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Studio Museum in Harlem Hires Director of Institutional Advancement

Hallie S. Hobson will begin a new role as the Studio Museum’s director of institutional advancement, managing development and fundraising. Hobson worked at the Studio Museum from 2005 to 2007, before leaving for development positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Read More


Artists Q&A
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‘For the Most Part It’s Introspection’: A Talk with Theodora Allen

Theodora Allen’s inaugural show with Blum & Poe opens in L.A. on March 7. Bill Powers: The last time we met you were on your way to a Joni Mitchell concert. She was also silhouetted in a painting at your … Read More


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Last year's Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. COURTESY ART+FEMINISM

Art+Feminism Group Announces Second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Following last year’s massively successful edition, the Art+Feminism group has announced a second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, designed to start closing Wikipedia’s gender gap, for March 7. Last year, the Edit-a-Thon brought together 600 volunteers at Eyebeam and 30 satellite locations across … Read More


Artists Market News
Speculation (2014), by Sarah Meyohas.


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A New Cryptocurrency Enters the Art Market: BitchCoin

Artist Sarah Meyohas launched her own personal cryptocurrency on Sunday night in the Financial District at Trinity Place, a bar located across from the birthplace of the Occupy movement, Zuccotti Park. Called BitchCoin, perhaps a feminist play on the name … Read More


Market
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Here Is the Lineup of Special Projects for the 2015 Armory Show

The Armory Show at Piers 94 and 92 in New York has announced the full line-up of special projects for its 2015 edition, which are part of the fair’s Focus section, centering this year around the Middle East. Projects at … Read More


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Morning Links: Edvard Munch Edition

The Edvard Munch Award is set to return after a hiatus of nearly a decade. [The Art Newspaper] Musée Maillol in Paris shuts its doors indefinitely on its 20th birthday, due to falling attendance and rising debts. [The Art Newspaper] … Read More


2015 Venice Biennale News
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Exclusive Images of Fiona Hall’s Work for the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Artists’ projects for national pavilions at the Venice Biennale, the 56th edition of which opens on May 9, are generally kept tightly under wraps, but ARTnews can reveal some exclusive images of Fiona Hall’s project for the Australian Pavilion. The Australian … Read More


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Jacek Malczewski,  Melancholia (Melancholy), 1890–94, Oil on canvas, 54 ¾" × 94 ½". COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY/MUZEUM NARODOWE W POZNANIU, POZNAŃ/FUNDACJA RACZYŃSKICH

Centuries of Studio Visits: John Elderfield on ‘In the Studio,’ His Essay in Pictures at Gagosian

When John Elderfield stepped down as chief curator of painting and sculpture at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, he had three shows left on his list of projects: “Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–17” (presented in 2010), his 2011–12 de Kooning retrospective, and an idea … Read More


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William Pope.L Discusses His Artforum Cover at CAA: ‘Leave Me Out of It’

At the start of her talk with William Pope.L at the College Art Association conference on Friday, part of the “Annual Distinguished Artists’” interview series, MoMA PS1 curator Jenny Schlenzka told Pope.L that she was happy to be speaking to … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Low-Ogestrel, 2014.

London’s Cabinet Gallery Shows Work From Richard Kern’s ‘Medicated’ Series

London gallery Cabinet is presenting portraits from photographer Richard Kern’s “Medicated” series through March 21. Kern is known for his experimental films featuring art stars such as Henry Rollins, Lydia Lunch, and David Wojnarowicz, as well as sex- and drug-themed zines … Read More


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Nancy Lupo "Taster's Choice" Installation View

Hort Foundation Announces 2015 Grants for Los Angeles Artists

The Rema Hort Mann Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2015 RHMF Los Angeles Emerging Artist Grants. On this list this year: Lindsay August-Salazar, Neal Bashor, Rafael Esparza, Mariah Garnett, Lauren Halsey, Nancy Lupo, Lauren Mackler, and Christopher Richmond. Winners … Read More


Market
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‘I Coulda Been a Contender’: Kenny Schachter on L.A. Wildcatters, a Davos Doomsayer, the London Auctions, and the Future of the Art Market

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. I am convinced that the art market is in an extended bull run the likes of which have never been seen before. Sure, … Read More


Artists Features
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Looking at Seeing: David Hammons and the Politics of Visibility

Last spring, Mike Spano, the mayor of Yonkers, New York, a city of about 200,000 that shares a border with the Bronx, delivered his State of the City Address at City Hall. After describing Yonkers as a destination for “new-economy” … Read More


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Morning Links: Larry Clark Edition

“New Work,” director and photographer Larry Clark’s new art series and limited edition skate shoe made in collaboration with luxury shoe designer Eugène Riconneaus, debuted this week in Paris.  [Complex] A State Hermitage Museum employee has been arrested in connection to … Read More