Author Archives: Barbara Pollack


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Sun Xun, The Time Vivarium – 70, 2014, acrylic and ink on paper, 24" x 18". JASON WYCHE, NEW YORK/©SUN XUN/COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

Sun Xun at Sean Kelly

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Features Market
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Boom Time for Brazil’s Art Market

Who needs soccer when you’ve got fairs, galleries, and a flood of international collectors animating the country’s art scene? Read More


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Brian Wallis, photo courtesy ICP

Brian Wallis’s Departure From ICP Was Months in the Making

International Center of Photography (ICP) Chief Curator Brian Wallis’s exit from the institution was not a surprise, ARTnews has learned; he and ICP spent months preparing for the transition. The International Center of Photography (ICP) announced today that Wallis, deputy … Read More


Artists Features
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Charles Atlas: Ready for Prime Time

The artist stars in Chelsea and Times Square Read More


Features Profiles
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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


Features
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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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Features Market
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Young and Worldly: China’s Newest Collectors

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


News
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


On View Reviews
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São Paulo 2014 Bienal Review

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


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

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Features
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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