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consumer reports
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Consumer Reports: Bjorn Copeland

Bjorn Copeland is a Los Angeles-based artist and a member of the seminal shape-shifting experimental band Black Dice. As a visual artist, he has mounted solo shows at China Art Objects, Los Angeles; Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; and the … Read More


The 200 Top Collectors
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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: An Introduction

We go to press on the 25th anniversary edition of our “200 Top Collectors” feature at a historic moment in the art market, marked by the unprecedented sale of Picasso’s 1955 painting Les Femmes d’Alger for $179 million in Christie’s … Read More


The 200 Top Collectors
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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

25th Anniversary Edition Read More


Market News
Installation view of 'La Tyrannie des Objets,' 2013.

A Gallery Grows In the Galeries: The Grandest Shopping Center in Paris Turns to Contemporary Art

‘Public financing is decreasing, budgets are low, so it’s our role to support art,’ says the director of Galeries Lafayette’s art space Read More


Artists News
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‘Democratization, Not Monetization’: Jeremy Kost on Selling His Instagram Male Models for $100 Each

Last fall, the artist Jeremy Kost released a book of photographs titled Fractured, which featured his signature multi-exposed Polaroids of impeccably chiseled male models wearing only briefs or even less. The regular version is priced at $60; a special artist’s edition (limited … Read More


Market
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Sotheby’s Sells $203.6 M. of Contemporary Art in London, Led by a $32.8 M. Warhol Dollar Bill

Tonight in London Sotheby’s sold £130.4 million ($203.6 million) worth of art at its contemporary art auction, handily trumping the £95.6 million ($150.1 million) that its arch-rival, Christie’s, brought in at its own sale last night. About 85 percent of … Read More


Artists
Courtesy Korakrit Arunanondchai, Clearing, and Carlos/Ishikawa. (Photo: Aurélien Mole.)

Denim From a Drone’s-Eye View: Korakrit Arunanondchai on His New Show at Palais de Tokyo

Late June in Paris is Men’s Fashion Week, and many of the runway shows take place outside the Palais de Tokyo, which is also home to a nightclub called YOYO. There are catwalks at art institutions every now and then, … Read More


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Records Fall for Ofili, Quaytman, Morley, More at $150.1 M. Christie’s London Contemporary Sale

‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ sells for an above-estimate $4.5 M. Read More


Artists News
Installation view of "onthisisland." COURTESY CHEIM & READ, NEW YORK

‘Sorry You Guys Are Just Catching Up Now’: Jack Pierson on His Fast-Changing Career, and His New Show in New York

When Jack Pierson talks about his work, he speaks in several voices. One second he’s holding court like a world-famous artist giving an interview, the next he’s rattling off details about his process like a nervous painter, and the next … Read More


Market
Horseshoecrabs Horseshoecrabs, Face by Seth and Rauchelle Burke (Etsy, 2014, Paint on horseshoe crab.

Chicago’s Queer Thoughts Gallery Heads to New York

Late last year, Luis Miguel Bendaña and Sam Lipp, the directors of Queer Thoughts, a venturesome gallery located in a modestly sized apartment in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, began making plans to relocate the space to New York. But before doing that, … Read More


Profiles The 200 Top Collectors
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Making Waves: Tony Salamé’s Aïshti Goes Big in Beirut

Recently the Lebanese businessman Tony Salamé bought a large artwork by John Armleder, creating a problem for himself, or rather, for his curator. If the ten-meter-long painting were to go on view in the inaugural exhibition in Salamé’s new private … Read More


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Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More


Artists News
De Wain Valentine polishing Gray Column, 1975–76, in his studio. ©THE ARTIST/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK, 2015/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

‘Big Pieces of the Sky and Ocean’: De Wain Valentine on His First New York Solo Show in 30 Years

In 1961, De Wain Valentine came to New York with slides of his work. When he showed them to gallery directors, the first response was always some variation on, “This is really interesting work. What is it?” So Valentine told them: … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Michael Heizer, Altar 2 installation view, 2015, weathering steel, coated with polyurethane. ©THE ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER: ROBERT MCKEEVER/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

‘There’s No Understanding of My Work’: Michael Heizer on His Monumental Art, in 1977

Michael Heizer is known for a body of work that relies on the beauty of his natural materials (rocks, dirt, land itself) and that often verges on near-comical grandiosity with its size and themes. With his latest show, “Altars,” at … Read More