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Frieze London 2014

Preview Frieze London 2014

The big moment has almost arrived. The 12th edition of Frieze London opens to the general public on October 15 in Regent’s Park, and a day earlier for invited guests. Some 60,000 people will make their way through the big tent to view work … Read More


Morning Links: Japanese Food Edition

The New York Police Department says it has arrested the legendary graffiti artist Cost. [Associated Press] “The Swiss museum to which the late Cornelius Gurlitt bequeathed his sizable collection on Wednesday said it plans to decide on Nov. 26 whether … Read More

consumer reports
Joel Holmberg in his studio.

Consumer Reports: Joel Holmberg

Consumer Reports is a new recurring feature on the ARTnews website that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. New York artist Joel Holmberg covers a lot of ground. Synthesizing mediums both modern (video, internet) … Read More


Morning Links: October 8, 2014

Marina Abramovic to Lars von Trier: “Dear Mr Lars von Trier, I think you are the most disturbing director in this planet and this is why I’d really, really love to work with you.” Uh, Ok! [The Art Newspaper] Katya … Read More

Emily Carr, Breton Church, 1906.WIKIART

Morning Links: Emily Carr Edition

Tax court ruling says you’re still an artist even if you make little money from your work. [The New York Times] Artist Emily Carr’s first major solo exhibition in London will also include two loans from Damien Hirst’s personal collection, … Read More


8 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6 Screening and Talk: An Evening With James Richards at MoMA These MoMA “Evening With…” events are always a great time—a little film, some smart discussion: just love it. This one is devoted to Turner Prize nominee James … Read More


Retrospective: Artists Discuss What Constitutes Obscenity

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Morning Links: Second City Edition

Fashion on Display: How Clothes Became a Top Draw at Museums [The Cut] Rembrandt late gem to be shown in UK for the first time. [The Guardian] “The New Museum’s store has installed a new interactive window display by artist … Read More

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Morning Links: Eisenhower Edition

Wayne Thiebaud and the Art of Longevity [Wall Street Journal] A 1,000 year old statue on display at the Toledo Museum of Art is being returned to the government of India. [Toledo Blade] Dodie Kazanjian has hired artists to make … Read More


October 2014 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More


Morning Links: Urs Fischer’s Loft Edition

The three people who were caught climbing the facade of the Aspen Art Museum were slammed with a $150 probation fee, 10 hours of useful community service, and a one-year deferred judgment on a municipal trespassing charge. [The Aspen Times] … Read More


Morning Links: Miami Art Boom Edition

Randy Kennedy checks in with SculptureCenter as it prepares to unveil its newly expanded and renovated building. [The New York Times] The Bass Museum’s curator of exhibitions, Jose Carlos Diaz, on the Miami art boom. [Miami New Times] Outsider art … Read More

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