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Here Is the Lineup for Frieze New York’s Sounds Program

Frieze Sounds, a program of auditory art works that play in the New York art fair’s fleet of VIP BMW cars, has announced its 2015 lineup. This year’s program will feature commissioned work by three artists–Alicja Kwade, Segei Tcherepnin, and … Read More


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Morning Links: Tali Lennox Edition

Thousands of Yemeni people uprooted because of continued fighting against Al-Qaeda are using museums, as well as theaters and schools, as temporary homes. [The Art Newspaper] Ugo Rondinone’s “clouds” at Krobath Gallery in Vienna. [Contemporary Art Daily] Roberta Smith’s review … Read More


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Who Is Drake’s Friend at Sotheby’s?

“I’ve got enemies, got a lot of enemies,” Drake rapped on his recent mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. These enemies apparently do not work for Sotheby’s, which has tapped Drake to pick music to play at listening … Read More


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‘It’s the Ghost of Joseph Beuys!’ A Walkthrough at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Opening today, Mitchell-Innes & Nash presents an exhibition of Fluxus artist Joseph Beuys’s multiples from the collection of Reinhard Schlegel—the largest collection of Beuys multiples ever shown in New York, featuring over 500 works dated between the early 60s to … Read More


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Gavin Brown Will Open a Space in Rome

Next month, New York-based gallerist Gavin Brown will open a Rome gallery in an unexpected location: an 8th-century church named Sant’Andrea de Scaphis at Via dei Vascellari 69 in the Trastevere neighborhood. “I wouldn’t be opening in Rome unless I found … Read More


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El Museo Del Barrio Names Michael J. Garcia Chairman

Today, New York’s El Museo del Barrio announced that its board has selected Michael J. Garcia to be its new chairman. Garcia is a partner with the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis and has served as first vice chair of El Museo’s … Read More


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Hong Kong’s Forthcoming M+ Museum Adds Dodiya Painting to Its Collection

M+, set to be Hong Kong’s first major museum for international contemporary art when it finally opens in the West Kowloon Cultural District in 2018, has acquired the painting S.S. Rajputana leaving the port of Bombay – 29th August 1931 … Read More


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Morning Links: Tunisian Terrorist Attack Edition

Yesterday, terrorists killed visitors at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, taking others hostage after attacking the Parliament building nearby. Seven foreign tourists were killed, and French, Italian, British, and Spanish citizens were among the hostages. Two of the terrorists … Read More


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Long Beach Museum of Art Receives $2 M. Gift, Largest in Its History

California’s Long Beach Museum of Art has been given a $2 million gift by longtime patrons of the museum, Ronald and Sylvia Hartman. This donation is not only the single largest in the museum’s history, but also the largest given … Read More


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303 Gallery Taps Fabiola Alondra for New Publishing Imprint

New York’s 303 Gallery has announced the launch of a new publishing imprint that will release “limited edition artist’s books, ephemera, and all manner of printed materials in collaboration with gallery artists,” according to a statement from the gallery. It … Read More


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Kanye West Will Receive Honorary Doctorate From SAIC

It was confirmed today by the School of Art Institute of Chicago (via Hyperallergic) that the rapper Kanye West—in addition to gallerist Rhona Hoffman, artist Janet Neiman, Art Institute of Chicago director and president Douglas Druick, and German artist Albert … Read More


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Gabriele Finaldi Named Director of London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery in London announced today that Gabriele Finaldi, the 49-year-old Old Masters art historian, will be the museum’s new director. The appointment confirms a month and a half of rumors that Finaldi would be selected as the successor to … Read More


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Rebel Energy: The Scene Around Dem Passwords Gallery

One of the most surreal assemblages of cultural signifiers I’ve ever encountered was in Los Angeles in the summer of 2011, when the rapper Riff Raff—soon to shoot to stardom after inspiring James Franco’s character in the 2013 Harmony Korine … Read More


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Morning Links: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist Edition

Ads for menswear designer Patrik Ervell’s S/S 2015 collection will show previously unseen photographs by the late photographer Peter Hujar instead of clothing. [T Magazine] The 90-piece art collection of the late former chairman of Goldman Sachs, John Whitehead, will be the main feature … Read More