Various Small Fires.

Various Small Fires Gallery Moves to Hollywood

Los Angeles gallery Various Small Fires is moving from its Venice Beach location, where it opened in January 2012, to a 5,000-square-foot space in Hollywood. The new gallery will open October 9 with a show by artists Amir Nikravan and … Read More

Haley Mellin, Untitled (Upright_Banana.JPG), 2013, oil, ink, and airbrush on polyester canvas. COURTESY GARAGE MAGAZINE

Tony Shafrazi Interviews Haley Mellin

For its seventh issue, Garage Magazine, an art, fashion, and literary magazine, will include a virtual artwork on its cover created by man-of-the-moment Jeff Koons. To view the cover, readers simply have to download the Garage Mag App, point it … Read More


Koons Now Making Art From Sofia Coppola’s Handbag

Maybe you’re as sick of reading about Jeff Koons as all of us are of writing about him. Maybe you thought it was kind of fun at first, the incessant chatter of jokes, quips, and puns about the inundation of Koons News–about … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Saul Steinberg, "Girl in Bathtub"

9 Openings to Attend in New York This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Saul Steinberg “100th Anniversary Edition” at Pace/MacGill Saul Steinberg, probably the finest illustrator to grace the pages of the New Yorker, will be given a more complete view in this exhibition, which celebrates the centennial of his … Read More


High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More


Morning Links: Pop Edition

“Marjorie Strider, sly Pop artist, is dead at 83.” [The New York Times] The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, hauled in $2.3 million this weekend, “thanks in large part to the programming surrounding Malcolm Rogers’ 20 years as the MFA’s … Read More

A rendering of Cameron Hockenson's Migration. COURTESY THE 5X5 PROJECT

‘The 5 x 5 Project’ Plants Sculptures All Around D.C.

Washington, D.C., is soon to become a city of “Nonuments.” No, that’s not a typo. It’s the name of a temporary sculpture show being organized as part of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ (DCCAH) “5×5 Project,” featuring five curators, each overseeing … Read More

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William Eggleston, Untitled, 1982-85

Sotheby’s Brings William Eggleston to Silicon Valley

In an inaugural pop-up gallery show, Sotheby’s is showcasing the work of renowned photographer William Eggleston in Palo Alto, California, from September 16 through 18. Hosted at the Bryant Street Gallery, the seventeen color photographs come predominantly from Eggleston’s renowned … Read More

Margaret Atwood and Katie Paterson. Photo © Giorgia Polizzi

Margaret Atwood Joins Katie Paterson’s Public Art Project, ‘Future Library’

Celebrated author Margaret Atwood has been named the first writer to join Katie Paterson‘s Future Library. Conceived as a public art project in Norway, Paterson has planted one thousand trees in a forest outside of Oslo, which will grow over … Read More

106 Eldridge Street.TARA DOWNS

Goodbye to Yesterday: Toronto’s Tomorrow Gallery Opens in New York

Toronto’s Tomorrow Gallery, which opened in 2011, was in a lot of ways ahead of the curve even by New York standards, giving early exposure to artists like Joshua Abelow, Sebastian Black, Brad Troemel, and other artists that are now … Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper] In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and … Read More

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A 'Triple Elvis'


Christie’s Nabs Two Celebrity Warhols

The New York Times reports that this November’s auctions will feature two major works by Andy Warhol, one featuring Marlon Brando, the other Elvis Presley. Read more at The New York Times.

Fountain by Ellliot Arkin

James Frey to Adapt Artwork

The Art Newspaper reports that bestselling author and man about the art world James Frey will soon write a children’s book! Due to be published by 2016, the book is based off the artist Elliott Arkin’s A Peaceable Kingdom series. The … Read More


‘Conflicts Are Productive': Behind the Scenes of the Bienal de São Paulo

As the city of São Paulo returns to normal in the wake of the FIFA World Cup, one wing of its cultural scene is swinging into ever-increasing action. Inside Ibirapuera Park, in the imposing building that’s home to the São … Read More