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Artists
Adam McEwen, IBM Blue Gene 1 and IBM Blue Gene 2, both 2016.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETZEL, NEW YORK

Castles in the Sky: Adam McEwen on ‘Harvest,’ His Show at Petzel Gallery

For the past few years I have had a poster in my living room of Kate Moss’s New York Times obituary. It begins, “Kate Moss, the model who died aged 33, was the most celebrated and iconic beauty of her … Read More


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Adam Mcewen, 18th Street Water Cooler, 2012.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETZEL

Adam McEwen Joins Petzel Gallery

New York’s Petzel gallery now represents the British-born, New York-based artist Adam McEwen, who is known for immaculately fabricated graphite sculptures of everyday objects (like ATM machines and fluorescent lightbulbs), paintings of drama-filled text messages, chewing-gum bedecked canvases, and obituaries of … Read More


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Haim Steinbach Let Loose in Menil Collection’s Storage

The artist curates his own exhibition, with cameos from the museum’s vast holdings Read More


Trends
John Wesley’s comic-book esthetic, as in Aer Lingus, 2002, appeals to younger artists. COURTESY FREDERICKS FREISER GALLERY, NEW YORK

What’s So Funny About Contemporary Art?

Artists are finding inspiration in gags, slapstick, clowns, comics, and stand-up comedy. The results are sometimes satirical, sometimes ludicrous, and sometimes ‘so funny you could cry’. Read More