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News
Nicole Eisenman, Beer Garden with Ash, 2009. ©NICOLE EISENMAN/COURTESY ANTON KERN GALLERY, NEW YORK; SUSANNE VIELMETTER LOS ANGELES PROJECTS; AND GALERIE BARBARA WEISS, BERLIN/PRIVATE COLLECTION, SWITZERLAND

Painting, IRL: New Show in Munich Aims to Revise the History of Postwar Painting

The curators of a new exhibition titled “Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age,” which runs at Munich’s Museum Brandhorst through April 30, aim to do no less than “revise the history of painting since 1960,” as they write in … Read More


Art of the City
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Crowd Control: Xavier Cha Channels Unseen Forces at 47 Canal

Let’s begin with a warning.If you are going to be able to see Xavier Cha’s current show in New York at 47 Canal—a five-day affair that closes this Sunday, November 15—it would be best to stop reading right now. The … Read More


Artists Features
Frank Stella, redjang, 2009.  ©2015 FRANK STELLA/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/PRIVATE COLLECTION

The Wrestler: Frank Stella Readies a Landmark Third New York Retrospective

On a sunny morning in early September, 79-year-old artist Frank Stella stood on the loading dock of his studio in upstate New York. Across the street a gigantic crane was lifting a couple of hulking wooden crates off the back … Read More


Artists Dispatches
Njideka Akunyili Crosby, 5 Umezebi Street, New Haven, Enugu, 2012. MAX YAWNEY/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND TILTON GALLERY, NEW YORK/COLLECTION OF CRAIG ROBINS

Trans-Everything: Njideka Akunyili Crosby Mounts Two Shows in Los Angeles

One morning in mid-August, during a break from work in her Los Angeles studio, the artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby got to talking about Nigeria, where she grew up and lived until college. “I’m fascinated by those points where we have … Read More


Art of the City
Eli Ping at Ramiken Crucible.ARTNEWS

Open Season: Ron Nagle Stuns, Will Ryman Strikes Out, and More

Each summer seems to be shorter than the last one in the New York art world, and now we’re back. Hundreds of galleries have opened new exhibitions around town over the past three weeks. The best show of the young … Read More


Books Features
The New York Printed Matter Book Fair, 2014.COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Bookish: On the Art World’s Publishing Boom

One morning last spring Julia Joern and Todd Bradway were sitting in a Manhattan townhouse discussing David Zwirner Books. The year-old enterprise is the latest addition to Zwirner’s fast-growing gallery, which now encompasses 80,000 square feet of space in New … Read More


Artists
Installation view of Nina Beiers at Metro Pictures, New York.COURTESY METRO PICTURES

Taking the Plunge: Nina Beier at Metro Pictures

When the history of today’s art is written, eBay will need to occupy a prominent position. It has become, for many artists, what the flea markets were to the 1930s Surrealists and the Canal Street plastic shops were for New … Read More


Artists Dispatches
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First He Takes Manhattan: Sean Scully Prepares for Global Domination with Shows In New York, Venice, and São Paulo

My life is like some sort of fairy story sometimes,” Sean Scully said, sitting in a paint-covered chair in his Chelsea studio. “I can’t really believe it.” He was in a buoyant mood, showing photos on his iPhone of his … Read More


Features
Huguette Caland, Bribes de Corps, 1973. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LOMBARD FREID GALLERY, NY

Arab Spring: Modern Middle Eastern Art Finds a New Audience in the West

One recent morning, art historian Nada Shabout was telling me about her search for a graduate program two decades ago. “When I contacted universities and said I wanted to work on modern Arab art, they would say, ‘What is that? … Read More


Reviews
Ray Johnson, Untitled (Jasper Johns, James Dean with Coca Cola), ca. 1991–94, collage on corrugated cardboard, 8½" x 18⅛". ©THE RAY JOHNSON ESTATE/COURTESY RICHARD L. FEIGEN & CO., NEW YORK

Ray Johnson at Richard L. Feigen & Co.

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Dispatches
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Scrapbooking with Andrea Rosen

Museums are fond of publishing tomes that celebrate their illustrious histories. These days, galleries are getting in on the game. But New York dealer Andrea Rosen’s decision to publish, this month, a boxed set of 26 books celebrating her gallery’s … Read More


Artists Features
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Laurie Simmons: Eyes Wide Shut

The artist’s new work ventures closer to the human Read More


Reviews
John Waters, Brainiac, 2014, C-print, 36" x 29". ©JOHN WATERS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MARIANNE BOESKY GALLERY, NEW YORK

John Waters at Marianne Boesky

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Artists Features
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Looking at Seeing: David Hammons and the Politics of Visibility

Last spring, Mike Spano, the mayor of Yonkers, New York, a city of about 200,000 that shares a border with the Bronx, delivered his State of the City Address at City Hall. After describing Yonkers as a destination for “new-economy” … Read More