Looking at Art
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Moving a Mantegna

A radical rehanging of a beloved Renaissance masterpiece at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera induces awe in some observers—and cringes in others Read More


News
Johns, Flag, 1954–55.MOMA

Morning Links: Flag Edition

Linda Yablonsky at openings in New York. [Artforum] At Oxford, “Hertford College’s all-male portrait gallery will be filled with photographs of distinguished women.” [The New York Times] “Sotheby’s auction house is making a big push for its latest target—the new … Read More


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Her most recent show at Nicelle Beauchene.

COURTESY NICELLE BEAUCHENE

Ballroom Marfa Names Susan Sutton Executive Director

Ballroom Marfa announced today that Susan Sutton will become its new executive director, replacing Ballroom co-founder Fairfax Dorn, who will transition into the role of artistic director. Sutton – who comes out of a 4-year stint at the Menil Collection … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
COURTESY THE NY ART BOOK FAIR

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 “The Library Vaccine” at Artists Space “The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, … Read More


News

Morning Links: Tote Bag Edition

Roberta Smith on “Carry That Weight,” a Columbia University senior thesis project and protest against the school’s handling of sexual assault. [NYT] Painter Frank Auerbach visits the John Constable show at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. [The Guardian] Richard Avedon’s … Read More


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The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More


News The Talent
Her most recent show at Nicelle Beauchene.

COURTESY NICELLE BEAUCHENE

Sarah Crowner to Casey Kaplan

Casey Kaplan gallery announced today that it now represents Sarah Crowner, a much hailed artist known for her stitched, irregular canvas works. In 2009 Karen Rosenberg of The New York Times called her “one of many young artists to reinvigorate … Read More


News

Anselm Kiefer Might Believe That People and Dinosaurs Co-Existed

The Financial Times sat down with the great Anselm Kiefer leading up to his show at the Royal Academy in London. Kiefer said a lot of eloquent things about art and life: -“You cannot avoid beauty in a work of … Read More


Expo Chicago 2014 News
'Shaq Loves People.'

Here’s a Look at That Show That Shaq Curated at Expo Chicago

One of the great things about being a Shaq fan is that the man stays busy, so there’s a lot by him to enjoy—four studio albums, a bevy of film appearances (remember when he popped up in Good Burger?), five … Read More


On View Reviews
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São Paulo 2014 Bienal Review

“How to Talk About Things That Don’t Exist” Read More


News
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Morning Links: Rahm Emanuel Edition

“Jackson Pollock’s former Greenwich Village apartment is up for sale for $1.25 million. The 800-square-foot penthouse located at 46 Carmine Street—very convenient to the historic Cedar Tavern, where Pollock and the Ab Ex crew hung out—has 14-foot Tudor-style ceilings, a … Read More


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Tears of Blood (2011).

COURTESY DALLAS CONTEMPORARY

Blood Meridian: Piotr Uklanski Heads to Texas, the Met

Piotr Uklański , whose work opens at the Dallas Contemporary this Sunday and who will open two shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art this March, was in the process of moving when we met at his studio in Greenpoint … Read More


Market News

Phillips’ ‘Under the Influence’ Auction Nets $5.26 M., With Record Sales for 26 Artists

Yesterday Phillips’ Under the Influence auction brought in $5.26 million across 201 lots, 56 others failing to find buyers. The auction had record sales for 26 of the artists included, such as the British-Iranian painter Kour Pour whose Untitled from … Read More


Expo Chicago 2014 Market News
Fredericks & Freiser and Garth Greenan Gallery, both New York outfits, split a booth, Freiser hanging a 2011 John Wesley dead center. A stunner.

A Tour of Expo Chicago 2014

And we’re back. After a modest summer break, the American art market reconvened this week in Chicago for the third edition of the Expo Chicago fair. Some 140 dealers are here from around the world, a diverse list that includes … Read More