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Harmony Korine Directed Rihanna’s New Video

Not sure if MoMA’s acquiring this Harmony Korine work for its permanent collection, but go ahead, watch below.


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Javier Pes Named Editor of The Art Newspaper as Jane Morris Steps Down

Javier Pes, the deputy editor of the Art Newspaper, has been named its new editor and will be taking over editorial operations at the monthly newsprint publication starting in June. Jane Morris, who has served as editor since 2008, will be stepping … Read More


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Morning Links: Solid Gold Edition

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How Is the Art World Spending Its Money This Presidential Election Season? A Breakdown of Campaign Contributions

The art world has never shied away from politics, and this particularly absurd campaign season is no exception. Below is a list that looks at the financial contributions that people at the high end of the art market are making toward the … Read More


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United States Artists Announces $20 Million Operations Endowment

United States Artists, an organization that awards grants to American artists, has announced a new $20 million operations endowment campaign. The Ford Foundation has given United States Artists a five-year $10 million challenge grant, while the Rockefeller Foundation, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and … Read More


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A Blade of Grass Names 2016 Fellows for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass, the organization devoted to art that promotes social change, has named its 2016 ABOG Fellows for Socially Engaged Art. Each fellow will now receive $20,000, which can be used in any number of ways to support … Read More


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‘This Spring Ritual, This Frenzy of Buying’: A Weekend With LACMA’s Collectors Committee as It Votes on Acquisitions

Whether they knew it or not, the producers of Mad Men lifted their opening-credit graphics—the silhouette of a man in a tie and white dress shirt—right from the work of Idelle Weber. Weber had been painting such men, isolated in … Read More


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Morning Links: Knoedler Gallery Edition

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WME-IMG Partners With Frieze

The entertainment agency WME | IMG announced today that, as part of a partnership plan, it is investing in Frieze, which runs fairs in New York and London. The size of the deal and the percentage stake WME | IMG is getting … Read More


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Hauser & Wirth Adds Jack Whitten to Its Roster, Plans Show for Spring 2017

Following a five-decade retrospective of Jack Whitten’s work that traveled around the United States over the past year and a half, Hauser & Wirth will now represent the New York–based painter, who is known for what he terms “conceptual abstractions.” Whitten, who … Read More


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‘Between Us, We Can Do Anything!’: Marilyn Minter Debuts Miley Cyrus Portrait for Planned Parenthood

At the annual Planned Parenthood spring luncheon today at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, Marilyn Minter, the organization’s Woman of Valor honoree, unveiled a new Miley Cyrus portrait, with a short introduction from the subject herself.In a video, Cyrus, lounging in … Read More


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Dallas Art Fair Announces Acquisition Program for the City’s Art Museum

Earlier today the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) in association with the Dallas Art Fair announced the creation of the Dallas Art Fair Foundation Acquisition Program. Established on the eve of this year’s fair, the program provides the DMA with … Read More


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‘This Institution Has Always Been Underfunded’: Anne Pasternak Offers Candid Thoughts on the Future of the Brooklyn Museum

On Thursday, Anne Pasternak, the new director of the Brooklyn Museum, hosted a small group of journalists at a meeting in her office to discuss her plans for the institution. The carpeting in Pasternak’s office is purple, there are chairs … Read More


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For Her Next Show, Maria Eichhorn Is Giving Gallery Staff Five Weeks of Vacation

Let me tell you, I thought I was having a pretty chill afternoon here at the offices of ARTnews in New York, just sending a few emails and getting some writing done at a leisurely pace. But then I caught wind … Read More