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Alan Turing’s Notebook Heads to Auction

The Financial Times reports that the notebooks of computing hero Alan Turing (subject of the The Imitation Game, newly Oscar nominated), will head to Bonhams auctions on April 13. At 56 pages, the notebook is “probably the most extensive manuscript … Read More

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Preview Art Stage Singapore 2015

As this article is published, some 145 exhibitors are readying their booths for the fifth edition of the Art Stage Singapore fair, which runs January 22 through 25 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Below, a brief look at works that will be … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Natalie Frank, Portrait in Interior With Window, 2013.COURTESY THE ARTIST

9 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21 Panel Discussion: “The Art of the Figure” at the New York Public Library This panel—with art critic Donald Kuspit and artists Vincent Desiderio, Natalie Frank, Alexi Worth, and Peter Drake (the moderator)—“explores the genesis and progression of … Read More

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Jane Lombard Will Start Eponymous Gallery at Former Lombard Freid Address

The Chelsea gallery Lombard Freid formally announced it will close in an e-mail blast on Friday, citing as a reason that “the partnership between the principals, Lea Freid and Jane Lombard, has come to an end.” This much had been … Read More


Morning Links: Coney Island Edition

“A British judge ruled last week that Sotheby’s had not been negligent in the case of a painting that the auction house sold in 2006 for 42,000 pounds (about $63,600), only to be declared worth £10 million a year later.” … Read More


Allison Smith: Material Girl

Occupying a storefront in the Uptown section of downtown Oakland is a place called SMITHS. Sunlight seeps through the tall windows onto antique-looking jugs, teapots, baskets, and quilts, that are stacked on shelves along one wall, as if on display … Read More

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Jonas Wood, "Untitled (Fridge Plant), 2007."COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s S2 Gallery Heading to Palm Beach

Sotheby’s S2, the auction house’s contemporary art gallery, has mounted a show at Gavlak Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida that runs until January 25. The exhibition focuses on “the legacy of the flower through contemporary art” and–surprise, surprise–is Sotheby’s first … Read More

Marina Abramović.

Here, Maybe You’ll Enjoy this Exclusive Clip From The Marina Abramovic Interview on Amazon

Yesterday Amazon debuted its streaming television pilots. Perhaps you caught The New Yorker’s, which was called The New Yorker Presents? On it Ariel Levy conducts an interview with Marina Abramović, which was pretty good! (As those things go.) At any … Read More

The building that will be home to Off Vendome on West 23rd Street.GOOGLE MAPS

Dealer Matt Moravec Will Open Chelsea-Area Gallery

For the past two years, Matt Moravec, who ran the closely watched West Street Gallery in Manhattan with curator Alex Gartenfeld from 2010 to 2012, has been in Düsseldorf, Germany, studying with the artist Christopher Williams at the city’s Kunstakademie and running … Read More


Morning Links: Alice in Wonderland Edition

“Amid Arizona’s luxury playground, with its plastic-surgery centers, high-end car shows and multimillion-dollar Arabians horses, a museum that celebrates the Old West opens…in Scottsdale.” [The Arizona Republic] Times art critic Karen Rosenberg has been named deputy editor of Artspace Magazine. … Read More

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Jennifer Rubell's nutcrackers at the museum.


Alison Gingeras, Justine Ludwig Named Curators at Dallas Contemporary

The Dallas Contemporary has named Alison Gingeras as its new adjunct curator and Justine Ludwig as its new director of exhibitions and senior curator. “Justine comes to Dallas Contemporary with an expansive international background and a curatorial insight to new … Read More

An installation view of the exhibition 'Pierre Huyghe. IN. BORDER. DEEP.' at Hauser & Wirth London, 2014. HUGO GLENDINNING/©PIERRE HUYGHE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Pierre Huyghe Will Have a Show on the Met’s Roof This Year

There are few venues in New York more high profile than the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and each year rumors spread about who is going to be in the annual show the museum stages there, which usually … Read More


Garage Magazine Will Hold an eBay Benefit Sale for CalArts

Garage Magazine, Dasha Zhukova’s biannual art and fashion publication, has organized a sale to benefit the California Institute of the Arts. The sale—called “The Garage Sale,” natch—will take place on eBay on Sunday, January 25th. Garage said in a release … Read More

Picabia Alert

Picabia Alert #1: L.A.’s Hannah Hoffman Has a Mysterious Late Picabia on View

“Picabia Alert” is a recurring feature that takes note of shows that feature work by the wily French artist Francis Picabia (1879–1953). Why Picabia? Because I love him and hopefully you do too, and because he is having a retrospective at the Kunsthaus Zurich … Read More