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Sara Cwynar photographed in her workspace on July 30. < br> KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Sara Cwynar

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Sara Cwynar; Sunset Park, Brooklyn. I met Sara Cwynar on a humid day in July at her studio on the third floor of a warehouse building near the Gowanus … Read More

London Art Pitch
Hannah Quinlan Anderson and Rosie Hastings, Cruising Extinction @Gaybar, at Oslo 10, Basel, 2015,  HD video, functional bar, bar equipment and furniture, flag from Joiners Arms, installation view.COURTESY THE ARTISTS

15 Artists to Watch: London Edition

London Art Pitch is a monthly column by Jamie Sterns, a New York curator and writer attending school in the British capital.We all know these lists—the top, the best, the ones to watch, so on and so on. The word … Read More

Artists News
James Welling, Door, Olson House, 2010, archival inkjet print on rag paper. COURTESY BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM OF ART

People Who Live In Glass Houses: James Welling on His Andrew Wyeth–Inspired Photographs

Last week, when I spoke to James Welling at David Zwirner, the gallery was de-installing its De Wain Valentine show. Whirring drills threatened to upstage the soft-spoken photographer, who discussed his show at The Brandywine River Museum of Art, “Things … Read More

Roy Lichtenstein, (L)Water Lilies- Pink Flower, 1992, Screen-printed enamel on stainless steel; (R) Water Lilies- Blue Lily Pads, 1992, Screen-printed enamel on stainless steelKATHERINE MCMAHON

At East Hampton’s Guild Hall, Roy Lichtenstein of the Great Outdoors

“Roy Lichtenstein: Between Sea and Sky” at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York, celebrates in 31 works a subject that was dear to the Pop artist. Associated with romance- and war-themed comic book imagery that he began painting in … Read More

Artists News
Still from Jamie Warren Someone To Love COURTESY THE ARTIST

‘Basically It Becomes This Love Story’: Jaimie Warren’s Bed-Stuy Tribute to Freddie Mercury

Last Sunday night, an overflowing crowd packed tightly into the small front room of American Medium in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood, the space bordering on mosh pit levels of density. Everyone was there to witness a performance by the artist Jaimie … Read More

ektor garcia, Matanza, 2015, leather, hemp, screw links, handmade meat hooks. CY GAVIN

Detours: Cy Gavin on the Inaugural Show at His Secret West Harlem Gallery, The Can

Detours is an ongoing series in which a New York–based artist gives us a tour of a show of his or her choosing. In honor of his show of paintings at Sargent’s Daughters, Cy Gavin discusses the inaugural show at his … Read More

Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze photographed in her workspace on June 29.KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze; SoHo, New York. I caught Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze in her studio the day before she moved out. “I’m off to Miami soon,” she said, leading me through a lace … Read More

Artists Features
Einstein on the Beach, an opera by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass, performed in 2012.©LUCIE JANSCH

Waiting for Bob: In Which Robert Wilson Has a Busy Day

The plan was that, on a Wednesday morning in July, I would take the bus to Southampton, New York, where a publicist would pick me up and drive me to the Watermill Center about five minutes down the road. There … Read More

The Stony Island Arts Bank, a 70,000-square-foot space for installations and performances, was bought from the City of Chicago for $1. SARAH POOLEY/COURTESY REBUILD FOUNDATION

Theaster Gates’s Ambitious New Chicago Arts Center Will Open in October

In October 2012, Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates bought a 17,000-square-foot building from the City of Chicago. Constructed in 1923, the building was previously Stony Island Trust & Savings Bank, located between Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing and South Shore neighborhoods. The city … Read More


All Together—At Least for Now: Jerusalem’s Season of Culture

“Jerusalem is so loaded,” said Itay Mautner, artistic director of the Jerusalem Season of Culture, a multidisciplinary program of events spanning visual arts, music, performance, new media, and food that unfolds across the city each summer—this year from July 27 … Read More

London Art Pitch

Summer Colors: Jesse Wine at Limoncello, Alex Olson at Laura Bartlett Gallery

London Art Pitch is a monthly column by Jamie Sterns, a New York curator and writer attending school in the British capital.Summer is upon London and this usually grey city is full of sunshine and light. Complementing the temperature rise, … Read More

Market News
The new art deco home of ROBERTO PARADISE in San Juan.

San Juan’s Roberto Paradise Gallery Is Set to Move

After two months of construction, San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Roberto Paradise gallery is set to open at a new location on Roberto H. Todd Avenue in the Santurce district on August 20.Roberto Paradise director Francisco Rovira Rullán, who founded the gallery in 2011 told ARTnews in a telephone … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Black Sunday (1960). 


8 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Artists Retrospective
Ai Weiwei, Dropping a Han-Dynasty Urn, 1995, C-prints. ©THE ARTIST

‘It Is Impossible to Simplify My Feelings About China’: Ai Weiwei on His Controversial Art, in 2006

With Ai Weiwei having recently received his passport after Chinese authorities held it for four years, we turn back to the October 2006 issue of ARTnews, in which Barbara Pollack spoke to the artist about his politically charged work. In China, Ai … Read More