Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
James Welling, 4776, 2015, inkjet print. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Ticket Masters: Takashi Murakami’s Designs Take to the Slopes

The slope at Buttermilk, a ski park in Aspen, Colorado, is home to the extreme sports competition the Winter X Games and, on average, 300 inches of snow per year. In addition to intense weather and feats of athletic prowess, … Read More


Morning Links: ‘Peace for Paris’ Edition

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Auctions Graphics Market News

Here’s a Look at How the Big Three Auction Houses’ 2015 November Evening Sales Compared to Past Years

Christie’s Sotheby’s PhillipsOver the past few years, the art world has become quite used to concluding each November auction season with fresh new records, and news that the grand totals from the evenings sales of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art … Read More

Miami Basel 2015 News
Face to face with Emory Vodka.COURTESY EMORY VODKA

New Vodka Brand Is Taking Miami Beach (By Strategy)

Emory Vodka, “a new ultra-premium line of 100% corn-based, Naturally Gluten Free vodka with a unique design concept,” will “launch” a “subliminal guerrilla marketing campaign” during Art Basel Miami Beach and “the unique brand marketing platform that Art Basel and … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Thornton Dial, 'Works on Paper,' 2015, installation view. 

‘Thornton Dial: Works on Paper’ at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

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

Auctions Market News
Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More

Louise Fili photographed in her Kips Bay studio. 

Habitat: Louise Fili

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Louise Fili; Kips Bay, New York. “They were going to raise their rent from $12,500 to $50,000 per month, just like that!” Louise Fili said, discussing a Manhattan restaurant whose logo she designed … Read More

A rendering of Holzer's project.COURTESY THE ARTIST

VIA Art Fund Names Fall 2015 Grant Recipients

The nonprofit philanthropic arts organization VIA Art Fund has announced its fall 2015 grant recipients, who received a combined total of $190,000. In recognition of work that falls within VIA’s three core values of “artistic production, thought leadership, and public engagement,” … Read More


Morning Links: Condom Installation Art Edition

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Auctions Market News
Paul Cézanne’s Pommes sur un linge (circa 1885), which was estimated at $7 million to $10 million, sold for $9.13 million.

Christie’s Nets Healthy $145.5 M. at Imp-Mod Auction, Led by Picasso, Matisse, Cézanne

The New York evening sales concluded tonight with the Impressionist and modern sale at Christie’s, which racked up $145.5 million, well above its low estimate of $108.8 million—a quite successful tally accrued during a slow, steady waltz through a list of 59 relatively low-priced … Read More

Art of the City

Crowd Control: Xavier Cha Channels Unseen Forces at 47 Canal

Let’s begin with a warning.If you are going to be able to see Xavier Cha’s current show in New York at 47 Canal—a five-day affair that closes this Sunday, November 15—it would be best to stop reading right now. The … Read More

Beautiful Palermo, Italy.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Manifesta 12 Will Be Held in Palermo, Italy, in 2018

The opening of Manifesta 11, in Zurich, is still more than seven months away, but today reps from the roving European biennial announced that they have selected Palermo, Italy, on the island of Sicily, as the site of Manifesta 12, … Read More

Market News
Fábrica Nacional da Cordoaria, in Belém, Portugal.


ARCO Madrid Will Stage a Lisbon Fair in 2016

The International Contemporary Art Fair (ARCO), which has run annually in Madrid since 1981, will hold a 2016 edition in Lisbon from May 26 through May 29, 2016, the art fair announced today.ARCOlisbon will open at the Fábrica Nacional da Cordoaria, in Belém, … Read More