2015: The Year in Review

The Most-Read Articles of 2015

Installation view of 'The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World' at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.COURTESY MOMA

Installation view of ‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World’ at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.


The end of the year has arrived. It is a time for looking back, and for catching up on the books, movies, stories, and albums one missed over the past 12 months. Below are a few suggestions for articles to consider reading during this quiet time—the 20 most popular stories of the year, ranging from David Salle’s review of the Musuem of Modern Art’s “Forever Now” show to selections included in our special Women in Art World issue. Thank you for reading. We will see you next year. —The Editors

– Structure Rising: David Salle on ‘The Forever Now’ at MoMA
– The 2015 ARTnews Top 200 Collectors
– Picasso Sells for $179.4 M. at Christie’s, an All-Time Record for a Work at Auction
– Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes
– Noah Davis, Los Angeles Painter and Founder of the Underground Museum, Dies at 32
– State of Emergency: Biesenbach’s Björk Show Turns MoMA Into Planet Hollywood
– Which International Art Fairs Have the Highest Attendance?
– Women in the Art World
– Entire Class of First-Year MFA Students Dropping Out of USC
Cindy Sherman Responds
James Turrell Allowing Limited Visitors to Roden Crater for $6,500 a Person
The 2015 Venice Biennale’s Central Show, Focused on Strife, Is Uneasy, Uneven
Basquiat and the Collecting of History
Advice for Art Writers: Keep Your Standard of Living Extremely Low
‘…But We Can’t Pay You’: Performance Art and Money’s Knotty Relationship
–  Jute Sacks Are at the Center of Simchowitz Lawsuit Against Venice Biennale Artist
Theaster Gates’s Ambitious New Chicago Arts Center Will Open in October
Chris Burden, Cornerstone of Performance Art, Has Died at 69
‘Don’t Be Intimidated About Anything’: Carmen Herrera at 100
Looking at Seeing: David Hammons and the Politics of Visibility

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