Author Archives: M.H. Miller


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‘Bravo Renzo! Che Bella Piazza!’ At the Whitney Dedication Ceremony

To cap off a two-week press blitz leading up to the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new building in the Meatpacking District on May 1, First Lady Michelle Obama, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Whitney director Adam Weinberg, and … Read More


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New York’s Museum of Biblical Art Will Close in June

The Museum of Biblical Art, located near Columbus Circle in New York, will close after the final day of its “Sculpture in the Age of Donatello” exhibition on June 14. The museum began as a gallery inside the American Bible … Read More


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Running People at 2,616,216 (1978–79) by Jonathan Borofsky installed on the West Ambulatory, 5th floor.Courtesy the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photograph © Nic Lehoux

Michelle Obama Will Take Part In Whitney Museum Dedication

First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to New York this Thursday, April 30, for the dedication of the new Whitney Museum on Gansevoort Street. According to a release from the White House Press Office, “At the event, the First Lady will … Read More


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Rachel Rose, still from Palisades in Palisades, 2014.COURTESY PILAR CORRIAS

Rachel Rose Wins Frieze Art Award

New York-based Rachel Rose is the winner of the Frieze Art Award, which was founded last year and offers an emerging artist a site-specific installation at the London fair. Rose’s project will be on view at the 2015 iteration of … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News
The Israeli Pavilion, Tire Walls, 2015, tires, cable ties, found materials

Here’s a First Look at the Israeli Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

The 2015 Venice Biennale opens next week, if you can wrap your head around such a thing. Here, we offer you a first look at the Israeli Pavilion, with work by Tel Aviv-based artist Tsibi Geva and curated by Hadas Maor. … Read More


News The Talent

Eddie Martinez Joins Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez is now represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York. Martinez has been something of a roving talent in the last few years, having been in exhibitions at various spaces in New York including ZieherSmith, the … Read More


Market News
An intact and complete Elephant Bird Egg, Madagascar, 17th-century or earlier.COPYRIGHT SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s to Auction Big Ass Egg

Here’s one for all you egg fans out there: Sotheby’s sent out an e-mail blast this morning—headline: “The World’s Most Valuable Egg?”—announcing that it was selling an “extremely rare elephant bird egg,” valued at £30,000–£50,000 ($45,450–$75,750). For anyone used to … Read More


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Dia Will Show Early Flavin Works at Its Hamptons Space

Dan Flavin’s icons–a series of transitional sculptures that led to the artist’s more famous fluorescent light installations–will go on view at Dia’s Dan Flavin Art Institute in Bridgehampton, New York, at the end of the month. The works were last seen in … Read More


News The Talent
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Cara Starke Appointed Director of Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Cara Starke has been named the director of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, the institution announced today. Founded in St. Louis in 2001, the non-collecting institution is in the midst of an expansion project that will add 3,700 square feet for … Read More


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Outsider Art Fair Moves to New Locations in Paris and New York

The Outsider Art Fair, which will be held in Paris this fall and in New York next winter, has settled on new locations for both of its forthcoming iterations. In Paris, the fair will move to the Hôtel du Duc, … Read More


Dispatches
Bob Mizer, Untitled (Larry Lamb, Catalog #UH1-FH), Los Angeles, 1963. COURTESY VENUS OVER MANHATTAN AND BOB MIZER FOUNDATION, INC.

City Slicker: Cowboy Fanatic Dylan Brant Curates Show at Venus Over Manhattan

On a recent afternoon, Dylan Brant, stepson of media mogul and art collector Peter Brant, whom he refers to as “Dad,” was in the office at Venus Over Manhattan, Adam Lindemann’s gallery on the Upper East Side. Brant was preparing … Read More


Market News
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Gagosian No Longer Represents Rauschenberg Foundation

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is leaving Gagosian Gallery, which has represented the late artist’s work since a little after his death in 2008. The New York Times reports that the foundation will now be overseen by three galleries, spread out across the … Read More


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Alex Bag, still from "Untitled (Fall '95)."COURTESY TEAM GALLERY

Alex Bag Is Holding Open Auditions for an ‘Infinite Jest’-Inspired ‘Sitcom’

Artist Alex Bag is looking for performers for her new project, according to an e-mail from Team Gallery, which represents the artist in New York. The gallery describes the new work as “a scripted sitcom-style show centering around four archetypal … Read More


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Giacometti’s ‘L’homme Au Doigt,’ Coming to Auction for the First Time, Could Become Most Expensive Sculpture Ever

At Christie’s evening sale in New York on May 11, Alberto Giacometti’s life-size sculpture L’homme au doigt (Pointing Man) will be for sale for the first time at auction. The work has been owned by a “distinguished private collector” for … Read More