Reviews
Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Lily, 2009, C-print mounted to Plexiglas, 24" x 20" x ⅛". 
©SARA GREENBERGER RAFFERTY/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND RACHEL UFFNER GALLERY, NEW YORK/PRIVATE COLLECTION, CHICAGO

“Laugh-In” at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

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News
COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Morning Links: Earthquake in Nepal Edition

The earthquake that hit Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, killing an estimated more than 3,000 people, has damaged or destroyed monuments, temples and historic squares in the country’s capital, Kathmandu, and the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur.[The Art Newspaper] In celebration of the … Read More


Graphics Market
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Just How Quickly Has Manhattan’s Lower East Side Gallery District Grown?

Anyone who has visited Manhattan’s Lower East Side over the past few years knows that it seems to be growing more and more densely packed with galleries every single day. There are now a grand total of 132 of them … Read More


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). 


COURTESY MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES

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.

COURTESY TOUR & TAXIS

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


Artists
Mount Ararat, Pennsylvania 2012.


COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER

‘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. 


COURTESY COINTEMPORARY.COM

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


News
A work not stolen by James Meyers. 


COURTESY ARTNET

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


News
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