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Art Basel 2015 Reviews
Andy Warhol, Maja (Maja Sacher-Stehlin), 1980.© THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. / 2015, PROLITTERIS, ZURICH/PHOTO: MARTIN P. BÜHLER

In Basel, a Closed Museum Opens Other Doors

‘Future Present: The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation Collection’ at the Schaulager Read More


Openings Reviews
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The Garage Opens its Door: Inside Russia’s new home for Contemporary Art

The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art’s opened its new home in Moscow last week, first to a large envoy of international press and VIPs, and then, come Friday, to the public, who waited calmly in a line that stretched around … Read More


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Installation view of H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS. JAMES EWING

Here and Now: Philippe Parreno’s ‘H{N)YPN(Y}OSIS’ Takes Over the Park Avenue Armory

Philippe Parreno’s H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS (pronounced “hypnosis,” just to confuse us all) is bewildering. Staged in the Park Avenue Armory’s massive drill hall, it’s an installation that involves film, sculpture, music, and performance. It takes at least two … Read More


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Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, The Treachery of the Moon (still), 2012, single-channel video, 12 minutes, 36 seconds. Tyler Rollins Fine Art. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND TYLER ROLLINS FINE ART, NEW YORK

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook at SculptureCenter and Tyler Rollins Fine Art

New York Read More


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William Pope.L, Reenactor (still), 2012/2015, color and sound video installation, 185 minutes, continuous loop. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MITCHELL-INNES & NASH, NEW YORK

William Pope.L at Museum of Contemporary Art

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Betty Parsons, Untitled (7112), 1950s, gouache on paper, 16¾" x 13¾". COURTESY DAVID FINDLAY JR GALLERY, NYC

Betty Parsons at David Findlay Jr.

She is most famous for her New York gallery that—from the 1940s through the ’70s—showcased the Abstract Expressionists, but Betty Parsons (1900–1982) was also a painter and sculptor. This appealingly intimate show featured 19 of her works, among them painted-driftwood … Read More


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Hito Steyerl, Lovely Andrea (still), 2007, digital video with sound, 30 minutes. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Hito Steyerl at Artists Space Exhibitions & Artists Space Books and Talks

New York Read More


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Yuken Teruya, Constellation (Issey Miyake), 2012, cut paper and glue, 12¼" x 4½" x 7⅛".  COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JOSÉE BIENVENU GALLERY, NEW YORK

Yuken Teruya at Josée Bienvenu

New York Read More


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Dóra Maurer, Seven Rotations 1–6, 1979, six gelatin silver prints, 7⅞" × 7⅞", each. ©DÓRA MAURER/COLLECTION OF ZSOLT SOMLÓI AND KATALIN SPENGLER

“Adventures of the Black Square” at Whitechapel

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Nancy Graves, Head on Spear, 1969, steel, wax, marble dust, acrylic, animal skin, and oil paint, 96" x 24" x 12". 
©2015 NANCY GRAVES FOUNDATION, INC./LICENSED BY VAGA, NEW YORK, NY/IMAGES MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE FOUNDATION/COURTESY THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, AND MITCHELL-INNES & NASH, NEW YORK

Nancy Graves at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

New York Read More


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George Osodi, HRM Lucky Ochuko Ararile, The Ovie of Umiaghwa Abraka Kingdom, 2012, C-print on Fuji Crystal Archive paper, 47¼" x 63". “Royals and Regalia.” COURTESY Z PHOTOGRAHIC, LTD.

“Royals and Regalia” & “My Rock Stars” at Newark Museum

Newark, New Jersey Read More


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Wang Gongxin, Whose Studio, 2014, 9-channel video installation, 9 minutes. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Wang Gongxin at OCAT

Shanghai Read More


Artists Retrospective Reviews

Before the Museum of Modern (F)art: On Yoko Ono’s First New York Show, in 1961

In honor of the Museum of Modern Art’s “Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971,” we turn back to Ono’s first exhibition ever, held at AG Gallery, which was run by George Maciunas and Almus Salcius, in New York, in July … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale Reviews
Glenn Ligon at top and Oscar Murillo.ANDREW RUSSETH

The 2015 Venice Biennale’s Central Show, Focused on Strife, Is Uneasy, Uneven

Okwui Enwezor’s ‘All the World’s Futures,’ May 9–November 22 Read More