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Casey Kaplan Now Represents Jonathan Gardner

Jonathan Gardner, whose lush, richly colored, cartoon-inflected paintings abound with beautiful ladies (who are quite often topless), elegant patterns, and art-historical references, is now represented by Casey Kaplan in New York.A representative for the gallery, which is based in Manhattan’s Flower … Read More

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Martha Lucy Appointed Deputy Director and Curator of the Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia’s Barnes Foundation has named Dr. Martha Lucy deputy director for education and public programs as well as curator, Thom Collins, the museum’s executive director and president, announced today. The appointment takes effect immediately.In a statement, Collins said, “Martha is a … Read More

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Installation view of last year's Outsider Art Fair.

Here Is the 2016 Outsider Art Fair Exhibitor List

The 24th Outsider Art Fair opens in New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion on January 21, 2016, and runs through January 24. The fair features 59 exhibitors from 13 countries showing work by newly discovered or self-taught artists. A full … Read More


Morning Links: Kazimir Malevich’s Racist Joke Edition

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Alec Baldwin with his wife, Hilaria. 

Alec Baldwin on Accidentally Buying a $95,000 Pat Steir Painting at Artwalk Benefit

Alec Baldwin has more of a casual relationship with the art world, one consisting mostly of out-bidding bankers at Hamptons charity auctions and flirting with the idea of opening a gallery because it would “be really cool.” Yet on Tuesday … Read More

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Fiona Connor, "On What Remains (Sternberg)," 2015.COURTESY LISA COOLEY

Lisa Cooley Now Represents Fiona Connor

Lower East Side gallery Lisa Cooley has announced that it now represents Fiona Connor. Connor was the subject of a solo show at the gallery last summer. That exhibition included a replica of a concrete drinking fountain from Tompkins Square … Read More

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Jesper Just, in the shadow/of a spectacle/is the view of the crowd, 2015, videos, installation, performance. PAULA COURT/COURTESY PERFORMA

‘I’m in a State of Waiting Here’: Skyscrapers, Videos, and Free Juice at Jesper Just’s Performa Commission

Last Friday, while waiting in line to see Jesper Just and FOS’s Performa commission, one chicly dressed attendee could be heard saying, “I love this idea of ‘Don’t have a performance within your performance.’ ” Alas, there was a performance in … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
'Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age,' 2015, installation view. 

‘Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age’ at Museum Brandhorst

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age” is on view at Museum Brandhorst in Munich through April 30, 2016. Featuring 230 works by 107 artists, the exhibition is … Read More

Catherine Opie gave a keynote lecture about Robert Mapplethorpe's influence on her work.  JACOB DRABIK

‘He Taught Me How to Be a Leather Dyke’: And Other Perfect Moments From Fotofocus’s Cincinnati Symposium on the 1990 Mapplethorpe Controversy

Late last month, FotoFocus and the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati hosted a symposium, titled “Mapplethorpe +25,” which took a look back at the dramatic events that surrounded the exhibition “Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment” a quarter century earlier. As … Read More

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From Uri Aran's Performance at Gavin Brown’s space in Rome, Sant'Andrea De Scaphis CREDIT TK

Team Building: Uri Aran Mounts Collaborative Performance at Gavin Brown’s Lower East Side Space

Last Monday afternoon, the artist Uri Aran staged a collaborative performance at Gavin Brown’s Lower East Side space that incorporated art, jazz, dance, and even bagels. The end result was a non-linear and at times absurdist exploration of group dynamics … Read More

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Retrospective: Knoedler & Co. Hires a Female Art Dealer in 1915

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Morning Links: Absolut Art Edition

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‘It Is Clear That It Is Time for a Revolution’: At the Protests Against the Real Estate Summit at the Brooklyn Museum

Today the Brooklyn Museum played host to the 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, which became a hot-button source of controversy earlier this month after anti-gentrification activists criticized the nature of the event and the museum’s involvement with it. The theme for … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Carlos Vega, 'Faith Need Not Fear Reason,' 2015, installation view. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

‘Carlos Vega: Faith Need Not Fear Reason’ at Jack Shainman

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