Raymond Pettibon drawing tacked to the wall at KUMU.

Raymond Pettibon in Estonia, Brought to You by the United States Government

For half of last century, from 1939 to 1991, Estonia was under three successive occupations. First, the Soviet-German nonaggression pact handed Estonia and its fellow Baltic States, Latvia and Lithuania, to Russia as part of their “spheres of interest” land … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Nari Ward, in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, We The People, 2011. PHOTO: NATHAN KEAY/©MCA CHICAGO; ART: COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

‘The Freedom Principle’ at MCA Chicago, Selected by Hank Willis Thomas

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are curated by Hank Willis Thomas Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition

Hank Willis Thomas Selects ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’

This week’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” posts are going to be a little bit different. Instead of selecting shows from around the world to highlight, ARTnews’ editors asked Hank Willis Thomas to take the reins and pick five shows to present, and he has kindly agreed. … Read More


Hirshhorn Receives $2 M. Donation Toward ‘Future Fund,’ for Redesign of Public Spaces, Technology

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., has received a donation of $2 million from trustee Joleen Julius and her husband Mitch Julius. This is, according to the museum, the “single largest individual donor gift in the … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Mary Reid Kelley, The Thong of Dionysus, 2015, still from video. COURTESY FREDERICKS & FREISER, NEW YORK

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Domesticated: Marc Fischer Highlights the Connection Between Hard-Core Punk and Suburbia

Hard-core punk is probably not the first thing most people think about when looking at the image of a quaint tree-lined ranch house, but thanks to the artist Marc Fischer’s internet-based project Hardcore Architecture, that may soon change.Fischer found the … Read More


Morning Links: DNA Signatures Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More

Frieze London 2015 Market Previews
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich Chen Wei, Falling Light, 2015, archival inkjet print, 59 x 73⅞ inches. ©CHEN WEI/COURTESY GALERIE RÜDIGER SCHÖTTLE

Preview Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2015

The 13th edition of Frieze London and the fourth edition of Frieze Masters open in the city’s Regent Park on Wednesday, October 14, with previews for invited guests on Tuesday, October 13. Frieze London, the more contemporary-minded of the two … Read More


A Brief Guide to ‘Greater New York’: A Look at Its Four Editions in Graphics

  The fourth edition of MoMA PS1’s sprawling quinquennial survey, “Greater New York,” opens Sunday, October 11, with some 150 artists. Long a showcase for young artists, the show has broadened its outlook this year, inviting in people from many generations. Above, a brief look … Read More

David Hammons's Untitled (African American Flag) (1991/2015) flying above MoMA PS1's courtyard for 'Greater New York,' which runs through March 17, 2015.PHOTOS: ARTNEWS

PS1’s Sprawling ‘Greater New York’ Show Broadens Its Purview, With Mixed Results

What a sight! David Hammons’s glorious black-and-red-striped African American Flag is now flying high in the sky above the courtyard of MoMA PS1. Visible even from outside the Brutalist concrete walls of the Long Island City museum, it is the first … Read More

Artists Features Reviews
Barnaby Furnas, First Morning, 2015.


‘Is this for adults?’: Matthew Weinstein on Barnaby Furnas and Mike Kelley

Virginia Woolf called George Eliot’s Middlemarch, “one of the few English novels written for grown-­up people.” Sometimes I apply this to paintings. I look at a painting show and ask myself, “Is this for adults?”Painting is a friendly medium. Most … Read More


‘Thinking from the Present Allowed Us to Get to the Past’: Peter Eleey Talks the New Embrace of Old Work in ‘Greater New York’

“How does an artist live in New York City in 2015?” asked MoMA PS1 director Klaus Biesenbach, clad in a velour jacket in the foyer of that museum, addressing a few dozen art reporters. Perhaps this was a rhetorical question … Read More


Artnews S.A. and BMP Media Holdings Merger Finalized

Yesterday BMP Media Holdings and Artnews S.A. finalized their merger, which had first been announced in July. The new announcement offers additional details about the merger. Details about the merger can be found in the press release here.      

Oscar Murillo.

Oscar Murillo In The Evening Standard: ‘[Paintings] Are The Engine And They Drive The Whole Machine’

Today, the Evening Standard posted a profile of Oscar Murillo centered around his upcoming show at David Zwirner in London, which opens tomorrow.The piece covers Murillo’s upbringing in Colombia and immigration to the Hackney neighborhood of London, where he blossomed … Read More