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Team Gallery's 47 Wooster Street space. COURTESY TEAM GALLERY

Team Gallery to Close Wooster Street Space After Five Years

Team Gallery, one of the last remaining vital galleries in SoHo, is closing its space at 47 Wooster Street, which it opened in May 2011. All of its New York shows will now take place at its space at 83 Grand Street, … Read More


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Art Basel, which is owned by MCH Group.COURTESY ART BASEL

MCH Group, Art Basel’s Parent Company, ‘Will Build a New Portfolio of Leading Regional Art Fairs’

MCH Group, the Swiss expo conglomerate, announced in a press release today that it will be increasing its involvement in the international art market, building “a new portfolio of leading regional art fairs,” a strategy that could involve creating new fairs or partnering with existing … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market News
Courtesy of Delson Uchoa.

‘You Can Touch It, Too’: Delson Uchôa’s ‘Inhabited Painting’ at the Armory Show

Of the 30 or so paintings involving textiles that I saw at this year’s Armory Show, there was one very distinct from the rest—Delson Uchôa’s Inhabited Painting (2016). “You can touch it, too,” the representative from Curitiba, Brazil’s SIM Galeria, Simões de Assis, … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market
Elizabeth Dee's booth, with work by Phillipe Decrauzet.

‘There’s No Way We Could Do This at a Normal Fair’: Opening Day at Independent

After five years in Chelsea, Independent—a younger alternative to the other main fairs this week, the Armory Show and the ADAA Art Show—migrated downtown for its 2016 edition. The fair’s opening on Thursday, on four floors of Spring Studios, a … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market News
Installation view of the booth for Buchmann Galerie, Berlin. KATHERINE MCMAHON/ARTNEWS

A Tour of the 2016 Armory Show’s Contemporary Section

The Armory Show opened to press and invited guests on Wednesday at Piers 92 and 94 on Manhattan’s West Side. It runs through this Sunday. Below, a look at the action in the fair’s section for contemporary art, which takes up … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market News
Hamantashen on offer at one of the Breads Bakery stands at the Armory Show.ARTNEWS

Sales, Reserves, and Prices at the 2016 Armory Show

The Armory Show opened to press and invited guests on Wednesday, and celebrities and collectors were out in force. There was Neil Patrick Harris! And over there, Sofia Coppola! John Waters! That guy who plays Cyclops in the X-Men movie! Art was for … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market News
A woman at The Armory Show carrying editions of Ed Young, Your Mom Balloon, 2016. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON/ARTNEWS

A Controversial South African Artist Claims Censorship, Releases ‘Your Mom’ Balloons at the Armory Show

Upon entering the contemporary pier of the Armory Show on Wednesday, the first thing fair attendees saw was a gigantic board hanging from the ceiling that proclaims, in bold letters, “ALL SO FUCKING AFRICAN.” Further complicating things was what’s installed below it: … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market
A Henry Drager at Andrew Edlin, New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

A Tour of the 2016 Armory Show’s Modern Section

The Armory Show opened to press and VIPs today at Piers 92 and 94 on New York’s West Side. It runs through this Sunday. Below, a look at the fair’s modern section.


Armory Week 2016 Market News
The author, de-recognized. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DANIEL FARIA GALLERY, TORONTO

You Look So Different Online: Douglas Coupland Debuts Facial De-Recognition Software at the Armory

“I miss my pre-Internet brain.”“The unanticipated side effects of technology anticipate the future.”“I have meme fatigue.”These are three of the Douglas Coupland truisms that are nearby the Canadian artist and writer’s facial de-recognition software, titled Deep Face: Communicate with your … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market News
Installation view of 303's booth, showing work by Nick Mauss. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

ADAA Art Show Kicks Off Armory Week With Sales of Sol LeWitt Folding Screens, Nick Mauss Mirrors

As the ceremonial starting bell for Armory Week in New York, the ADAA Art Show brought 72 galleries to the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue Armory, including first-time participants such as Hauser & Wirth and Tilton Gallery.The Art Show skews … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market Previews
Sean Kelly, New York David Claerbout, KING (after Alfred Wertheimer’s 1956 picture of a young man named Elvis Presley), still, 2015, silent single-channel video projection, HD animation. ©DAVID CLAERBOUT

Preview the 2016 Armory Show

The 22nd edition of the Armory Show opens to the public on Thursday, March 3, with a preview day on Wednesday, March 2. This year’s fair is the first edition with Artnet News editor Ben Genocchio at the helm, replacing Noah Horowitz, who left to be … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market Previews
Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles  Wallace Berman, Untitled (19 iron cross and spider top left), ca. 1968–75, image verify.

Preview the ADAA Art Show 2016

The 28th edition of The Art Show, which is organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America, opens to the public Wednesday, March 2, with previews on Tuesday, March 1, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. The … Read More


Armory Week 2016 Market News
Spring Studios at 50 Varick Street.EVAN JOSEPH/COURTESY SPRING STUDIOS, NEW YORK

‘The Art World Needs a Re-Ignition in New York’: Elizabeth Dee on an Expanded Independent, Moving to Harlem, and the Future of Chelsea

The New York dealer Elizabeth Dee cofounded the Independent art fair in 2010 as a kind of scrappy alternative to the much larger Armory Show. From its fairly humble roots running out of the old home of the Dia Center for the … Read More


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Sotheby's New York.COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s Fourth-Quarter Loss Comes to $11 M. Amid High-Profile Buyouts

After a tumultuous year that saw high-profile auctions sputter and longtime specialists take buyouts, Sotheby’s confirmed today that it would post a loss of $11 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. Last month, in an unusual teleconference it deemed a “pre-announcement,” the … Read More