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Auto-Destructive Tendencies

Whether by burning, cutting, shredding, or simply leaving them at the curb, artists have various reasons for disposing of their own works   Read More


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Pollock Paints a Picture

In a visit to Jackson Pollock’s Long Island studio, a fellow artist chronicles a “ritual dance”
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Hans Hofmann Paints a Picture

Recording Hofmann’s “physical struggle” with the canvas Read More


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Diana Al-Hadid Makes a Sculpture

The birth of a multi-hued Venus
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De Kooning Paints a Picture

The former ARTnews editor traces the “Hamlet-like history” of an Abstract Expressionist classic Read More


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Pat Steir Paints a Painting

The visceral process of pouring, dripping, pushing, squirting, and shooting from the hip
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Mitchell Paints a Picture

A renowned critic watches Joan Mitchell paint not one painting, but two Read More


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Fred Wilson Creates an Installation

A basic vocabulary of painted flags and blown glass becomes an evocative meditation on color and race Read More


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Hank Willis Thomas Stages a Photo Shoot

How Sanford Biggers came to strike a pose as a two-faced dandy Read More


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Mainland China’s Mega-Collectors

A new generation of entrepreneurs is snapping up works by international contemporary art stars to amass major and sometimes museum-worthy collections. But the recent arrests of several art-world figures have buyers worried about government scrutiny Read More


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Grete Stern’s gelatin silver print Sueño No. 1: “Articulos eléctricos para 
el hogar” (Dream No. 1: “Electrical Appliances for the Home”), ca. 1950, was made 40 years before Photoshop.

Pix Before Pixels

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum showcases manipulated photographs from the pre-digital age Read More


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A nude figure floats in a kaleidoscope of elements from nature in Kiki Smith’s large Jacquard tapestry Sky, 2012.

Looms with a View

Contemporary artists are drawn to tapestries for their tactility, physical presence, and the poetry of creating complex images on a grid Read More


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Deborah Kass, 16 Barbras (The Jewish Jackie Series), 1992, 
a Warhol-inspired series with wit and irony added.

Warhol Warhol Everywhere

A quarter century after Andy Warhol’s death, his work resonates more than ever. Several museum
exhibitions are focusing on his influence in painting, photography, film, performance, and more Read More


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The 2012 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2012 ARTnews 200
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