Author Archives: M. H. Miller


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The four new partners at Andrea Rosen Gallery.

Andrea Rosen Gallery Names Four New Partners

Andrea Rosen, who runs two eponymous galleries on West 24th Street in Chelsea, has named four new partners in her business: Trina Gordon, Teneille Haggard, Cory Nomura, and Samantha Sheiness. Gordon has been a director at the gallery since 2013 and … Read More


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Here Is the Line-Up for the Eighth Season of ‘Art In the Twenty-First Century,’ With New Host Claire Danes

Nonprofit Art21 has shared the line-up for the eighth season of its Peabody Award–winning television series, Art in the Twenty-First Century, which will air on PBS this September. The show’s four one-hour episodes, which in previous seasons were organized around different … Read More


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The largest Fancy Intense Blue Diamond offered at auction.COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Diamond Intense, Fancy

I don’t believe in God or a soul or energy, but I do think that, every year, I lose a little something fundamental inside myself that I’ll never get back, some internal conviction that makes me more or less human … Read More


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Anderson Cooper interviewing Jack Flam.COURTESY CBSNEWS

‘60 Minutes’ Did a Segment on the Knoedler Forgery Trial

Knoedler & Co., the once-revered New York gallery that fell from grace due to its involvement in selling some $80 million worth of fake paintings over the course of 15 years, was the subject of a segment on 60 Minutes … Read More


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Pratt President Thomas F. Schutte Will Resign In 2017

Thomas F. Schutte, the president of Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute—a top school for art, design and architecture—announced today that he will step down following the 2016–17 academic year. Schutte has been at the helm of Pratt for 23 years, and will be … Read More


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Edward Kienholz, "Five Car Stud," 1972.COURTESY FONDAZIONE PRADA

Kienholz’s ‘Five Car Stud’ Will Be Shown at the Prada Foundation in Milan

Edward Kienholz’s Five Car Stud, which is owned by Milan’s Fondazione Prada, will be exhibited in Italy for the first time, in a Kienholz retrospective that opens May 19 at the foundation. Five Car Stud ranks as one of the most controversial … Read More


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Work by Summer Wheat.

Summer Wheat Wins 2016 NADA Artadia Award

The NADA New York art fair announced this afternoon that the incredibly named Brooklyn-based artist Summer Wheat has won the 2016 NADA Artadia Award, given to one artist whose work was exhibited at the fair, and selected by Ian Alteveer … Read More


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Fred Wilson, standing with his work at Pace Gallery's Frieze booth.PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘Being Here Is an Unusual Experience’: Finding Some Quiet Time With Fred Wilson at Frieze New York

Pace Gallery has organized a mini solo exhibition of the artist Fred Wilson at Frieze New York, and Wilson himself was walking around the fair yesterday, looking dapper but slightly dazed. I asked him if he had time for a … Read More


Features The Knoedler Affair ,
Ann Freedman and her defense team. ILLUSTRATION: VICTOR JUHASZ

The Big Fake: Behind the Scenes of Knoedler Gallery’s Downfall

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole live most of the year in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Domenico is originally from Calabria, and he grew up in a military family, moving all around Italy. He got a law degree from Harvard in … Read More


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One of William Wegman's postcard paintings, on view at Sperone Westwater.COURTESY SPERONE WESTWATER

‘The Dog Really Confused Things’: Another Side of William Wegman

William Wegman bought his first dog in California after responding to an ad in a Long Beach, California newspaper that said, “Weimaraners $35.” He called the new pet Man Ray. Wegman had trained as a painter, but as a graduate … Read More


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‘This Institution Has Always Been Underfunded’: Anne Pasternak Offers Candid Thoughts on the Future of the Brooklyn Museum

On Thursday, Anne Pasternak, the new director of the Brooklyn Museum, hosted a small group of journalists at a meeting in her office to discuss her plans for the institution. The carpeting in Pasternak’s office is purple, there are chairs … Read More


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People recording messages in the Truth Booth.

Maybe They Can Handle the Truth: Hank Willis Thomas Will Take His Public Art Installation on a 50-State Tour

Hank Willis Thomas’s Truth Booth has been installed in diverse locations, from Collins Park in Miami to Bamyan, Afghanistan, as well as numerous places in between. (Most recently, the piece was on view at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn.) The work is … Read More


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Jerry Saltz, as depicted by Carla Gannis.COURTESY TABLET MAGAZINE

Jerry Saltz: He’s Just Like Us!

Jerry Saltz is America’s “most popular, and unpopular” art critic, according to a lengthy profile of the writer in Tablet’s current print issue by Dushko Petrovich. In the piece, Saltz, the senior art critic for New York magazine, schmoozes with … Read More


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‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More