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Kate Hoffman's 2014 poster of Matthew Marks's roster for Gallery Tally. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALLERY TALLY PROJECT

With ‘Gallery Tally Project,’ Micol Hebron Examines Gender Inequality in the Art Market

Last month, the artist Micol Hebron played an April Fools’ joke on her Facebook followers. She posted that Larry Gagosian, bluest of the blue-chip dealers, had emailed her to admit he had a “woman problem,” acknowledging that 86 percent of … Read More


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Meridith Savona photographed at FBI headquarters in New York City on February 26, 2016. KATHERINE MCMAHON

Anything Can Break Bad: An FBI Special Agent Has Learned the Difference Between the Art World and the Mafia

With a gun in her holster and her mind in art history, FBI Special Agent Meridith Savona has been investigating art crimes for the FBI’s New York office major-crimes unit since 2010. She has seen her fair share of fraudsters … Read More


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Natalia Goncharova, Espagnole, 1916, which sold for a record $10.2 million at Christie’s in 2010. Genuine high-quality works like these are few. COURTESY CHRISTIE’S

Avant-Garde Fairy Tales: Russian Avant-Garde Research Project Seeks to Untangle Facts, Fakes, and Fictions

Scandals have never been in short supply in the world of Russian avant-garde art, but the last few years have seen a bumper crop, with the controversial arrest of a respected Russian curator on fraud charges and, more recently, the … Read More


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João Pereira de Araújo,
Taquari District, Rio Branco. BrazilSubmerged Portraits, March 2015. COURTESY THE ARTIST

After the Flood: Gideon Mendel on Tackling Climate Change Through Photography

‘While the water is there, you’re kind of powerless. That’s the moment when my intervention happens’ Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Adrian Piper, My Calling (Card) #1 (for Dinners and Cocktail Parties), 1986–90, performance prop: business card with printed text on cardboard. ©APRA FOUNDATION BERLIN/COLLECTION ADRIAN PIPER RESEARCH ARCHIVE FOUNDATION BERLIN

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Install shot at CAMH.

The Diary of Mark Flood, Part Two: Home Alone

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a multipart series about Mark Flood’s experience organizing his first museum survey. You can read the first part here. The diary is slightly backdated because, as mentioned, he was busy organizing his … Read More


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The new address.COURTESY GAVIN BROWN'S ENTERPRISE

‘The Word Gallery Is No Longer Elastic Enough’: Gavin Brown on His New York Reopening

Like many of New York’s noteworthy gallerists—think Leo Castelli, or Larry Gagosian—Gavin Brown is a transplant to the city. Brown, who has shown such artists as Piotr Uklański, Urs Fischer, Elizabeth Peyton, and Peter Doig, moved to New York from the … Read More


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Film still of Sterling Hayden in Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing, 1956. COURTESY THE CRITERION COLLECTION

Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, and Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema

On August 21, 1961, Francisco Goya’s Portrait of the Duke of Wellington (1812–14) was stolen from the National Gallery in London. The British government had purchased the painting 19 days earlier for £140,000, matching the bid of New York collector … Read More


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You were here like the ground underneath my feet, 2016. © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2016. Photos: EPW Studio/Maris Hutchinson.

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‘I Dream of Being Obscure’: Tracey Emin On Her New Show At Lehmann Maupin

Tracey Emin has had what you might call an on-again, off-again relationship with painting. After having an abortion in 1990, she stopped painting entirely and destroyed all of the art she had created in graduate school. Of her painting cessation, … Read More


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When Felonies Become Form: The Secret History of Artists Who Use Lawbreaking as Their Medium

Artists have long gotten away with murder, sometimes literally. After Benvenuto Cellini killed his rival, the goldsmith Pompeo de Capitaneis, in 1534, Pope Paul III—a Cellini fan—reportedly pardoned the Florentine artist, declaring that men like him “ought not to be … Read More


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Installation View, Stephen J. Kaltenbach at Marlborough Chelsea MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA

Journey Through the Past: Stephen Kaltenbach, a Forgotten Conceptual Master, Makes a Comeback in New York

In the late ’60s, the artist Stephen Kaltenbach spent three manic, productive years in New York City before decamping to California, where he still lives and operates as a “regional artist” of sorts. In his three New York years, Kaltenbach … Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Anton van Dalen, Self-Portrait with Pigeon Coop Looking North, 2014, oil on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND P.P.O.W. GALLERY

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


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Lawren Harris, Isolation Peak, ca. 1929, oil on canvas. ©FAMILY OF LAWREN S. HARRIS/COURTESY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON/HART HOUSE PERMANENT COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, PURCHASED BY THE HART HOUSE ART COMMITTEE WITH INCOME FROM THE HAROLD AND MURRAY WRONG MEMORIAL FUND, 1946

Northern Exposure: Steve Martin Resurrects Lawren Harris at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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Artists Habitat
Kaari Upson in her Koreatown studio. 
 
 ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

L.A. Habitat: Kaari Upson

L.A. Habitat is a weekly series that visits with 16 artists in their workspaces around the city.This week’s studio: Kaari Upson; Koreatown, Los Angeles. Last December, I visited Kaari Upson’s spacious studio, which is located on an unassuming block in Koreatown. At the time, the artist … Read More