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Work by Summer Wheat.

Summer Wheat Wins 2016 NADA Artadia Award

The NADA New York art fair announced this afternoon that the incredibly named Brooklyn-based artist Summer Wheat has won the 2016 NADA Artadia Award, given to one artist whose work was exhibited at the fair, and selected by Ian Alteveer … Read More


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New York artist Gina Beavers outdoes herself with just three works at Clifton Benevento, of Manhattan—that lip painting and two cubes, each visible side blessed with a panel, heavy with paint. It's hard to pick between the porn one and the food porn one. Pure joy.ARTNEWS

A Few Delights at Frieze New York

32 things I would like to buy, stare at, or eat, with some commentary Read More


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London's Chewday's will show Gabriele Beveridge's New ultra balance, 2015. COURTESY OFF VENDOME

Amid the Frieze Week Frenzy, Off Vendome Shares Its Space With Five Galleries

Bridget Donahue, Real Fine Arts, Chewday’s, Jenny’s, and Galerie Max Mayer take over a floor of the Chelsea gallery Read More


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Mirror, Mirror: David Altmejd Reimagines Human Evolution at Frieze New York

At Andrea Rosen’s booth at Frieze New York yesterday, a small throng of visitors murmured in quiet appreciation of David Altmejd’s Le désert et la semence (2015), a large-scale installation composed of, among other things, synthetic hair, glass eyes, coconuts, … Read More


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Fred Wilson, standing with his work at Pace Gallery's Frieze booth.PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘Being Here Is an Unusual Experience’: Finding Some Quiet Time With Fred Wilson at Frieze New York

Pace Gallery has organized a mini solo exhibition of the artist Fred Wilson at Frieze New York, and Wilson himself was walking around the fair yesterday, looking dapper but slightly dazed. I asked him if he had time for a … Read More


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Herb Alpert Foundation Names 2016 Award Winners, Including Simone Leigh

The Herb Alpert Foundation, created by the eponymous artist and trumpet player, has announced the 2016 winners of its annual Awards in the Arts, each of which carries an unrestricted $75,000 prize. Ishmael Houston-Jones won for dance, Cauleen Smith for film/video, … Read More


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A work by DIS. COURTESY BERLIN BIENNALE

2016 Berlin Biennale Announces Artist List

The Berlin Biennale announced its artist list today. Featuring 120 artists, as well as a few more mysteriously listed in a category called “Not in the Berlin Biennale,” this year’s biennial will be curated by the collective DIS and is … Read More


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Anthea Hamilton Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) KATHERINE MCMAHON.

Mimes Gone Wild! Anthea Hamilton Stages Silent Performance at Frieze

Today Frieze New York opened to invited guests, and one of the harder-to-miss pieces inside its big tent on Randall’s Island was Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) by Anthea Hamilton, a performance piece specially commissioned by the fair that lets a co-ed group of … Read More


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The donkey at Frieze Projects. PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON FOR ARTNEWS

Maurizio Cattelan’s Live Donkey at Frieze New York Enrages Animal Activists as Fairgoers Line Up to See It

Tired clichés often compare an art fair to an animal pen, or a slaughterhouse, or whatnot, but this year at Frieze New York there is actually a real live farm animal underneath the giant white tent on Randall’s Island. Just steps … Read More


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Alex Da Corte's Free Money, outside of Frieze New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

Holy Art Fair, Batman! Alex Da Corte’s Joker-Inspired Balloon Towers Over Frieze’s North Entrance

Walking outside of Frieze New York’s north entrance, the first thing fairgoers will probably notice is a large inflatable ballon of a kind of pig/baby hybrid, hovering ominously above everything, doing battle with the New York skyline. The balloon is … Read More


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Raspet's Société booth. KATHERINE MCMAHON

Sean Raspet Brings Soylent Products and Prototypes to Frieze New York

A colleague this morning bemoaned the fact that at Frieze New York, the art fair on Randall’s Island that has a preview opening today, he was going to have to pay $7 for a bagel. This was an exaggeration, but it … Read More


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Ebony G. Patterson's ...they were just boys... (...when they grow up...) (2016). Patterson will be included in the Bienal de São Paulo, which opens in September.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY

Here’s the Artist List for the Bienal de 2016 São Paulo

Today the organizers of the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo revealed the 81 artists they have invited to their show. Making the cut are Pierre Huyghe, Pope.L, Park McArthur, and Pia Lindman—and those are just a few of the names starting with the letter P! The full list, … Read More


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Anne Imhof, Deal, 2015. NADINE FRACZKOWSKI

Biennale de Montreal Announces Preliminary Artist List and Projects

The Biennale de Montreal announced its preliminary artist list today. As it stands now, there are 45 artists who are set to show work at the biennial, which opens on October 19 at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal. The … Read More


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Ryan McNamara's performance Battleground, 2016, premiered last night at the Guggenheim. JACKLYN MEDUGA

A Fight at the Museum: Ryan McNamara Brings Battling Dance Troupes to the Guggenheim

Last night, Ryan McNamara staged a turf war at the Guggenheim. Three trios had an hour-long dance-off that took place in the museum’s basement, in a new performance called Battleground (2016), and the audience was left to pick the winner. … Read More