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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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Kerry James Marshall photographed in his Chicago studio on December 28, 2015. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Painter of Modern Life: Kerry James Marshall Aims to Get More Images of Black Figures into Museums

The artist will be the subject of major traveling retrospective this year Read More


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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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Chris Ofili, No Woman, No Cry, 1998.TATE COLLECTION

Chris Ofili, Björk Included on Time’s 2015 Most Influential list

Earlier today, Time released their annual 100 Most Influential People list, including both the painter Chris Ofili and Björk as art-world representatives within the hundred.Ofili (in the “artists” category) is called a “visionary painter” by the Ghanaian-British architect David Adjaye, who … Read More


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Chris Ofili, Ovid-Actaeon, 2011–12, oil and charcoal on linen, 125" x 78". ©CHRIS OFILI/COURTESY THE ARTIST, DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON, AND VICTORIA MIRO, LONDON/COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND ANNE-CECILIE SPEYER, NEW YORK​

Chris Ofili at New Museum

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Rodney Miller: Bringing the Curators to His Own Living Room

African American and African diasporic art fills the Upper East Side townhouse of Studio Museum trustee Rodney Miller

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Everyone’s a critic–or a curator

The duchess, Pompeiians, activists, Oscars, Aaron Swartz, Shepard Fairey and more in links from around the Web Read More


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Fake Ofili, Real Dung

Chris Ofili's works pose some unusual problems for Tate conservators. Read More