Author Archives: M.H. Miller

Scene from Jennifer Rubell's "Creation," 2009.Photo by Andrew Russeth

An Epicurean Re-Birth: Expect Eels and Fertility Rituals at Jennifer Rubell’s Next Food Performance

Jennifer Rubell’s Creation—a kind of buffet-themed performance piece that served as the opening night event for the Performa biennial in New York in 2009—is one of those rare parties that people still talk about, five years later, in reverent tones. … Read More

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Frick Names Aimee Ng Associate Curator

Aimee Ng, a guest curator of the Frick Collection’s spring show “The Poetry of Parmigianino’s ‘Schiava Turca,” has been appointed associate curator at the museum. Ng, who is a lecturer in the art history department of Columbia University, will begin … Read More

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Work by John Tweedle, on view at Independent Projects in November.

Here Is the Exhibitor List for Independent Projects, a New Fair Debuting in New York in November

Independent, the five-year-old art fair that runs during March’s Armory Week in New York, is inaugurating a second event in the city in 2014–called Independent Projects–at its usual location in the former Dia building in Chelsea. Unlike most fairs, Independent Projects will … Read More

Left to right: Shaqueille O'Neal, giant chair. COURTESY OF THE FLAG ART FOUNDATION

Artists Announced for Shaq’s Chicago Group Show

Basketball legend and mythical rapping genie Shaquille O’Neal–pictured standing next to an enormous chair–is curating a group show presented by the Flag Art Foundation to coincide with Expo Chicago art fair called “Shaq Loves People.” What kinds of people does Shaq … Read More


Chelsea Clinton Appointed Co-Chair of Africa Center Board of Trustees

The Africa Center, formerly known as the Museum of African Art, located on New York’s Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, has appointed Chelsea Clinton as co-chair of its board of trustees. Clinton recently left her job as a “special correspondent” … Read More

Photograph by Nick Knight, Nick Knight / Trunk ArchiveJohn Galliano for House of Dior, fall/winter 1997–98.

Met’s Costume Institute to Focus on China for Spring Exhibition

The spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute will be “Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion,” the museum announced today. The show will be on view in the Met’s Chinese galleries and … Read More

The Miraculous by Raphael Rubinstein.

Paper Monument Expands Book Publishing Arm With Collection of Anti-Art History

Paper Monument, the contemporary art journal published in association with the literary magazine n+1, is diving further into the publishing game itself. This month, the journal will release a book by Raphael Rubinstein called The Miraculous. Paper Monument has published two … Read More


Jessica Morgan Named Director of Dia Art Foundation

The Dia Art Foundation, which has been director-less since the exit of Philippe Vergne, who left Dia earlier this year to helm L.A. MOCA, has named Jessica Morgan as its new director, according to The New York Times. Morgan is … Read More


LAXART Moving to Hollywood in 2015

LAXART, the influential alternative art space in Los Angeles, will be moving from Culver City to Hollywood in 2015. The move will mark the organization’s 10th anniversary. The new building is a 4,300-square-foot former recording studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. … Read More

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Here Is the Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Exhibitor List

Art Basel Miami Beach returns in December with 267 galleries from 31 countries, across a variety of sections, including the main fair, as well as Edition (for prints and limited-edition works), Nova (for emerging galleries), Position (for solo booths) and the … Read More

Various Small Fires.

Various Small Fires Gallery Moves to Hollywood

Los Angeles gallery Various Small Fires is moving from its Venice Beach location, where it opened in January 2012, to a 5,000-square-foot space in Hollywood. The new gallery will open October 9 with a show by artists Amir Nikravan and … Read More


Koons Now Making Art From Sofia Coppola’s Handbag

Maybe you’re as sick of reading about Jeff Koons as all of us are of writing about him. Maybe you thought it was kind of fun at first, the incessant chatter of jokes, quips, and puns about the inundation of Koons News–about … Read More

Margaret Atwood and Katie Paterson. Photo © Giorgia Polizzi

Margaret Atwood Joins Katie Paterson’s Public Art Project, ‘Future Library’

Celebrated author Margaret Atwood has been named the first writer to join Katie Paterson’s Future Library. Conceived as a public art project in Norway, Paterson has planted one thousand trees in a forest outside of Oslo, which will grow over … Read More

106 Eldridge Street.TARA DOWNS

Goodbye to Yesterday: Toronto’s Tomorrow Gallery Opens in New York

Toronto’s Tomorrow Gallery, which opened in 2011, was in a lot of ways ahead of the curve even by New York standards, giving early exposure to artists like Josh Abelow, Sebastian Black, Brad Troemel, and other artists that are now … Read More