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Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978–79, still from videotape. COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

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Gifts Sent to Mayor de Blasio During First Year in Office Include Jar of Mayonnaise From Former Brooklyn Museum Director

Among the hundreds of gifts that New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his family received during his first year in office—which were disclosed by DNAinfo through the Freedom of Information Act—were two separate offerings from Dr. Arnold L. Lehman, … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Matana Roberts, 2014. Photograph © Paula Court.

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Artists Features
opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More


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Arnold Lehman. COURTESY BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Phillips Hires Former Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman as a Senior Advisor

Last September, Arnold Lehman announced that he was retiring from his post as director of the Brooklyn Museum, a job he has held since 1997. Today, however, it became clear that his retirement won’t last very long, with Phillips announcing that he has … Read More


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Miriam Schapiro, Big OX, 1967, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY FLOMENHAFT GALLERY

Miriam Schapiro, a Leader of the Feminist Art Movement, Dies at 91

Painter, sculptor, and printmaker Miriam Schapiro, who helped spearhead the feminist art movement in the 1970s, inspiring generations of artists, died on June 20 at age 91 after a long illness. She is survived by her son, Peter von Brandenburg.Schapiro, who sometimes … Read More


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

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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


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Anne Pasternak Named Director of the Brooklyn Museum

Anne Pasternak, current president and artistic director of the New York-based arts nonprofit Creative Time, will take the helm of the Brooklyn Museum, succeeding Arnold Lehman, who has held the post since 1997. “Anne is one of the most dynamic … Read More


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Golden and Lehman at Frieze Talks. (Photo by Zoë Lescaze)

Arnold Lehman Talks Tenure With Thelma Golden, Plans Book on ‘Sensation’ Show

When Arnold Lehman cedes the helm of the Brooklyn Museum next month, he’ll use his newfound freedom to pen a book on “Sensation,” the legendary exhibition that defined his turbulent tenure. Lehman broke the news at Frieze New York last … Read More


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Malcolm Morley's Mariner (1998).


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The first three offerings from Paul Chan's New Lovers series.


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TUESDAY, MARCH 10Talk: Tim Hawkinson at the New York Public Library To celebrate the public launch of sculptor Tim Hawkinson’s digital catalogue raisonné via Artifex Press, the New York Public Library is hosting a three-way dialogue between Hawkinson, his editor Hannah Barton, … Read More


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Anicka Yi's exhibit, "You Can Call Me F," forthcoming at 
The Kitchen. 


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Kehinde Wiley's Napoleon Leading The Army Over The Alps (2005). 


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Morning Links: Kehinde Wiley Edition

Marina Abramović will have a solo show this summer, “Private Archaeology,” at collector David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart, Tasmania. It will include her early work with former partner Ulay. [The Art Newspaper]Roberta Smith reviews “Kehinde Wiley: A … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Details from two folios of the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper. COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

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