Author Archives: M.H. Miller


John Waters Will Show a 74-Minute Sequel to ‘Pink Flamingos’ at Marianne Boesky in 2015

Director John Waters, shown here in an over-Botoxed fake portrait, will screen a new 74-minute video at Marianne Boesky Gallery at his exhibition that opens there on January 9, 2015. Since Waters hasn’t released a feature-length film since 2004’s A … Read More


Cézanne Painting Will Come to Market for the First Time Since 1936

Paul Cézanne’s Vue sur L’Estaque et Le Château d’If will be sold at the Impressionist and modern evening sale at Christie’s London on February 4. The painting comes from the collection of Samuel Courtauld, founder of the Courtauld Gallery and Institute … Read More

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Photographs Auction Record Set at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s 175 Photographs to Celebrate 175 Years of Photography sale last week set the record for a photographs auction, totaling $21,325,063 with 90 percent lots sold. The sale exceeded its high estimate of $20 million, and records were set for … Read More

Catherine Opie's Portlandia portrait.

Catherine Opie Did the Posters for Portlandia Season Five

Catherine Opie, known for her tough portraits that often celebrate queer culture, has designed the posters for the fifth season of the IFC television series Portlandia. They feature the show’s stars, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, at right, as depicted by … Read More

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Record Set for Adriaen de Vries, But Apple-1 Sold By Steve Jobs Falls Short of Estimate at Christie’s

A 1976 Apple computer, originally sold to a customer by Steve Jobs himself out of his Los Altos garage, sold for $365,000 at Christie’s in New York on Thursday, below its estimate of $400,000 to $600,000. The computer was part … Read More

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Here’s the List of Participants for Independent 2015

If you’re still experiencing a Miami hangover, you’re out of luck. Armory Week is right around the corner! Independent, which just held its inaugural second event (called Independent Projects) in New York during the November auctions, will return during Armory Week, … Read More

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ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory.

Here’s What Galleries Are Bringing to the 2015 ADAA Art Show

The ADAA Art Show has released details of what exhibitors will be showing at the fair, which runs March 4-8 at the Park Avenue Armory. There are 35 solo booths and 37 thematic exhibitions. Have a look below! Solo and … Read More

Artists News
The Jeff Koons cover.

Rich Artist Designs Book Cover for Rich Man

Today, in the Department of Things You Could Have Seen From a Million Miles Away, Jeff Koons has designed the cover for film producer Brian Grazer’s book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. Sure would like to … Read More

Tavares Strachan's "You Belong Here, on view at Prospect 3.

Prospect Biennial in New Orleans Is Now Officially a Triennial

New Orleans’ Prospect biennial, which is now in its third iteration and has never actually been held biennially, has been “officially” changed to a triennial, according to the festival’s board of directors. The fourth edition will be held in 2017. … Read More


Jed Perl to The New Republic: ‘You Have Broken the Hearts of Many People’

Among the staff exodus over at The New Republic after owner Chris Hughes fired the magazine’s top editor, Franklin Foer, is Jed Perl, the magazine’s ever-cranky art critic for two decades and the author of such pieces as “Liberals Are Killing … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Fun in the sun

A List of Things at Art Basel Miami Beach That I Don’t Like, In the Order In Which They Occur to Me

I arrived to the party for Glenn O’Brien, celebrating his TV Party show, at Casa Claridge on the early side. The hotel lobby was bathed in hot light from production lamps because a crew was filming the proceedings. A guy … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market

Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe Get Metafictional in Miami

The artists Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman staged their performance Shadow Pool: A Natural History of the San San International at the Edition hotel in Miami Thursday night. Freeman sat at a table in front of a large crowd and … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

Beats By Dr. Dre at NADA Miami Beach

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Artists Market

Cibelle Cavalli Bastos Goes Back to the Future

The booth of São Paulo gallery Mendes Wood at Miami Basel was taken over by the artist Cibelle Cavalli Bastos, who–behind a curtain that said “Welcome to Las Vegas” (Vegas was crossed out and the word “Venus” was written over … Read More