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How Do Art Businesses Stack Up on Facebook?

This week, Skate’s Art Market Research took a look at the state of competition among art businesses on Facebook, and revealed that brand recognition is not necessarily what one would expect on the social-networking service. The most-followed art companies, as the graph at right shows, run the gamut, … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Charles Ray, Sleeping Woman, 2012, solid stainless steel. ©THE ARTIST/COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

Raw Metal, Vulnerable Humans: Charles Ray on His Poetic Sculptures, in 1987

Charles Ray is known for his eerily naturalistic sculptures of cars, plants, and humans, 19 of which are currently on view in “Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997–2014,” at the Art Institute of Chicago. In honor of that show, we turn back … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Richard Serra, IV Hreppholar, 1991, etching. THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE PRINT CLUB OF CLEVELAND IN HONOR OF BRENDA AND EVAN H. TURNER

‘Fresh Prints: From Nineties to Now’ at Cleveland Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now” is currently on view at Cleveland Museum of Art until July 26. The exhibition showcases printmaking techniques from a variety of contemporary artists … Read More


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Morning Links: Ai Weiwei’s Cats Edition

The Whitworth has been named Museum of the Year by the Art Fund. [The Art Newspaper]The National Gallery of Victoria is planning a show of work by Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. But more importantly, the museum will also do … Read More


Market
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Sotheby’s Sells $203.6 M. of Contemporary Art in London, Led by a $32.8 M. Warhol Dollar Bill

Tonight in London Sotheby’s sold £130.4 million ($203.6 million) worth of art at its contemporary art auction, handily trumping the £95.6 million ($150.1 million) that its arch-rival, Christie’s, brought in at its own sale last night. About 85 percent of … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
James Casebere, Library I, 1980, silver print. ©JAMES CASEBERE/COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

‘By the Book’ at Sean Kelly

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “By the Book” is currently on view at Sean Kelly gallery in New York until Friday, July 31. The group exhibition focuses on the influence that literature … Read More


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Morning Links: Sunburn Art Edition

The Delaware Art Museum has sold Andrew Wyeth’s Arthur Cleveland and Winslow Homer’s Milking Time in an effort to replace funds lost to construction debt. [USA Today]MoMA has hired Yasmil Raymond, a Dia Art Foundation curator since 2009, to serve as associate … Read More


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Records Fall for Ofili, Quaytman, Morley, More at $150.1 M. Christie’s London Contemporary Sale

‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ sells for an above-estimate $4.5 M. Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Michaël Borremans, The Glaze, 2007, oil on canvas. PHOTO: ©PETER COX; ART: ©MICHAËL BORREMANS/COURTESY ZENO X GALLERY ANTWERP/PRIVATE COLLECTION, SWITZERLAND

‘Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets’ at Dallas Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Michaël Borremans: As sweet as it gets” is currently on view at Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition brings together a mix of the Belgian artist’s paintings, drawings, … Read More


News

Morning Links: Condom Portrait Edition

Niki Johnson’s portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms is naturally sparking controversy. [TIME]Josef Helfenstein, the director of the Menil Collection, will leave his position at the Houston museum to become the director of the Kunstmuseum Basel. [The New … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Noel McKenna, Brisbane Domestic Home, 2015, oil on plywood. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MOTHER'S TANKSTATION

‘Noel McKenna: Concealing the Spot’ at Mother’s Tankstation

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Noel McKenna: Concealing the Spot” is on view at Mother’s Tankstation in Dublin until July 4. The exhibition features a selection of the Australian artist’s oil on plywood pieces.


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

MONDAY, JUNE 29Opening: “Space and Matter” at Sperone Westwater“Space and Matter” combines new work with old art to explore ideas of “depth, relief, and object-hood,” as its press release states. The exhibition will include work by Richard Tuttle, Tom Sachs, … Read More


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Morning Links: Art Portal Edition

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto will be moving into the first two and a half floors of the Tower Automotive Building, which will be renovated by late 2016 or early 2017. The move will cost the museum … Read More


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Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More