Author Archives: Dan Duray


Pamela Rosenkranz Will Represent Switzerland at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Pamela Rosenkranz will represent Switzerland at the Swiss pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, in a show curated by Susanne Pfeffer. “I am interested in how Pamela reflects on technological change and the associated transformation in contemporary philosophy, science, global … Read More

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Maybe Chelsea Won’t Be Hit Hard By This Storm

Chelsea, arguably the center of the New York art world and on Manhattan’s far west side, was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and, to a far lesser degree, fairly hard by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Now as New … Read More



Budi Tek’s Next Museum Sounds a Bit Like a Theme Park

Collector Budi Tek’s next museum (following the Yuz Musuem which opened last year in Shanghai) will be an “art park” in Bali that will charge around $100 as an entry free, the Financial Times reports. Once inside “everything will be … Read More

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Andrew Edlin Boosts Outsider Art Market Ahead of Outsider Art Fair

On January 29 the Outsider Art Fair will launch its 23rd edition, boasting 50 exhibitors (its most ever) at Center 548 in Chelsea, all part of a trend owner Andrew Edlin (of the eponymous gallery) sees as a growing demand and … Read More

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James Fuentes Opens Project Space This Sunday

New York’s James Fuentes gallery announced today that this Sunday it will open a project space within its gallery at 55 Delancey Street. The 400-square-foot space is called Allen & Eldridge (two streets that do not intersect, though they do frame … Read More

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‘Dr. Doom’ Predicts Art Market Troubles

Professor Nouriel Roubini, the famous NYU economist also known as “Dr. Doom” for his predictions about the housing crisis, sounded off on the art market at Davos, the Financial Times reports. From the FT: “Whether we like it or not, art … Read More

The museum.

Bronx Museum Plans Exchange With Cuba’s National Museum of Fine Arts, in First U.S.-Cuban Institutional Collaboration

The New York Times reports that the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana have planned a collaboration that will have the Bronx send 80 objects south this spring for the 12th Havana … Read More


Darren Bader is Crowd-Funding a Lot At Christie’s

The conceptual artist Darren Bader (whose past works have included a pretty face) has started a crowd-funding campaign that will have someone at the Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Day Sale in London on February 12 bidding for an amount of … Read More

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Lord Charles March on His ‘Very English’ Abstract Photographs

In February, Charles March, the photographer and Earl of March and Kinrara, will host shows of his abstract works at both Hamiltons gallery in London and Venus Over Manhattan in New York, the latter of which opens tomorrow. The works … Read More

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Always Crashing in the Same Car: Ron Arad on His Upcoming Show at Paul Kasmin

This February, the Israeli architect, artist, and designer Ron Arad will join New York’s Paul Kasmin Gallery with a debut exhibition that will showcase his riffs on the Fiat 500. After 10 years at Friedman Benda, Arad came to Kasmin looking … Read More

The museum.


Centre Pompidou-Metz Secures 2015 Budget

For the past few weeks the question of the 2015 budget for the Centre Pompidou-Metz, the Pompidou Center’s outpost in Lorraine, France, has been up in the air. Now, local news site Tout-Metz reports, the matter has been settled. Visitors … Read More

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Alan Turing’s Notebook Heads to Auction

The Financial Times reports that the notebooks of computing hero Alan Turing (subject of the The Imitation Game, newly Oscar nominated), will head to Bonhams auctions on April 13. At 56 pages, the notebook is “probably the most extensive manuscript … Read More

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Here, Maybe You’ll Enjoy this Exclusive Clip From The Marina Abramovic Interview on Amazon

Yesterday Amazon debuted its streaming television pilots. Perhaps you caught The New Yorker’s, which was called The New Yorker Presents? On it Ariel Levy conducts an interview with Marina Abramović, which was pretty good! (As those things go.) At any … Read More

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Jennifer Rubell's nutcrackers at the museum.


Alison Gingeras, Justine Ludwig Named Curators at Dallas Contemporary

The Dallas Contemporary has named Alison Gingeras as its new adjunct curator and Justine Ludwig as its new director of exhibitions and senior curator. “Justine comes to Dallas Contemporary with an expansive international background and a curatorial insight to new … Read More