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Here Is the 2015 AIPAD Photography Show New York Exhibitor List

From April 16 to April 19, the AIPAD Photography Show New York, the annual fair dedicated to photography and held by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers, will return to the Park Avenue Armory for its 35th edition. Today, … Read More

Teresita Fernández's "As Above, So Below," an exhibition at MASS MoCA, landed her on the shortlist for this year's Cuban Artist of the Year award. COURTESY MASS MOCA

Farber Foundation Announces Finalists for Cuban Art Awards

On the heels of news that the U.S. will begin to ease relations with Cuba and controversy surrounding the detention of Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera, the Farber Foundation has announced the finalists for the first Cuban Art Awards. The … Read More


Morning Links: FAA Regulations Edition

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston plans a $450 million redevelopment plan. [Houston Chronicle] The dismissal of Leah Abir, the chief curator of the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, allegedly because its director “found her difficult to work with,” has … Read More

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‘I Have Long Been Worried About the Increasing Size of Art Museums’: Rem Koolhaas and Dasha Zhukova Discuss Garage’s New Home

The cover story for next week’s WSJ. magazine has dropped, and it’s a lengthy profile of Dasha Zhukova and Rem Koolhaas ahead of their latest project: a new home for Zhukova’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. Garage is named for its … Read More

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TEFAF Hires Patrick van Maris as CEO, Paul Hustinx Retiring

The European Fine Art Fair, or TEFAF, which takes place annually in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and which is known for its top-flight galleries, top-notch canapés  (150,000 were served at the preview in 2011, the last year on record) and generous beverage … Read More

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Cuban Performance Artist Tania Bruguera Speaks Out About Her Recent Detention

Over at the Los Angeles Times, Carolina A. Miranda (who has been a contributor to ARTnews) has an interview with artist Tania Bruguera, who was recently detained by state security authorities following her attempt to stage Tatlin’s Whisper #6 in Havana. … Read More

Installation view with works by Greg Parma Smith and Ned Vena.COURTESY OFFSITE

Off and Running: James Shalom on His Offsite Project

Tucked away on the fifth floor of 195 Chrystie Street, a hulking studio building on New York’s Lower East Side, is “Seven Artists in Two Rooms,” the latest exhibition from Offsite, an itinerant curatorial project run by James Shalom. It’s a handsome one, and its seven artists are pleasantly, unusually … Read More


Morning Links: Getting the Band Back Together Edition

Patricia Cohen deep dives on private museums, which give “the ability to have your cake and eat it too,” in the words of lawyer Ralph E. Lerner. [The New York Times] The competition for top museum directors is on: the … Read More

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Tyson Reeder to Canada Gallery

Buried in the press release for Tyson Reeder’s show at New York’s Canada gallery, which opens tonight, is a mention that the gallery now represents him. You should actually probably read the whole release because it’s pretty great: CANADA is … Read More

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Meet Your Latest Art Auction Start-Up: FAB

In the Financial Times today, Georgina Adam reports that there’s a new “game-changer in the field of auctioneering” headed our way. Fine Art Bourse, or FAB, is an online auction house founded by Australian Tim Goodman, formerly a major player … Read More


Here’s What Led Howard Becker to Write ‘Art Worlds’

A nice little Friday surprise: I was just making my way through this week’s New Yorker at the dentist office and finally had the chance to read Adam Gopnik’s profile of sociologist Howard Becker, who penned Art Worlds (1982), the classic syllabus … Read More

The former Corcoran building.

The Fate of the Corcoran Gallery’s Collection Remains Uncertain

Five months have passed since a judge approved the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s merger with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University in Washington D.C., but the status of the Corcoran’s holdings remains murky, and the National Gallery … Read More

Simmons's work installed at Tremé Market Branch, an old bank, in New Orleans.COURTESY THE ARTIST, METRO PICTURES, AND SIMON LEE

Gary Simmons’s Prospect 3 Sound System May Travel

Over at Bomb magazine, writer Jodie Bass has a great interview with Gary Simmons about his project at the Prospect 3 triennial (née biennial) in New Orleans, which is a hulking sound system made with wood that was sourced from … Read More

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Frieze Taps Clara M Kim to Curate Spotlight Section

Los Angeles–based independent curator Clara M Kim has been selected by the Frieze Art Fair to organize Spotlight, the special section of London’s Frieze Masters fair that is devoted to one-person shows of 20th-century work and that will also be part … Read More