Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Anthea Hamilton Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) KATHERINE MCMAHON.

Mimes Gone Wild! Anthea Hamilton Stages Silent Performance at Frieze

Today Frieze New York opened to invited guests, and one of the harder-to-miss pieces inside its big tent on Randall’s Island was Kar-A-Sutra (After Mario Bellini) by Anthea Hamilton, a performance piece specially commissioned by the fair that lets a co-ed group of … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 News
The donkey at Frieze Projects. PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON FOR ARTNEWS

Maurizio Cattelan’s Live Donkey at Frieze New York Enrages Animal Activists as Fairgoers Line Up to See It

Tired clichés often compare an art fair to an animal pen, or a slaughterhouse, or whatnot, but this year at Frieze New York there is actually a real live farm animal underneath the giant white tent on Randall’s Island. Just steps … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market
François Morellet's installation at Galerie Hervé Bize’s fair booth. KATHERINE MCMAHON/ARTNEWS

‘The Numbers Are All Randomized’: Variations on Pi at Frieze New York

At Frieze New York on Randall’s Island, Galerie Hervé Bize’s fair booth eschewed the typical white-cube aesthetic in favor of an overload in blues and reds. A sequence of enlarged pixels, resembling an enormous scan code, patterned both the walls … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Alex Da Corte's Free Money, outside of Frieze New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

Holy Art Fair, Batman! Alex Da Corte’s Joker-Inspired Balloon Towers Over Frieze’s North Entrance

Walking outside of Frieze New York’s north entrance, the first thing fairgoers will probably notice is a large inflatable ballon of a kind of pig/baby hybrid, hovering ominously above everything, doing battle with the New York skyline. The balloon is … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market News
Raspet's Société booth. KATHERINE MCMAHON

Sean Raspet Brings Soylent Products and Prototypes to Frieze New York

A colleague this morning bemoaned the fact that at Frieze New York, the art fair on Randall’s Island that has a preview opening today, he was going to have to pay $7 for a bagel. This was an exaggeration, but it … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Maurice Guibert, Toulouse-Lautrec peignant "Au Moulin Rouge, la danse", 1895, gelatin silver print. ©REPRODUCTION BIBIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE, PARIS

‘In the Studio’ at Petit Palais, Paris, Selected by Mark Dion

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are selected by Mark Dion Read More


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Ebony G. Patterson's ...they were just boys... (...when they grow up...) (2016). Patterson will be included in the Bienal de São Paulo, which opens in September.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY

Here’s the Artist List for the Bienal de 2016 São Paulo

Today the organizers of the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo revealed the 81 artists they have invited to their show. Making the cut are Pierre Huyghe, Pope.L, Park McArthur, and Pia Lindman—and those are just a few of the names starting with the letter P! The full list, … Read More


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The Crime Issue

An investigation into some of the more colorful art-related indiscretions in recent years, as well as a look at the aesthetics of crime and punishment Read More


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Anne Imhof, Deal, 2015. NADINE FRACZKOWSKI

Biennale de Montreal Announces Preliminary Artist List and Projects

The Biennale de Montreal announced its preliminary artist list today. As it stands now, there are 45 artists who are set to show work at the biennial, which opens on October 19 at the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal. The … Read More


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Chirlane McCray and Dustin Yellin at the 2016 Village Fête.

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Tiki Bars, Tarot Readers, and Virtual Reality: At The Third Annual Village Fête at Pioneer Works

On Sunday evening, Pioneer Works rang in the first day of May with its third annual Village Fête. The guests were firmly divided into two camps: half had just returned from the opening of SFMOMA, while the other half were … Read More


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Hieronymus Bosch, The Hay Wain (open), ca. 1515, oil on panel. RIK KLEIN GOTINK AND ROBERT G. ERDMANN FOR THE BOSCH RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION PROJECT/MUSEO NACIONAL DEL PRADO, MADRID

A Passion for Hell: Hieronymus Bosch at Noordbrabants Museum, the Netherlands

Unlike such exhibitions as Edgar Degas at the Museum of Modern Art and van Gogh at the Art Institute of Chicago, which were assembled oceans away from the environments that nurtured the painters, the show devoted to Hieronymus Bosch at … Read More


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Bank Robber Aiming at Security Camera, Cleveland, Ohio, March 8, 1975, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition "Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play," on view until July 31.

Theft! Forgery! Murder!: Art History’s Greatest Crimes

From the earliest moments of recorded civilization there have been instances of art being the subject of violence, theft, and destruction. Art and crime will forever be linked, and this should come as no surprise—art is a powerful tool for … Read More


News Reviews
Ryan McNamara's performance Battleground, 2016, premiered last night at the Guggenheim. JACKLYN MEDUGA

A Fight at the Museum: Ryan McNamara Brings Battling Dance Troupes to the Guggenheim

Last night, Ryan McNamara staged a turf war at the Guggenheim. Three trios had an hour-long dance-off that took place in the museum’s basement, in a new performance called Battleground (2016), and the audience was left to pick the winner. … Read More