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Artists News
Installation view of "onthisisland." COURTESY CHEIM & READ, NEW YORK

‘Sorry You Guys Are Just Catching Up Now’: Jack Pierson on His Fast-Changing Career, and His New Show in New York

When Jack Pierson talks about his work, he speaks in several voices. One second he’s holding court like a world-famous artist giving an interview, the next he’s rattling off details about his process like a nervous painter, and the next … Read More

Horseshoecrabs Horseshoecrabs, Face by Seth and Rauchelle Burke (Etsy, 2014, Paint on horseshoe crab.

Chicago’s Queer Thoughts Gallery Heads to New York

Late last year, Luis Miguel Bendaña and Sam Lipp, the directors of Queer Thoughts, a venturesome gallery located in a modestly sized apartment in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, began making plans to relocate the space to New York. But before doing that, … Read More

Profiles The 200 Top Collectors

Making Waves: Tony Salamé’s Aïshti Goes Big in Beirut

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list.Recently the Lebanese businessman Tony Salamé bought a large artwork by John Armleder, creating a problem for himself, … Read More


Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More

Artists News
De Wain Valentine polishing Gray Column, 1975–76, in his studio. ©THE ARTIST/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK, 2015/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

‘Big Pieces of the Sky and Ocean’: De Wain Valentine on His First New York Solo Show in 30 Years

In 1961, De Wain Valentine came to New York with slides of his work. When he showed them to gallery directors, the first response was always some variation on, “This is really interesting work. What is it?” So Valentine told them: … Read More

Artists Retrospective
Michael Heizer, Altar 2 installation view, 2015, weathering steel, coated with polyurethane. ©THE ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER: ROBERT MCKEEVER/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

‘There’s No Understanding of My Work’: Michael Heizer on His Monumental Art, in 1977

Michael Heizer is known for a body of work that relies on the beauty of his natural materials (rocks, dirt, land itself) and that often verges on near-comical grandiosity with its size and themes. With his latest show, “Altars,” at … Read More


Kounellis Horses Have First U.S. Showing at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

In 1969, shortly after Rome’s Galleria l’Attico moved into a new location in the city, a former garage on Via Beccaria, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis ushered in 12 horses and tethered them to the walls, helping to inaugurate the space. But now that storied hallmark of … Read More

Artists Habitat
Federico Castelluccio in his New Jersey studio, photographed June 15, 2015.KATHERINE MCMAHON

Habitat: Federico Castelluccio

Habitat is a new weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces.This week’s studio: Federico Castelluccio, Morris County, NJ.“As a child growing up I built car models. There was a brief moment where the Italian macho thing came out in me and I … Read More

The Manet.

Sotheby’s Sells $280.5 M. of Imp-Mod in London, Led by Klimt, Malevich, Manet

School is out and vacations for many are finally beginning in earnest, but the art market just keeps chugging! Tonight in London, Sotheby’s sold £178.6 million ($280.5 million) worth of art at its annual June Impressionist and modern evening sale, … Read More

Artists News
Michael Mandiberg.


From Aaaaa! to ZZZap!: Michael Mandiberg on His Plan to Print Wikipedia

‘I’m trying to figure out the smallest move I can make in order to transform something’ Read More


Christie’s Imp-Mod Auction in London Nets $113 M., With Monet on Top

Christie’s London today offered 52 lots in its annual June evening sale of Impressionist and modern art, and netted £71.4 million, or about $113 million. Eighty-four percent of those lots sold, a solid figure. The house trumpeted in a release that … Read More

Artists lives News
Miriam Schapiro, Big OX, 1967, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY FLOMENHAFT GALLERY

Miriam Schapiro, a Leader of the Feminist Art Movement, Dies at 91

Painter, sculptor, and printmaker Miriam Schapiro, who helped spearhead the feminist art movement in the 1970s, inspiring generations of artists, died on June 20 at age 91 after a long illness. She is survived by her son, Peter von Brandenburg.Schapiro, who sometimes … Read More

Collector's Corner

‘Completely Obsessive’: Dennis Zanone on His Sprawling Collection of Memphis Design

Collector’s Corner is a recurring interview feature that checks in with art collectors around the world.Dennis Zanone’s phone connection is slightly fuzzy because he speaks on a 1986 Ettore-Sottssas–designed telephone. Zanone’s bed is the “Tawaraya” boxing ring, a Memphis prototype … Read More

Market price check
Katz's Blue Angle, 2014.


Price Check: Kelly at Matthew Marks, Katz at Mary Ryan and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Price Check is a recurring column that looks into the price of works currently on view at commercial galleries. Have they sold? For how much? Are either or both of these answers shocking compared to the amount the works sold for … Read More