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New York Film Festival Announces Contemporary Art-Heavy ‘Projections’ Program

Artforum reported today that the Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the lineup for the 53rd New York Film Festival’s “Projections” series, to take place on the weekend of October 2.The series is put together by a trio of … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Maximo Colon, Untitled, 1970, digital print.COURTESY THE ARTIST

‘¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York’ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York” is currently on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The multi-venue exhibition (it continues at El Museo del Barrio and … Read More


London Art Pitch
Hannah Quinlan Anderson and Rosie Hastings, Cruising Extinction @Gaybar, at Oslo 10, Basel, 2015,  HD video, functional bar, bar equipment and furniture, flag from Joiners Arms, installation view.COURTESY THE ARTISTS

15 Artists to Watch: London Edition

London Art Pitch is a monthly column by Jamie Sterns, a New York curator and writer attending school in the British capital.We all know these lists—the top, the best, the ones to watch, so on and so on. The word … Read More


Crime News
N.C. Wyeth's The Encounter on Freshwater Cliff.

COURTESY THE FBI NATIONAL STOLEN ART FILES

FBI Reveals Reality Show Connections To Theft Of Wyeth Paintings

Details of the investigation into the 2013 theft of six works by New England artist N. C. Wyeth (father of the more-famous Andrew Wyeth), two of which have still not been recovered, were released at a press conference in Los Angeles … Read More


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John Baldessari.

COURTESY THE HAMMER MUSEUM IN LOS ANGELES

Three Things That Are Not Art, According To John Baldessari

For the second installment of Vogue’s Gallery, a monthly online series of artworks, its curator, Vogue contributing editor Dodie Kazanjian, was inspired by John Baldessari’s double-page response to Michael Kors’ fall collection in the magazine’s September issue. It’s pretty standard Baldessari—he … Read More


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Philippe Pirotte. BÜRO SCHRAMM/GESTALTUNG

Philippe Pirotte Will Curate the 2016 Biennale de Montreal

The Biennale de Montreal announced yesterday that Philippe Pirotte will curate its 2016 edition. Pirotte is currently the director of the Staatliche Hochschule für Künste Städelschule and Portikus, both of which are located in Frankfurt.The Belgium-born curator will head up … Read More


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Steven Spielberg.

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Morning Links: Steven Spielberg Edition

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UBS Commissions Annie Leibovitz to Photograph Notable Women for Portrait Series

The Swiss bank UBS announced today that it will commission the photographer Annie Leibovitz to do portraits of notable women. The new works will be a continuation of her 1999 series “Women,” shown first at the Corcoran Gallery of Art … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Ni Haifeng, Warehouse No. 3, 1988, hand-painting on various material and building, installation view, photograph. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PEARL LAM GALLERIES

‘Ni Haifeng: Asynchronous, Parallel, Tautological, et cetera…’ at Pearl Lam Galleries

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


News The Talent
Eike Schmidt.

COURTESY MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS

German Art Historian Eike Schmidt Appointed Director of Uffizi Gallery

Eike Schmidt, a German art historian currently working at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, has been named director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Schmidt will be the first non-Italian director of the Uffizi, replacing Antonio Natali.Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini … Read More


Artists News
James Welling, Door, Olson House, 2010, archival inkjet print on rag paper. COURTESY BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM OF ART

People Who Live In Glass Houses: James Welling on His Andrew Wyeth–Inspired Photographs

Last week, when I spoke to James Welling at David Zwirner, the gallery was de-installing its De Wain Valentine show. Whirring drills threatened to upstage the soft-spoken photographer, who discussed his show at The Brandywine River Museum of Art, “Things … Read More


News The Talent
Ken Tan. COURTESY MARC STRAUS GALLERY

Marc Straus Gallery Taps Ken Tan As New Director With Expansion In Mind

Marc Straus Gallery announced today that Ken Tan has been hired as the gallery’s new director. Tan will work with the current director of the Lower East Side space, Timothy Hawkinson, in an effort to expand the gallery’s presence in Asia … Read More


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Michael Govan. © Catherine Opie. 

COURTESY LACMA

Michael Govan Announced As Recipient Of ICI’s 2015 Leo Award

Independent Curators International (ICI) announced that Michael Govan will be presented with the 2015 Leo Award at ICI’s 40th Anniversary Benefit & Auction this November. The annual award, named after famed art dealer Leo Castelli, honors those who have demonstrated … Read More


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First Street Bridge over the Los Angeles River. 

COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Frank Gehry Is Redesigning the Los Angeles River Basin Waterway

Frank Gehry is turning his attention to landscape architecture, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. The architect, famous for his work on the Guggenheim Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A., has been secretly working with … Read More