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Dispatches
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Hollywood: L.A.’s Next Art Frontier

In October 2013, Esther Kim Varet, director of the Venice Beach–based gallery Various Small Fires, placed a bid on 812 North Highland Avenue in Hollywood, a more than 5,000-square-foot lot containing a temple-like Art Deco edifice. The listing had gone … Read More


Artists
Hans Haacke, The Business Behind Art Knows the Art of the Koch Brothers, 2014.© HANS HAACKE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PAULA COOPER GALLERY, NEW YORK. PHOTO BY STEVEN PROBERT.

The Art of Good Business: Hans Haacke Goes After a Koch, Readies London Plinth

Anyone in need of a potent antidote to the feeding frenzy at Art Basel Miami Beach last week should head right now to Paula Cooper Gallery’s second-floor space at 521 West 21st Street in West Chelsea. On view there is … Read More


Artists Features
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Whistler: The Original Art Star

A century before Warhol, Whistler treated his own persona as a work of art. In the Peacock Room, he created an installation that expressed his bitterness about the ties between art and money. Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Installation view of Muñoz's Many Times.

10 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market

A Look Around the Untitled Art Fair in Miami Beach

The Miami fairs closed yesterday, and now the only remains of the wild week of Art Basel Miami Beach are memories and photographs. Among the highlights was the return, for a third year, of the Untitled fair in a tent on the beach near 12th Street. It’s … Read More


Dispatches
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This Old House: Cooper Hewitt Museum Reopens

On December 12, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on New York’s Museum Mile will reopen after a three-year renovation of its home in Andrew Carnegie’s former mansion, restoring the jewel-box grandeur of the building while making it far more … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
The awed crowd watching from PAMM.

DIS Magazine Organizes Astounding, Unreal Performance at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Last night, the Pérez Art Museum Miami celebrated the one-year anniversary of its move into its very beautiful Herzog & de Meuron-designed building with a party that included the DJ supergroup Future Brown (who have a great video on view … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 News
NADA runs through Sunday at the Deauville Beach Resort.

‘Selling Like Hot Cakes': NADA Opens in Miami Beach

The publicist said they had to open the doors to the NADA fair at the Deauville Beach Resort five minutes early because the crowd was that eager. Publicists are paid to say those kinds of things, but inside there was a … Read More


Artists Dispatches
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After the Flood: Douglas Gordon and Hélène Grimaud at the Park Avenue Armory

A pianist as powerful and enigmatic as the notes flowing from her instrument, playing in the center of a vast, empty space steadily filling with water sounds like the kind of haunting dream that might prompt William Blake to pick … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Martin Creed at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.

A Tour of Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

From Calder to Cady Noland to cakes Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Art of the City Artists
Francis Picabia, L'Etreinte, c. 1940-44 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

The Three Amigos: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen, and the Pleasure of Painting, at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Art Basel visitors flying into the Fort Lauderdale airport this week are a very lucky bunch since they are only a 10-minute drive from one of the absolute highlights of this week, or any Miami Basel week in recent memory: … Read More


Artists Q&A
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‘Images of Existential Crisis Almost Look Cute to Us Now’: A Talk with Michael Williams

Bill Powers: You are in the new painting survey at MoMA this winter. Do you plan to include a particular series? Michael Williams: I’m going to include three inkjet paintings with airbrush and oil or acrylic. BP: Some of these … Read More


Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 Market
Callicoon Fine Arts, New York
Nicholas Buffon, Key Food, 2014, foamcore, foam, glue, and paint, 18½" x 50" x 24". 
COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CALLICOON FINE ARTS

NADA Miami Beach 2014 Preview: Part 3

It’s a balmy, beautiful 79 degrees in Miami right now, and art-fair festivities are already well underway. Miami Basel opens tomorrow, and NADA the next day. Our fair previews conclude today, with one last look at the what dealers are … Read More


Memoir
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True Confessions of a Justified Art Dealer, Part One: Safe and Warm in L.A.

Not long after I graduated with an M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute, Ella King Torrey, the school’s president during my time there, hanged herself in her house without leaving a note, and I realized this was a hard … Read More