Here Is the Line-Up for the Eighth Season of ‘Art In the Twenty-First Century,’ With New Host Claire Danes

Nonprofit Art21 has shared the line-up for the eighth season of its Peabody Award–winning television series, Art in the Twenty-First Century, which will air on PBS this September. The show’s four one-hour episodes, which in previous seasons were organized around different … Read More

Tillmans's work on view at Sonora 128.OMAR LUIS OLGUIN/SONORA 128

High Above Mexico City, a ‘One-Wall Gallery Without Doors’ Gets to Work

For the past few months, a rather mysterious photograph has adorned a billboard atop a building in Mexico City’s Condesa neighborhood. It shows, in front of a lush, green forest, an oddly spotlit cactus, which just might be floating, alongside … Read More

The Bronx Museum of the Arts. 


Bronx Museum of the Arts Plans Architectural Redesign

The Bronx Museum of the Arts has announced plans for an architectural upgrade that will result in more space for public programs and exhibitions. The project, which is a public-private partnership between the museum and the city of New York, … Read More


Bee Sculptures and Psychedelic Landscapes: A Day at Jack Shainman’s Upstate Venture, The School

“I feel so blessed to be able to do this each year,” said gallerist Jack Shainman this past Sunday, during a tour of the School, his 30,000-square-foot exhibition space inside a former high school in Kinderhook, New York. The scattering of … Read More

Cyril Duval (a.k.a. Item Idem) in his office, as part of Work In Progress. PAUL LEBOT

Office Space: Artists Take Over 19th Floor of Times Square Building for Three-Week Residency

Unlike most people living in New York, I enjoy the insanity of Times Square. I’ll take any chance I can get to go up there. Dipset reunion concert at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill? Sure. Mad Max in 3-D … Read More

Still from Puppies Puppies's TheRing. COURTESY BERLIN BIENNALE

Puppies Puppies Will Present a Different Video Every Day of the Berlin Biennale

This year’s DIS-curated Berlin Biennale, which has a terrific line-up, will run for a little more than three months, from June 4 through September 18, but if you cannot make it to the German capital during that stretch, you can, at least, take solace … Read More

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Paddle8 Sees High-Profile Layoffs and Departures as Company Shifts Gears After Merger With Auctionata

Online auction house Paddle8 has suffered a number of defections from its top ranks, while also laying off several employees, as the company adjusts to its merger with rival startup Auctionata, ARTnews has learned. In recent weeks over a dozen … Read More

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Alex Olson, Reply, 2015.

Altman Siegel Now Represents Alex Olson

San Francisco’s Altman Siegel gallery has announced it now reps Los Angeles–based artist Alex Olson. Olson is known for her abstract paintings, which juxtapose patterns, shapes, textures, and colors to create disjointed visual and linguistic symbols. Altman Siegel will hold … Read More

The largest Fancy Intense Blue Diamond offered at auction.COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Diamond Intense, Fancy

I don’t believe in God or a soul or energy, but I do think that, every year, I lose a little something fundamental inside myself that I’ll never get back, some internal conviction that makes me more or less human … Read More


Beyoncé Visited the William N. Copley Show at the Menil Collection

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on May 24, 2016 at 10:41am PDT Proving once again that her taste in contemporary art is exquisite, catholic, and beyond reproach (read: wonderfully similar to mine), Beyoncé just put a photo on her Instagram account that shows … Read More

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Matthew H. Robb.


Fowler Museum at UCLA Names Matthew H. Robb Chief Curator

The Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles has announced the appointment of Matthew H. Robb as chief curator. Robb, who previously worked as curator of the arts of the Americas at the de Young Museum in San … Read More

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‘60 Minutes’ Did a Segment on the Knoedler Forgery Trial

Knoedler & Co., the once-revered New York gallery that fell from grace due to its involvement in selling some $80 million worth of fake paintings over the course of 15 years, was the subject of a segment on 60 Minutes … Read More

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Cynthia Fiske, Manny Kadre, and Elle Macpherson Join ICA Miami Board of Trustees

The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami announced today that its board of trustees has three new members: Cynthia Fiske, Manny Kadre, and Elle Macpherson. The news comes a year ahead of the opening of the ICA’s new permanent space in … Read More

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Renaissance Society Receives $1.5 M. Through Three Gifts, Largest in Museum’s History

Solveig Øvstebø, the executive director and chief curator of the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, announced today that the Renaissance Society has received three major gifts, from the Edlis Neeson Foundation, the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation, and the Zell Family … Read More