Tavares Strachan's "You Belong Here, on view at Prospect 3.

Prospect Biennial in New Orleans Is Now Officially a Triennial

New Orleans’ Prospect biennial, which is now in its third iteration and has never actually been held biennially, has been “officially” changed to a triennial, according to the festival’s board of directors. The fourth edition will be held in 2017. … Read More

Artists News
Victor Pinchuk speaking at the Future Generation Art Prize.

Nástio Mosquito and Carlos Motta Split 2014 Future Generation Art Prize

Last Saturday in Kiev, Angolan artist Nástio Mosquito and Colombian artist Carlos Motta were chosen out of a short-list of 20 artists as split winners of outspoken Ukrainian collector Victor Pinchuk’s 2014 Future Generation Art Prize, taking home $30,000 in cash … Read More

The new space.

Lower East Side’s Brennan & Griffin Gallery Will Expand to Red Hook

New York’s Brennan & Griffin gallery has picked up a building in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The new space will open in May of 2015 with a show by painter Mary Weatherford. It’s a sizable location, measuring 5,000 square … Read More


Morning Links: Swizz Beatz Edition

Here’s a Q&A with LaToya Ruby Frazier about her new book of photographs. [Los Angeles Times] After 5 months in prison, Helly Nahmad has moved to a halfway house. [New York Observer] Expletive-yelling protestors were arrested at Miami Basel. [NBC … Read More


Jed Perl to The New Republic: ‘You Have Broken the Hearts of Many People’

Among the staff exodus over at The New Republic after owner Chris Hughes fired the magazine’s top editor, Franklin Foer, is Jed Perl, the magazine’s ever-cranky art critic for two decades and the author of such pieces as “Liberals Are Killing … Read More


Morning Links: Jonathan Swift Edition

The Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn will close after 20 years due to rising rents. The owners plan to relocate to Detroit, where they have purchased about 600,000 square feet of space. [The New York Times] “Modern art’s desire to … Read More

Eva Respini. MARTIN SECK

ICA Boston Names Eva Respini Chief Curator

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston has found its new chief curator—Eva Respini, who is currently a curator in the Museum of Modern Art’s photography department. Expected to begin at the ICA in March 2015, Respini will replace Helen Molesworth, who began … Read More


Morning Links: Parthenon Edition

David Altmejd’s studio receives 30 pounds of marijuana in the mail by accident. [New York Post] “The British Museum has loaned one of the Parthenon Marbles to Russia’s Hermitage Museum — the first time in 200 years that any of … Read More


Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program Announces 2014 Grants

The recipients of the 2014 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program were announced today. The program has awarded a total of $600,000 to twenty writers in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing. The individual prizes range from $6,000 … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 News
NADA runs through Sunday at the Deauville Beach Resort.

‘Selling Like Hot Cakes': NADA Opens in Miami Beach

The publicist said they had to open the doors to the NADA fair at the Deauville Beach Resort five minutes early because the crowd was that eager. Publicists are paid to say those kinds of things, but inside there was a … Read More


Morning Links: André 3000 Edition

The Wall Street Journal checks in with the Park Avenue Armory: “The Armory is now in the midst of replacing its well-regarded artistic director Alex Poots, who took over programming in 2013. He recently announced he’s moving to the Culture … Read More

Artists News
Paul Schimmel (R) and one of the guards.

Everyone Loves Roni Horn! (Too Much, Actually)

Roni Horn’s colorful, liquid-like glass sculptures have long been a staple at Hauser & Wirth’s art fair booths, and it’s easy to see why. They look like big gumdrops and change drastically when viewed from up close, compared to at … Read More


Carol Vogel Is Leaving the New York Times

Carol Vogel, a longtime arts reporter for The New York Times, is leaving the publication, the paper confirmed today. The news first appeared on the Twitter account of art journalist Charlotte Burns earlier this afternoon. Vogel’s Inside Art column that … Read More

Alanna Heiss and David Teiger, Opening night, Kristin Baker, Surge and Shadow, Deitch Projects 18 Wooster Street, March 15, 2007, Photo credit: Kristy Leibowitz

David Teiger, Collector and Arts Patron, Dies at 85

David Teiger, a New Jersey management consultant who amassed a broad collection of modern, folk, and contemporary artwork, died on Sunday of natural causes following an illness at the age of 85. His personal assistant Cabrina Potence confirmed the news … Read More