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Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center.


Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center Announces Free Admission

Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center announced that, beginning February 13, admission to its galleries will be free for at least three years, though tickets will still be required for some special events and performances. This change was made possible by a … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Patrick Groth, 'Who Knows Why Geese Go Barefoot?,' 2016, installation view. COURTESY LAUREL GITLEN

‘Patrick Groth: Who Knows Why Geese Go Barefoot?’ at Laurel Gitlen

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James Turrell, Unseen Blue (2002), a temporary Skyspace installation at the Mattress Factory. Photo taken at sunrise.


James Turrell Donates Custom-Made Skyspace To Pittsburgh Museum The Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory, a contemporary-art museum in Pittsburgh, has announced that James Turrell has donated one of his “Skyspace” works to the museum’s permanent collection. Estimated at $1 million, the gift is the largest in the museum’s history.“He called us … Read More


Christie’s 2015 Sales Fall By 5 Percent From Year Prior, Despite Record-Breaking Lots

Total sales at Christie’s in 2015 couldn’t match the heights of 2014, the auction house announced today. The aggregate haul came to $7.4 billion, which is down 5 percent compared to the previous year.The total is still the second-highest year-long … Read More

Artists consumer reports

Consumer Reports: Takeshi Murata

Takeshi Murata is an artist living and working out of Saugerties, New York, who has exhibited work at venues including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, … Read More

Sandú Darié, Sin título, Estructura Transformable (Untitled, Transformable Structure), ca. 1950, oil on wood with hinges, dimensions variable. ©2015 SANDÚ DARIÉ/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON

‘Concrete Cuba’ at David Zwirner, New York

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Morning Links: Maurice Sendak Museum Edition

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Thornton Dial, Pioneering Artist Who Channeled Everyday Materials Into Intricate Constructions, Dies at 87

Artist Thornton Dial, who used found objects, fabric, and paint to make astounding, intricate wall reliefs and sculptures that harbor nuanced narratives at once grand and intimate, died yesterday, Monday, January 25, at his home in Emelle, Alabama. The cause of death was … Read More

Participants at Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market.COURTESY GAVIN BROWN'S ENTERPRISE

Los Angeles Nomadic Division to Host Ninth Edition of Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market

The nonprofit art organization LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) announced today that it will be hosting the ninth Rob Pruitt Flea Market from February 13 to 14 in Downtown Los Angeles. The flea market will bring together “top artists and … Read More

Artists Q&A
Eddie Martinez in his studio.PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘I Needed to Figure Out Something I Could Make Myself’: A Talk With Eddie Martinez

Bill Powers: Your drawings were featured in “The Avant Garde Won’t Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy” at Blum & Poe Los Angeles. How were you first introduced to the movement? Eddie Martinez: In 2009, I was going to Europe … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Brian Belott, 'Puuuuuuuuuuffs,' 2016, installation view. JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MORAN BONDAROFF, LOS ANGELES

‘Brian Belott: Puuuuuuuuuuffs’ at Moran Bondaroff

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A rendering of the Museum MACAN facade.COURTESY MUSEUM MACAN

Indonesia to Get its First Modern and Contemporary Art Museum in 2017

A new institution in Jakarta, Indonesia, will be the country’s first museum focused on international modern and contemporary art. Set to open in early 2017, Museum MACAN, which stands for Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara, will take over a … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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King Tut.


Morning Links: King Tut’s Beard Edition

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