Curators Tend to Make Around $150,000 A Year for Major Shows

In a story out today, The Art Newspaper reports that Germano Celant’s eyebrow-raising $1 million fee for his upcoming work on Milan Expo 2015 is not standard for curators of major shows like the expo, Documenta, or the Venice Biennale. … Read More

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Sotheby’s Plans ‘Modest’ Layoffs

Sotheby’s auction house announced Thursday that it will soon downsize a “modest” number of its employees worldwide.


Massimiliano Gioni Named ‘Artistic Director’ of the New Museum

The New Museum announced today today that curator Massimiliano Gioni will now hold the title “Artistic Director” at the museum.


Richard Mellon Scaife Bequeathed Collection to Two Pennsylvania Museums

The art collection of Richard Mellon Scaife, the Pennsylvania-based billionaire who died on July 4 at 82, will be split between to the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art in Chadds Ford and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in … Read More

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Cai Guo-Qiang Floated a Stuffed Animal Noah’s Ark Around Shanghai Today

The New York-based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang floated a barge packed with stuffed animals around Shanghai today, The Wall Street Journal reports, in a piece meant to draw attention to the city’s polluted waters (as well as a few of … Read More


Ice Breakers: Showcasing the Art of an Arctic People

An exhibition at Scandinavia House explores the ways artists depict the history and politics of the Sámi indigenous people Read More

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Baseball Art From Out of Left Field

Artists of all stripes play with baseball’s cherished rules, regulations, and regalia Read More


Bringing the Cutting-Edge to Santa Fe

At SITE Santa Fe, Irene Hofmann is upending the model of the biennial, with a six-year run of shows dedicated to the contemporary art of the Americas Read More

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“I’m An Occupy Wall Street, Lefty Kind of Guy”

Fred Tomaselli talks Times style: “[T]hey piss me off sometimes!” Read More

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The 2014 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2014 ARTnews 200 Read More

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7 Contemporary Works Inspired by Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights

Artists bring Hieronymus Bosch’s triptych into the 21st century with Kate Moss, emojis, and Dr. Martens Read More


Clark Art Institute: Going Big in the Berkshires

A 12-year expansion project led by architect Tadao Ando brings airy subterranean galleries, a massive reflecting pool, and miles of nature trails to the Clark Art Institute Read More


Photographer Passes Torch to Favela Residents

Marc Ohrem-Leclef spotlights the Brazilians the World Cup passed by Read More

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Insider’s Guide to the Deer-Hunting, Pig-Farming, Mushroom-Foraging Hickster Artists of the Catskills

Meet the creative personalities who have moved to Upstate New York to re-think, unlearn, shoot game, and make art out of it
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