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Which Artworks Earned the Best Returns at the May Auctions?

The annual May Impressionist-modern and postwar-contemporary auctions in New York this month made huge numbers, with a new record set for the most expensive artwork ever sold, among quite a few other new high marks. Many works had hit the … Read More

Mary Boone and Eric Fischl. COURTESY CROWN

Eric Fischl Ends 30-Year Relationship with Mary Boone Gallery

The Art Newspaper reports that Eric Fischl, the painter known for his surreal images of suburbia, is leaving Mary Boone Gallery after more than 30 years. The news comes as a surprise, considering an interview between Mary Boone and Fischl, … Read More

Artists News parties

‘Few Artists Have The Potential To Become Meta': At The Kitchen’s Spring Gala Honoring Kim Gordon and Dan Graham

“We’re still discovering some of her properties: shape-shifter, beautiful cipher, charmed, glamorous California girl bouncing back and forth between coasts, shifting valances between art, poetry, installation, and painting,” began Tony Oursler last night at Cipriani Wall Street, where The Kitchen … Read More

Faith Ringgold, "Maya's Quilt of Life," 1989.COURTESY SWANN AUCTION GALLERIES

Swann Will Auction Works from Maya Angelou’s Art Collection

Swann Auction Galleries in New York will hold a sale of work from the art collection of Maya Angelou, the celebrated poet who passed away last year. The sale, which will be held September 15, includes 43 works from Angelou’s … Read More

Artists News
Alex Katz. "Sunset 1," 2008. Oil on linen, 108 x 84 inches.© Alex Katz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY/Collection of the artist.

The Quotable Alex Katz

There are parts of Alex Katz’s studio that appear to be relics from another era. Its location, for one thing, on West Broadway in Soho—for so long the land of high-end retail and fashion pop-up stores, it’s difficult to even … Read More

Donald Judd, "Untitled (Stack)," 1967.The Museum of Modern Art, NY. Helen Acheson Bequest (by exchange) and gift of Joseph Helman. © Judd Foundation, licensed by VAGA, New York.

MoMA Will Do a Donald Judd Retrospective In 2017

The Museum of Modern Art in New York will organize the first museum survey in America since 1988 of the minimalist sculptor Donald Judd. Randy Kennedy broke the news in the New York Times yesterday, and spoke with the show’s … Read More

The mosque.

Morning Links: Christoph Büchel’s Mosque Edition

Christoph Büchel’s Venice Biennale mosque is officially closed to the public, due to safety risks. [The Art Newspaper]Artist Eric Fishl is leaving Mary Boone Gallery after 30 years. [The Art Newspaper]Christopher P. Heuer has been named associate director of the Clark … Read More

Photo by Charles Roussell.COURTESY MOMA PS1

Here Is the Line-Up for MoMA PS1’s Warm-Up Parties

MoMA PS1, the Queens outpost of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, has announced the line-up for its 2015 Warm-Up concerts, held in the institution’s courtyard throughout the summer. The concerts run on Saturdays, from 3:00 to 9:00 … Read More

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Interior shot of After Tomorrow. 


‘You get more out of art that doesn’t allow you to do something': Elmgreen & Dragset On ‘Past Tomorrow’ at Galerie Perrotin

In 2014, Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset transformed the Victoria & Albert Museum’s former Textile Galleries into a life-size diorama—suddenly, museum visitors would find themselves in the stately, quaint, neoclassical Old-World apartment of one Mr. Norman Swann, a “fictional, elderly, … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Candida Höfer, Dominikanerkirche Sankt Andreas Düsseldorf II  , 2011, C-print, 70 7/8 x 87 7/8 inches.© CANDIDA HÖFER, KÖLN/ VG BILD-KUNST, BONN/ COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

‘Candida Höfer: From Düsseldorf’ at Sean Kelly

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Candida Höfer: From Düsseldorf” is on view at Sean Kelly until June 20, and is the photographer’s first show at the gallery. The images from this exhibition were all taken … Read More

Pablo Picasso, Les Femme d'Algers (Version “O", 1955. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Buyer of $179.4 Million Picasso Revealed? [UPDATED]

Unnamed art world sources have told the New York Post that the mystery buyer of Pablo Picasso’s Les Femme d’Algers (Version “O”) at Christie’s last week is the former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The piece sold for $179.4 million on May … Read More

Screenshot from "Picasso Baby." 


Morning Links: Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes Edition

“Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes to Jay-Z, and to Abramovic.” [The New York Times]Palmyra, Syria’s most important archeological site, has been taken over by Islamic State militia. [The Art Newspaper]Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library now owns the institutional papers … Read More

Bruce Dunlap, in a screenshot from the documentary.


The New York Times Releases a Short Documentary On The Man Who Shot Chris Burden

The New York Times released a four-and-a-half minute documentary on the late Chris Burden’s famous 1971 performance piece, Shoot, in which his friend and fellow art student Bruce Dunlap shot Burden in the left arm with a .22 long rifle … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Rosy Keyser, Recumbent Anvil, 2015, Acrylic, enamel, oil, medium, cork, string, canvas, aluminum. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MACCARONE, NEW YORK

‘Rosy Keyser: The Hell Bitch’ at Maccarone Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Rosy Keyser: The Hell Bitch” is on view at Maccarone until June 6. This is Keyser’s first solo show at the gallery and features pieces created from materials such as … Read More