Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. ©2016 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. AND ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY VENUS NEW YORK

10 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Morning Links

Morning Links: ‘Warhol Uncanned’ Edition

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Sam Anderson, Night Song, 2016, jukebox and salt with sound loop, installation view. COURTESY CHAPTER NY AND ROWHOUSE PROJECT

Sam Anderson at Rowhouse Project, Baltimore

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News
Protests at the Guggenheim Wednesday night.COURTESY GULF LABOR COALITION

Artists in Guggenheim Show Release Statement Criticizing Termination of Gulf Labor Talks

Since the Guggenheim announced earlier this month that it would suspend its dialogue with the Gulf Labor Coalition, the group that is advocating for better working conditions for the laborers building the museum’s new Abu Dhabi outpost, groups have publicly criticized … Read More


Reviews
Yun-Fei Ji, After the First Seventh Day (detail), 2016, ink and watercolor on Xuan paper, suite of three scrolls: two measuring 17 inches x 10 feet, one measuring 17 inches x 15 feet. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JAMES COHAN, NEW YORK

Ghostly Tales: Yun-Fei Ji at Wellin Museum, Clinton, New York

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News
Installation view of Jackson Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950. 

COURTESY THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

MoMA Offers Voluntary Buyouts to Employees Ahead of Upcoming Renovation

The New York Times reports that the Museum of Modern Art is offering voluntary buyouts to staff members who are 55 or older and who have served at the museum for at least nine years as of July. Despite a … Read More


Crime Retrospective The Knoedler Affair
Stereoscopic image of M. Knoedler & Co., ca. 1860–90. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Wiretappers and Art Galleries: The Other Knoedler Trial, in 1956

Many are now familiar with the much-publicized Knoedler trial, which, as M. H. Miller wrote in a recent article published in these pages, “unearthed one of the greatest scandals the art world has ever seen and laid bare the chain … Read More


Morning Links
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Morning Links: Global Ultra Luxury Faction Edition

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News Reviews
The exterior of SFMOMA. HENRIK KAM

With Its New Building, SFMOMA Cements a Place on the World Stage

Pop open the champagne and ignite the fireworks! The staff of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art deserves to celebrate. Their $305 million expansion and renovation project, designed by the Norwegian firm Snøhetta, is a triumph. They have completed a building … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Nadav Kander, The Polygon Nuclear Test Site XII (Dust To Dust), Kazakhstan, 2011, C-print. COURTESY FLOWERS GALLERY

Nadav Kander at Flowers Gallery, New York

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News
Duke Riley with his pigeons.  PHOTO BY WILL STAR/COURTESY CREATIVE TIME

Duke Riley on his Airborne Project for Creative Time, Starring Thousands of His Beloved Pigeons

If Duke Riley never brought ink to paper, never went to art school, and never signed with a Chelsea gallery, he would still be known as one of the reigning outlaw party-throwers and provocateurs in New York.There was The Dead Horse … Read More


Artists
Installation view of "The Roof Garden Commission: Cornelia Parker, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), 2016, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ©2016 HYLA SKOPITZ, THE PHOTOGRAPH STUDIO, THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

‘An Incongruous Object’: Cornelia Parker on Her Met Commission, a Hitchcock-Inspired Barn on the Roof

English artist Cornelia Parker’s Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), currently installed on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is a genre-busting showstopper. Parker has modestly called her 28-foot-tall sculpture, which is visible from pathways in Central Park, … Read More


News
Kashan, Iran. 

COURTESY MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Wim Delvoye to Open a Gallery in Kashan, Iran

The Art Newspaper reported today that Belgian artist Wim Delvoye is in the process of restoring five mansions in Kashan, a city located in the Iranian desert, in order to open a 2,953-square-foot gallery in one of them. Here, he … Read More


Reviews
Installation view of Ed Atkins's video Performance Capture, 2015–16. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GAVIN BROWN'S ENTERPRISE/JASON MANDELLA

The Man Behind the Screen: Ed Atkins at the Kitchen, New York

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