Author Archives: Barbara Pollack


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It’s About Time: Wang Jianwei at the Guggenheim

Below, an excerpt from Barbara Pollack’s profile of Wang Jianwei, which was published in the January 2015 issue of ARTnews on page 64. The full story is on newsstands now. “The first time I saw Matthew Barney’s work, I didn’t … Read More


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The State of Hong Kong’s Art Scene

With the Occupy movement, ‘the entire city is a work of art, and everyone is an artist’ Read More


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Dina Kelberman, I’m Google (detailed still), 2011–present, Tumblr blog of found images and videos, dimensions variable. COURTESY CUE ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

Dina Kelberman at CUE Art Foundation

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Young and Worldly: China’s Newest Collectors

A new generation reaches out far beyond its traditions and borders Read More


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The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More


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São Paulo 2014 Bienal Review

“How to Talk About Things That Don’t Exist” Read More


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‘Feito Por Brasileiros/Made By Brazilians’ at Matarazzo Hospital

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Arne Svenson, accused of being a Peeping Tom, used a telephoto lens to shoot through uncovered windows. The Neighbors #11 (detail), 2012, pigment print. ©ARNE SVENSON/COURTESY JULIE SAUL GALLERY, NEW YORK

When Does Surveillance Art Cross the Line?

Changes in technology and conventions are raising questions about what it means to invade others’ privacy in the name of art Read More


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Jeff Koons, Metallic Venus, 2010–12, mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating and live flowering plants, 100" x 52" x 40". Whitney Museum. ©JEFF KOONS/COURTESY FUNDACIÓN ALMINE Y BERNARD RUIZ-PICASSO PARA EL ARTE/PRIVATE COLLECTION

Jeff Koons at Whitney Museum and Rockefeller Center

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Olive Ayhens at Lori Bookstein Fine Art

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Francesco Clemente, Moon, 1980. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Francesco Clemente Channels India at the Rubin Museum

In 1973, Italian artist Francesco Clemente went off to India, inspired by a high-school classmate who had traveled there and returned with tales of renunciants and gurus. Since then, Clemente has repeatedly immersed himself in Indian culture, collaborating with local … Read More


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Alden Pinnell: Powering Up the Dallas Art Scene

Founder of the Power Station, Alden Pinnell supports emerging artists and collects across the spectrum Read More


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Füsun Eczacıbasi: Bringing Istanbul to the World

Architect and patron Füsun Eczacıbasi is working to create a new model to support Turkish art Read More


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Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More