ARTnews and Art in America Merge to Form World’s Largest Art-Media Company

Founded in 1902—as Hyde’s Weekly Art News—ARTnews today entered a new phase, in a merger with Brant Publications, the publisher of Art in America. Since I joined ARTnews a year ago, shortly after it was acquired by new owners from … Read More

McGee and Kilgallen in 1997 NEW YORKER

New Yorker Piece Details The ‘Love Triangle’ Between Barry McGee, Clare Rojas, and Margaret Kilgallen

In the August 10 issue of The New Yorker, there is an emotionally complex piece about of the life, work and relationships between the artists Barry McGee, Clare Rojas, and the late Margaret Kilgallen, which the magazine refers to as a … Read More


Times Gives Danny Meyer’s Untitled Restaurant at the Whitney Museum Two Stars

Pete Wells of the New York Times reviewed Untitled, Danny Meyer’s restaurant on the ground floor of the new Whitney Museum on Gansevoort Street, giving the restaurant two stars and beginning the piece with the following zinger: “If you can … Read More

Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery.


Tang Teaching Museum Receives Gift of 40 Contemporary Works On Paper

Skidmore College’s Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery has announced the donation of 40 contemporary works on paper from renowned collectors Anne and Arthur Goldstein, including work from artists such as Stephen Balkenol, Huma Bhabha, Nicole Eisenman, Josephine … Read More

Kim Gordon in Der Nachtmahr COURTESY FILMMAKERS

Kim Gordon Acts In And Provides Soundtrack To Forthcoming German ‘Techno Horror Film’

Today, in a Dazed interview with the director of the forthcoming German “Techno Horror Film” Der Nachtmahr, it was revealed that the artist and former Sonic Youth member Kim Gordon appears in the movie and contributes music to the film’s soundtrack.Dazed … Read More

Serpantine Pavillion 2015 of the Serpantine Galleries. 

Tate Britain Senior Curator to Join Serpentine Galleries

After serving as a curator of contemporary British art since 1999, Lizzie Carey-Smith, will leave her role as senior curator at Tate Britain to join Serpentine Galleries as head of programs. The shift comes shortly after the Tate announced that … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Hank Willis Thomas, Black Righteous Space (video still), 2012, interactive video installation, DVD (playlist and video installation), Mac mini, and microphone, 60 minutes.©HANK WILLIS THOMAS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘In The Box: Hank Willis Thomas’ Black Righteous Space’ at Chrysler Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “In The Box: Hank Willis Thomas’ Black Righteous Space” is currently on view at Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia until Sunday, October 4. The interactive … Read More

The Elaine de Kooning house, photographed on May 23, 2015.KATHERINE MCMAHON

Casa de Kooning: An Afternoon at East Hampton’s New Artist Colony

In 1975, Elaine de Kooning bought a modest house at 55 Alewive Brook Road in East Hampton, New York. The town had long served as an artist colony; Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner produced some of their best-known works there … Read More

Crime News
Pablo Picasso's Head of a Young Woman (1906) was seized by Corsican authorities on Friday. AFP

Smuggled Picasso Painting Worth $27.4 M. Seized in Corsica

A Pablo Picasso painting worth $27.4 million was seized in Corsica on Friday, according to an Associated Press report. The painting, Head of a Young Woman (1906), illegally left Spain and was en route to Switzerland. El Mundo reports that … Read More


Grapes of Wrath: How a California Road Trip Made an Artist Out of Andy Warhol

In 1963, Andy Warhol drove from New York to Los Angeles with his friends Wynn Chamberlain, Gerard Melanga, and Taylor Mead. Deborah Davis’s new book, The Trip (Simon & Schuster), an examination of this cross-country journey, argues that the brief … Read More


Morning Links: Oreo Art Edition

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Bill Beckley at home in Soho, under a wall painting by Sol LeWitt alongside Beckley's own Shoulder Blade (1978). Photo by Cameron Blaylock.


‘We Didn’t Call It Soho, It Was Just ‘Downtown’’: Bill Beckley Gives a Tour of His Apartment of 43 Years

Bill Beckley’s 3,000-square foot Soho loft is the subject of Curbed’s most recent “House Calls” feature, though, at the time the Conceptual artist moved into the space in 1972, there was no Soho—the Wooster Street apartment was located within the … Read More

Mixed Greens' current window show, by Amy Boone-McCreesh. COURTESY MIXED GREENS

Chelsea Gallery Mixed Greens to Close in December [UPDATED]

In a blog post last week, Chelsea gallery Mixed Greens announced that it will close at the end of this year. The gallery, which has been open since 1999, is devoted to contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists. Its … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Matana Roberts, 2014. Photograph © Paula Court.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Soler Santos, Abandoned F, 2015, durst Lambda print.COURTESY ARTINFORMAL, MANILA

‘Soler Santos: Abandoned’ at Artinformal, Manila

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More