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Artists Q&A
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‘Humans Will Have the Last Word’: A Talk With Albert Oehlen

A retrospective of Albert Oehlen’s work runs through September 13 at the New Museum in New York.Bill Powers: I understand that in high school you papered your bedroom walls with cheap supermarket advertising. Albert Oehlen: That’s right. When I was … Read More


News
K. Koch's Spewing Rubik’s Cubes. Purchased at a Boston thrift store, 2007.

VIA THE CREATOR'S PROJECT

Morning Links: ‘Celebrating Failure Since 1993’ Edition

Linda Yablonsky reports on Havana’s rich art scene. [W Magazine]The Museum of Bad Art is celebrating its 21st birthday. [The Creator’s Project]The $16 million SeaGlass carousel, funded by the Battery Conservatory, will open next Thursday in Lower Manhattan. The three-and-a-half … Read More


Artists News
Albert Oehlen, Streithelfer, 1997, oil on canvas. GAGOSIAN GALLERY/IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE MAX HETZLER, BERLIN

From Brushstroke to Keystroke and Back Again: Six Artists Talk Contemporary Painting at the New Museum

“None of the terms of painting really make sense to me,” the artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung said on Saturday at the New Museum’s contemporary painting symposium, held in honor of its current Albert Oehlen survey. “Painting has a lot of baggage. Terms like … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Timelining. 

COURTESY GERARD & KELLY

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

MONDAY, JULY 20Performance: Gerard & Kelly at the Guggenheim Museum Originally presented at New York’s The Kitchen in 2014, the museum recently acquired artist duo Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly’s performance Timelining, which features pairs of people involved in close relationships—romantic, … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
PEET's BRONBINDER_, 2015.

COURTESY ON STELLAR RAYS

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, JUNE 16Opening: “Facing East: Chinese Urbanism in Africa” at Storefront for Art and ArchitectureDid you know that China’s architectural influence is on the rise in Africa? Journalist Michiel Hulshof and architect Daan Roggeveen have created an exhibition that explores … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Work by Tom of Finland, 1976.

COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, JUNE 9Opening: “DE/CONSTRUCTING CHINA: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection” at Asia Society Museum China has eclipsed the U.S. as the world’s largest trading nation, and this exhibition looks back on the way this success has affected—and how … Read More


Profiles
Andrea Dibelius with Wow (violett, #3), 2006, a fiberglass sculpture by Sylvie Fleury. ©ANNA BAUER

Andrea Dibelius: Eye for the Cutting Edge

With homes in London, Saint-Tropez, and Munich, Andrea Dibelius supports edgy art projects and start-ups of all kinds Read More


Features
Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy exemplify comic grossness in their multimedia piece Caribbean Pirates, 2005.

When Bad Is Good

Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about? Read More