9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Through Sunday, February 15, 2015 Read More


Morning Links: Ted Kennedy Edition

The Other Art Fair, where artists sell directly to the public and dealers are nonexistent. [The Art Newspaper] Bronze statues originally designed for Cardinal Wolsey’s tomb have been purchased by the Victoria & Albert Museum. [The Guardian] The Louvre Abu … Read More

News The Talent

Crystal Bridges Announces New Directors of Curatorial Affairs and Exhibitions

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, announced today that Margaret C. Conrads will be its new director of curatorial affairs and Robin Groesbeck will be its new director of exhibitions and interactive presentations. Conrads, who will move … Read More

News The Talent

Tampa Museum of Art Names Michael Tomor Executive Director

The Tampa Museum of Art announced today that Michael Tomor will be its new executive director. Tomor, who has been the director of the El Paso Museum of Art since 2006, is expected to begin working at the Tampa Museum … Read More


Cayetano Ferrer Wins 2015 Faena Prize

The Faena Art Center in Buenos Aires announced today that Los Angeles-based artist Cayetano Ferrer has won the 2015 Faena Prize for the Arts. The prize has artists from all over propose site-specific projects for Sala Molinos, the main exhibition … Read More

Gilles Fuchs, the president of ADIAF, announcing this year's Marcel Duchamp Prize nominees.

Nominees Named for the 2015 Marcel Duchamp Prize

The Association for the International Diffusion of French Art—ADIAF, for short—has announced the nominees for this year’s Marcel Duchamp Prize, which is given annually to a French artist whom they believe is worthy of foreign recognition. The four 2015 nominees, all … Read More

Lawrence Weiner, Birthday Card, 1992.COURTESY STEDELIJK MUSEUM

Oldenburg, van Bruggen Donate 175 Works to the Stedelijk

The good news just keeps coming for Beatrix Ruf, the recently appointed director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum. The museum announced today that it will receive a gift of 175 artworks from the collection of Claes Oldenburg and his late wife … Read More

An 1859 portrait of Prince Albert by Winterhalter.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: Prince Albert Edition

“A sensuous Paul Gauguin painting of two Tahitian girls has been sold from a Swiss private collection for close to $300 million, one of the highest prices believed to have been paid for an artwork, according to European and American … Read More

Anne Truitt, Insurrection, 1962.COURTESY NGA/CORCORAN VIA GREG.ORG

Here Are the 6,430 Works That the National Gallery of Art Is Acquiring From the Corcoran

Today the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., released a list of works it is acquiring from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, which voted last year to dissolve after years of financial woes. The list is massive, numbering some 6,430 objects … Read More

A work by Pia Camil.

2015 Frieze Projects Program Announced

Details of the 2015 Frieze Projects Program–happening during the Frieze New York art fair and featuring six new commissioned artworks spread throughout the fair and around Randall’s Island Park–were announced earlier today. The nonprofit program, curated by Cecilia Alemani, will … Read More

Artists News

Paula Crown on Her Marlborough Show: ‘I’m Painting with the Tools of Technology’

Tonight at Marlborough Gallery on 57th Street in Manhattan, Paula Crown opens “The Sublime and the Center: Dimensions of Landscape.” Spread across a variety of mediums, the show all stems from a series of drawings Crown made while flying in … Read More

Market News
Buzz Aldrin, "Buzz Aldrin outside the spacecraft," 1966.

Bloomsbury London Auctioning Off Vintage NASA Photos

On February 26, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury London will be auctioning nearly 700 photos taken in space and on the moon, dating from the very first photo outside the Earth’s atmosphere in 1946–from the launch of a V2 rocket–to the final … Read More

Market News The Talent

Florence Bourgeois to Head Paris Photo, Christoph Wiesner Named Artistic Director

Florence Bourgeois has been named the director of Paris Photo and Paris Photo Los Angeles, the next of which will run at Paramount Pictures Studios from May 1 through May 3, 2015. The major fair has been without a director … Read More

Artists News
Image from Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk's "King's Hill."

Quiet Darkness: Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk on Their ‘King Of The Hill’ ‘Fan-Gaze Removals’

In 2014, the artists Victor Vaughn and Edward Shenk were commissioned by the digital-arts organization Rhizome to make new work for the online magazine Dazed. What resulted was a series of images that featured appropriated and reconfigured imagery from the … Read More