Author Archives: Dan Duray

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Her most recent show at Nicelle Beauchene.


Sarah Crowner to Casey Kaplan

Casey Kaplan gallery announced today that it now represents Sarah Crowner, a much hailed artist known for her stitched, irregular canvas works. In 2009 Karen Rosenberg of The New York Times called her “one of many young artists to reinvigorate … Read More

Tears of Blood (2011).


Blood Meridian: Piotr Uklanski Heads to Texas, the Met

Piotr Uklański , whose work opens at the Dallas Contemporary this Sunday and who will open two shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art this March, was in the process of moving when we met at his studio in Greenpoint … Read More

Untitled work by Zobernig.


Heimo Zobernig Will Represent Austria at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Petzel Gallery has confirmed that its artist Heimo Zobernig will represent Austria at the 2015 Venice Biennale. News of Zobernig’s participation first broke via social media at the artist’s other international galleries. For more on the Biennale, check out The … Read More

An unrelated Warhol red shoe work.


Collectors Sue Scottsdale, Ariz. Gallery Over Warhol Sale

Courthouse News reports that Amy Koler and Stephen Meyer have sued the American Fine Art Editions gallery in Scottsdale, Ariz. over the sale of a Warhol that the couple says was merely meant to be displayed at the gallery. The … Read More


Smithsonian Will Show the Cosby Collection

Beginning in November, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art will show works from the Bill and Camille Cosby collection as part of a show called “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” The Washington Post reports. The Cosby … Read More


Ibid To Open in Los Angeles

The London gallery Ibid will open a new space on 675 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Los Angeles this month with a show by the very hot young artist Christian Rosa. “Things are changing there. Indeed, the art schools and … Read More

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The Rothko in question.


Judge Tosses $22 M. Hoffman Rothko Case

This past Friday a U.S. District court in Dallas absolved financier and collector David Martínez Guzmán from any responsibility in a case that had the powerful collector Marguerite Hoffman demanding $22 million over a Mark Rothko painting that she said was … Read More

The Talent
Lauren Ross.

Lauren Ross Named Inaugural Curator at Virginia Commonwealth University’s ICA

Lauren Ross will serve as curator under director Lisa Freiman at Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Contemporary Art, which will open in 2016. Formerly a White Columns director, Ross was the first arts curator at New York’s High Line park. … Read More

The K11 art mall, home to Art in the City.


Three New Art Fairs Open in Shanghai This Month

The Art Newspaper reports that the Chinese art market explosion continues apace, with three new fairs opening this month in Shanghai. Photo Shanghai, Art in the City, and West Bund Art and Design Fair all start this month with, somehow, no … Read More

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The 2013 edition.


Here Is the 2014 Untitled Art Fair Exhibitor List

The organizers of the Untitled art fair, a satellite fair that runs December 3 through December 7 in Miami Beach, concurrently with Art Basel’s fair there, have announced their 2014 exhibitors. The galleries represent 18 countries and 16 U.S. cities. … Read More

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Larry Gagosian Will Soon Open a Japanese Restaurant

The Wall Street Journal reports that Larry Gagosian will open a Japanese restaurant, Kappo Masa, with the famed sushi chef Masa Takayama in the basement of his Madison Avenue space later this month. The article is well worth a read. Gagosian … Read More

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A 'Triple Elvis'


Christie’s Nabs Two Celebrity Warhols

The New York Times reports that this November’s auctions will feature two major works by Andy Warhol, one featuring Marlon Brando, the other Elvis Presley. Read more at The New York Times.


Here’s the NADA Miami Beach Exhibitor List

Here’s an early look at the exhibitor list for NADA Miami Beach, which runs December 4 to 7 this year. The show features a whopping 74 exhibitors, with 15 new first-time exhibitors, representing 34 cities and 18 countries. The full … Read More


Meet Art Detective, Britain’s New Method of Identifying Public Art

The Financial Times has a story today about Art Detective, a new method of crowdsourcing the identification of public art works in Great Britain about which little is known, from subject to artist. From the piece: It’s the first thing … Read More