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Kenneth Goldsmith Talks Radio

In the latest issue of The Third Rail, the contemporary art quarterly published out of Minneapolis, Ubuweb founder, MoMA poet laureate, and all-around mischief maker Kenneth Goldsmith looks back on the 15 years he spent as a radio show host … Read More


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The 2015 Venice Biennale Prepares for ‘All The World’s Futures’

Today in an official statement, the president of the Venice Biennale, Paolo Baratta, along with the curator of the 56th edition, Okwui Enwezor, revealed more information about the upcoming exhibition, including its title: “All The World’s Futures.” “All The World’s Futures”–set … Read More


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Oktoberfest in a Cutthroat Art World: Kenny Schachter at Frieze London

Today’s pal is tomorrow’s plaintiff! Read More


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Morning Links: How to Be a Collector Edition

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery plans a new expansion. [The Art Newspaper] The new Banksy in Bristol has already been vandalized. [The Guardian] Art Basel and the London art school Central St. Martins have collaborated on a course for new collectors. … Read More


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Anatomy of ‘The Anatomy Lesson’

Nina Siegal’s novel The Anatomy Lesson (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014) tells the imagined story behind Rembrandt’s first large-scale masterpiece. The narrative is recounted by several characters: the coat thief, the woman carrying his child who hopes to save him, the … Read More


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The Rest Is Silence: Marina Abramovic on Her New Show at Sean Kelly

Marina Abramović and I had truly terrible technical difficulties on the phone when we spoke last weekend, which seemed appropriate given the premise of her new project at New York’s Sean Kelly Gallery, which opens this Thursday. The audience—up to … Read More


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Morning Links: Jean-Michel Othoniel Edition

An interview with Dave Hickey: “I am retired from the art world. I will never retire from art or writing.” [The Huffington Post] The Smithsonian intends to raise $1.5 billion for its museums [Associated Press] Daniel Arsham releases a new … Read More


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Art21 Founder and Executive Director Susan Sollins Has Died

Susan Sollins, the founder and executive director of Art21, died on October 13, Art21 announced today. “We will miss her profoundly as we carry on and honor her legacy,” the nonprofit art education organization wrote in a statement. No information … Read More


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Open All Night But Closed For Now: The Last Few Hours of the Whitney’s Breuer Building

By 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the controversy surrounding the graffiti attack on the fourth-floor wall of the Whitney’s “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” had died down, but the 36-hour marathon ending of the exhibition was still going strong. Buzzing like an all-night diner, … Read More


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Paul Kasmin’s Robert Motherwell Show Highlights the Artist’s Influence on a Younger Generation

Paul Kasmin, the Chelsea gallery that represents contemporary artists such as Walton Ford, Nir Hod, and James Nares, will open an extensive survey of Robert Motherwell’s works on paper on October 30. In addition, a show of young artists responding … Read More


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Elsa Schiaparelli and the Surrealists

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Morning Links: Notorious Bully Edition

Here’s the latest on the legal war between Ron Perelman and Larry Gagosian. Perelman has spent an estimated $3 million, and Gagosian’s lawyer says the collector “is a notorious bully with a well-known history of filing meritless litigations who once … Read More


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Koons Kalamity: Whitney Wall Tagged in Late-Night Graffiti Strike [Updated]

A vandal hit the Whitney Museum of American Art after midnight today, spray painting a string of black letters across a fourth-floor wall. The museum was open all night as part of a 36-hour swan song for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.” According to a … Read More


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Here Are Some More Frieze Sales Figures

All from The New York Times: The New York-based dealer Andrew Kreps brought three sculptures by the up-and-coming artist Darren Bader, who makes works in degradable materials that have to be recreated by their new owners. An axe in a … Read More