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News
A detail of Roxy Paine’s Checkpoint, 2014. COURTESY ROXY PAINE STUDIO AND MARIANNE BOESKY GALLERY, NEW YORK

Roxy Paine Creates TSA Checkpoint in Wood

The artist’s work comments on the power roles often played out at airport security checks Read More


Features
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All Together Now: Artists and Crowdsourcing

In galleries, public spaces, and online, artists are orchestrating pieces that can only be completed by you Read More


Reviews
Morris Graves, Crow, Surf and Moon, 1943, ink and transparent and opaque watercolor 
on lightweight beige Japanese paper, now mounted on rag board, 25½" x 30¾". SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, GIFT OF THE MARSHALL AND HELEN HATCH COLLECTION, IN HONOR OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEATTLE ART MUSEUM

‘Modernism in the Pacific Northwest’ at Seattle Art Museum

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James Lee Byars, The World Flag, 1991, gold lamé, 161" x 85" x 6". MoMA PS1.COURTESY MICHAEL WERNER GALLERY, NEW YORK AND LONDON

James Lee Byars at MoMA PS1 and Michael Werner

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Patricia Cronin’s Memorial to a Marriage at Woodlawn Cemetery. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Woodlawn Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary on Display

An exhibition at Columbia’s Wallach Gallery showcases the graveyard’s art Read More


Reviews
Installation view of “Others 2,” the second part of the exhibition “Other Primary Structures.” KRIS GRAVES

‘Other Primary Structures’ at Jewish Museum

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Lygia Clark, Óculos, 1968, industrial rubber, metal, and glass, 117⁄

Lygia Clark at Museum of Modern Art

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Francesco Clemente, Moon, 1980. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Francesco Clemente Channels India at the Rubin Museum

In 1973, Italian artist Francesco Clemente went off to India, inspired by a high-school classmate who had traveled there and returned with tales of renunciants and gurus. Since then, Clemente has repeatedly immersed himself in Indian culture, collaborating with local … Read More


Art of the City
Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, in July 2014.

The Golden Spike and New York City’s Robert Smithson Problem

On the way to Spiral Jetty in a rented red Ford Mustang convertible late last month, my father and I stopped at the Golden Spike Historic Site Visitor Center, in Bringham, Utah, heeding the warning on the Dia Art Foundation’s … Read More


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Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More


Features
Installation view of Lieberman's show.COURTESY KNOW MORE GAMES

Games People Play: Justin Lieberman Bids New York Adieu With His Middle Finger as His Dealers Tussle

On a Friday in late July, the artist Justin Lieberman sent out a curious e-mail to some of his friends about his latest show at the Brooklyn gallery Know More Games. “This will be my last exhibition in NY for … Read More


Market
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Contemporary Art Finds a Place at the Santa Fe Indian Market

Last year, when artists Terrance Houle, Adrian Stimson, and Jamison Chas Banks did a performance at Santa Fe’s Indian Market, a giant outdoor fair that features the work of Native American and First Nation artists from across the U.S. and Canada, … Read More


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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.” The pop star and provocateur sung … Read More


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Saudi Arabia–born Sarah Abu Abdallah is among the participating artists. COURTESY THE ARTIST.

‘A Guarantee of Emancipation’: Edge of Arabia Artist Collective Plans U.S. Tour

Starting next month, a group of contemporary artists from the Middle East, collectively known as Edge of Arabia, will take a three-year-long road trip around the United States, using high-tech devices and the Internet to digitally archive and share what … Read More