The 200 Top Collectors
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‘Indecipherable Concoctions': Dimitris Daskalopoulos on Art, Pipes, and His Collections

On Friday evening, the Athens, Greece–based collector Dimitris Daskalopoulos was sipping coffee in a suite on the 32nd floor of the Four Seasons, where he has stayed on visits to New York for the past three decades, and getting ready … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi Will Leave to Lead Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Don Bacigalupi, the president of the Alice Walton’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, will leave his post on January 14, 2015, the museum announced today. He will be the founding president of the Lucas Museum of … Read More


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David Hockney Keeps a Stockpile of 2,000 Cigarettes in His Studio

Yes, David Hockney keeps 2,000 cigarettes–Camel Wides–handy in his Hollywood Hills studio because he “hardly ever [leaves].” He told The Guardian, “I go out to the dentist, the doctor, the bookstore and the marijuana store, because you have to go … Read More


The Talent
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Christian Jankowski Will Curate Manifesta 11

For the first time in its 20-year history, Manifesta, the roving European biennial, will be curated by an artist. That artist is the Berlin-based Christian Jankowski, whose appointment as chief curator of Manifesta 11, which will be presented in Zurich … Read More


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Morning Links: Napoleon Bonaparte Edition

Mass MoCA is partnering with James Turrell, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; the Easton Foundation (of the Louise Bourgeois’s estate), Laurie Anderson, and Jenny Holzer on a variety of long-term installations. [The New York Times] Items of Napoleon ephemera are blowing … Read More


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Art History, Now in Doll Form

Kyle Hilton had little trouble transforming the lead characters of Downton Abbey, Girls, and Breaking Bad into paper dolls, but he turned out to be unexpectedly confounded by Picasso. “I thought I knew what he looked like until I tried … Read More


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DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Hires John B. Ravenal as Executive Director

John B. Ravenal, the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, has been selected as the new executive director of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He takes the place of … Read More


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Palm Springs Art Museum Taps Elizabeth Armstrong to Be Director

Elizabeth Armstrong, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ contemporary art curator since 2008, has been hired by the Palm Spring Art Museum to be its new director. She will take the place of Steven Nash, who announced in April that he would retire … Read More


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U2 Will Sell Its Warhol

The band U2 will sell an Andy Warhol that they own collectively at an upcoming Bonhams Prints and Multiples sale, the website Art Fix Daily reports. The print of a tipped-over Coca-Cola can was commissioned for a Time magazine cover … Read More


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Aperture Announces 2014 PhotoBook Awards

Today the Aperture Foundation and the Paris Photo fair, which runs at the city’s Grand Palais through Sunday, released the winners of their Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, which focus on “the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography.” … Read More


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Lost Dylan Thomas Notebook Will Hit the Block at Sotheby’s London In December

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Dylan Thomas’s birth, Sotheby’s will sell a previously undiscovered notebook by the poet dating to the 1930s, which Thomas’s mother-in-law had given to a member of her household staff to incinerate, though the servant … Read More


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Morning Links: Amanda Ross-Ho Edition

Here’s a look at the Paris Photo fair, the largest photography fair in the world. [The Wall Street Journal] The Lab, an alternative music and art space in San Francisco, will hold “a 24-hour performance-art-piece-as-fund-raiser that will bring together members of … Read More


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A Thing of Beauty: The Jewish Museum Presents the Collections of Cosmetics Entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein

As the curators at the Jewish Museum will tell you, most of today’s beauty and cosmetics companies are owned and run by men—an unusual phenomenon in a culture obsessed with the “empowered” female CEO. The original and most legendary female … Read More