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Marion "Kippy" Boulton Stroud.

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Marion ‘Kippy’ Boulton Stroud, Founding Director of Philadelphia’s Fabric Workshop and Museum, Dies at 76

Marion “Kippy” Boulton Stroud, the founder and artistic director of the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, died on August 22 at the age of 76.A curator, author, and museum director, Stroud is most widely known for opening the Fabric Workshop, … Read More


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Former Banker Donates $2 M. to Nevada Museum of Art

The Nevada Museum of Art received a $2 million gift from retired investment banker John La Gatta, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported today. Located in Reno, the museum has received few donations larger than La Gatta’s. (Thank you to Artforum for … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Mark Bradford, Dead Hummingbird, 2015, mixed media on canvas.JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

‘Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth’ at the Hammer Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


Artists Q&A
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‘Humans Will Have the Last Word’: A Talk With Albert Oehlen

A retrospective of Albert Oehlen’s work runs through September 13 at the New Museum in New York.Bill Powers: I understand that in high school you papered your bedroom walls with cheap supermarket advertising. Albert Oehlen: That’s right. When I was … Read More


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Jack Smith, circa 1958 and reprinted in 2011. 

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‘He Saved Every Scrap’: Barbara Gladstone on Acquiring Jack Smith’s Archive

In this week’s Talk of the Town, The New Yorker’s Emma Allen speaks with New York and Brussels gallerist Barbara Gladstone regarding her purchase of the late Jack Smith’s entire archive. The “only true underground filmmaker,” according to John Waters, … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Woody Allen's Interiors (1978). COURTESY FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


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Tania Bruguera. Photo by Hector S Martinez / Herb Alpert Award in the Arts.

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Morning Links: Tania Bruguera Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


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The Artist List for This Year’s Istanbul Biennial Is Cloaked in Mystery

Or, a Brief Guide to Recent Istanbul Biennials With Some Speculation About the Future Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
'Martin Soto Climent: Caramel Huysmans' 2015, installation view.COURTESY THE ARTIST & PROYECTOS MONCLOVA

‘Martin Soto Climent: Caramel Huymans’ at Proyectos Monclova

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Martin Soto Climent: Caramel Huymans” is currently on view at Proyectos Monclova in Mexico City. The press release describes the works in the solo show as “provoking a … Read More


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Four Haiku for RedBall, Toledo’s Most Restless Public Art Installation

This week, a 250-pound inflatable red ball that has been installed at various locations across Toledo, Ohio—part of an exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art called “Play Time”—escaped from its static post at Roulet Jewlers on Madison Avenue in … Read More


Crime News
van Gogh's The Harvest (1888), which hangs in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

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Police Arrest Man Asking $17 M. for Fake Study of van Gogh’s ‘The Harvest’

The BBC reported that Dutch police have apprehended a man accused of attempting to sell a fake study of van Gogh’s The Harvest (1888). The suspect’s identity has not been revealed due to Dutch privacy laws, but the police said … Read More


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A still from Darren Bader's The Vagrant, 2015.

Here’s the Video That Darren Bader Showed at Art Basel This Year

A big thank you to the colleague who just noted in a Facebook post that the Darren Bader video that appeared in Art Basel’s Art Unlimited section in June is now available to watch online. The very funny and deeply weird 13-minute … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Mona Hatoum, Hot Spot, 2013, stainless steel, neon tube. COURTESY THE ARTIST/©MONA HATOUM AND GALERIE MAX HETZLER, BERLIN AND PARIS/PHOTO: JÖRG VON BRUCHHAUSEN

Making the Ordinary Anything But: Mona Hatoum on Her Unnerving Sculptures, in 2005

With two Mona Hatoum shows happening this year (one currently on view at the Centre Pompidou, in Paris, the second coming to the ICA Boston next week), we turn back to May 2005, when Pernilla Holmes profiled the Lebanese-born artist … Read More


Artists consumer reports
Elizabeth Jager in Alaska. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Consumer Reports: Elizabeth Jaeger

Elizabeth Jaeger is a an artist working in Brooklyn. She has held solo exhibitions at Jack Hanley Gallery in New York and at And Now in Dallas, and has exhibited in group shows nationally and internationally. Additionally, she co-runs the publishing group Peradam, … Read More