Author Archives: M.H. Miller

Still from Back to the Future (1985),
directed by Robert Zemeckis.COURTESY MOMA

MoMA Is Doing a Robert Zemeckis Retrospective

The film department at the Museum of Modern Art in New York will screen the entire career of director Robert Zemeckis, including his new film The Walk, about Philippe Petit’s high-wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade … Read More


Chelsea Gallery Wallspace Will Close

New York gallery Wallspace will close on August 7, after its current exhibition of work by Deborah Remington comes down, the gallery’s co-founders, Janine Foeller and Jane Hait, said in an email Wednesday morning. In their statement, Foeller and Hait … Read More


New Museum Names Dennis Szakacs Associate Director, Alludes to Future Expansion

The New Museum announced today the creation of a new position at the institution–Associate Director–aimed at helping its “next phase of growth.” Dennis Szakacs will join the museum’s staff in this new role. Szakacs, most recently the director and CEO … Read More

Aby Rosen (Photo by Ungano & Agriodimas/Contour by Getty Images)

Aby Rosen Will Re-Name Four Seasons, Signs Contract With Carbone Chefs

Having gotten rid of that finicky ol’ Picasso tapestry in his renovations of the Philip Johnson-designed Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagram Building in New York (Yeah! Fuck you, Picasso!), developer Aby Rosen now plans to re-name the restaurant, according … Read More

Summer of Koons 2015
Koons. (Not pictured: mortal dread).COURTESY WHITNEY.ORG

Summertime Koons

The summer begins with the hope and promise of any new season and then almost instantly fades into a nagging anxiety that becomes increasingly unbearable as the days go by. Every second of sunlight following the solstice is a reminder … Read More

Market News

Christie’s Reports $4.5 Billion in Half-Year Sales

Christie’s released its half-year sales report Monday afternoon, recording £2.9 billion ($4.5 billion) in sales so far in 2015. This, according to Christie’s, is a new record for half-year sales for the auction house. It being late July and something … Read More


Leonardo DiCaprio Will Co-Host LACMA’s Art + Film Gala Honoring James Turrell

The Los Angeles County Museum today announced that its Art + Film gala, the institution’s annual buddy film starring Hollywood and its creepy yet mildly redeeming younger brother, the art world, will honor director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and artist James … Read More

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Lisa Gold. (Photo by Tony Hitchcock)

Lisa Gold Named Director of Public Engagement at Hirshhorn

Lisa Gold has been named the director of public engagement at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. Gold previously was the executive director of Washington Project for the Arts, a positions she’s held since 2009. Before that … Read More


Sotheby’s Auctioning ‘Alice in Wonderland’s Silver Buttons’

Sotheby’s in London is selling a pair of “cherub-shaped art nouveau buttons” that belonged to Alice Pleasance Liddell, Lewis Carroll’s inspiration for Alice In Wonderland. Liddell wore the buttons “from childhood to the date of her death,” according to an … Read More


Introducing Adjunct Commuter Weekly, the Magazine for Adjuncts On The Go

Dushko Petrovich, a founding editor of n+1’s erratically released art journal Paper Monument, has a new publishing venture called Adjunct Commuter Weekly. He announced the publication’s existence in a video on a Kickstarter page to help raise funds to cover … Read More


Sotheby’s Will Auction ‘Krebs Cycle’ Nobel Medal

On July 14, Sotheby’s in London will auction a Nobel Prize medal awarded to Hans Krebs in 1953 for the discovery of the Citric Acid Cycle, otherwise known as the Krebs Cycle, or the Bane of AP Chemistry Students everywhere. … Read More

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Dana Miller. (Photo: ©2014 Scott Rudd)

Dana Miller Named Director of the Collection at the Whitney

The Whitney Museum announced a number of staff promotions today, including Dana Miller, who was appointed as the Richard DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection, a newly endowed position named for the president of the Whitney’s board of trustees.The … Read More

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Printed Matter Names Max Schumann Executive Director

Printed Matter, the New York nonprofit specializing in artists’ books and publications, has appointed Max Schumann as executive director. Schumann started working at Printed Matter in 1989 as a book packer, then served as manager, associate director, and acting director … Read More

Abdalla, on the left. (PHOTO: BFA/Billy Farrell)

Nadine Johnson Flack Adam Abdalla Will Start His Own Firm

Adam Abdalla, the senior vice president of arts and culture at the powerhouse New York public relations firm Nadine Johnson, will be leaving that company to start his own firm, which will be focused predominantly on the arts and is … Read More