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Morning Links: Arnold Lehman Edition

Sprüth Magers has found a home for its Los Angeles gallery. The 14,000-square foot space is in West Hollywood. [Artnet] Here are some details on Crystal Bridges’ spin on a biennial, “State of the Art.” The show will feature 227 … Read More


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David Lynch’s Dark Days

The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts brings together Lynch’s early and recent works, beginning September 13 Read More


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Three New Art Fairs Open in Shanghai This Month

The Art Newspaper reports that the Chinese art market explosion continues apace, with three new fairs opening this month in Shanghai. Photo Shanghai, Art in the City, and West Bund Art and Design Fair all start this month with, somehow, no … Read More


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Here Is the 2014 Untitled Art Fair Exhibitor List

The organizers of the Untitled art fair, a satellite fair that runs December 3 through December 7 in Miami Beach, concurrently with Art Basel’s fair there, have announced their 2014 exhibitors. The galleries represent 18 countries and 16 U.S. cities. … Read More


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Russ & Daughters Plans Restaurant and Shop at New York’s Jewish Museum

The museum-restaurant competition continues to heat up in New York, with the Jewish Museum revealing today that it has tapped the storied downtown appetizing store Russ & Daughters to open a restaurant and shop in its building early next year. … Read More


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Here Is the Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Exhibitor List

Art Basel Miami Beach returns in December with 267 galleries from 31 countries, across a variety of sections, including the main fair, as well as Edition (for prints and limited-edition works), Nova (for emerging galleries), Position (for solo booths) and the … Read More


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Morning Links: Tom of Finland Edition

Here’s a profile of Okwui Enwezor, who is readying his Venice Biennale and who hints he may be retiring from the biennial game: “This is exhausting,” he says. “In any case, there’s a need for other people to do them, … Read More


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Larry Gagosian Will Soon Open a Japanese Restaurant

The Wall Street Journal reports that Larry Gagosian will open a Japanese restaurant, Kappo Masa, with the famed sushi chef Masa Takayama in the basement of his Madison Avenue space later this month. The article is well worth a read. Gagosian … Read More


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Various Small Fires Gallery Moves to Hollywood

Los Angeles gallery Various Small Fires is moving from its Venice Beach location, where it opened in January 2012, to a 5,000-square-foot space in Hollywood. The new gallery will open October 9 with a show by artists Amir Nikravan and … Read More


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Tony Shafrazi Interviews Haley Mellin

For its seventh issue, Garage Magazine, an art, fashion, and literary magazine, will include a virtual artwork on its cover created by man-of-the-moment Jeff Koons. To view the cover, readers simply have to download the Garage Mag App, point it … Read More


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Koons Now Making Art From Sofia Coppola’s Handbag

Maybe you’re as sick of reading about Jeff Koons as all of us are of writing about him. Maybe you thought it was kind of fun at first, the incessant chatter of jokes, quips, and puns about the inundation of Koons News–about … Read More


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High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More


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Morning Links: Pop Edition

“Marjorie Strider, sly Pop artist, is dead at 83.” [The New York Times] The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, hauled in $2.3 million this weekend, “thanks in large part to the programming surrounding Malcolm Rogers’ 20 years as the MFA’s … Read More


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‘The 5 x 5 Project’ Plants Sculptures All Around D.C.

Washington, D.C., is soon to become a city of “Nonuments.” No, that’s not a typo. It’s the name of a temporary sculpture show being organized as part of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ (DCCAH) “5×5 Project,” featuring five curators, each overseeing … Read More