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Market Previews SP-Arte 2015
PSH projects, Miami and Bogotá and La Paz, Colombia Gastón Ugalde, Red V, 2013, C-print, 43¼ x 63 inches. COURTESY PSH PROJECTS

Preview SP-Arte 2015

The 11th edition of the SP-Arte fair opens April 9 in São Paulo, with a VIP preview on April 8. The fair will include 159 galleries from around the world, including blue-chip outfits like David Zwirner, Gagosian, and White Cube, … Read More


Market News
The Fontainebleau lobby.COURTESY FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH

NADA Miami Beach Will Move to the Fontainebleau Hotel

NADA Miami, the New Art Dealers Alliance’s fair during Art Basel Miami Beach in December, will be moving to the Fontainebleau Hotel on Collins Avenue for its 2015 edition. NADA opened in Miami in 2003, and in 2009 moved to … Read More


Features
Shaun Gladwell, Double Field / Viewfinder
(Tarin Kowt), 2009–10.COURTESY OF THE ARTIST AND ANNA SCHWARTZ GALLERY AUSTRALIA/ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA/ DONATED THROUGH THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S CULTURAL GIFTS PROGRAM/PRIVATE COLLECTION

Art Made in Harm’s Way

From war zones to natural disasters, many artists are seduced by extreme conditions Read More


price check
Blinky Palermo's Ohne Titel (Untitled) (1974).


COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER

Price Check: Palermo at David Zwirner, Schnabel at Andrea Rosen, and Saul at Venus Over Manhattan

Price Check is a weekly 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 at auction? … Read More


Market Previews
Nathalie Karg Gallery / Cumulus Studios, New York Jim Drain, Untitled (Bench), 2012, powder-coated stainless steel, and aluminum, 44 x 22 x 18 inches.

Preview the 2015 Dallas Art Fair

The seventh edition of the Dallas Art Fair opens April 10, with a gala preview on April 9 to benefit the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, and Dallas Contemporary. The fair will include 94 galleries from around … Read More


Retrospective
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Retrospective: Design as the Folk Art of the ’90s

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Retrospective
Diego Velázquez, detail of The Water Carrier of Seville, 1623, oil on canvas. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Secret Grandeur: Leo Steinberg on an Early Velázquez Masterpiece, in 1971

In the early 1970s, art historian and critic Leo Steinberg wrote a series of short articles for ARTnews about works he believed were masterpieces, mainly ones from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. (Steinberg was known for writing about Renaissance and … Read More


Art of the City
Installation view of 'Anicka Yi: You Can Call Me' at The Kitchen, 2015.JASON MANDELLA/COURTESY THE KITCHEN

Shrimp, Female Bacteria, and the Smell of Gagosian: Anicka Yi at The Kitchen

Plus, Sascha Braunig at Foxy Production, Carmen Cicero at June Kelly, and Joan Brown at George Adams Read More


Dispatches
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Ideas Worth Spreading: Simon Denny Comes to MoMA PS1

Simon Denny is an artist who uses the jargon of tech as a readymade. His exhibition this month at MoMA PS1 is titled “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” after the influential 1997 book by Clayton M. Christensen that is notable for coining … Read More


Features
Huguette Caland, Bribes de Corps, 1973. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LOMBARD FREID GALLERY, NY

Arab Spring: Modern Middle Eastern Art Finds a New Audience in the West

One recent morning, art historian Nada Shabout was telling me about her search for a graduate program two decades ago. “When I contacted universities and said I wanted to work on modern Arab art, they would say, ‘What is that? … Read More


Artists
Detail of Can the Universe be Held in the Gaze of a Small Dog, 2015.

When ‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Sam Simon Pulled Out of a Portrait Commission, Simon Dinnerstein Made a Few Changes

What do you do if a very wealthy TV producer commissions you to draw a portrait of him, his fiancée, and their dogs but then quashes the project after the couple breaks up? If you’re Brooklyn artist Simon Dinnerstein, you … Read More


Dispatches
Michael Craig-Martin, Untitled (headphones), 2014, acrylic on aluminum. MIKE BRUCE/© MICHAEL CRAIG-MARTIN/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

Michael Craig-Martin, The Godfather of British Conceptual Art, Comes to Dallas

“I’m going to madness,” said Michael Craig-Martin, when reached at his studio in London in late January. “Every day I’m on the verge of being overwhelmed.” At 73, Craig-Martin, a former teacher who several so-called Young British Artists (YBAs) have … Read More


News
A rendering of the planning entry pavilion.COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER

Walker Plans $75 M. Renovation, Names Fionn Meade Artistic Director

Nisa Mackie hired as education and public programs director Read More


Books
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Her Hatchet Is More Like an Ax: Renata Adler and the Problem with Critics

The most recently published piece in Renata Adler’s collected nonfiction, After the Tall Timber (New York Review Books), is a curious defense of the serial plagiarizer Jayson Blair by way of an excoriation of The New York Times, the paper … Read More