Author Archives: The Editors of ARTnews

The Virgin of Sorrows (Mater Dolorosa).COURTESY FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM

Morning Links: Virgin of Sorrows Edition

The Guggenheim is planning a new New York space to house its collection and staff. [The Art Newspaper] Roberto Cuoghi joins Lehmann Maupin. [Artnet] “A new mural by artist Banksy has appeared on a wall in the seaside town of … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

6 Art Events to Attend In New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 Performance: Peter Jefferies at Issue Project Room Jefferies was the frontman for two important New Zealand punk bands, Nocturnal Projections and This Kind of Punishment. He’s now on his first tour of the U.S. in 20 years … Read More


Morning Links: Sopranos Edition

After Alcatraz, Ai Weiwei will take over a stately British home, Blenheim Palace. Here are some new details there. [BBC] “Federico Castelluccio — the “Sopranos” star who played Sicilian hitman Furio, and is a serious art collector off-screen — has … Read More

Nicole Eisenman, Untitled, 2012.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND KOENIG & CLINTON

Morning Links: Nicole Eisenman Edition

Japanese artists to serve radioactive soup at Frieze London. [The Independent via Artnet] Here’s an interview with the young collector Maria Bukhtoyarova. [The Wall Street Journal] Two artists will project every word Borges wrote onto the Manhattan Bridge this weekend. … Read More


Morning Links: Shelfie Edition

Uh oh! Street artist JR is at it again, this time on Ellis Island. [The New York Times] Artists, understandably, are not so excited about the EU’s proposed ban on cadmium, which is used in many paints. [The Art Newspaper] … Read More


Morning Links: September 24, 2014 Edition

The Whitney Museum has been promised 75 photographs from the collection of Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla, including work by Walker Evans and Robert Frank. [The New York Times] “Winston Churchill’s granddaughter, artist Edwina Sandys, is suing a gallery … Read More

Johns, Flag, 1954–55.MOMA

Morning Links: Flag Edition

Linda Yablonsky at openings in New York. [Artforum] At Oxford, “Hertford College’s all-male portrait gallery will be filled with photographs of distinguished women.” [The New York Times] “Sotheby’s auction house is making a big push for its latest target—the new … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 “The Library Vaccine” at Artists Space “The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, … Read More


Morning Links: Tote Bag Edition

Roberta Smith on “Carry That Weight,” a Columbia University senior thesis project and protest against the school’s handling of sexual assault. [NYT] Painter Frank Auerbach visits the John Constable show at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. [The Guardian] Richard Avedon’s … Read More


Morning Links: Richard Prince’s Instagram Edition

Richard Prince’s Instagram works are reportedly selling for $100,000. [New York Post] Jori Finkel was on hand for the installation of Ai Weiwei’s show at Alcatraz: “Judging from the large bags of colorful Legos on the floor and dozens of … Read More


Morning Links: September 17, 2014

Google tries once again to digitize the world’s art. “This Wednesday, 15 new American partners from across the country will launch exhibitions on the Google Cultural Institute. These collections represent a patchwork of diverse institutions encompassing a rich display of … Read More

Irma Stern, Woman With Hibiscus, 1956.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: Irma Stern Edition

The Texas Department of Transportation has agreed to preserve Elmgreen & Dragset’s Prada Marda sculpture. [The Art Newspaper] Bonhams London will offer 11 paintings by the South African great Irma Stern. [Art Market Monitor] The Rosenbach Museum and Library in … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Events to Attend in New York’s Art World This Week

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Genieve Figgis “Good Morning, Midnight” at Half Gallery “The figures populating Genieve Figgis’s paintings emanate from some luminescent netherworld, suspended between life and death, or living life and death or life through death in a land of the willingly … Read More

Expo Chicago 2014 Market News

Preview the 2014 Expo Chicago Art Fair

The art season has barely begun, but fairs are already getting ready to open up, hoping to lure dealers and collectors from far-flung cities to make business happen in convention halls and tents. The very first major fair out of … Read More