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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


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

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Malcolm Morley's Mariner (1998).


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
The first three offerings from Paul Chan's New Lovers series.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

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

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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). 


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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Artists News

Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More

2014: The Year in Review Market
Georgia O’Keeffe, "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1."© 2014 The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Women’s Worth: The Price of Being a Female Artist

There has never been a time when auction results for art made by women have equaled those of art made by men. This year has seen a reawakening of the discussion of this disparity—of why, and by how much art … Read More

Artists Retrospective

Retrospective: Ed Ruscha Takes California into the ’90s

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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides’: El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More

The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More


High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More