Blue Glove Left #1 (2014) by Ross-Ho.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND THE APPROACH

Morning Links: Amanda Ross-Ho Edition

Here’s a look at the Paris Photo fair, the largest photography fair in the world. [The Wall Street Journal] The Lab, an alternative music and art space in San Francisco, will hold “a 24-hour performance-art-piece-as-fund-raiser that will bring together members of … Read More

An installation view of the exhibition.PHOTO BY DAVID HEALD/JEWISH MUSEUM

A Thing of Beauty: The Jewish Museum Presents the Collections of Cosmetics Entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein

As the curators at the Jewish Museum will tell you, most of today’s beauty and cosmetics companies are owned and run by men—an unusual phenomenon in a culture obsessed with the “empowered” female CEO. The original and most legendary female … Read More

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Tauba Auerbach, Untitled (Fold), 2010, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY PHILLIPS.

Records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson at $52 M. Phillips Contemporary Art Sale

Earlier tonight Phillips ended the week of contemporary art auctions in New York with a small sale that saw new records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson but brought in just $51.96 million with premium, below the evening’s … Read More


Here Are the Participating Artists in the 2015 New Museum Triennial

The New Museum has shared the list of participating artists in its 2015 Triennial, which was curated by Lauren Cornell, a curator at the museum, and artist Ryan Trecartin, and is titled “Surround Audience.” The show will open February 25 … Read More

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Mayerson's 'My Family' (2013)


Michel Auder and Keith Mayerson Join Marlborough Chelsea

Marlborough Chelsea now represents video artist Michel Auder and the painter Keith Mayerson, the gallery told ARTnews today. Both New York-based artists have had storied careers, and both recently participated in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. (Auder also participated in Documenta 13). Director … Read More

'The Cathedrals of Art' (1942), Florine Stettheimer's unfinished final work, which is owned by the Met.COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Met Announces Opening Date, Show at Whitney’s Breuer Building

For the past three years, ever since the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it would take over the Whitney’s Breuer building for at least eight years, there has been endless speculation about what it will do there. Now The … Read More

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Kay Hassan, Passage of Time, 2014, vintage record and radio installation.

‘It Gave Us Hope': Kay Hassan on Jazz During Apartheid, and His New Show at Jack Shainman

“It is like jazz, yes, how I make my art,” said Kay Hassan, whose exhibition “Everyday People” is currently showing at Jack Shainman Gallery’s West 20th Street location in New York. “I find that very liberating, to be open to … Read More


Vincenzo Trione Named Curator of Italian Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Vincenzo Trione, a professor of art and new media and vice president of the faculty of arts, tourism and markets at the IULM communications university in Milan, will curate the Italian pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, which opens in … Read More

Courtesy MOCA.

MOCA North Miami, ICA Settle Dispute

The Miami Herald reports that Miami’s new Institute of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami have settled their dispute over who owns the MOCA collection, with the majority of the works staying with the museum to … Read More


Here’s Some Advice for Young Art Historians From a Former Director of the Met

A colleague was recently reading John McPhee’s excellent and epic 1967 New Yorker profile of Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Hoving, and drew my attention to a passage that offers some sage advice for anyone pursuing a career in the art industry. Here’s … Read More


Kenny Scharf Delivers Cosmic Cavern Museum This Fall

Last May, Kenny Scharf, the self-proclaimed “Pop Surrealist,” was a few days away from moving out of the living and work space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, that he calls his Cosmic Cavern. Scharf had been spending most of his time in … Read More


Morning Links: Vandalism Edition

“The long-running dispute between the former board of North Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art and the city that housed it is over.” The majority of the 600 works in the collection will remain in North Miami, which “will also keep … Read More

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St. Louis Art Museum Hires M. Melissa Wolfe as American Art Curator

M. Melissa Wolfe has been tapped by the St. Louis Art Museum to be its new curator of American art. Wolfe comes to the 110-year-old institution from the Columbus Museum of Art, where she has served as curator of American … Read More

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Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale Nets $852.9 M., All-Time Auction Record

Records fall for Twombly, Ruscha, Doig, Kippenberger, Sturtevant, Price, and more Read More