Nan Goldin, Pawel's Back, East Hampton, 1996, 1996, Cibachrome print. COURTESY THE TANG TEACHING MUSEUM/PHOTO: ARTHUR EVANS

Tang Museum Receives More Than 500 Photographs From Ellsworth Kelly Foundation Executive Director

The Tang Teaching Museum, in Saratoga Springs, New York, announced today that Jack Shear, the executive director of the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation, has given the museum over 500 photographs. The news comes three months after the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation gave … Read More

Kenneth Goldsmith at The White House in 2011. WIKIPEDIA COMMONS

Kenneth Goldsmith in The New Yorker: ‘Nobody in the Art World Wanted to Read’

The October 5 edition of The New Yorker contains a profile of the controversial conceptual poet Kenneth Goldsmith in which he states that, in regards to his early text-based artworks, “nobody in the art world wanted to read, and I love … Read More

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Maxwell Anderson Leaves Dallas Museum of Art for New Cities Foundation

Maxwell Anderson, the director of the Dallas Museum of Art, has resigned his post to take a job as the director of grant programs at the New Cities Foundation in New York City. Anderson has been at the DMA for … Read More

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Morning Links: Berlin Nights Edition

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The Rise of the New York Art Book Fair: A Look at the Numbers

With 370 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors, this year’s fair was bigger than ever Read More

Liz Deschenes "Gallery 7" (2015) Silver-toned gelatin silver prints mounted to aluminum, pigment prints on acrylic, artist’s frames. COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER/T.B. WALKER ACQUISITION FUND, 2015

Walker Art Center Announces 200 Recent Acquisitions

The Walker Art Center, in Minneapolis, announced today it has acquired 200 new works through donation and purchase over the past year. The acquisitions include pieces by artists such as Trisha Brown, Beauford Delaney, Chuck Close, Joseph Kosuth, Liz Larner, Allen … Read More


Darren Bader Needs People Named Stephanie, Lisa, Candy, or Caroline in London for an Artwork

The dependably adventurous Darren Bader, whose sculptures have ranged from two delicious-looking burritos to a person sitting in the passenger seat of a car to a French horn stuffed with guacamole, has a one-week show beginning Monday, September 28, at … Read More

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Matthew Darbyshire Is Now Represented By Lisa Cooley

Matthew Darbyshire, who makes figurative sculptures using technically sophisticated means, is now represented by Lisa Cooley, the Lower East Side gallery announced today. The news comes on the first day of Darbyshire’s Manchester Art Gallery survey, “An Exhibition for Modern … Read More


Here’s the Artist List for Performa 15

Today Performa, New York’s performance art biennial, released the artist list for its upcoming sixth, Renaissance-inspired edition, Performa 15, which runs November 1 through 22. Performances will take place at venues throughout the city, including Times Square. Some of these names … Read More


Gifts Sent to Mayor de Blasio During First Year in Office Include Jar of Mayonnaise From Former Brooklyn Museum Director

Among the hundreds of gifts that New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his family received during his first year in office—which were disclosed by DNAinfo through the Freedom of Information Act—were two separate offerings from Dr. Arnold L. Lehman, … Read More


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Art Dealers Association Elects Adam Sheffer Board President

The Art Dealers Association of America has announced that Cheim & Read’s Adam Sheffer, the vice president of the organization since 2013 and chairman of its annual fair since 2009, was elected president at an annual board meeting yesterday.Additionally, the board … Read More

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Christie’s Is Selling ‘The Largest Cushion-Shaped Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond Ever to Come to Auction’

One day, when my worldly trials have ended and I look back on my life’s work, I’m sure that I’ll spend quite a bit of the time I have left on this earth contemplating the blog posts I wrote about … Read More


Nolan Simon Is Painting Portraits Via Skype to Raise Money for Detroit’s What Pipeline Gallery

What a time to be alive. The Detroit-based painter Nolan Simon is currently painting portraits via Skype in order to raise money for a publications program run by the enterprising Motor City gallery What Pipeline.These works come at bargain prices: … Read More