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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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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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Art Basel Hong Kong Announces Artists Featured in Its Encounters Sector

Once again, Art Basel Hong Kong will feature large-scale works in its Encounters sector, which will run in conjunction with the fair when it opens March 24. Today, they’ve released the list of everyone involved, which includes 16 artists from 12 countries.So, … Read More


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Stephan Jost Named Director of Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario has named Honolulu Museum of Art director Stephan Jost as its new director, The Globe and Mail reports. He takes over for Matthew Teitelbaum, who left the Toronto museum last April to take the helm of … Read More


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Mark Flood on Making Movies: ‘It’s a Great Way to Waste Money. I Highly Recommend It.’

In a piece published today in Interview magazine, the Texan artists Mark Food and Will Boone engage in a sprawling conversation, touching on bohemian studio environments, getting wasted, making art with the anti-art collective I Love You Baby, and Flood’s tenure working … Read More


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Ai Weiwei Closes Danish Show Early, Protesting New Refugee Law [Updated]

After a law passed in Denmark that allows authorities to search asylum-seeking refugees’ homes and confiscate their belongings, Ai Weiwei protested by closing his show at the Faurschou Foundation in Copenhagen, the Guardian reports. The show, titled “Ai Weiwei: Ruptures,” … Read More


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Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center Announces Free Admission

Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center announced that, beginning February 13, admission to its galleries will be free for at least three years, though tickets will still be required for some special events and performances. This change was made possible by a … Read More