Author Archives: Zoë Lescaze


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After the Flood: Douglas Gordon and Hélène Grimaud at the Park Avenue Armory

A pianist as powerful and enigmatic as the notes flowing from her instrument, playing in the center of a vast, empty space steadily filling with water sounds like the kind of haunting dream that might prompt William Blake to pick … Read More


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Alanna Heiss and David Teiger, Opening night, Kristin Baker, Surge and Shadow, Deitch Projects 18 Wooster Street, March 15, 2007, Photo credit: Kristy Leibowitz

David Teiger, Collector and Arts Patron, Dies at 85

David Teiger, a New Jersey management consultant who amassed a broad collection of modern, folk, and contemporary artwork, died on Sunday of natural causes following an illness at the age of 85. His personal assistant Cabrina Potence confirmed the news … Read More


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Koons Kalamity: Whitney Wall Tagged in Late-Night Graffiti Strike [Updated]

A vandal hit the Whitney Museum of American Art after midnight today, spray painting a string of black letters across a fourth-floor wall. The museum was open all night as part of a 36-hour swan song for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.” According to a … Read More


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Documenta 14 Will Be Held in Athens and Kassel

Ever since Greece accepted a €240 billion ($308 billion) bailout from the E.U. and I.M.F. in 2010, relations between Germany and Greece have been the focus of international scrutiny. Soon, the art world will consider the two countries through the … Read More


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New York’s Martos Gallery Plans Los Angeles Branch

New York’s Martos Gallery, which has staged shows under the banner of its Shoot the Lobster project space in cities the world over, will open a permanent location in Los Angeles. The new location, which at 1,000 square feet is smaller … Read More


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Luke Frost and Theresa Vandling, Abstraction, from The Duchamp Dictionary, 2014.
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14 New Art-History Books to Change Your Mind

Duchamp’s dictionary, Picasso’s (other) muse, Lucy Lippard’s landscapes, and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s map quests are among the subjects of recent volumes that expand the story of art Read More


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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More