Reviews
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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News
The scene at Warm Up.COURTESY  PS1

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


News
Installation View of Aïda Ruilova’s 'The Pink Palace' at Marlborough Chelsea.COURTESY MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA

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


News

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


Features ,
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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


Morning Links

Morning Links: Adam Lindemann Edition

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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

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


Artists News
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


News
Milwaukee Art Museum.

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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


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Anton van Dalen, Self-Portrait with Pigeon Coop Looking North, 2014, oil on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND P.P.O.W. GALLERY

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


News
The New Museum. COURTESY NEW MUSEUM

W.A.G.E. Issues Open Letter to New Museum About the Institution’s Planned Expansion

W.A.G.E., the New York organization devoted to ensuring sustainable labor practices at arts institutions, issued an open letter today about the New Museum’s expansion into a neighboring building. Citing concerns about the New Museum’s ability to pay for artists involved … Read More


News
Christie's New York headquarters at Rockefeller Plaza.COURTESY CHRISTIE’S

May Auctions In New York Totaled $1.2 Billion, About Half of November Haul

The May sales of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art in New York totaled just under $1.2 billion during what was hailed as a “gigaweek,” with all the auctions stuffed into a six-day period. But the total was a far cry from last November’s $2.33 … Read More


Reviews
Lawren Harris, Isolation Peak, ca. 1929, oil on canvas. ©FAMILY OF LAWREN S. HARRIS/COURTESY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON/HART HOUSE PERMANENT COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, PURCHASED BY THE HART HOUSE ART COMMITTEE WITH INCOME FROM THE HAROLD AND MURRAY WRONG MEMORIAL FUND, 1946

Northern Exposure: Steve Martin Resurrects Lawren Harris at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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Morning Links
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Morning Links: Martin Friedman Edition

Must-read stories from around the world Read More