Badlands Unlimited reading list.

Badlands Unlimited Publishes Post-Ferguson Reading List

Today, Badlands Unlimited—the New York–based independent publisher founded by the artist Paul Chan and consisting of artists Ian Cheng, Micaela Durand, and Matthew So—released a reading list in the aftermath of the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, … Read More



‘At Dinners After Openings I Sometimes Feel Like I’m Watching Bank Accounts Have Sex': Hal Foster’s ‘Interview’ Interview Is Diverse, Enjoyable

Rather than line up the customary one person to interview him for Interview’s just out Insiders issue, Hal Foster chose to allow Tacita Dean, Seth Price, Jeffrey Eugenides, Rachel Kushner, Jeremy Deller, Thomas Hirschhorn, Wade Guyton, Rivka Galchen, and Thomas … Read More

Masayoshi Takayama.


Steve Cuozzo Dislikes ‘F-word Blaring Jocks’ at Kappo Masa

If you missed it last week (as we all probably did, being down in Miami): the New York Post’s real-estate columnist and restaurant critic Steve Cuozzo wrote that he found Larry Gagosian and Masayoshi Takayama’s much worse than the “three-Michelin-starred, … Read More

Artists News
The Jeff Koons cover.

Rich Artist Designs Book Cover for Rich Man

Today, in the Department of Things You Could Have Seen From a Million Miles Away, Jeff Koons has designed the cover for film producer Brian Grazer’s book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. Sure would like to … Read More

Tavares Strachan's "You Belong Here, on view at Prospect 3.

Prospect Biennial in New Orleans Is Now Officially a Triennial

New Orleans’ Prospect biennial, which is now in its third iteration and has never actually been held biennially, has been “officially” changed to a triennial, according to the festival’s board of directors. The fourth edition will be held in 2017. … Read More

Artists News
Victor Pinchuk speaking at the Future Generation Art Prize.

Nástio Mosquito and Carlos Motta Split 2014 Future Generation Art Prize

Last Saturday in Kiev, Angolan artist Nástio Mosquito and Colombian artist Carlos Motta were chosen out of a short-list of 20 artists as split winners of outspoken Ukrainian collector Victor Pinchuk’s 2014 Future Generation Art Prize, taking home $30,000 in cash … Read More

The new space.

Lower East Side’s Brennan & Griffin Gallery Will Expand to Red Hook

New York’s Brennan & Griffin gallery has picked up a building in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The new space will open in May of 2015 with a show by painter Mary Weatherford. It’s a sizable location, measuring 5,000 square … Read More


Morning Links: Swizz Beatz Edition

Here’s a Q&A with LaToya Ruby Frazier about her new book of photographs. [Los Angeles Times] After 5 months in prison, Helly Nahmad has moved to a halfway house. [New York Observer] Expletive-yelling protestors were arrested at Miami Basel. [NBC … Read More


Jed Perl to The New Republic: ‘You Have Broken the Hearts of Many People’

Among the staff exodus over at The New Republic after owner Chris Hughes fired the magazine’s top editor, Franklin Foer, is Jed Perl, the magazine’s ever-cranky art critic for two decades and the author of such pieces as “Liberals Are Killing … Read More


Morning Links: Jonathan Swift Edition

The Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn will close after 20 years due to rising rents. The owners plan to relocate to Detroit, where they have purchased about 600,000 square feet of space. [The New York Times] “Modern art’s desire to … Read More

Eva Respini. MARTIN SECK

ICA Boston Names Eva Respini Chief Curator

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston has found its new chief curator—Eva Respini, who is currently a curator in the Museum of Modern Art’s photography department. Expected to begin at the ICA in March 2015, Respini will replace Helen Molesworth, who began … Read More


Morning Links: Parthenon Edition

David Altmejd’s studio receives 30 pounds of marijuana in the mail by accident. [New York Post] “The British Museum has loaned one of the Parthenon Marbles to Russia’s Hermitage Museum — the first time in 200 years that any of … Read More


Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program Announces 2014 Grants

The recipients of the 2014 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program were announced today. The program has awarded a total of $600,000 to twenty writers in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing. The individual prizes range from $6,000 … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 News
NADA runs through Sunday at the Deauville Beach Resort.

‘Selling Like Hot Cakes': NADA Opens in Miami Beach

The publicist said they had to open the doors to the NADA fair at the Deauville Beach Resort five minutes early because the crowd was that eager. Publicists are paid to say those kinds of things, but inside there was a … Read More