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Frieze Appoints Toby Kamps as Curator of Spotlight Section

Earlier today Frieze announced the appointment of Toby Kamps as the new curator of the fair’s Spotlight section, dedicated to solo presentations of work by under-appreciated artists from the 20th century. In his new role, Kamps will select and advise … Read More


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Here’s the Full Exhibitor List for the First Independent Brussels

Independent art fair has released its exhibitor list for its first-ever Brussels edition, which will feature more than 60 international galleries and nonprofit organizations from 30 cities. In a statement, founding executive director Laura Mitterrand said, “Independent is no longer … Read More


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Tears, Shouting Matches, and a Slew of Expert Witnesses as Knoedler Trial Heads Into Week Two

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole, their art advisor James Kelly, and a number of expert witnesses, testified in U.S. District Court in Manhattan as the first week in the De Soles’ case against the now-defunct Knoedler Gallery came to a … Read More


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Morning Links: Louvre-Iran Deal Edition

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MoMA Reveals Recent Acquisitions: Josh Kline’s ‘Skittles,’ Harmony Korine’s ‘Spring Breakers,’ More

Over on MoMA’s website is a list of what the museum has acquired over the past fiscal year. While some of the major acquisitions have already been announced, like Richard Serra’s sculpture installation Equal (2015) and Kerry James Marshall’s painting Untitled (Club Scene), … Read More


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Koenig & Clinton Now Reps Maria Hassabi, Albert Herter, Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft

Maria Hassabi, Albert Herter, and collaborators Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrik Heltoft are now represented by Koenig & Clinton in New York. The Chelsea gallery made the announcement today.Herter, an interdisciplinary artist focusing on video installation and performance, is scheduled to have … Read More


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All Lit Up Again: 99¢ Plus Presents ‘The Lamp Show’

Tonight, the Bushwick gallery 99¢ Plus opens “The Lamp Show,” a group exhibition wherein over 30 artists take a stab at creating some sort of light-producing object. Within those parameters, the show is very open-ended.“The range of work is huge,” … Read More


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Nina Diefenbach Named Deputy Director for Advancement at the Barnes Foundation

Thom Collins, the executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation, announced today that Nina McNeely Diefenbach has been named deputy director for advancement. Diefenbach comes to the Barnes after 34 years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she served as vice … Read More


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Morning Links: Pyotr Pavlensky Edition

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Olafur Eliasson Named Guest Artist at the Palace of Versailles for Summer 2016

Olafur Eliasson, the Danish Icelandic conceptual artist, was named this summer’s guest artist for the Palace of Versailles. Since 2008, the palace has invited artists, including Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Giuseppe Penone, and Lee Ufan, to create and exhibit works … Read More


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Morning People: Jens Hoffmann’s Salon for Early Risers

On a recent morning at 8:20 a.m., Jens Hoffmann and Rachel Rose were talking about David Foster Wallace. The two were at Think Coffee to discuss Rose’s video installation Everything and More, which is currently on view at the Whitney, … Read More


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Art Institute of Chicago Names James Rondeau President and Director

The Art Institute of Chicago has tapped James Rondeau to be its new president and director. The news comes after Douglas Druick, who had been the director for five years, announced his retirement in October of last year.Rondeau has been a curator of … Read More


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Domenico De Sole, Who Paid $8.3 M. for Fake Rothko, Takes the Stand in Knoedler Trial

Domenico De Sole took the stand in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Wednesday, testifying in front of the fake Rothko that he purchased at the Knoedler Gallery in 2004 for $8.3 million. De Sole, along with his wife, is … Read More


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Morning Links: One Minute Sculptures Edition

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