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Suzanne Weaver Named Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art at San Antonio Museum of Art

The San Antonio Museum of Art has announced the hire of Suzanne Weaver as the museum’s new Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, effective June 20. In her new role, Weaver will lead the growth of the institution’s … Read More


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You were here like the ground underneath my feet, 2016. © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2016. Photos: EPW Studio/Maris Hutchinson.

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‘I Dream of Being Obscure’: Tracey Emin On Her New Show At Lehmann Maupin

Tracey Emin has had what you might call an on-again, off-again relationship with painting. After having an abortion in 1990, she stopped painting entirely and destroyed all of the art she had created in graduate school. Of her painting cessation, … Read More


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Essex Flowers to Blossom in Chinatown With Relocation to Monroe Street

Essex Flowers, the artist-run collective and gallery that opened in 2013 in the basement of a Lower East Side flower shop on Grand Street before moving around the corner to Ludlow Street late last year, will uproot itself from the … Read More


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Morning Links: Roman Shipwreck Edition

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Pictures at an Exhibition
John Knight, A work in situ, 2016, installation view, at Redcat, Los Angeles. BRICA WILCOX

John Knight at Redcat, Los Angeles

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The Propeller Group, The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music, 2014, single-channel projection, 25 minutes, 15 seconds. MAX YAWNEY/©THE PROPELLER GROUP/COURTESY JAMES COHAN, NEW YORK

Where the Dead Don’t Stay Dead: The Propeller Group at James Cohan, New York

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MoMA PS1 Announces Line-Up for its Summer Warm Up Parties

MoMA PS1 has announced this year’s line-up for its long-running Warm Up parties—19 years strong!—that are held on Saturdays in the courtyard during the summer months. The performances start at 3:00 p.m. and go until 9:00 p.m., with the doors … Read More


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Marlborough Chelsea Adds Werner Büttner, Ansel Krut, and Aïda Ruilova to its Roster

Marlborough Chelsea announced in a release to ARTnews that it now represents three artists of varying age and nationality: Werner Büttner, Ansel Krut, and Aïda Ruilova. “These multigenerational, international artists exemplify Marlborough Chelsea’s commitment to a broad engagement of contemporary art … Read More


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Lower East Side Mainstay ABC No Rio to Relocate After Receiving Demolition Orders

ABC No Rio, the East Village cultural center that has played host over the past three decades to artists, punks, and activists (and occasionally all three at the same time), has finally received its marching orders from the city. As … Read More


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When Felonies Become Form: The Secret History of Artists Who Use Lawbreaking as Their Medium

Artists have long gotten away with murder, sometimes literally. After Benvenuto Cellini killed his rival, the goldsmith Pompeo de Capitaneis, in 1534, Pope Paul III—a Cellini fan—reportedly pardoned the Florentine artist, declaring that men like him “ought not to be … Read More


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Pictures at an Exhibition
Mangelos, Noart, 1981, chalk and tempera on wood-edged school-slate. NICK KNIGHT/COURTESY PETER FREEMAN, INC.

Mangelos at Peter Freeman, New York

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Installation View, Stephen J. Kaltenbach at Marlborough Chelsea MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA

Journey Through the Past: Stephen Kaltenbach, a Forgotten Conceptual Master, Makes a Comeback in New York

In the late ’60s, the artist Stephen Kaltenbach spent three manic, productive years in New York City before decamping to California, where he still lives and operates as a “regional artist” of sorts. In his three New York years, Kaltenbach … Read More


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Donna and Donald Baumgartner Donate $8 M. To Endow New Directorship At Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported today that Donna and Donald Baumgartner, longtime donors to the Milwaukee Art Museum, will be gifting the institution $8 million for the purpose of supporting a new director position.In the past, the Baumgartners have made … Read More