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Looking at Art
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The Greatest Painting in the World: 10 Luminaries Cast Their Ballots

“The greatest picture in the world…you smile,” wrote Aldous Huxley in 1925. Although the claim sounded ludicrous to him, he went on to make a passionate and cogent argument for his choice: Piero della Francesca’s Resurrection. ARTnews wondered which paintings … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 3

One of the great pleasures of art fairs is seeing new work by artists you love—material just out of the studio, the paint barely dry. In today’s preview of Art Basel Miami Beach, those artists include some big names, like Thomas … Read More


Reviews
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December 2014 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 2

The opening of Art Basel Miami Beach is just a few days away. It runs this year from December 4 through 7, with a preview day on December 3. ARTnews will be in Miami, providing regular updates of the action. For now, there are previews of what galleries … Read More


News
Doug Aitken, 100 YRS (neon), 2014.© Doug Aitken, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; Galerie Presenhuber, Zurich; Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Here Is the 2015 Armory Show Exhibitor List

The Armory Show has shared its list of exhibitors for its 2015 edition, which runs in New York from March 5 through March 8. On board this year are 197 galleries from 28 countries, spread out across four categories: Contemporary, Focus … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 1

Art Basel Miami Beach arrives next week at the Miami Beach Convention Center, with more than 250 international galleries competing for the attention of collectors, curators, and critics from December 4 through December 7, with a special preview day for invited guests … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
COURTESY OF POSTMASTERS

5 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

Through Sunday, November 30 Read More


Retrospective
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Retrospective: Celebrating the Cézanne Centenary

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Art of the City
Installation view of 'Jake Cruzen Joseph Geagan: Kanacoka' at Bed-Stuy Love Affair.

I Don’t Want to Go to Chelsea: The Appeal of Home and Studio Galleries

One of the great beauties of the art world is that the barriers to entry are breathtakingly minimal. Have some art that you think is worth showing to the world? Literally all you need is a little bit of space … Read More


parties
Cindy Sherman and Julian Schnabel at the Whitney Gala.COURTESY OF BILLY FARRELL

Brutal Breakup: Whitney Says Bye-Bye to Breuer Building With One Last Blowout

Last night, the Whitney Museum’s annual Gala & Studio Party took the form of a going away bash, marking the museum’s final event in the historic Breuer Building before moving to its new downtown home and reopening on May Day … Read More


News
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Anne Collier’s MCA Chicago Retrospective Explores the Male Gaze

Here is Faye Dunaway shot in black and white, holding a weighty Nikon to her eye, and adjusting the focus ring; here she is again, this time in color, the camera pulled back and uncertainty clouding her stare. The pair … Read More


parties Profiles
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Coexist: The xx’s Madley Croft on the Band’s Adventures in the Art World

As the lights throughout the Guggenheim Museum’s rotunda dimmed for the fourth time one recent weekday evening, a hushed stillness fell across the crowd of more than 500. Three opening acts had warmed them up, and now the moment they … Read More


consumer reports
Trudy Benson. Photo by  Ann Street Studio.

Consumer Reports: Trudy Benson

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Trudy Benson is a Brooklyn artist known for her large-scale abstract paintings that were initially inspired by early digital imaging … Read More


News
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London’s Wellcome Collection Examines Sex

Photographer Timothy Archibald spent three years traveling around the United States photographing men who built their own sex machines. At first Archibald suspected the makers would be disaffected, but he quickly discovered his subjects were deeply heartfelt; often the machines … Read More