The Rubin Museum's Shrine Room comprises nearly 130 objects.

The Rubin Museum Is Crowdfunding to Expand Its Shrine Room

On September 1, the Rubin Museum in New York will launch a “Find Your Focus” crowdfunding campaign to raise money to relocate and expand its popular Tibetan Shrine Room, the AP reports. The shrine room, which is currently part of the museum’s “Gateway … Read More

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Carnegie Museum Hires Eric Crosby as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art announced today that it has tapped Eric Crosby, the associate curator of visual arts at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, to be its new Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. He starts … Read More


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Expo Chicago Announces Special Projects for 2015 Edition

Today, Chicago’s Expo Chicago fair announced the works in its In/Situ and Expo Projects sections for its fourth edition, which is set to open on September 17.This year’s In/Situ section, devoted to site-specific art, will feature work that hangs from … Read More

Scottish countryside.


Turner Prize Show Will Travel Around Scotland in a Bus

Leading up to the announcement of this year’s Turner Prize winner on December 7, a travelling art exhibition featuring work by past nominees and winners will tour Scotland this fall, the New York Times reports. The show will be on … Read More

Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo. 


Vatican Museums Introduces Crowdfunding App for Restoration Projects

The Vatican Museums have released a crowdfunding app called Patrum, with the intention of raising money for a series of upcoming restoration projects that include the restitching of an 18th-century French tapestry and the conservation of 13th- and 14th-century Chinese calligraphy scrolls.This … Read More

Still from the trailer for Trevor Paglen's upcoming Metro Pictures show.

Here’s a Creepy Trailer for Trevor Paglen’s Upcoming Show at Metro Pictures

Trevor Paglen’s photographs often seem very peaceful—until you realize that what you are looking at are very aestheticized views of surveillance technology. With a new exhibition of Paglen’s work coming to Metro Pictures in September, the Chelsea gallery has released … Read More

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Roger Ballen, Scream (Asylum of the Birds), 2012, archival inkjet print on paper (Hahnemühle).©ROGER BALLEN/COURTESY GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE

‘Roger Ballen: Asylum of the Birds’ at Galerie Karsten Greve

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Melva Bucksbaum, Art Patron and Collector, Dies at 82

Melva Bucksbaum, who passionately collected art and frequently gave money to museums and artists across America, died at 82. Her cause of death has not been announced, but she was suffering from cancer.Having been on the Whitney Museum’s board of trustees since … Read More

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Elaine Wynn on $142.5 M. Bacon Triptych: ‘I Was Afraid I Wasn’t Going to Own It’

In the New York Times, Jori Finkel spoke to Elaine Wynn, the billionaire collector, philanthropist, former wife of casino mogul Stephen A. Wynn, and current co-chairperson of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Wynn spoke publicly for the first time … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

8 Art Events to Attend In New York City This Week

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An unknown person in one of Kyler Zeleny's found photographs.


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Susanne Hilberry, Pioneering Detroit Art Dealer, Dies at 72

Susanne Hilberry, who for four decades ran an eponymous contemporary art gallery in Detroit where she showed both internationally renowned figures and local artists, died on Thursday at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, from complications of a brain tumor. … Read More

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How Does One Craft a Regional Art Fair? A Look at the Fairs of Copenhagen

Summer was once a time for rest and relaxation in the art game. No more! The art fairs just keep coming. Next week, the Chart Art Fair, which focuses on contemporary art, returns to Copenhagen for its third edition, at the Kunsthal … Read More