Artists Habitat

L.A. Habitat: Jim Shaw

L.A. Habitat is a weekly series that visits with 16 artists in their workspaces around the city Read More


News
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United States Artists Announces $20 Million Operations Endowment

United States Artists, an organization that awards grants to American artists, has announced a new $20 million operations endowment campaign. The Ford Foundation has given United States Artists a five-year $10 million challenge grant, while the Rockefeller Foundation, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and … Read More


2017 Venice Biennale
Mark Bradford, the United States' pick for the 2017 Venice Biennale.THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION

Mark Bradford Will Rep the United States at the 2017 Venice Biennale

The United States of America has tapped Mark Bradford to represent it at the 2017 Venice Biennale, which runs next year from May 13 through November 26. He will create a site-specific installation for the U.S. Pavilion in the Giardini … Read More


Morning Links

Morning Links: Barbara Bush Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Elisabeth Hase, Zwei Gefangene (Two Prisoners), 1950, vintage silver print. ©THE ESTATE OF ELISABETH HASE/COURTESY ROBERT MANN GALLERY

Elisabeth Hase at Robert Mann Gallery, New York

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


Reviews
Installation view of "Alberto Giacometti: Retrospective," 2016, at Yuz Museum, Shanghai. ALESSANDRO WANG/©2016 YUZ MUSEUM, SHANGHAI; FONDATION GIACOMETTI, PARIS; AND ESTATE GIACOMETTI

Shanghai Museums Grow Up: At the Long Museum and the Yuz Museum

Two years ago, when Shanghai first announced its five-year plan to develop into a cultural capital, many people were dubious about plopping museums into a metropolis overnight. But now that the West Bund Development in the Xuhui District is well … Read More


News The Talent
This year's fellows. COURTESY A BLADE OF GRASS

A Blade of Grass Names 2016 Fellows for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass, the organization devoted to art that promotes social change, has named its 2016 ABOG Fellows for Socially Engaged Art. Each fellow will now receive $20,000, which can be used in any number of ways to support … Read More


News
Ryan Seacrest, a LACMA trustee; Michael Govan, the museum's director and CEO; and Ann Colgin speak, the chair of the  Collectors Committee at the 2016 Collectors Committee Gala on Saturday.DONATO SARDELLA/GETTY IMAGES FOR LACMA

‘This Spring Ritual, This Frenzy of Buying’: A Weekend With LACMA’s Collectors Committee as It Votes on Acquisitions

Whether they knew it or not, the producers of Mad Men lifted their opening-credit graphics—the silhouette of a man in a tie and white dress shirt—right from the work of Idelle Weber. Weber had been painting such men, isolated in … Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


News
The fake Rothko at the center of the Knoedler Gallery dispute.

Morning Links: Knoedler Gallery Edition

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Retrospective
Margaret Harrison, Homeworkers, 1977. ©MARGARET HARRISON/TATE, PURCHASED 2011

‘Well-Edited Memorials of Wanderlust’: A Brief History of British Conceptual Art

In honor of Tate Modern’s survey of British Conceptual art, “Conceptual Art in Britain 1964–1979,” which opened earlier this week, below are excerpts of reviews from the ARTnews archives. All of the artists discussed are included in the show, which … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Installation view of "Ajay Kurian: The Childhood of Jesus," 2016, at White Flag Projects. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND WHITE FLAG PROJECTS

Ajay Kurian at White Flag Projects, Saint Louis

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


lives
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Malick Sidibé, Malian Photographer Who Shot a Changing Africa, Dies at 80

Malick Sidibé, one of the most important African photographers ever, whose black-and-white photographs of Malian youth depict a country’s values changing in response to political independence, died yesterday, of causes that, as of this writing, are still unclear. He was … Read More


Books
A Book About Colab (And Related Activities), 2016. COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Gang of New York: Printed Matter Revisits the Colab Group in a New Book

“We were a gang of young artists who had nothing to lose, and as a result we had the power to accomplish anything that we could think of.” This the gadabout artist and writer Walter Robinson declares in his introduction … Read More