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Bank Robber Aiming at Security Camera, Cleveland, Ohio, March 8, 1975, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition "Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play," on view until July 31.

Theft! Forgery! Murder!: Art History’s Greatest Crimes

From the earliest moments of recorded civilization there have been instances of art being the subject of violence, theft, and destruction. Art and crime will forever be linked, and this should come as no surprise—art is a powerful tool for … Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. ©2016 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. AND ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY VENUS NEW YORK

10 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More


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Back to the Future: 50 Years of Video Art at the Broad Art Museum, MSU

October 17, 2015 to February 14, 2016 Read More


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The Real Worth of a Photograph: How the New York Public Library’s Picture Collection Has Survived In the Age of Google Image

There are around 80 million photographs shared on Instagram every day, according to the company’s statistics. That’s roughly 929 photos a second, which equates to 3.3 million images an hour, or a little over 1.5 million photographs every half hour. … Read More


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Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More


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Roy Lichtenstein's Modern Painting in Porcelain (1967) sold for $437,000 this morning at Christie's. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Christie’s Contemporary Art Day Sales Net $88.8 M., With Records for Gilliam, Krushenick, and for a Moment, Kelley

Christie’s finished out its contemporary-art auctions in New York with a morning sale and an afternoon sale Wednesday that offered about 400 lots and raked in $88.8 million in total. About 81 percent of the 224 lots in morning sale found buyers, while about 76 percent of the 175 lots … Read More


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Richard Polsky with Andy Warhol in 1986.

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‘You Develop a Sixth Sense’: Richard Polsky on His New Warhol Authentication Service

In 2011, when the Warhol Foundation decided to shutter its Art Authentication Board, the reigning authority on Warhol authenticity, to focus on its grant-making activities, it said the move was in part motivated by a desire to avoid lawsuits from collectors who disagreed with … Read More


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Here is a CBS Evening News Piece From 50 Years Ago About ‘Underground Film’

On Monday, the A.V. Club posted a YouTube video of an Andy Dugan–reported CBS Evening News story from December 31, 1965, about the emerging “underground film” movement in New York City, which of course dovetails heavily with what was happening … Read More


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Morning Links: Raf Leaves Dior Edition

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A Nightclub Goddess Dishes on Her Life: Grace Jones Finally Wrote Her Memoirs

The title of Grace Jones’s memoir, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs (Gallery Books), is lifted from the first line of her song “The Art Groupie,” off side two of her fifth album, Nightclubbing. You can’t go through life without breaking … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Tree of Codes, as performed at the Manchester International Festival. COURTESY MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Jeff Koons's Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus, 2013. 

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In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More


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

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Morning Links: Polaroid Edition

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