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Jesse James Hoffman as Lieutenant Captain Colonel Baby Boy in Body By Body's BDSMozart BODY BY BODY

The Landlord From Hell: Artist Duo Body by Body Tackles Gentrification in New Operatic Performance

All things considered, I enjoy living in New York City. With that said, it can often feel deeply absurd and almost unlivable, like waiting in a perpetual line for some kind of artisanal ramen that you know is never going … Read More

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Here Are the 2015 Recipients of Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grants

The Arts Writers Grant Program announced its 2015 recipients on its website this week. Among this year’s winners are New York Times critic Martha Schwendener and novelist Lynne Tillman.Co-supported by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation, Arts Writers Grants are … Read More

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PAMM director Franklin Sirmans at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. ANGEL VALENTIN/COURTESY PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI

Growing Pains: Franklin Sirmans and the Future of the Pérez Art Museum Miami

There are major streets in downtown Miami that have been effectively hollowed out by development, impossible to traverse and made useless in the name of progress. It is a city of luxury high-rises and scaffolding. On a recent trip, at … Read More


Here Are the Exhibitors for the 2016 Armory Show

The Armory Show announced the exhibitors for its 2016 edition, with the art fair once again returning to Piers 92 and 94 in New York. Pier 94, home to the Contemporary section, includes 113 galleries, and Pier 92, the Modern section, … Read More


Morning Links: Politicking at Art Basel Edition

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The 100th issue of Texte zur Kunst.TEXTE ZUR KUNSTE

Morning Links: Texte zur Kunst Edition

Deborah Solomon profiles Sheena Wagstaff, the chairwoman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s department of modern and contemporary art. “No one has done a profile of me ever,” Wagstaff said. [The New York Times]Clara Kim and Nancy Ireson head to … Read More

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First Lady: Channeling Jackie Kennedy, Karen Finley Inaugurates Broad Museum’s Performance Program

Karen Finley wore a black wig and a black jacket over slightly flared white pants when she took the stage at the Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles this weekend. She also wore big orange-rimmed sunglasses, a key part of … Read More

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Feuer and Mesler Double Down on Grand Street, Closing Orchard Street Gallery

Last March, dealers Joel Mesler and Zach Feuer partnered up to create the bipartite Lower East Side gallery operation Feuer/Mesler and Mesler/Feuer: one space at 30 Orchard Street, where Mesler previously ran a gallery called Untitled, and one space at … Read More

Heimo Zobernig.


Heimo Zobernig Awarded the 2016 Roswitha Haftmann Prize

The board of the Roswitha Haftmann Foundation has named Austrianartist Heimo Zobernig the winner of the 2016 Roswitha Haftmann Prize “in recognition of his sustained and diverse production and compelling body of work,” according to a press release. The prize, … Read More

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Modigliani's "Seated Man With a Cane."

New Complaint Filed Against Nahmads Over Modigliani Portrait

The estate of a Paris dealer has sued the Nahmad Gallery in New York once again over a Amedeo Modigliani portrait, alleging that it had been seized by the Nazis and is now owned by the Nahmads. The painting, Seated Man With … Read More

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The 2015 Material Art Fair at the Auditorio Blackberry in Mexico City.COURTESY MATERIAL ART FAIR

Here’s the Exhibitor List for Mexico City’s 2016 Material Art Fair, Which Has Grown by 50 Percent for Its Third Edition

The ambitions of Mexico City’s Material Art Fair are quickly growing. In its first two editions, held in 2014 and earlier this year, Material, which focuses on emerging galleries and  runs concurrently with the well-established Zona Maco fair, welcomed about … Read More

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Raphael Gygax.


Frieze Names Raphael Gygax Curator of 2016 Frieze Projects

Frieze announced today that it has tapped Raphael Gygax to be the new curator of Frieze Projects. Gygax, who is curator at the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Zurich, will choose artists to create new works for the 2016 Frieze Projects, which will appear … Read More



Morning Links: #hierteekenen Edition

 The Rijksmuseum is requesting that visitors stop taking pictures and instead start drawing the art with the hashtag #hierteekenen (#startdrawing). [Hyperallergic]The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art will host a solo show for Belgian artist Wim Delvoye. [Artforum]Beatriz Milhazes at James … Read More

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Sole Copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s New Album Sets Auction Record, Selling for ‘Undisclosed Figure in the Millions’

The Wu-Tang Clan has sold the sole copy of its conceptual album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin…, through online auctioneer Paddle8 for an “undisclosed figure in the millions.” The album was purchased by an anonymous “American buyer.”Once Upon a … Read More