sucks At Painting. [Dazed Digital]A judge ruled that Paul Smith’s College could not accept philanthropist Joan Weill’s offer of a $20 million donation with the caveat that the school would have to change … Read More

Jesse Greenberg photographed on October 6 in Brooklyn.  KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Jesse Greenberg

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Jesse Greenberg, South Slope, Brooklyn. “I’m always trying to find new ways to make mistakes,” Jesse Greenberg said in his basement studio, surrounded by a number of the psychedelically colored resin sculptures … Read More


The Cover of Rihanna’s New Album Is a Painting by Roy Nachum

Last night at a party at Los Angeles’s Mama Gallery, Rihanna debuted the cover art for her long-anticipated next album, Anti. Taking the form of an oil painting by Israeli-born artist Roy Nachum, the red-splashed image depicts Rihanna as a child … Read More

Market News The Talent

Adrian Turner, Serra Pradhan, and Ricky Manne Are Now Partners at Marianne Boesky

Marianne Boesky Gallery announced today that Adrian Turner, Serra Pradhan, and Ricky Manne are now partners at the New York gallery, which has branches in Chelsea and the Upper and Lower East Sides. All three new partners have been directors … Read More

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Performa 15 Picks Australia as Focus Country

Australia has been selected as the country of focus for Performa 15’s Pavilion Without Walls, the performance art biennial announced today. Performa opens November 1 and runs for three weeks in New York.Performances and installations by Agatha Gothe-Snape, Brian Fuata, Richard … Read More

Market News
The Vanderborght building.COURTESY INDEPENDENT

Independent Brussels Announces Dates, Exhibitors for First Edition

Independent Brussels, the inaugural Belgian edition of Independent, which also organizes two art fairs in New York, has announced a preliminary exhibitor list. The fair will take place April 20–23 at the 50,000-square-foot Vanderborght Building. It will be designed by … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Roger Gaitan, RGB (Monitor), 2013, Wood, Acrylic, museum board, paper, and vinyl paint. 


‘Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage’ at El Museo Del Barrio

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Cut N’ Mix: Contemporary Collage” is on view at El Museo del Barrio. The exhibition features collages from 26 artists, which range from more traditional paper collages to more “extreme” materials … Read More

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Manoucher Yektai, Portrait of Iris Clert, 1960, oil on canvas. COURTESY BONHAMS

Bonhams Sale of Middle Eastern Modern and Contemporary Art Breaks Records, With Manoucher Yektai as Top Lot

Yesterday, in London, a sale of Middle Eastern modern and contemporary art at Bonhams broke records for five artists. The second in a series called A Century of Iraqi Art, the sale was particularly notable for one lot—Manoucher Yektai’s 1960 … Read More

Robert Zemeckis on the set of The Walk. ©2015 CTMG, INC., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Future Imperfect: Robert Zemeckis in Retrospective

Two thousand fifteen was destined to be the year of Robert Zemeckis since at least 1989, the same year a frizzy-haired scientist and his baby-faced protégé set the clock forward to October 21, 2015, defying the space-time continuum for the … Read More

Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter: ARTnews October 2015

The Trick Brain, a video by the British artist Ed Atkins, has haunted me since I first saw it at the 2013 Venice Biennale. In it, the camera pans a room packed to the gills with tribal artifacts. It’s the … Read More


Morning Links: Airport Art Edition

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Todd Hido, from 'Selections from a Survey - Khrystyna's World,' 2015. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ALEX DANIËLS/REFLEX AMSTERDAM

‘Todd Hido-Selections From a Survey: Khrystyna’s World’ at Reflex Amsterdam

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Artists News
Evelyn "Marie" Kalka. 1940s-50s. Photo by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein.


Andrew Edlin Gallery Now Reps Eugene Von Bruenchenhein’s Estate

New York’s Andrew Edlin Gallery announced today that it now represents the estate of the late artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. Though the self-taught artist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, attempted to exhibit his work throughout his life, none of Von Bruenchenhein’s sculptures, drawings, … Read More

Installation view of Jacqueline Humphries's solo show at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART

‘The Thrilling Feeling of Creating Light’: Jacqueline Humphries on Her Recent Work

In 2005 a fire broke out in Jacqueline Humphries’s studio in Manhattan’s Financial District. “You know how they say, about a painter, that the best thing that could happen is a fire in their studio?” Humphries asked me one morning last … Read More