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Artists consumer reports
Body By Body. Photo courtesy Body By Body.

Consumer Reports: Body By Body

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Body by Body is a collaboration between Melissa Sachs and Cameron Soren. In 2014 they had solo exhibitions at Interstate … Read More


Art of the City Artists
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Father Figures: Visiting William N. Copley’s Drawings Exhibition With the Artist’s Son

Where do you begin with William N. Copley? There are almost too many good stories about the artist, collector, art dealer, patron, and all-around gadabout, whose life cut a wild path through some of the most intriguing moments in postwar art … Read More


Market News
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Wildenstein and Qatar Battle Over Aborted New York Art Palace Sale

Before finalizing a $90-million contract to buy Wildenstein & Company’s palatial New York headquarters last year, Qatari diplomats tried it on for size, hosting a lavish party inside the stately gallery where the art-dealing dynasty had long exhibited its treasures. … Read More


Features
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Telling Stories in Three Dimensions: Installation Art Today

Once upon a time, storytelling was the most ambitious mission of painting. Panel by panel, Renaissance artists told the lives of Christ and the saints on the walls of churches. Michelangelo presented the sweeping drama of the Old and New … Read More


Market Previews
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Preview Art Stage Singapore 2015

As this article is published, some 145 exhibitors are readying their booths for the fifth edition of the Art Stage Singapore fair, which runs January 22 through 25 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Below, a brief look at works that will be … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Natalie Frank, Portrait in Interior With Window, 2013.COURTESY THE ARTIST

9 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21 Panel Discussion: “The Art of the Figure” at the New York Public Library This panel—with art critic Donald Kuspit and artists Vincent Desiderio, Natalie Frank, Alexi Worth, and Peter Drake (the moderator)—“explores the genesis and progression of … Read More


Artists
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Allison Smith: Material Girl

Occupying a storefront in the Uptown section of downtown Oakland is a place called SMITHS. Sunlight seeps through the tall windows onto antique-looking jugs, teapots, baskets, and quilts, that are stacked on shelves along one wall, as if on display … Read More


Market
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Dealer Matt Moravec Will Open Chelsea-Area Gallery

For the past two years, Matt Moravec, who ran the closely watched West Street Gallery in Manhattan with curator Alex Gartenfeld from 2010 to 2012, has been in Düsseldorf, Germany, studying with the artist Christopher Williams at the city’s Kunstakademie and running … Read More


Dispatches
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Lost in Translation: Kon Trubkovich at OHWOW

Adaptations of the folk standard “House of the Rising Sun” abound, but Moscow-born artist Kon Trubkovich was particularly fascinated by a video he recently found online of a group of Russians singing the song with their own made-up lyrics. He … Read More


Features Profiles
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It’s About Time: Wang Jianwei at the Guggenheim

Below, an excerpt from Barbara Pollack’s profile of Wang Jianwei, which was published in the January 2015 issue of ARTnews on page 64. The full story is on newsstands now. “The first time I saw Matthew Barney’s work, I didn’t … Read More


News
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Off and Running: James Shalom on His Offsite Project

Tucked away on the fifth floor of 195 Chrystie Street, a hulking studio building on New York’s Lower East Side, is “Seven Artists in Two Rooms,” the latest exhibition from Offsite, an itinerant curatorial project run by James Shalom. It’s a handsome one, and its seven artists are pleasantly, unusually … Read More


Memoir
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True Confessions of a Justified Art Dealer, Part Two: Forget It, Joel. It’s Chinatown.

This is the second part in a recurring column. You can read part one here. Giovanni Intra started China Art Objects in 1998 with Steve Hanson, who still runs the gallery, now in Culver City. The Los Angeles art world … Read More


Dispatches
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Connectivity Problems: Loris Gréaud Gives Details (Sort of) About His Show In Dallas

The French artist Loris Gréaud doesn’t like spoilers. In line with past exhibitions, details for his January 2015 museum-wide takeover of Dallas Contemporary were scant prior to opening. A few weeks back, the artist said in a phone interview from … Read More


Q&A
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‘I’m Less of a de Kooning and More Like Lichtenstein’: A Talk with Jonas Wood

Jonas Wood’s show at David Kordansky closes January 10. Later this month he will show with Shio Kusaka at Gagosian Hong Kong. He has a solo exhibition at Gagosian London next fall. Bill Powers: How did you get your start … Read More