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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


Morning Links: No-Show Edition

Rive Castleman, a curator at the Museum of Modern Art who created a world-renowned collection of prints, has died at 84. [The New York Times] Art dealer Sean Kelly has organized a sale at Christie’s to benefit the PEN American … Read More

O’Keeffe’s “Jimson Weed (White Flower No. 1), 1932.

Morning Links: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Edition

“Georgia O’Keeffe Museum to Auction 3 Paintings” [The New York Times] Sotheby’s will go all out with the collection of Bunny Mellon: “Sotheby’s plans a nine-day extravaganza, starting on Nov. 10, eventually turning over the galleries on all 10 floors … Read More


Morning Links: Plumbing Edition

Here’s an interview with artist Alexander Melamid, who has a new show called “The Art of Plumbing.” [NYT] New York City officials have created CultureAID, a response and recovery network designed to help organizations cope with another potential disaster like … Read More

A portrait of Lehman by Andres Serrano.COURTESY THE ARTIST

Morning Links: Arnold Lehman Edition

Sprüth Magers has found a home for its Los Angeles gallery. The 14,000-square foot space is in West Hollywood. [Artnet] Here are some details on Crystal Bridges’ spin on a biennial, “State of the Art.” The show will feature 227 … Read More

Tom of Finland, Untitled, 1965COURTESY THE ARTIST

Morning Links: Tom of Finland Edition

Here’s a profile of Okwui Enwezor, who is readying his Venice Biennale and who hints he may be retiring from the biennial game: “This is exhausting,” he says. “In any case, there’s a need for other people to do them, … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Saul Steinberg, "Girl in Bathtub"

9 Openings to Attend in New York This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Saul Steinberg “100th Anniversary Edition” at Pace/MacGill Saul Steinberg, probably the finest illustrator to grace the pages of the New Yorker, will be given a more complete view in this exhibition, which celebrates the centennial of his … Read More


Morning Links: Pop Edition

“Marjorie Strider, sly Pop artist, is dead at 83.” [The New York Times] The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, hauled in $2.3 million this weekend, “thanks in large part to the programming surrounding Malcolm Rogers’ 20 years as the MFA’s … Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper] In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and … Read More


Retrospective: The Louvre’s Art Protection during World War I

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


Morning Links: Construction Edition

The board of the performing arts center planned for ground zero has scuttled the design for the building by Frank Gehry. Said Gehry: “They should do what they want. I don’t want to go where I’m not wanted.” [The New … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A detail of a work by van der Stokker.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND KOENIG & CLINTON

9 Openings to Attend in New York This Week

September 4–7, 2014 Read More


Morning Links: Jimmy Page Edition

MoMA PS1’s James Turrell has been closed for over a year, pending renovations. Lots of fascinating moving parts on this one. [The New York Times] The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is set to begin work on a new $2.5 … Read More