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Artists Q&A
Eddie Martinez in his studio.PHOTO BY KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘I Needed to Figure Out Something I Could Make Myself’: A Talk With Eddie Martinez

Bill Powers: Your drawings were featured in “The Avant Garde Won’t Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy” at Blum & Poe Los Angeles. How were you first introduced to the movement? Eddie Martinez: In 2009, I was going to Europe … Read More

Market News

At the Winter Antiques Show, Calder Necklaces, a 3-D Portrait of Kate Moss, and More

Yesterday afternoon, members of the press gathered inside the Park Avenue Armory to preview the 2016 Winter Antiques Show, which opens today and runs through January 31. The fair, which will celebrate its 62nd anniversary this year, boasts 73 exhibitors … Read More

Sterling Lawrence photographed in his Chicago studio on December 29th.

Habitat: Sterling Lawrence

Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces Read More

Market News

‘We All Make Up the Landscape Together’: 32 Galleries Converge in London for Condo

“The last thing London needs is another art fair,” Vanessa Carlos, a dealer in the British capital, said last week. If she seemed fatigued when she said this, it wasn’t because the London Art Fair was rolling into town just … Read More

Market News
Henry Darger, At Jennie Richee, Violet and her Sisters are Captured . .. Courtesy Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago.

Boundaries Blur at the Outsider Art Fair, Which Has Newfound Attention, Pricy Dargers, and Quite a Bit More

One of the nice things about the Outsider Art Fair, which opens its 24th edition tonight with a vernissage at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, is that, by and large, the price point is significantly lower than at a contemporary fair of … Read More

Artists News
Quintessa Matranga's Bearly Surviving, was featured in Hotel Art's "Overdraft" exhibition. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HOTEL ART

Bankable: Loney Abrams and Johnny Stanish Throw an Art Show Inside of an ATM Lobby in Queens

On Wednesday afternoon I met up with the artists Loney Abrams and Johnny Stanish—the creators and curators of the ongoing Hotel Art project, which stages and documents extremely temporary art shows in unorthodox spaces for the ultimate purpose of an … Read More

Jack Whittin photographed in his Queens studio on October 26, 2015 


An Old-School Painter Adapts to a New World Order: Jack Whitten’s 50-Year Evolution

In 1974, a monolithic, fire-red painting by Jack Whitten debuted in the Whitney’s lobby gallery. Whitten made the painting, titled Sorcerer’s Apprentice, by laying the canvas on the floor, dragging a squeegee across it to mix colors, and letting the … Read More

Artists Retrospective
Glenn Ligon
Live, 2014, seven channel video. Installation view at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, 2015. ©GLENN LIGON/COURTESY THE ARTIST, LUHRING AUGUSTINE, NEW YORK, AND REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES/PHOTO: JOSHUA WHITE

The Writing on the Wall: Glenn Ligon on Borrowing Text to Expose American Racism, in 2011

Below, in honor of Glenn Ligon’s show at Luhring Augustine’s Bushwick space, which opens today, is Hilarie M. Sheets’s profile of Ligon from ARTnews’s April 2011 issue. (A second show of Ligon’s work opens at the gallery’s Chelsea space in … Read More

Market News
Hong Kong's Pedder Building, where Massimo De Carlo will open its third space. COURTESY MASSIMO DE CARLO

Massimo De Carlo Will Open a Third Location, in Hong Kong

In addition to its Milan and London spaces, Massimo De Carlo gallery will soon add a third location, in Hong Kong. To celebrate the gallery’s 30th anniversary, the new space is set to open on March 21 with a show … Read More

News The Talent

ARTnews Ltd. Hires Vincent Fremont as CEO

ARTnews Ltd., which publishes these pages, announced today that it has hired Vincent Fremont as its new CEO. Fremont helped found the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts after the artist’s death in 1987, and served as its sales … Read More

Sarah Meyohas, performance at 303 Gallery, New York, January 8, 2016. COURTESY 303 GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘I Value, I See, I Mark’: Sarah Meyohas Takes on the Art Market in a Performance at 303 Gallery

“I don’t know why people ask me for financial advice,” the artist Sarah Meyohas told me at 303 Gallery on Friday night. This was a peculiar comment, given that Meyohas has an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton … Read More

Artists consumer reports

Consumer Reports: Item Idem

Item Idem is the fictional alter-ego brand name used by the French artist and designer Cyril Duval. Under this moniker, Duval has produced work at the intersection of conceptual art, industrial design, and marketing/branding. Duval’s work has been exhibited at, … Read More

Artists Retrospective

‘A Tenacious Contributor of Ideas’: David Bowie on His Publishing Company, in 1998

David Bowie, the beloved musician who died yesterday at age 69, is best known for his unabashedly weird pop music, but a little-known piece of the British singer’s biography is that he also tried his hand at art-book publishing. (Another … Read More

Jean Dubuffet, Paysage aux argus, 1955, collage with butterfly. ©PROLITTERIS, ZURICH. COLLECTION FONDATION DUBUFFET, PARIS

‘I Am Convinced Art Has Much to Do with Madness’: Jean Dubuffet Paints a Picture, in 1952

Much to the horror of the art-world elite in 1950s France, Jean Dubuffet’s work had a tendency to look like it was made by an amateur. His paintings, which have chunky surfaces that look either like vomit or shit, feature … Read More