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Liz Deschenes "Gallery 7" (2015) Silver-toned gelatin silver prints mounted to aluminum, pigment prints on acrylic, artist’s frames. COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER/T.B. WALKER ACQUISITION FUND, 2015

Walker Art Center Announces 200 Recent Acquisitions

The Walker Art Center, in Minneapolis, announced today it has acquired 200 new works through donation and purchase over the past year. The acquisitions include pieces by artists such as Trisha Brown, Beauford Delaney, Chuck Close, Joseph Kosuth, Liz Larner, Allen … Read More


The Power of Kreuk Compels You! The Trials Of Danh Vo

A rich collector, a beloved artist, and the case of the missing $350,000 installation Read More

K. Koch's Spewing Rubik’s Cubes. Purchased at a Boston thrift store, 2007.


Morning Links: ‘Celebrating Failure Since 1993’ Edition

Linda Yablonsky reports on Havana’s rich art scene. [W Magazine]The Museum of Bad Art is celebrating its 21st birthday. [The Creator’s Project]The $16 million SeaGlass carousel, funded by the Battery Conservatory, will open next Thursday in Lower Manhattan. The three-and-a-half … Read More


Morning Links: Misogynistic Appropriation Edition

Zak Arctander appropriated a photograph by Arabelle Sicardi and Tayler Smith, and his version ended up in The New Yorker. Sicardi and Smith strike back. [Jezebel]Billionaire collector Adrian Cheng is supporting a series of exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary … Read More

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Sean Lynch respresenting Ireland at the Artiglierie of the Arsenale.

A Look Around the Venice Biennale: Day 3, Part 1

On day three of the Venice Biennale preview, many visitors began to make their way out of the main exhibition and into the surrounding pavilions and events. Below, a mix of Joan Jonas, Cheetos at the Spanish pavilion, and more … Read More

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Martin Wong, INRI, 1984.

At the Punta Della Dogana, Danh Vo Offers a Moving Selection of Martin Wongs

The most elegant show in Venice? That would have to be “Slip of the Tongue,” the exhibition that artist Danh Vo has organized at billionaire François Pinault’s museum at the Punta della Dogana. Vo’s layout is about as spare as you can get … Read More

René Magritte's The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) (1929). 


Morning Links: Surrealist Comedy Edition

Despite improved relations with the US, Cuba is still refusing to return seized art. [The Art Newspaper]Labour leader Ed Miliband has promised to set up a Prime Minister’s Committee on the Arts, Culture and Creative Industries if he wins the May … Read More

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Tauba Auerbach, Untitled (Fold), 2010, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY PHILLIPS.

Records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson at $52 M. Phillips Contemporary Art Sale

Earlier tonight Phillips ended the week of contemporary art auctions in New York with a small sale that saw new records for Danh Vo, Tauba Auerbach and Rashid Johnson but brought in just $51.96 million with premium, below the evening’s … Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper]In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and one … Read More

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9 Funky, Surprising, and Selfie-Worthy Outdoor Art Installations to See in NYC This Summer

Where to find crumbling Rococo grottos, three-legged Buddhas, psychedelic pink flamingos, and more Read More

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Vision Quest: Exploring the Venice Biennale

A channel-changing exhibition about imagination headlines a convergence of art from 88 countries Read More