Morris Louis, Dalet Kaf, 1959.

Morris Louis Catalogue Raisonné Goes Online

We’ve all been there before. It’s the middle of the day, you’re at the office, and you start getting a craving for some Color Field painting, specifically the works of Morris Louis (1912–1962), but you can’t make it to your local … Read More

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The Rothko in question.


Judge Tosses $22 M. Hoffman Rothko Case

This past Friday a U.S. District court in Dallas absolved financier and collector David Martínez Guzmán from any responsibility in a case that had the powerful collector Marguerite Hoffman demanding $22 million over a Mark Rothko painting that she said was … Read More


LAXART Moving to Hollywood in 2015

LAXART, the influential alternative art space in Los Angeles, will be moving from Culver City to Hollywood in 2015. The move will mark the organization’s 10th anniversary. The new building is a 4,300-square-foot former recording studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. … Read More

The Talent
Lauren Ross.

Lauren Ross Named Inaugural Curator at Virginia Commonwealth University’s ICA

Lauren Ross will serve as curator under director Lisa Freiman at Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Contemporary Art, which will open in 2016. Formerly a White Columns director, Ross was the first arts curator at New York’s High Line park. … Read More

A portrait of Lehman by Andres Serrano.COURTESY THE ARTIST

Morning Links: Arnold Lehman Edition

Sprüth Magers has found a home for its Los Angeles gallery. The 14,000-square foot space is in West Hollywood. [Artnet] Here are some details on Crystal Bridges’ spin on a biennial, “State of the Art.” The show will feature 227 … Read More

David Lynch, He Has His Tools and Chemicals, 2013. COLLECTION OF FRANK AND BERTA GEHRY

David Lynch’s Dark Days

The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts brings together Lynch’s early and recent works, beginning September 13 Read More

The K11 art mall, home to Art in the City.


Three New Art Fairs Open in Shanghai This Month

The Art Newspaper reports that the Chinese art market explosion continues apace, with three new fairs opening this month in Shanghai. Photo Shanghai, Art in the City, and West Bund Art and Design Fair all start this month with, somehow, no … Read More

Art of the City
Lawler's Triangle (adjusted to fit) (2008/2009/2011).ARTNEWS

The Season Begins: A Rough Start in Chelsea, Joys Abound Downtown

Robert Grosvenor, Gina Beavers, and a few group shows brought the heat on the Lower East Side Read More

Market News
The 2013 edition.


Here Is the 2014 Untitled Art Fair Exhibitor List

The organizers of the Untitled art fair, a satellite fair that runs December 3 through December 7 in Miami Beach, concurrently with Art Basel’s fair there, have announced their 2014 exhibitors. The galleries represent 18 countries and 16 U.S. cities. … Read More

Norwegian smoked salmon.COURTESY RUSS & DAUGHTERS

Russ & Daughters Plans Restaurant and Shop at New York’s Jewish Museum

The museum-restaurant competition continues to heat up in New York, with the Jewish Museum revealing today that it has tapped the storied downtown appetizing store Russ & Daughters to open a restaurant and shop in its building early next year. … Read More

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Here Is the Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Exhibitor List

Art Basel Miami Beach returns in December with 267 galleries from 31 countries, across a variety of sections, including the main fair, as well as Edition (for prints and limited-edition works), Nova (for emerging galleries), Position (for solo booths) and the … Read More

Arne Svenson, accused of being a Peeping Tom, used a telephoto lens to shoot through uncovered windows. The Neighbors #11 (detail), 2012, pigment print. ©ARNE SVENSON/COURTESY JULIE SAUL GALLERY, NEW YORK

When Does Surveillance Art Cross the Line?

Changes in technology and conventions are raising questions about what it means to invade others’ privacy in the name of art Read More

Tom of Finland, Untitled, 1965COURTESY THE ARTIST

Morning Links: Tom of Finland Edition

Here’s a profile of Okwui Enwezor, who is readying his Venice Biennale and who hints he may be retiring from the biennial game: “This is exhausting,” he says. “In any case, there’s a need for other people to do them, … Read More

Market News

Larry Gagosian Will Soon Open a Japanese Restaurant

The Wall Street Journal reports that Larry Gagosian will open a Japanese restaurant, Kappo Masa, with the famed sushi chef Masa Takayama in the basement of his Madison Avenue space later this month. The article is well worth a read. Gagosian … Read More